Top ChoiceMall in Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island

Horizon Plaza

Tucked away on the southern coast of Ap Lei Chau, this enormous outlet housed in a converted factory building contains 100 shops over 25 storeys. Most locals come here to buy furniture, but you’ll also find...

Top ChoiceAntiques in Central District

Wattis Fine Art

This upstairs gallery has an outstanding collection of antique maps, lithographs, photos and posters for sale. Rarely will you find such an extensive homage to Asian history, covering not just Hong Kong and Macau...

Top ChoiceGifts in Central District

G.O.D.

Goods of Desire – or G.O.D. – is a cheeky local lifestyle brand, selling homewares, clothes, books and gifts with retro Hong Kong themes. Fun buys include aprons printed with images of Hong Kong's famous neon...

Top ChoiceDepartment Store in Kowloon

Yue Hwa Chinese Products Emporium

This five-storey behemoth is one of only a few old-school Chinese department stores left in the city. Products include silk scarves, traditional Chinese baby clothes and embroidered slippers, cheap and expensive...

Top ChoiceClothing in Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island

G.O.D.

One of the coolest born in Hong Kong shops around, G.O.D. does irreverent takes on classic Hong Kong iconography. Think mobile-phone covers printed with pictures of Hong Kong housing blocks, light fixtures...

Top ChoiceFashion & Accessories in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Kapok

In the hip Star St area, this Hong Kong–born boutique has combined two old shops to create a new 1500-sq-ft flagship. It stocks a fastidiously curated selection of luxe-cool mens- and womenswear labels (plus its...

Top ChoiceMarket in Kowloon

Ladies' Market

Ladies' Market

The Tung Choi Street Market is a cheek-by-jowl affair offering cheap clothes and trinkets. Vendors start setting up their stalls as early as noon, but it's best to get here between 1pm and 6pm when there's much...

Top ChoiceClothing in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Fashion Walk

A mostly street-level fashion-shopping mecca spanning four streets in Causeway Bay – Paterson, Cleveland, Great George and Kingston. It's where you'll find big names such as Comme des Garçons, Sandro and Kiehl's,...

Top ChoiceMall in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Pacific Place

A polished marble sea of high-end couture and accessories, posh Pacific Place manages to avoid the malady of mall fatigue via its expansive design, relatively light footfall and skylights which let the natural...

Top ChoiceMall in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Times Square

The hyperkinetic buzz at the heart of Causeway Bay, Times Square is retail nirvana for Hong Kong's shoppers, with mainstream brands over 13 floors (it was the first 'vertical mall' in the city), restaurants,...

Top ChoiceFood & Drinks in Central District

Kowloon Soy Company

The shop (c 1917) for artisanal, naturally fermented soy sauce, premier cru yellow-bean sauce (Chinese miso) and other high-quality condiments; it also sells preserved eggs (皮蛋, pei darn) and pickled ginger ( 酸姜,...

Top ChoiceClothing in Central District

Shanghai Tang

Shanghai Tang

This elegant four-level shop is a local institution, and one of the few places in Central that specialises in luxury Chinese style. It's the place to go if you fancy a body-hugging qípáo (cheongsam) with a modern...

Top ChoiceCeramics in Peng Chau

Chiu Kee Porcelain Studio

Chiu Kee (c 1970s) is one of the precious few places around that still makes hand-painted pottery. You'll see the works of its founders, the late Mr Lam and his wife Mrs Lam, who now runs the shop. The tableware...

Top ChoiceAccessories in Kowloon

K11 Select

In the K11 mall, this shop – like a mini department store – is a funky destination for clothing and accessories, much of it by Hong Kong designers. Matter Matters employs bold colours and iconic geometric...

Top ChoiceElectronics in Kowloon

Golden Computer Arcade & Golden Shopping Center

Occupying three floors of a building just across from Sham Shui Po MTR station, Golden Computer Arcade is where the techies go for their low-cost computers and peripherals.The 3Cs are generally considered the...

Top ChoiceBooks in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Eslite

You could waste hours inside this swanky three-floor Taiwanese bookshop, which features a massive collection of English and Chinese books and magazines, a shop selling gorgeous stationery and leather-bound...

Top ChoiceClothing in Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island

Edit x Editecture

This large office-shop-showroom belongs to two friends who have won awards designing everything from restaurants to clothes. The highlight here is the edgy streetwear under the house brand, Edit. The shop also...

Clothing in Kowloon

Rise Shopping Arcade

Bursting the seams of this minimall is cheap streetwear from Hong Kong, Korea and Japan, with a few knock-offs chucked in for good measure. Patience and a good eye could land you purchases fit for a Vogue photo...

Homewares in Kowloon

Chan Wah Kee Cutlery Store

At this humble shop, octogenarian Mr Chan, one of Asia's few remaining master knife-sharpeners, uses nine different stones to grind each blade, and alternates between water and oil. If you buy from him (he has a...

Department Store in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Wah Fung Chinese Goods Centre

This very local Chinese department store has everything from ginseng to silk baby slippers and acupuncture models to calligraphy brushes. Crowded, dusty and entirely non-English – in fact many of its staff speak...