Must see shopping in Hong Kong

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    ACO

    ACO (Art & Culture Outreach), is more than just an art bookstore. It also plays a role in the many pop-up events taking place on other floors inside the…

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    Cityplaza

    The largest shopping centre in eastern Hong Kong Island has the usual range of big-name retail along with a selection of trendier shops such as Eslite…

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    Wing On Department Store

    The last truly one-stop-shop department store in Hong Kong. Sure, it’s a little old-fashioned, but you can find almost everything you need here, from…

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    Linva Tailor

    Fancy a cheongsam aka qípáo (body-hugging Chinese dress)? Bring your own silk or choose from the selection at this old-fashioned tailor shop (est 1965)…

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    Karin Weber Gallery

    Once known for antiques, Karin Weber's shop has turned its gaze exclusively to contemporary artwork with a focus on new media. Most of the artists that…

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    Lu Lu Cheung

    Local designer Lu Lu Cheung makes sophisticated casualwear, work clothes and evening gowns for the urban woman. There's lots of cotton, silk and linen, in…

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    Tak Hing Dried Seafood

    The pungent tang of dried fish permeates this street, and Tak Hing is one of the culprits. Stop by to browse glass jars stuffed with dried scallops,…

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    Lockhart Rd Market

    A large wet and dry market occupying the ground and 1st floors of a government building that also houses a public library and sports facilities. The…

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    Woo Ping Optical

    No need to pay through the nose for those 'reinvented classics' by hipster optical brands. Woo Ping, in business since the 1970s, stocks a range of…

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    City'super

    This gourmet grocery store sells a range of top-notch hard-to-find ingredients from all over the world, as well as natural and organic foods; its Fusion…

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    Protrek

    This longstanding shop with branches all over town is arguably your best bet for outdoor gear that will see you through from sea to summit. It runs…

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    Festival Walk

    All polished floors and gleaming silver escalators, Festival Walk’s design lends it an airiness that makes it more pleasant than most other malls in town…

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    10 Chancery Lane Gallery

    Located in hidden-away Chancery Lane, this gallery focuses on thought-provoking works by promising Asian, mainland Chinese and Hong Kong artists. It also…

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    Landmark

    The most central of all shopping centres, the Landmark has high fashion and good eating. It has become a home almost exclusively to the very high-end…

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    Peddar Building

    This upscale colonial-era office building and mall has a number of fine-arts galleries, including Pearl Lam, across several floors, hidden behind a tiny…

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    Heaven Please

    Lady Gaga meets punk Lolita at this store opened by two Hong Kong designers, one of whom was previously fashion editor at Marie Claire. Both are liberal…

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    Cosmos Books

    Head upstairs for English-language books, including a good selection of Hong Kong–related titles, at this reassuringly cluttered bookstore. Also sells…

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    Harvey Nichols

    Britain’s Harvey Nichols has brought its diverse, profuse and on-the-pulse range of couture and smart street fashions to Hong Kong, occupying four floors…

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    CSL

    Buy a handset, unlock your phone or buy a SIM. Nearby, there are a couple of more general electronics stores selling everything from memory cards to…

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    Fang Fong Projects

    Wu Lai-fan’s very wearable dresses are a clever mix of vintage-style fabric and 1980s silhouettes. The shop also carries some of her own designs.