Hong Kong is considered as a fashion hub because of the wide variety of shopping centers one can find malls with high-end luxury brands and a street market with affordable price. Hong Kong never fails to amaze the lovers of fashion with all the latest trends and outfits. If you’re on a tour to Hong Kong and want to shop some latest outfits/accessories then you should read this blog till the end to understand what shopping is like in Hong Kong and where to go for shopping.
Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated cities in the world which means a lot of crowds in the shopping streets and malls and with so many shops you may need to walk from one shop to another to find that perfect cloth you were searching for. If you want to skip the hassle of walking from one shop to another then you should try online shopping in Hong Kong. You can find the latest outfits on the shopping websites as well.
Best time for shopping in Hong Kong is from July to the end of August when there’s a sale on previous season’s collections. Sometimes, you can find products with a whopping 70% discount. Let’s have a look at some of the best places for shopping in Hong Kong:
1 – Tsim Sha Tsui: You can find huge shopping malls and high-end luxury brands shop in Tsim Sha Tsui. K11, the world’s first art mall where you can view artworks, featuring 19 exhibition panels of local artists alongside with fashion, beauty, and lifestyle. Hong Kong’s largest mall, Harbour City Mall is also located here. It is a combination of 3 separate malls and 400 other shops. You can find Chanel’s flagship store as well as Louis Vuitton’s largest outlet in Asia, in Harbour City Mall.
2 – Mong Kok: Here, you can find cheap fashion accessories and sneakers. There is a ladies market where you can find souvenirs, traditional Chinese handicrafts, and stylish clothing. The Langham Place Shopping Mall which has over 300 shops including international brands and independent labels. If you want to buy trending sneakers at a reasonable price, then Sneaker Street is the best place for it. The Goldfish Market is a must to go place. Along with goldfish, you can find turtles, snakes, spiders, frogs, and reptiles. Temple Street Market which is just fifteen minutes from Mong Kok hosts street performers and you can also experience the local culture and traditional craftsmanship.
3 – Causeway Bay: One can find lots of shopping malls, markets, and cafes here. It is the best place if you have a tight schedule. Hong Kong’s largest Japanese-style department store, SOGO, has several levels of fashion, electronics, and household items. If you have time to bargain, then you must visit Jardine’s Bazaar, a shopping market in Causeway Bay. Parallel to Jardine’s Bazaar, there is a Jardine’s Crescent where you house stalls selling clothing, accessories, and domestic goods.
4 – Central: Central is a place for luxury shopping. There is Louis Vuitton’s flagship outlet in The Galleria, a five story mall between Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Office Towers. Prices in this LV store is comparatively low than other outlets in Hong Kong. You can also find Stella McCartney, Helmut Lang, Coach, and Manolo Blahnik’s showroom in the mall. Another road with lots of international brand such as Calvin Klein, Zara, and Longchamp is the Queen’s Road.
5 – Sham Sui Po: If you’re someone who loves gadgets then this is the best place for you. There are nine levels of electronics in the Dragon Centre and 90s-style games arcade on the top floor. In the same area, there is a street filled with DIY materials and wholesale stationery, known as Yu Chau Street.
6 – Hollywood Road: If you love antiques or art, then you must head to Hollywood Road and Upper Lascar Road. There are amazing gift shops and pop-up stores down the street. Silk, embroideries, and wooden handicraft items can be found in Upper Lascar Road.
Let’s Have a Look at Some of The Best Shopping Websites in Hong Kong
1 – Shopbop.com: This site was launched in 2000 and it hosts around 400 international designers, many of which are not available in any of the stores of Hong Kong. With all the filters available, you can easily find some cool outfits.
2 – Zalora.com: After the success of Zalando, Germany’s largest shoes and fashion retailer website, they expanded their market to south-east Asia under the name Zalora. You can find numerous international brands and the latest trendy outfits at an affordable price.
3 – Yoox: Outfits of brands like Beckham, Wildfox, and Jonathan Saunders can be found on this website. You can get best offers during the end of season sale as well as you can get discount codes on the internet.
4 – The Melez: This site has selected outfits, accessories, and handbags. You can get one-day delivery if you order from here. The brands which are found on the website are not found easily anywhere in the stores. It even has free delivery across Hong Kong.
5 – Shopzaozao: In this website, designers upload their latest projects and if you like it you can pre-order it and if the design gets enough orders in the next 29 days then they’ll launch the product. The amazing thing about this website is they offer free shipping worldwide.
• Before buying any gadget from Hong Kong please check if it has an international warranty or not.
• The best way to escape being overcharged is by checking prices in a few shops before actually buying anything.
• If you’re doing online shopping, don’t forget to search for discount codes at Discount Code HK.
From various international brands to international designers, you can find whatever you want in Hong Kong. There are some outfits which you won’t get anywhere else except Hong Kong, so if you find anything unique or eye-catchy, do try to buy it.