A Hot Minute With: Risa In Tokyo


— May 28, 2019 —

Risa Yanaga is the coolest human you could hope to meet. The fashion model calls Tokyo home, and was kind enough to play tour guide for us when we dropped by recently. Oh boy, was it a kawaii time! 

Dripping in Romance Was Born, she took us to all the hotspots in the neon-lit city, which are listed out for your perusal below. Get acquainted with the honey pie in the gallery above, and via our interview with her below (in both English and Japanese). (✪‿✪)ノ.

Name: Risa Yanaga  弥永 理佐
Nickname: Risa  りさ
Star sign: Sagittarius  射手座
Spirit Animal: K-pop idols アイドル
Favourite season: Winter 冬

What five words best sum you up? 
Individual, gentle, honest, calm, tough. 

What did you want to be when you grow up?
I want to be a fashion model. 

What does your ideal day in Tokyo look like? 
My ideal day in Tokyo is to shop and walk around.

Best place in Tokyo to grab a coffee: Blue Bottle Coffee  ブルーボトルコーヒー

People watch: Tokyo Tower 東京タワー

Go dancing: Night club at Shibuya 渋谷のクラブ

Have a drink with friends: Shibuya 渋谷

Shop vintage at: Yaiya

Have a picnic at: Yoyogi Park 代々木公園

Spend the day walking around: Shimokitazawa  下北沢

Eat on a shoestring: Gusto  ガスト

Unwind: Book and Bed Tokyo 

Words: Maddy Woon     Photos & Fashion: Chloe Hill

Shot on location in Tokyo


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