Kitsuné opens first Tokyo store

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Opened in Tokyo on February 15 as a late Valentine’s Day present, Maison Kitsuné Tokyo is Kitsuné‘s first store in Japan. 

The space is split over two locations; one will house the Maison Kitsuné collections, while a Café Kitsuné will stock Kitsuné records and the Kitsuné Tee and Parisien lines. 

The space was designed by Masaya Kuroki, Kitsuné co-founder. “For our Maison Kitsuné shops in Tokyo, I kept in mind the architecture of our Paris stores, which carry a strong Haussmann style, to which I added some touches of traditional Japanese materials,” he said.

In fact the store is set to be a feast for fans of classic Japanese folk design, featuring tailor-made colored tatami, monogrammed Japanese cedar parquet floor, and custom-made rice and bamboo sliding doors.

In a country famous for its tea, Kitsuné is banking on bringing a little French touch with its coffee. Café Kitsuné will feature a team of Japanese baristas trained by Kunitomo Eiichi, the founder of super-hip Tokyo coffee joint Omotesando Koffee.

The launch was celebrated with a party featuring Kitsuné record artists LOGO, BeatauCue, Pyramid and Crayon. 

Maison Kitsuné

3-15-13 Minami Aoyama Minato-ku Tokyo JAPAN

Café Kitsuné

3-17-1 Minami Aoyama Minato-ku Tokyo JAPAN

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