Hong Kong Shopping
Words can’t begin to describe the vast number of shopping malls and bargain alleys available in Hong Kong. The amount of options when it comes to shopping is beyond amazing.
Start your quest of retail therapy at Causeway Bay. You’ll find a large selection of department stores as well as bargain stalls selling clothes at reasonable prices. You can spend the entire day here and not see everything. Sogo is the star of the show, and the largest department store in the center. It’s a Japanese all-purpose shop. There’s an “event hall” that offers discounts on leather and handbags. The state of the art, Sony, is located on the 16th floor. It’s a must see. This is what they call “shop till’ you drop” Hong Kong style.
Behind the fabulous Sogo is La Foret. This trendy mall is home to chic boutiques. It’s also an ideal place to buy lingerie and elegant evening accessories.
Another super large venue is the World Trade Center. It’s the place for in between fashion. It’s not too haute yet still trendy. Behind this mall is the Sparta Jeans outlet. Every youngster in Asia wants to wear them.
The Island Beverly is for those seeking a more upscale look. Here, you’ll find a nice selection of Japanese and European designer names. The prices are somewhat high.
Delay No Mall, with its funny name, is home to unknown young designers. It’s also home to MetroNaps where you’ll find interesting and innovative hi-tech chairs. They’re so comfortable you can nap in them. It’s stores like this one that makes Hong Kong shopping unique.
The Hong Kong shopping experience would not be complete without a visit to Times Square. It’s big and well stocked with fashion from around the globe. It’s also the site of the New Year countdown.
Trendsetters should not miss I.T Shopping Buffet. Its 60 outlets around the city offer brand names like Helmut Lang and Miu Miu. You can buy fragrances and cosmetics at discounted prices.
Patterson Street is a nice place for browsing or yes more of that fine Hong Kong shopping. You’ll find I.T Shopping Buffet, Gian Franco Ferre and multiple camera shops.
Antiques enthusiasts should not worry. There are great options for locating special treasures. A Different Corner is ideal for such. They also create antique style accessories utilizing the famed Swarovski crystals.
Japanese inventions and technology are the rave worldwide. In Hong Kong you can find them at JC Shops or JC Ladies.
Prestigious jewelers such as J’s, Pink Box and Emphasis
are known for specialty jade jewelry. Don’t miss these works of art.
And if you want to know where the wealthy spend their money don’t miss Landmark. You can max out every one of your credit cards with names like Armani, Prada and Dior. It’s the finest in Hong Kong shopping.
Outdoor markets are also the rave for Hong Kong Shopping. The most interesting one is Borret Road Market, which sells the largest selection of art replicas, jewelry and amulets.