Fashion & Textiles College Trips & Tours to Tokyo

Japan’s unique culture makes it a fascinating destination for an fashion and textiles tour. Tokyo is a major influence on global design and home to some of the top fashion locations such as Harajuku, Ginza and Shinjuku, where most of the major fashion brands reside.

A fantastic transport system allows you to easily explore the many sights this fascinating country has to offer. A place renowned for innovation, Japan is an ideal destination for students looking for unique inspiration.

Sample itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Daytime flight from the UK. Met on arrival by a local Agent Representative for an escorted transfer to accommodation Ascend Empire State Building
2 MoMA Sketching time Shopping & sightseeing
3 The Guggenheim Metropolitan Museum of Art Free time
4 Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum Sightseeing, shopping or sketching time Free time
5 Free time - explore the National September 11 Memorial & shop at Century 21 shopping centre Transfer to airport for overnight return flight to the UK
6 Arrive in the UK
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Morning Daytime flight from the UK. Met on arrival by a local Agent Representative for an escorted transfer to accommodation
Afternoon Ascend Empire State Building
Evening
Morning MoMA
Afternoon Sketching time
Evening Shopping & sightseeing
Morning The Guggenheim
Afternoon Metropolitan Museum of Art
Evening Free time
Morning Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum
Afternoon Sightseeing, shopping or sketching time
Evening Free time
Morning Free time - explore the National September 11 Memorial & shop at Century 21 shopping centre
Afternoon Transfer to airport for overnight return flight to the UK
Evening
Morning Arrive in the UK
Afternoon
Evening

Price Shown includes

  • 4 nights' bed & breakfast accommodation
  • Return flights & overseas airport transfers
  • Extensive group travel insurance
  • 1 in 10 free place ratio

Please contact us for a price.


On-tour support

On-tour support includes...

  • Airport assistance when you arrive back at your UK airport when you book a coach transfer to take you home

Additional on-tour support available...

  • Airport assistance during check-in, security and gate checks on your outbound flight from the UK

Top visits for college groups in Tokyo

Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum

Bunka Gakuen was founded in 1923 and has since developed into Bunka Fashion College and Bunka Women’s University. They have since come together to represent the core of educational fashion and research in Japan , producing a number of outstanding leaders in the fashion industry. The museum is renowned as one of the leading museums in fashion and displays four exhibitions a year under specified themes.

Ginza area

You can experience Japanese consumer culture in the glamorous commercial and shopping district of Ginza. The streets are lined with big name designers such as Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Max Mara, Gucci and Cartier among others.

Harajuku area

Harajuku is the centre of Japan's most intense teenage cultures and fashion styles and is world famous for its unique fashion. The focal point of Harajuku's teenage culture is Takeshita Dori (Takeshita Street) and its side streets, which are lined by many trendy shops, fashion boutiques, used clothes stores and geared towards the fashion and trend conscious teens.

Sugino Costume Museum

Sugino College is a clothing design school which maintains an excellent collection of clothing styles and exhibits illustrating clothing manufacturing techniques throughout the ages. The permanent collection features Ethnic clothing from Japan and Europe as well as accessories.

The Silk Museum

The Silk Museum portrays the role that silk has played in the history of Yokohama. In addition to explaining the part that silk has played in Yokohama's past, the Silk Museum houses a collection of silk kimonos and antique costumes made from silk. The tapestries on display in the museum are considered the most beautiful in the world.


Study themes

  • Art of Marketing & Branding
  • Design Exploration