The highlight ofis the seemingly endless row of antique stores, offering an eclectic collection of Chinese calligraphy, arts and vintage furniture. This runs parallel to stalls that sell an array of bric-a-brac collectibles, such as Mao Zedong alarm clocks and Bruce Lee posters. In recent years, local designer boutiques and vintage clothing stores have popped up nearby, attracting more locals as well as visitors.
In business since 1965,on Cochrane Street shot to fame after the period drama blockbuster, In the Mood for Love, featured its custom-made cheongsams. These dresses were commonly worn in Hong Kong up to the 1960s ad 1970s, and at Linva, you can find an exquisite, ready-to-wear collection, and also order one that’s tailor-made.
This iconic neighbourhood homeware shop is a treasure trove of household goods from a time gone by. A dwindling sight in Hong Kong,is a place where you can find stacks of old-school crockery and teapots, bamboo baskets dangling from the ceiling, and feather dusters and kerosene stoves tucked away in corners. Forget mass-produced modern items and opt for these classic and affordable Hong Kong products, which also make for great souvenirs.
With more than a century’s history,is a great place to experience life as a local. The sloped street is flanked by food stalls on either side, selling everything from fresh vegetables to live seafood. Along the market, you’ll also find traditional shops selling items that make for great souvenirs. For example, founded in 1917, the Kowloon Soy Company (9 Graham Street, Central, +852 2544 3697) is renowned for its soy sauce made with traditional techniques.
Treasure hunters will be delighted at, a place caught up in time with a carefully curated collection of treasures ranging from vintage spectacles, bags and hats to old radios and vinyl records, among other items amassed by owner Mido, a Hongkonger of Indian descent. An avid collector of Scandinavian furniture and eyewear, Mido also has a taste for vintage items, as reflected by the collectibles he personally gathered or received from relatives abroad.
This vintage store started out among elderly hawkers of Hollywood Road before moving to its current location. With unique designs and an old-school European vibe, it’s home to a vast collection of designer bags, brass jewellery from the 1950s, vintage leather jackets and many other treasures to intrigue even the most discerning of customers.
Founded in 2011,is committed to showcasing contemporary emerging labels and timeless designs for Hong Kong shoppers and fashionistas. Pick from a great variety of eye-catching brands such as Sigerson Morrison, Uribe and the Olsen Twins’ Elizabeth and James. With its wide selection of chic outfits, shoes and accessories, you can easily find a new wardrobe here that will help you stand out from the crowd.
As its name suggests, this funky vintage store specialises in 1970s fashion and apparel. Here, you can rummage through a myriad of groovy clothing and memorabilia that’ll have you nostalgic for the disco days. Turn Bang Bang’s checkered tiled floors into your personal dance floor as you try on everything from platform boots to rare retro bags and even pre-loved luxury clothing and accessories.
is a cosy little shop where French sisters Elsa and Johanna, who own the luxury leather goods brand, Zoobeetle, display their carefully curated selection of clothing, accessories, CDs and furniture. Enjoy a glass of champagne and French tunes at the open kitchen and bar area of this treasure trove as you celebrate le joie de vivre.
Casual chic is the name of the game here. French-born Korean entrepreneur Amandine de Mascarel foundedas a way to bring the best of French style and living to Hong Kong. She personally handpicks every product in the store; whether it’s artisan jewellery, chic shoulder bags or even home decor pieces, each article you’ll find here encapsulates de Mascarel’s vision of elegance and that certain French flair.
As the name suggest, this quaint shop houses a plethora of refined products and carefully curated range of trendy clothes, accessories and lifestyle brands from every corner of the globe. Be amused by wacky phone cases and accessories like giant banana earrings and animal-shaped speakers, as well as limited-edition beauty items you won’t find anywhere else in the city.
Redefining ceramics as more than just kitchenware, Hong Kong-foundeddesigns fun and energetic goods that brighten up any table or countertop. Marvel at a dizzying collection of themed plates, colourful mugs, teapots, coffee makers and cooking tools, and feel free to coordinate or mix and match. You can’t go wrong with the classic collections, but the contemporary and quirky designs will certainly spruce up any kitchen.
A homegrown brand through and through,takes inspiration from local culture and characteristics to deliver handcrafted jewellery that features motifs such as egg tarts, pineapple buns, Chinese lanterns and even the iconic Victoria Harbour. From gold-plated sterling silver to semi-precious stones, adorn yourself with one-of-a-kind accessories and memories of the city.
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