In the first of our video city guides, we head to two Tokyo districts that are home to some of the best vintage shopping in the world.

First up is Shimokitazawa, home to a vast range of thrift stores that sell everything from vintage Americana to military apparel. After that, we head to Harajuku, a colorful area with both vintage clothing as well as boutiques stocking new and customized garments. Get educated in the video above, and be sure to stop by some of our recommendations on your next trip to Tokyo.

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