Get second-hand luxury brand items at special prices! If you're in Tokyo during the first half of October, be sure to check out this article!

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Get your wallets ready: Keio Department Store's Pawnshop Big Bargain will be on from Thursday, October 13-Wednesday, October 19, 2016!

Keio Department Store, Shinjuku can be directly accessed from the west exit of the Keio Line's Shinjuku Station, and is easy to get to from any of the hotels in West Shinjuku. Keio’s 7th floor event space hosts a wide variety of weekly events. Twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall, you’ll find the extremely popular Pawnshop Big Bargain.

[Pawnshop Big Bargain]
Event Period:Thursday, October 13-Wednesday, October 19, 2016
10:00-20:00 (The final day closes at 16:00)
Location:Keio Department Store, Shinjuku’s 7th Floor Event Space

While Pawnshop Big Bargain is something rather familiar to most Japanese, some of our readers may be hearing about it for the first time. To put it simply, it's a gathering of over 20 pawn shops that sell second-hand luxury brand items. You may be envisioning piles of ratty, damaged goods, but this is not the case. Japanese pawn shops are known for buying and selling second-hand items in good condition ! This is your chance to get items from Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, and more of your favourite brands at bargain prices. Come check it out for yourself!

Already a fan of Japanese pawn shops? You won’t want to miss this event. If you were planning on shopping around Tokyo for a good deal, now you won’t have to: you can stop by this event to check out items from over 20 pawn shops under one roof! Look around, compare prices, and find your dream bag!

※Please note that all items at Pawnshop Big Bargain are one-off items. All items differ in condition.

What’s more, during Pawnshop Big Bargain there are also other discount corners for a limited time with even more great bargains! Keep reading to find out more!

[Hermes Bargain Corner]
For one day only! On Thursday, October 13, the first day of Pawnshop Big Bargain, there will be a special corner dedicated to second-hand Hermes goods at special prices!

[Under 50,000 yen Louis Vuitton Bargain Corner]
From Friday, October 14 until Wednesday, October 19, popular Louis Vuitton items will be on sale for 50,000 yen and under! Copious amounts of bags will be piled on wagons and shelves for you to dig through. You just might find that bag you’ve been on the hunt for!

[Under 50,000 Yen Bag Corner]
The early bird gets the best deal in this case, so make sure you don’t miss out.

For more details on available items, click the link below.

Special discount available until the end of October, 2016!!

Click the link below and show your screen at 2F Foreign Customer Counter of Keio Department Store to receive a special 5% OFF COUPON for shopping.

※5% OFF COUPON can only be used on purchases of 3,240 yen (tax incl.) or more.
※Food and sale items (Pawnshop Big Bargain included) are not eligible for the discount.

More details on the Keio Department Store, Shinjuku, can be found below.

[Keio Department Store, Shinjuku]

Address:1-1-4 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours:10:00-20:00
Accepted credit cards:VISA / MasterCard / JCB / American Express / Diners / Discover / UnionPay

Keio Department Store’s 7th floor event space holds events every week. They are possibly best known for their amazing food fair featuring ekiben (Japanese lunch boxes sold at railway stations) from all over the country. If you’re ever in the Tokyo area, I urge you to check it out and see what’s going on!

※The photos used in this article were taken during the Pawnshop Big Bargain in April, 2016.