After being out of the limelight for a few years, American streetwear has been making a gradual comeback out here in Japan. Much of it thanks to good retailers, like the new ALMOST FAMOUS boutique in Shibuya.
It’s round the corner from the landmark Tower Records after the famous Shibuya crossing, you can’t miss it. You WILL, however, have to go through this to get there.
ALMOST FAMOUS just opened its doors a couple months back, and stocks the finest U.S. streetwear brands: Alife, Huf, Hellz, and Diamond to name a few. There’s also a good selection of Oakleys, Incase product, and Gonz and Dennis Calvero original paintings lining the wall. Nice, clean space, tasteful combo of fanned-out UV lighting fixtures, variety of wood, and usage of mirrors. A must-see stop on the Tokyo streetwear circuit: