INTOUCH Magazine

Italian with a Twist indepth | dining

Italian with a Twist

As he prepares to lead the Club’s newest dining spot, chef Francesco “Paco” la Monica shares his philosophy for blending tradition with modern flair.

Preparations are in full swing for a spring of inspired Italian flavors as the Club unveils its newest restaurant, 51 East.

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Defining Elegance INDEPTH | FASHION

Defining Elegance

Set to speak at the Connections International Women’s Day Luncheon this month, fashion legend Yumi Katsura shares her journey and the impact of selflessness.

Yumi Katsura’s fascination with dresses started at a young age, and her first stitch ignited a passion for elegance that would transform Japanese fashion.

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Simply Smashing Indepth | Squash

Simply Smashing

As squash rebounds at the Club, Members can’t get enough of the sport’s rewarding mix of fitness and friendship.

“That’s not exercise, it’s flagellation.” English playwright Noël Coward’s observation on the game of squash echoes that of many outsiders watching players maniacally chase a tiny ball around a room.

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Story Sommelier INDEPTH | STAFF

Story Sommelier

Yuko Akisato explains what’s kept her at the Club for nearly four decades.

When Yuko Akisato was a teenager, she listened to Sen Nishiyama cover the Apollo 11 moon landing on Japanese television.

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Bring It On Home ADVERTORIAL

Bring It On Home

IREA’s English-speaking real estate agents help clients find their perfect properties.

There may be no better time than now to buy a property in Japan. But the domestic real estate market comes with signi­ficant challenges.

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