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Japan's first shoe-shining gentleman's club

Japan's first shoe-shining gentleman's club

Brift H in Aoyama creates a new category of "shoes lounge" where trained staff in waistcoats and jackets buff up your shoes while you watch on with a champagne flute of green tea