Tax-free! Head to Tokyo's fashion paradise: LUMINE

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Each LUMINE fashion building is conveniently located with immediate access to a major train station. Packed with everything you could ever want in one place, such as clothes, cosmetics, and restaurants, an enjoyable experience is almost guaranteed! LUMINE’s long hours allow you to shop at your own pace after all the sightseeing for the day has been done—no rushing required.

We would now like to introduce each of the four locations within Tokyo along with some of our favourite items.

【A】LUMINE EST

Boasting approximately 280 shops—over 230 of which offer tax-free shopping—LUMINE EST is abundant with “young casual” shops as well as misc. goods and men’s items. Situated under a minute’s walk from Shinjuku Station, location is only the beginning of its appeal. With the busy customer in mind, all four LUMINE locations are equipped to batch process your receipts in-store at their handy tax-free counters. Our featured items from LUMINE EST are these stylish and versatile hats from CA4LA (B1F). They stock a diverse lineup ranging from original hats to hats from all around the world.

【LUMINE EST】
Address:3-38-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Business hours:(Monday-Friday) Shopping floors: 11:00~22:00, Restaurant floors: 11:00~23:00
(Saturday/Sunday)Shopping floors: 10:30~22:00, Restaurant floors: 11:00~23:00
Closed:No scheduled holidays
Accepted credit cards:American Express/Diners/JCB/Master/Visa/UnionPay

【B】LUMINE Shinjuku

Looking for an insight into the latest Japanese trends? Go where the young women of Tokyo go to check out this season’s fashion and misc. goods: LUMINE 1 and LUMINE 2. Also jointly known as LUMINE Shinjuku, these buildings are home to about 230 shops, with over 160 of them offering tax-free shopping. Conveniently located only one minute from Shinjuku Station’s south exit, it’s accessible via the JR, Odakyu, and Keio lines. These Hanafukin dish towels are our recommended item from LUMINE Shinjuku. Handy for wiping both dishes and tables, they’re available for purchase from YU NAKAGAWA (LUMINE 1, 5F), a shop specializing in misc. goods that combine Japanese tradition with modern designs.

【LUMINE Shinjuku】
Address:<LUMINE 1>1-1-5 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
<LUMINE 2>3-38-2 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Business hours:Shopping: 11:00~22:00, Restaurants (LUMINE1  6/7F) & Bookstore: 11:00~23:00
※Hours may vary by shop
Closed:No scheduled holidays
Accepted credit cards:American Express/Diners/JCB/Master/Visa/UnionPay

【C】LUMINE Ikebukuro

Located at Ikebukuro Station’s west exit, you’ll find shops selling up-to-the-minute fashion, the latest cosmetics, and a floor dedicated solely to buffet-style restaurants—the largest of its kind in the Tokyo Metropolitan area. More than 100 of its 170 or so shops even offer tax-free shopping. Just exit from the JR Ikebukuro Station’s south ticket gates and you’ll see it on your right hand side. Our featured items from LUMINE Ikebukuro are these luxurious lingerie sets. Why not choose from the wide selection of garments at PEACH JOHN THE STORE (3F) and treat yourself to feeling pretty?

【LUMINE Ikebukuro】
Address:1-11-1 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Business hours:Fashion floors: 11:00~21:30, Restaurant floors: 11:00~23:00
Closed:No scheduled holidays
Accepted credit cards:American Express/Diners/JCB/Master/Visa/UnionPay

【D】LUMINE Yurakucho

offers a lineup of shops aimed at those who enjoy a lifestyle of refined taste and sophistication. With around 125 shops, including over 100 that offer tax-free shopping, you’ll have the opportunity to experience the real trends of Tokyo here. It’s a 1 minute walk from the JR Yurakucho Station’s Ginza exit and even less from the Ginza Subway Station’s A0 exit. Our recommended item from LUMINE Yurakucho is this functional and stylish pair of shoes from emmi (LUMINE 1, 3F), which offers a variety of other fashionable and sporty items as well.

【LUMINE Yurakucho】
Address:2-5-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Business hours: Shopping (Weekdays): 11:00~21:30, (Weekend/Holidays): 11:00~21:00 ※Hours may vary by shop
LUMINE 1, 8F Restaurants: 11:00~23:00 (L.O. Food 22:00, Drinks 22:30)
Closed:No scheduled holidays
Accepted credit cards:American Express/Diners/JCB/Master/Visa/UnionPay

If there’s shopping to be done, LUMINE is the place to do it!