Add:68 Yongkang Rd
This fashion retailer featuring Japanese labels openedjust a few months ago. Time Machine has more than10 different Japanese labels, importing directly fromJapan. The Chinese owners already had an onlineshop on the Taobao website and decided to open alittle boutique in town. The concept is really easy-goingand the garments are aimed at males aged between14 and 40 — particularly those who like street fashion.Mastermind Japan and Aoin are the most popularbrands among local shoppers. The Time Machinebuyers are based in Japan and every week there arenew items coming directly from there. Customerswho know the brand from the website come to theshop because it offers a great “Japanese” fashionexperience. Not only clothes but also shoes, iPhoneaccessories and various creative and quirky objectsare available here. Prices range from 600 yuan (US$95)for a T-shirt to 30,000 yuan for a Mastermind Japansuitcase. In addition to menswear, Time Machine alsooffers some women’s fashion, including the extremelypopular TataBaby brand. All in all, it’s a great shop forpeople with a penchant for Japanese style.