There are so many shopping opportunities in Hong Kong, and it is a good idea to plan what you are looking to buy before heading out. Knowing what to look for and going to the right places will save time and bring about the best experience.
Pharmacies or drug stores in Hong Kong, just like their Western counterparts, sell a lot more. Like mini convenience stores, they also sell sweets and snacks, along with a range of beauty, hair care and personal care products.
A good place to buy bedding at reasonable prices is at Chinese department stores, including Wing On and Sincere, which offer cotton or silk sheets, pillowcases, bed covers, quilts and duvets in all bed sizes. Many other retailers offer bedding at every price level.
From traditional table lamps with silk shades to ultra modern spotlights and chrome ceiling lights – from cut-glass chandeliers to porcelain and bronze lamps – you can find them all in Hong Kong lighting shops.
Antique shops in Hong Kong have always provided some of the best and most sought after Chinese cultural relics outside of China. In the last half decade, arts, and in particular the sale and exhibition of contemporary Chinese art, has boomed in Hong Kong.