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Top 6 Osaka Fashion Malls Stuffed With All the Popular Items

2016.02.01

Writer name : tutorial

The whole world is paying attention to fashion that starts from Japan. Being able to look for items from multiple brands all in one roof, fashion malls is very convenient when looking for all the popular items in Japan. It is recommended because of its accessibility, in that many of those malls are located near the station.

1. 'HEP FIVE' – The Red Ferris Wheel is the Landmark

HEP FIVE stands out amongst the large number of shopping spots packed into the area surrounding the Osaka and Umeda Station with a red Ferris wheel as its landmark. It is a big mall with 2 levels underground going up to 9 floors above ground, which houses many stores that sell ladies' fashion items, and for that reason it has become a fashion mall where the fashion-conscious youth of Osaka come to shop. Within the mall, there are fun attractions, 'Umeda Joypolis'; an indoor theme park that has a collection of print seal machines that is popular with among the gilrs, 'HEP HALL'; an event hall where live shows and exhibitions are held, making it a popular dating spot.

Opening hours: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
*Opening hours may be different depending on the store.


1. 'HEP FIVE' – The Red Ferris Wheel is the Landmark

2. 'EST' – A Complete Collection of the Latest Fashion

EST is a long and narrow fashion mall located near the above-mentioned HEP FIVE. It houses more than 100 stores related to fashion. A lot of the store sells their items at a low price, and is always crowded with many young female customers. There's plenty of stores that sell cute Japanese accessories and general items, so this mall is also a recommended place to buy small souvenirs to bring back home. There are fashionable cafés and bars within the premise, so you can go to these place to rest after you're done with the shopping.

Opening hours: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
*Opening hours may be different depending on the store.


2. 'EST' – A Complete Collection of the Latest Fashion

3. 'Umeda OPA' - Unique Shops All Gathered in One

Umeda OPA', a fashion mall targeting young ladies, is located 3 minutes away from Umeda Station. They offer a range of casual based styles such as 'Rock', 'Mode', 'Girly', 'Cool'. The fashion floors are basically the 2 underground floors, which is not particularly big, but the low price offered together with the uniqueness of the goods make it a place worth visiting. It also connects directly with other underground shopping malls, such as the Whity Umeda and Hankyu Sanbangai, so you will be able to shop even if it's raining outside.

Opening hours: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
*Opening hours may be different depending on the store.



3. 'Umeda OPA' - Unique Shops All Gathered in One

4. 'E-MA' – A Fashion Mall with a Movie Theatre

E-MA' is a shopping mall that houses a number of select shops that offers cutting-edge fashion. There are a lot of stores that sell unisex fashion brands, allowing you to enjoy shopping with your partner. There is also a movie theatre called the 'Burg7' and elegant restaurants, so you will definitely find it entertaining.

Opening hours: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
*Opening hours may be different depending on the store.


4. 'E-MA' – A Fashion Mall with a Movie Theatre

5. 'BREEZE BREEZE' – A Place for Sophisticated Fashion

BREEZE BREEZE' is a fashion mall that houses a number of stores that offer sophisticated fashion; something that you could wear even for work. The overall atmosphere of the mall is designed to have a grown-up and elegant feel to fit its target; 'Adult women who live enjoy their everyday life in the city, while creating her own style'. The 'Sankei Hall Breeze', which is located inside the mall, holds events periodically, so you can also enjoy Japanese traditional art such as the Noh, Kyougen or Rakugo here.

Opening hours: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
*Opening hours may be different depending on the store.


5. 'BREEZE BREEZE' – A Place for Sophisticated Fashion

6. 'LUCUA' – A Convenient Date Spot that is Connected to Osaka Station

LUCUA' is a fashion mall that offers easy access, due to it being directly connected to Osaka Station. It offers a high class fashion at an affordable price, following its concept of 'lavishness that is in reachable range of everyday life'. There is a number of select shops that offer brands used by both men and women, allowing you to enjoy shopping with your partner. Connected to this mall on several floors is the 'LUCUA 1100', that just opened in April 2015, has a more grown-up atmosphere compared to LUCUA, so you can enjoy shopping at both malls.

Opening hours: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
*Opening hours may be different depending on the store.


6. 'LUCUA' – A Convenient Date Spot that is Connected to Osaka Station

So, do you like the list? Please enjoy the unique Japanese fashion style at such fashion malls when you come to Osaka for sightseeing.

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