February 14 is Valentine’s Day. In Japan, it is a Valentine’s Day tradition for girls to give chocolate to the boy they like. Recently, the there has been an increase in popularity of “friend chocolate,” which are chocolates, homemade with a friend, given to a person considered only a friend. There is a growing popularity in replacing chocolate with accessories or other small gifts. Although gift giving habits may be changing, Valentine’s Day continues to be an very important day for girls, in Japan.
Starting on February 2 ~ February 14, SHIBUYA109 will be hosting “KISS ME! KISS YOU! COLOR ME!” a pre-Valentine’s Day event with the message that you can be even cuter than you are now!
SHIBUYA109ではそんなバレンタインデーを前に、“バレンタインのあなたは、今よりもっと可愛くなれる”をコンセプトにした、「KISS ME! KISS YOU! COLOR ME!」が2/3～2/14期間限定オープン！
Traditional Valentine’s Day gifts, like chocolates and confections, will be available, of course. However, true to 109 style, unique fashion items, accessories, and cosmetics will be available. Treats for all the senses!
Overwhelmed? No need to worry! This your personal guide to all things Kawaii during “KISS ME! KISS YOU! COLOR ME!”
SWEETS AND FOOD
Mihopan Popcake（ミホパン ポップケーキ）
Not only are they cute, they’re so delicious! Reminiscent of authentic Gato Chocolat, these spherical cakes never fail to bring smile to the face, or the tastebuds!
A balloon shop for those with a taste for luxury. Floating with the grace of balloons one would only ever see in the most cosmopolitan of cities around the world, Chubby Balloon will make you feel like you travelled around the world and back to SHIBUYA109.
LUCKY × DUCKY（ラッキー ダッキー）
A balloon and gift shop for the young, and the young at heart. The only problem you’ll run into, at
LUCKY x DUCKY, is that you’re going to have a hard time giving the gift you purchased away!
One of the most interesting mobile accessory brands available, Shibaful uses astroturf when creating their whimsical phone cases. Originally designed to match the color and length of the grass in Yoyogi Park, they now offer a vast array of colors and design options. Although, there is nothing quite like astroturf green.
URL : http://store.agltd.jp
The sister shop of Color Me, SUZURI produces and sells all original products. Perhaps best known for their special creators events, offering caricature illustrations by popular local artists.
COSMETICS & ACCESSORIES
by Nail Labo（バイ ネイルラボ）
Professionalism is synonymous with Nail Labo. If you’re looking for the perfect gel manicure, look no further. With over 90 gel colors and to choose from, the right shade is just waiting for you to make that appointment.
JewCas, or Jewel Casket, is an accessory line from Kobe. It’s designed for the “adult girl,” who uses her self-expression to shine like a beautiful gem, ready for any occasion.
Kairijumai’s Flower Tint Lip has become quite the hot topic of conversation on SNS. Although these lip tints have never come in contact with real flowers, they make your lips blossom with beautiful color, perfectly matched to your skin tone.
Known for quality and treating their craftspeople well, this accessory brand is made right here in Tokyo. Their signature item is spherical, hand-felted earrings. Their pieces are suitable for any occasion. Dress them up, or dress them down and you’re ready to go.
Straight out of Kyoto, nanaco plus+ makes accessories that look good enough to eat! If you have a sweet tooth, why not let the world know by wearing it, with pride!
True to the concept “handmade x illustration,” NONOLAND’s pieces are all one-of-a-kind. Inspired by comic books, every item has a story to tell. Maybe that story involves you
How does being cute, at any time, sound to you Picco creates beautiful hair ornaments out of flowers that can easily be worn to any occasion.
With their motto of “Skincare Revolution,” POPO LABO is dedicated to keeping your skin young and beautiful. Their rose scented formula will shrink pores giving your skin the supple glow you deserve.
FASHION & FASHION ACCESSORIES
“Beauty knows no pain,” and neither should you. These corseted stockings present an edgy look, without sacrificing your kawaii aesthetic, or your physical health!
Always near, always close. Spend time your most treasured times with those you love, and look beautiful while doing it. You will always want to wear what you buy at dress.
Maison de R（メゾン ド アール）
A woman in the modern world works hard and she needs to look the part. Emphasizing the importance of functionality, without sacrificing style.
A womenswear select shop targeted toward girls. Carrying both Japanese and international brands, everyone is bound to find something at minima that will put a kawaii pep in their step.
If you’re a fan of natural fibers, this is the shop for you. Safe and soft to the touch, your skin will be thanking you for the rest of your life
Pachi Pachi Factory（パチパチファクトリー）
Pachi Pachi Factory blends fashion, music, and video to create a new fashion tribe they call ‘Adult Fairy Style.’ I the idea of dressing like a typical adult sends a shiver down your spine, this is the shop for you.
Sebastian Masuda ART （セバスチャンマスダ アート）
See the colorful world of Harajuku through the eyes of the Godfather of Kawaii, Sebastian Masuda. Original goods will be on sale, to share the message of kawaii culture with anyone who comes to this shop.
Select shop ART (セレクトショップ アート)
A select shop that promotes the concept of creating a total look, rather than the purchase of a single piece. The garments show true beauty through their simplicity. Through this simplicity, you can easily match anything to your own personal style.
Carrying a broad variety of clothing that express the beautiful silhouette of any woman, assuring that no matter your choice, it is guaranteed to be in style.
「KISS ME! KISS YOU! COLOR ME!」
From February 2nd ~ February 14