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Hong Kong’s Best Secret Shops

Hong Kong’s best secret shops

By Time Out Hong Kong

Don’t want to be kitted out in the same old high street brands and styles? You’ve come to the right place. Hong Kong’s many high-rise buildings and alleys hide a number of retail gems offering special garments and shopping experiences. Here’s a guide to the best hidden shops that you mustn’t miss.

Be Tabula Rasa

Hate the hassle of buying fresh flowers every week? This modest little shop is here to help by providing an array of colourful dried flowers and potpourri. Be Tabula Rasa is also handy when it comes to creating floral arrangements – whether bouquets, flower crowns or corsages – that are perfect as a gift or for special occasions.

Address: 1/F, 85 Fuk Wa Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon
Website: www.facebook.com/betabularasa
How to Get There: Nearest MTR station: Sham Shui Po, Exit B1
Angry Lane
Angry Lane

Rock that biker chick – or guy – look with the help of Angry Lane’s custom motorcycles and fashion pieces. A venture started by two French brothers who wanted to share their love for the road, their showroom stocks everything from biker gloves to fashionable leather trousers.

Address: Showroom 19A, Sing Teck Factory Building, 44 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong Island
Tel: +852 6200 5535
Website: www.angrylane.com
How to Get There: Nearest MTR Station: Wong Chuk Hang, Exit A1
Full House Denim & Workshop
Full House Denim & Workshop

Finding the perfect pair of jeans can be a lifelong search. But this Mong Kok store and workshop has got you covered courtesy of its bespoke jeans made just for you. Proudly made in Hong Kong with quality guaranteed, the shop can also take care of and repair any beloved jeans you already own.

Address: Room 709, 7/F, Wealth Commercial Centre, 48 Kwong Wa Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon
Tel: +852 6718 9059
Website: www.fullhousedenim-and-workshop.com
How to Get There: Nearest MTR station: Yau Ma Tei, Exit A2
How Dept
How Dept

Hidden away in an old industrial building in Kwun Tong is a charming Japanese lifestyle store and eatery. Prepare to shop up a storm as you browse through the highly curated selection of functional yet timeless homeware pieces and furniture.

Address: Flats A & B, 3/F, How Ming Factory Building, 99 How Ming Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon
Tel: +852 2805 1708
Website: www.how-dept.com
How to Get There: Nearest MTR station: Kwun Tong, Exit A2
Nitti Gritti

Take the ferry to Cheung Chau where you can find this purveyor of all things cute and pretty tucked away down a quiet alley. Open only on the weekend, you’ll be delighted to discover quirky gifts, homeware items and jewellery made by local designers that you can’t get anywhere else in Hong Kong.

Address: 105 Sun Hing Back Street, Cheung Chau, Outlying Islands
Tel: +852 3689 1242
Website: www.facebookb.com/nittigritti.cc
How to Get There: Take the ferry from Central Pier 5 to Cheung Chau
Houses Shop
Houses Shop

Up your style and do your best impersonation of an English gentleman with Houses Shop’s assortment of Oxford shoes, fedoras, silk ties and other leather goods. Imported and curated straight from the UK, this unassuming outlet also stocks up on quality grooming products for men.

Address: Shop G22-G24, G/F, Rise Commercial Building, 5-11 Granville Circuit, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Tel: +852 2721 5688
Website: www.housesshop.com.hk
How to Get There: Nearest MTR station: Tsim Sha Tsui, Exit B2

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