We’ve discussed the plethora of fashion labels and vast shopping opportunities in Hong Kong but we were elated to come across a commendable amalgam of shops dedicated to homewares as well. That’s right, the eclectic mix of European and classic Scandinavian homewares to Asian-inspired antiques was a pleasant surprise! Travel with us and pick your favourites in this definitive guide to homewares in Hong Kong.
EUROPEAN HOME DÉCOR AND ACCESSORIES
Bowerbird understands the importance of accessories and scours the globe to provide you with the best selection of homeware. Enter the throve filled with European furnishings like gingers jars, artificial flowers, bird cages and a huge selection of lighting, cushions, textiles and charming trinkets to beautify your homes.
NUMBER 1 FURNITURE RENTAL STORE IN HONG KONG
Labeled as Hong Kong’s “Number 1 Home Furnishings Store” in Central, Home Essentials offers some cutting-edge, contemporary furniture to over six continents, including Hong Kong. Apart from furniture, they also feature an elaborate collection of home décor including patterned New Zealand wool rugs, ceramic stools, table and floor lamps. If that is not enough, they also offer an eclectic mix of artwork, trays, vases, ceramic wall art and cushions. Not surprising if you hold the title for the best home furnishings store in Hong Kong.
EXTENSIVE VARIETY OF FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS FOR EVERY HOME
Homeless is a lifestyle store that offers all you need to create a beautiful home. They pride in curating rare treasures from many designers. A diverse range; from the basics like lighting, kitchenware and tableware, down to accessories like magazine racks, clocks, cushions and umbrella stands are available at this homeware haven. On top of the vast range of products, each of them has different styles that would suit any theme or style.
CLASSIC FURNITURE MADE WITH NATURAL MATERIALS
Fancy some classic touches to your modern homes? Look no further as Infurniti Home brings you a mixture of Asian-inspired ceramics, mirrors with vintage designs, photos frames with quirky prints and wall décor with simplistic drawings. It’s not surprising to know their focus on quality and timeless value in their home furnishings has earned them recognition in the market.
HIGH QUALITY AND AFFORDABLE FURNITURE
231 Landmark Prince’s Building, Central, Hong Kong | Unit 1201 Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong | G104 The Repulse Bay 109 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
How do we go about decorating our homes without breaking the bank? The best solution is to find a store that offers home decor and accessories that are of high-end quality yet very friendly in the pocket. Inside strives to create products that are simple, versatile and full of charm. Inside features soft furnishings like cushions and floor pads; embroidered, printed and waffle bed linen and a range of rugs.
When searching for Asian-inspired furnishings, definitely add Old Shanghai to your shopping list. Amongst the vast range of high quality classic pieces, expect pops of colour and modern takes on traditional pieces like tall bar stools, decorative ladders, and storage boxes of all sizes. They are right on the money when it comes to Asian-inspired accessories like makeshift magazine racks, plant pots and decorative items.
HANDPICKED ANTIQUE CHINESE AND CONTEMPORARY HOMEWARE
Owned by Irish expat Olive Forrest, this furniture store offers a decent mix of Chinese and Tibetan antiques. Forrest has been sourcing for Chinese furniture for over 17 years; which is why she prides in providing us with artisan home accessories inspired by both oriental and western design aesthetics. Temple jars, statues, decorative plates, ladders and buckets are just some of the many pieces the store offers.
LUXURY CHINESE-INSPIRED HOMEWARES
Owned by Hong Kong entrepreneur and big shot Sir David Tang, Tang Tang Tang Tang is a luxury furniture and homewares store that oozes elegance and sophistication. The store itself looks like the inside of a luxurious mansion as it embodies subtle Chinese aesthetics using key colours of grey and yellow, complemented by marble flooring. It offers chic colonial Hong Kong furniture and home accessories with a Western twist. This is the store to go to if you want nothing but classy and exquisite pieces of art for your homes.
BRITISH AND AMERICAN FURNITURE FROM THE 1950s
Timothy Oulton’s Gough Street Gallery in Central offers an eclectic mix of finishes and textures from the British heritage and culture. You’ll feel like you’ve entered a gentleman’s pad with its sleek furnishings and chandeliers. The store offers rustic and elegant accessories from the “Beat” generation in the 1950s, America and inspirations from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The space also welcomes art exhibitions and whisky tastings. How classy!
LAVISH AND MODERN EUROPEAN FURNITURE
ViA’s showroom features lavish and top-of-the-line European furniture, kitchenware and sanitary fittings. These pieces are carefully curated from various international brands to keep up with ViA’s commitment of giving their customers the most sophisticated and top-notch quality pieces. Their collection includes a series of rugs and vases to adorn your homes. You’ll also realize your basic homeware can be both functional and aesthetically pleasing once you view their kitchen display areas.
Elegant homewares decked in neutral hues
As its name suggests, White Contemporary Homewares, is a perfect accompaniment for modern homes with a soft contemporary theme. You will encounter an array of homewares decked in neutral hues like whites, beiges, and soft greys – together with the occasional splash of colour. A stellar range of unique home accessories to soft furnishings and even home fragrances are available at this shop. It is no wonder this furniture shop is sought after by many designers.