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The Pool Aoyama sells nautical clothing and accessories in a restored swimming pool located within a vintage residential building. Set in the trendy shopping area of Aoyama, its owned by the grandfather of Harajuku fashion, Hiroshi Fujiwara. The restored building features a glass platform that references the water that once covered the pool’s floor.

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The architects opted to preserve the pool’s look and feel by making only subtle adjustments to the space. Filled with a soft natural, the store sells clothes and accessories casually displayed throughout its interiors. There’s no doubt that The Pool Aoyamaprovides an extraordinaryshopping experience.

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Photos by Kai Hiroyo and Atsushi Fuseya