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When in Hong Kong, do as the Hong Kongers do. Shop.
For big names:
Lane Crawford isn’t a boutique, but it is, hands down, Hong Kong’s most fashionable department store. (PS: If you really enjoy the thrill of the hunt, they have an outlet at Horizon Plaza in Ap Lei Chau.)
Smaller but perhaps more avant garde, Lane Crawford’s little sister Joyce has been on the forefront of fashion since 1971 with cutting-edge menswear and womenswear.
Classic Chinese elements — think Mandarin collars — form the underpinnings of Shanghai Tang’s designs for both men and women, but the clothes here are utterly modern and unquestionably chic.
On a smaller scale:
The iconic Hong Kong tailor experience is modernized at Moustache, which offers bespoke services and an eponymous line of menswear.
Soho is filled with dress shops, but if you’re looking for something special, head to Beatriz da Silva for unique designs and personalized service, including custom fittings and alterations.