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12:50 AM


Dark brown bags mean one thing in Japan...

...lingerie shops!

Recently I went looking for some nightwear for my Tokyo trip.

I was aiming for "oh really? Is this seductive? I hadn't noticed - I was just trying to stay cool in the heat".

If you know what I mean ladies ;)

So here is another shop recommendation - Pinky Magic.

It can be hard shopping for underthings (as a curvy Westerner) in Japan if you don't know where to look.

It's too easy to get swamped in frills and padding.

Pinky Magic carries a good range of sizes and I have been able to buy tights, leggings, bras, panties and other unmentionables in there.

They do sexy, sweet and practical - something of a rarity.

When I went in the other day everything was 20% off, so I "invested".


No-leg socks - what do you call these anyway? 3 for 1050yen.


Normal ankle socks, also 3 for 1050yen.


And, the real reason I went in in the first place, haha.


Free pouch - I now have versions of this in red, blue and green. No more please! I use them for DS games, haha!

Even though Sendai is pretty international, the staff were all like "OMG blond hair" when I went in.

That can be irritating but the girls were sweet so they managed to convince me to sign up for a loyalty card.

It was free so I didn't mind, but now I realise that I don't know what the benefits are!

Oh well, I guess I'll have to back for more stuff to find out!

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15 comments

  1. Everything's so cute!
    Japan cerainly is the place of socks and underclothes! They cover all ranges of ages, tastes, gender and ideology...

    I'm curious now what are your privileges for being a member XD you should go back and ask!

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  2. Btw, I already sent your package, so it should be there in a week at max! :3

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  3. Cute! I bought some nightwear as well the other day and my theme was similar~ "I hope you don't mind but it's summer and it's really hot~" haha

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  4. You got cute items! I guess I am lucky that I'm not "curvy" on top haha! For me it's like oh yeah bring on that padding haha^^

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  5. hahaha I thought it meant tampons or pads!

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  6. The itmes are really lovely! So next time i see a brown bag, I will have to think of your post, hahaha!

    I really love shopping lingerie in Japan, since I'm Asian and not curvy, and it is not easy to find some fitting stuff in Europe! XD I guess I had better move to Japan soon, hahaha!

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  7. Haha about the free pouches!! I have a ton of those too thanks to magazine freebies!

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  8. Sasa - Actually, I think Japan is not so good for this, especially if you don't like cutsy styles. But at least this shop has many options!

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  9. Sasa - I'll let you know when it comes!

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  10. Shmuberry - what a coincidence, haha. Poor us, in the heat ;)

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  11. さらまり - In that case Japan must be the best shopping place for you! Everything is padded! I have so much pads that I have removed from clothes...

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  12. mr. pineapple man - maybe next time ;)

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  13. Thanh Thao - You will have so many lovely choices when you come here. Lucky!

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  14. Bianca - They're kind of useful but kind of annoying, right?

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  15. Um...I've seen those no-leg socks in daisco but have no idea what it's for... Is it to prevent your feet from shoe bites?

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