The Best Things to Buy in Hong Kong
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The Best Things to Buy in Hong Kong

By CindyUpdated Mar. 18, 2021

Known as a shopper's gold mine, Hong Kong is a city filled with upscale shopping malls, boutiques, and street markets. You can always find a vast variety of products from all over the world. Your shopping list is ready? Below is a shopping guide to the best things you should take back home from Hong Kong.

What to buy in Hong Kong

Designer Clothes and Handbags

In Hong Kong, you can find nearly all the international brands of clothes, handbags, and shoes, like Gucci, Coach, Chanel, Versace, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Armani, Escada, and Prada.

Because of the lack of sales tax, they are always cheaper than those found in other countries. The prices will be much better if you purchase the products in the outlets or factory shops.

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Where to Buy Clothes and Handbags

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Tailor-Made Suits

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If you like tailor-made clothes, Hong Kong is the right place to go, being renowned for fine workmanship, quality garments, and reasonable prices. You can find many tailor shops that are over 100 years old. The experienced and skillful tailors can customize a Western-style suit, shirts, dress, gown, etc.

Hong Kong's Famous Tailors

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Cosmetics and Perfume

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If you are a makeup lover, you should visit Hong Kong, which is a heaven filled with cosmetics, perfume, skin care products, and accessories. Without sales taxes, the cosmetics in Hong Kong are very competitive in price.

If you are looking for world-class brands like Chanel, Dior, Estée Lauder, Lancôme, Clinique, Shiseido, L’Oréal, SK-II, H2O, Revlon, Sisley, FANCL, and Kanebo, you can find them in every major shopping mall as well as department stores like SOGO and the Landmark.

Besides the department stores, you can also pay a visit to cosmetics chain stores like Sasa and Bonjour. They are two famous chain stores selling cosmetics and perfumes. You can find their stores on nearly every street. The prices of some products are better than those in the shopping malls.

Where to Buy Cosmetics in Hong Kong

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Electronics and Computers

ElectronicsHong Kong is a good place to buy e-products.

When it comes to electronics and computers, Hong Kong is second to none in Asia. With its diverse variety and complete models, Hong Kong is a mecca for every e-products lover. You can find the world’s cutting edge and latest e-products at reasonable prices, including mobiles, computers, cameras, scanners, printers, and computer accessories, among others.

Where to Buy Electronics

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Gold and Other Jewelry

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Hong Kong is an ideal place to buy jewelry, being well known for its high quality, creative designs, exquisite workmanship, and reasonable prices. Shops for famous brands are Chow Tai Fook, Chow Tai Seng, LUKFOOK, and Chow Sang Sang, which are very easy to find in Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok, and Central.

Besides these jewelry stores, you can explore Jade Market in Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon. You will find all kinds of jade ornaments at about 400 jade stalls.

Where to buy Jewelry

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Watches

Apart from jewelry, the diverse varieties of watches will dazzle you. No matter whether you are looking for elegant timepieces encrusted with diamonds or fun watches with cartoon characters, Hong Kong will never disappoint you. You can choose from high-end brands like Rolex, Cartier, Chopard, Piaget, Patek Philippe, and TAG Heuer.

The famous watch shops are Oriental Watch Shop, Time Watch Shop, Kowloon Watch Shop, and Emperor Watch Shop, which are available in Mong Kok, Tsim Sha Tsui, and Central.

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Hong Kong Pastries

It would be a pity if you did not taste some pastries in Hong Kong. There is a wide selection of delicacies like moon cake, sweetheart cake, egg tarts, and almond cake. The famous bakeries are Kee Wah, Koi Kei, and Maxim's. All products have good packaging, and you can pick up some delicious selections before you leave Hong Kong.

Where to buy pastries: Chain stores selling Hong Kong style pastries are found easily in Mong Kok, Tsim Sha Tsui, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay, and in other large department stores.

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Shopping in Hong Kong with China Highlights

Our Hong Kong tours leave you some free time in the evenings for shopping. Our tours will not take you on unscheduled shopping detours. See our Absolutely No Shopping Guarantee.

If you would like the assistance of our guide (for recommendations and help with getting the right price) and private transport for a Hong Kong shopping trip, let us know and we can tailor-make your tour.

We have many more popular Hong Kong tour products and our tours can be customized.

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