Guide to shopping in Kowloon | Travelshopa

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Kowloon may be a gourmet zone of international cuisines, but this adventurous district also has its fair share of shopping spots if you take a second look. Whether you’re into upscale fashion in a glitzy arena or experiencing the hustle and bustle of its ever-busy street life, shopping in Kowloon serves just the right fix for your shopping needs. We were delighted to come across a commendable number of bespoke men’s fashion stores, quirky and artsy accessories, and leather goods. Step into this bustling district for a varied shopping experience through our eyes!

 


 

45R

 Japanse inspired apparel

3-27 Canton Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

This Japanese inspired boutique has garnered some buzz for its exquisitely crafted and durable denim. Apart from a sturdy pair of jeans, you can also find chunky knitwear, embroidered dresses and a variety of shirts for both men and women. Every piece of clothing that is produced by 45R has passed through rigid quality control that is consistent with the company’s goals and values of providing quality craftsmanship.

 


 

Fave

Designer collars for every outfit

Unit 11, 1/F InnoCentre 72 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong

The founder of FAVE, Kenny Li, is an award-winning designer who has worked with many lifestyle labels including Crocodile and Muji. His “collar collection” has earned him prestigious titles including a spot in the “10 Best Upcoming Fashion & Accessories Designers Across The Globe” by ELLE. These handmade neckpieces and collars are inspired by 14th and 15th-century fashion and are a cross between clothes and necklaces, adding an interesting edge to your outfits.

 


 

GOD

Homewares, fashion and goods with a distinct Hong Kong flair 

Unit L2-09, The Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre 30 Pak Tin Street Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon, Hong Kong

GOD (Goods of Desire) is a lifestyle brand that features homewares, apparel, accessories and premium gifts with a distinct Hong Kong style. Their designs are inspired by the vibrant culture of the energetic city where east meets west, and age-old traditions meet cutting-edge technology. They turn everyday subjects into something extraordinary with creativity and a pinch of humour.

 


 

Ika Butoni

High-end womenswear with Indonesian influences

Unit 201 Mira Mall Mira Hotel, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Ika Butoni is a boutique that gives us a glimpse of rich Indonesian culture with high-end women’s apparel. The products range from body hugging dresses for cocktails to chic formal wear for work, with rich colours and patterns. Ika Butoni prides on its attention-to-detail to create high-quality apparel. They strive to let women know that it’s all about dressing comfortably and owning your personal style instead of succumbing to unconventional trends.

 


 

Kabuxiz

Long-lasting and stylish kidswear 

Unit 1001 New Trend Centre, 104, King Ful Street, San Po Kong, Kowloon Hong Kong

Kabuxia is the place to go for comfortable yet smart daywear for your children. They meet the demands of parents by carefully selecting quality materials that could survive many washes and also be kind to your kid’s skin. This Spanish-based kidswear brand also provides a range of clothes for different seasons so your kids can look stylish all year round.

 


 

Kapok Tools

Multi-concept store with timeless designs 

K11 Art Mall Shop 101, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Kapok Tools is a pop-up concept store created by its maiden design label KAPOK. It works on the idea of a “general store” by featuring, apparel, accessories, beauty products, home and office supplies; anything and everything you need daily. All products feature a timeless design that attracts all ages. The store is casual and neatly categorised in 5 sections so you’ll be able to locate your items without a hassle.

 


 

Leather Lab

Leather shoes for women 

Unit B8-29 Blk B Hong Kong Industrial Centre, 489-491 Castle Peak Roadon Kowloon, Hong Kong

Leather Lab, as the name suggests, offers quality leather shoes, designed and produced in Hong Kong. They feature a wide collection of popular styles like jelly sandals, woven wedges and patterned flats. Do make a visit to this store if you’d fancy a pair of textured and comfortable footwear.

 


 

Matter Matters

Quirky leather accessories 

Unit 101 K11 Select 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sai Tui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Matter Matters is a leather goods label that specialises in tote bags, wallets, and iPad cases. They use combinations of materials, geometric shapes and postmodern aesthetics to produce modern and witty accessories. Designer and owner, Flora Leung feels that her creations should always be fun, practical and fresh. The designs are eccentric and look like they’ve been taken out of a comic book.

 


 

Regal

Comfortable and stylish footwear 

G16 Silvercord, 30 Canton Road Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Ever sacrificed comfort for style? Let’s face it; we’ve all been there and it’s tough, especially when it comes to footwear. The Regal team attempts to provide comfortable shoes by constantly researching on the bone structure of feet to produce shoes that fit better. This Japanese footwear brand actively listens to provide you with the best pair of shoes that fits your style. They offer collections for both men’s and women’s footwear.

 


 

Sideframe

One-stop boutique for exclusive designer brands 

36/F Tower 2 The Gateway, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Sideframe is a one-stop boutique for all the best labels across the globe. This women’s fashion and lifestyle boutique represents a selection of exclusive labels including ANTEPRIMA, ATSURO TAYAMA, HENRY CUIR, COCKTAIL and 45R. You’ll be able to find a vast collection of knitwear, handbags, shoes, and small leather bags and many more luxury items!

 


 Guide to shopping in Kowloon | Travelshopa
 Guide to shopping in Kowloon | Travelshopa

 

All images in this guide are provided by HK-based travel photographer Belinda Bath

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