Shibuya (渋谷) is one of the 23 wards in Tokyo. It houses both Shinjuku and Shibuya stations, as well as the famous Shibuya 109.
Shibuya has become a staple of fashion neighborhoods in Japan. The famous shopping district is home to Shibuya 109, a 10-floor department store catering to all lovers of fashion.  The building was founded in 1979 by the Tokyu Company. It was designed architect Minoru Takeyama to be not just a department store, but a "fashion community." 
Shibuya was once home to the boom of Gyaru fashion. Other avant-guard fashions were popular from time to time in the area as well. However, nowadays, the area sees more mainstream fashion and trends based fashion than anything else.  However, a number of various fashion styles have shops in the building, like Swankiss (a Lolita brand). 
Shibuya Today Edit
Currently, the Shibuya area is under major development that won't be finished until 2027.  The building is also temporarily closed do the COVID-19 crisis. 
External Links Edit
- Shopping in Shibuya - Shibuya Station
- A Guide to Shibuya 109 – Home of Tokyo’s Youth Fashion Scene - TOKYO CHEAPO
- Station and CHEAPO Cont. and street snaps of current fashion trends in Shibuya from Shibuya - Style Arena JP
- CHEAPO Cont.
- Shibuya - Japan Guide