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Nestled at the heart of Hong Kong sits Causeway Bay, the ultimate shopping mecca in Hong Kong. Do not be deceive by its compact area; this region is packed with some of the trendiest and upcoming fashion labels around Asia. It is no wonder the rent of the shopping areas in Causeway Bay is ranked as the world’s second most expensive, going head-on-head with New York’s Fifth Avenue.
Shopping in Causeway can be a bit of a challenge –not to mention an appending workout session in the making. So we took the liberty of sourcing the best shopping in Causeway Bay just for you. The list may be extensive, but a little walking will do no harm. Get those shopping bags ready!
You may have had your dresses and gowns tailor-made but ever designed your own shoes? DYOS provides a creative experience for you and your feet. They take their shoes very seriously and look at them as a form of art other than an essential fashion item. DYOS provides a full range of resources that allows you to create your preferred type of shoes. They also have to-order shoes based on their existing collection and sizes. With just some minor tweaks, you can own a pair of customized shoes.
A new label for women’s shoes and footwear is now creating a name for themselves in Hong Kong. House of Avenues is intended to deliver high-end and sophisticated shoes to working women. In a fast-paced fashion world, we worry that our shoes may quickly go out of style. House of Avenues has an in-house artist and craftsmen who continuously research on the latest fashion trends. So you’ll never have to worry about going out of style when you make a trip down House of Avenues.
Back in 2012, Kopak Voyage was one of CNN’s “Top 5 Fashion Insiders Shopping Destinations” in Hong Kong. With such a prestigious title, it is only mandatory to give this store a visit. Founded by Frenchman Arnault Castel, Kapok Voyage hosts an array of international brands. All brands are filtered carefully, giving emphasis to its craftsmanship, quality and creativity.
For anything ceramic, Loveramics is the place to go to. This is a store dedicated to household wares and accessories that are made of ceramics. These products are not just beautiful to look at but very reliable and comfortable to use for everyday living. They range from elegant and classy to colourful and vibrant pieces. They also retail cool glasses and tumblers that are perfect for wine and juices. Loveramics also offer perfect gift ideas for housewarming and engagement parties.
In 1994, 2%, a brand that represents Japanese hip and chic style, was established under the collaboration of a group of talented professional designers. As they noticed a change in the market, they decided to launch a new product line, +-×÷, which focuses on providing sophisticated fashion for ladies. Their company is distinguished by its trendy Japanese characteristics and has become a benchmark in the industry. Well-known public figures, like models and singers in Hong Kong have represented their label. Their collections include peculiar names such as “th:” and “+-×÷”.
“Founded in 1997, MOISELLE is an international high fashion brand praised for its stylish and exclusive designs, high-quality fabrication and exquisite craftsmanship. They focus on every hand-made detail such as embroideries, sequins and other accessories. Two fashion lines from MOISELLE, Classic MOISELLE and The New Look, provide different choices for ladies. Both lines offer perfect choices for everyday work wear to tailor-made evening gowns. The modern yet sophisticated design demonstrates a trendy style for modern women.
Solid Red is owned by Fashion Designer Chan Luu. She is known for her wrap bracelets that come in a selection of hand-cut semi-precious stones, sterling silver, gold vermeil and custom dyed leathers. She takes advantage of her artistic background by combining organic shapes with contemporary ideas. Solid Red also features scarfs, apparel and men’s jewellery. Her trendsetting products have been featured in top fashion magazines.
“SPY Henry Lau was founded by designer, Henry Lau, in 1996. His First Fashion Boutique featured outstanding and innovative designs that earned him deep adoration from many satisfied customers. Today, Henry has 6 retail outlets locally as well as an online shop. Lau adds a twist to classic looks by using modern fabrics, cool patterns and cuts. His collections include both men and womenswear.
Under the ideology of ‘A Lab in a Forest’, the creators at Timbee Lo constantly explore every element by combining products of nature such as animals, plants and minerals. This experimental concept is a big hit with customers. The highlight of the store is their quirky accessories. Their chunky earrings, statement necklaces, 3-D bangles and phone covers are made with unconventional items like animal figurines and 3-D items.
Scandinavian fashion and style has definitely arrived in Hong Kong! Vein offers an extensive collection of clothing and apparel that is unique in Scandinavian regions like Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. Vein’s fashion experts and stylists handpick each piece of wardrobe and women’s accessories to ensure a good variety of Scandinavian styles. Also check out the luxury brands they have in their collections; definitely a mark of great taste.