A fabulous new book is coming out as an August issue for June called “The Marukyuu Book” The Shibuya 109 Bible (amazon.jp page). It’ll cost 1680 yen and is 114 pages.
The publisher put out a discussion of its contents that I translated
24 hours in 109. Documenting a day in the life of 109.
109 Business topics. 109 net shop. 109 stage (the 8th floor with Mongrelly, MarpleQ, Jewels Prom). Lavish stores. 109 credit card information.
What personifies 109 beauty.
Including 25 of the most popular shops. Their shop staff showing off the brand’s style.
1 day in the life of a shop staff. How hard they work to keep their shop shining.
How shops get such dedicated fans.
All the staff lined up. A walk through of all the stores from the 2nd to the 8th floors.
A collection of the shop’s bags all together.
The new upcoming faces of 109.
Those who are responsible to bringing design to 109. Without them we wouldn’t be discussing 109.
Emoda Designer – Mina Nagamine (ameblo)
Min Plume President – Aki Aoki (ameblo)
Titty & Co Director – Michiko Toyoshima
Liz Lisa Selector – Hiromi Sato
Dazzlin’ Chief Designer – Rumi Kon (ameblo)
109 Mens. 109 isn’t just for ladies.
The evolution of serving customers in 109.
133 shop staff are asked a questionnaire.
Inside the service mindset of a 109 shop staff. The mentality behind just hanging clothes exposed.
We get a round table of shop staff and discuss the issues of dealing with customers.
We sneak into a shop conference. How they determine everyday how to best beat their rivals.
Discussing 109’s steady & development with Tokyuu’s Managing Director 萩原泰章 (Hagihara Yasunori?)
Decoding the 10 words behind the 109 business plan.
Guidelines from the top 109 tenants.
Japan Imagination’s Representative Director Tastuo Kimura
Japan Imagination owns Cecil McBee, Risty, Cecil Linc, Be Radiance
Egoist Representative Director Kazuya Kitou
Egoist owns Egoist, Ravijour,
Eyama Managing Director Okiyama Eiji
Eyama owns Spiral Girl, Miia, Royal Party
Shibuya 109 shop index.
30 years of 109. The history of 109 dating back to 1979.
Glorifying 109 beyond its storefront. A talk with Managing Director of 109’s webshop.
The Cinderella Story for young girls continues.
Eeeee!! I’m so excited to read this! I’ll definitely be ordering a copy. So much juicy information inside it! I guess buying it makes me quite a 109 addict :heartsmile:
Egoist x Madonna
Starting this Friday Egoist is putting out a special collab with the “Queen of Pop”. Photo prints and rock art are the key looks.
Opinions? They look pretty cute, albeit a bit pricey I’d definitely consider the t-shirt onepiece.
:music: Gunna dress you up in my love! All over your body, from your head down to your toes! :note:
LOL I like Madonna :heartsmile: