Must see shopping in Hong Kong

  • Arch Angel Antiques

    Though the specialities are ancient porcelain and tombware, Arch Angel packs a lot more into its two floors: it has everything from old ink drawings and…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Kevin Cheung

    Product designer Kevin Cheung's workshop is also his home, occupying a lovely heritage unit in Wan Chai's Blue House cluster. Cheung collects Hong Kong…

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    Joyce Warehouse

    Off-season items at Joyce's urban branches come to this warehouse outlet where they're sold at a discount of at least 20%. You'll find Ann Demeulemeester,…

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    Candle Company

    The flagship store for Hong Kong's Carroll & Chan brand of candles and diffusers sells gift-worthy products like ecofriendly beeswax candles, paper lotus…

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    Armoury

    The Armoury can help any man look like a dapper gentleman – the elegant shop is a specialist in refined menswear sourced globally. You can choose from…

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    Blanc de Chine

    This sumptuous store specialises in Chinese men’s jackets and silk dresses for women, both off-the-rack and made-to-measure. A gorgeous sequinned gown…

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    Cuffs

    The funkiest of Hong Kong's new generation of tailoring stores, Cuffs offers fashion-forward fabrics and custom-makes not only suits, shirts and tuxes,…

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    Only Alice

    In an area spoilt for choice with independent fashion, this contemporary Hong Kong brand stands out with its wearable clothing and reasonable prices…

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    Queen’s Road West Incense Shops

    At 136–150 Queen's Rd West, there are shops selling incense and paper offerings for the dead. The latter are burned to propitiate departed souls and the…

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    Soul Art

    This Běijīng import brings traditional Chinese culture to life in the form of handmade polymer clay and cloth figurines – and it's actually a lot cooler…

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    Initial

    This attractive shop carries stylish, multifunctional urbanwear and accessories with European and Japanese influences. The clothes are created by local…

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    Niin

    Ever wondered what happens to all the abalone shells thrown out by Hong Kong's restaurants? Some of them end up here, reimagined as beautiful pendants,…

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    Chan Shing Kee

    This shop with a three-storey, museum-like showroom is run by Daniel Chan, the third generation of a family that’s been in the business for 70 years. Chan…

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    Tai Yuen Street Market

    Food, clothing, lucky cats, phone covers and fake watches can be haggled for at this bustling street market between Queen's Rd East and Johnston Rd. It's…

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    Giordano Ladies

    Giordano Ladies is a midrange Hong Kong brand that channels a Scandi-chic aesthetic with graceful clothing in a neutral palette. Its offering is a lot…

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    Hysan Place

    This shiny 17-storey mall is filled with hundreds of ever-trendy Japanese, Korean and local clothing and beauty brands in a more upmarket environment than…

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    Two Girls

    Hong Kong's first cosmetics brand has been selling fragrant, highly affordable creams, potions, perfumes and talcs since 1898. The pretty, retro packaging…

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    Harbour City

    A magnet for millions of tourists, this never-ending retail and dining mecca has some 700 shops arranged over four zones: kids, sport, fashion and…