Begin at the Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum / 6-1-19 Minami-aoyama. With your back to the museum, head left and left again onto the main road and about 100m up on your left is 60s residential block Palace Aoyama (opp. the stunningly revamped Nezu Museum (see Activities)). Here, explore a row of ateliers incl. Arts & Science / arts-science. com / spaces selling handcrafted shoes and fashion, plus mute-hued earthenware and home faff at Higashi Aoyama / 3400 5525. Exit left, head up to the crossroads and turn left. After the next intersection, downstairs on the left in From 1st, is Hakusan / 5774 8850 / for chic porcelain, while upstairs is Karanis Glass Gallery / 3406 1440 / for locally made glassware and art. Exit, and keep an eye out for eco fash at Plain People / 6419 0978 / and Tsumori Chisato opp. Turn left at iconic bubble-wrapped Prada, then left again for casj outdoorsy-wear (m) at Museum of Your History / 6418 5094 / on the left, charming Fifi et Fafa / 5774 0853 / on the right for one-off frocks + jewels, then Undercover further down on the left. Retrace your steps to the Tjunction, but instead of turning right back to Prada, dogleg left then right and just after Miu Miu is Bapexclusive Aoyama / 3407 2145 / for super ‘it’ gear. Exit left for edgy Rat Hole Gallery / 6419 3581 / down the way, then skip to the end of the lane and go right up to the Comme store on the main road. Opp. is cash-dissolving vintage/designer at Loveless / 3401 2301. You can either exit Loveless, turn right and keep going until you come to Aoyama Dori. Straight on is natty-shoppy Omotesando Dori (see Activities/takeshita St.), a longish but pleasant passage, with the beautiful Meiji Shrine at the end (see Activities). Or, exit Loveless right then right again, check out mini traditional sweet store HIGASHIYA / 5414 3881, then head down to the flower joint and turn left for flantastic patisserie Qu’il Fait Bon / 5414 7741 / on your left. Just opp. is girly-twirly wear at Cabane de Zucca. A little further on is Strasburgo / 3470 6367 / with handsome m/w suiting in bold fabrics, then cont. on to Aoyama Dori and turn right for chunky, spunky glass and acrylic baubles at Abiste / 3402 8117. High kick!