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    Times Square: the YOUNG dept.store

    by mkim Written Apr 15, 2006

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    people meet at the entrance and there's always something going on there . this IS the hip shopping complex with over 10 floors of stores and boutiques connected by swirling escalators . a wonderful Japanese-owned department store is found in the basement, and over five floors on the top for some of Hong Kong's multi-national restaurants .
    opened Apr.1994, 16 floors, 900,000 sq.ft.retail space, 230 shops, multi-cinema complex..

    What to buy: imports overwhelm, but young & affordable, though not cheap . and throw in a mixture of Japanese Shopping experience 8)

    What to pay: OK they're NOT cheap, but very selective items gears towards the young, many from Japan .

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    Department Stores

    by Vita500 Written Jan 18, 2005

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    Lane Crawford Hong Kong

    Beside the gigantic Shopping Malls, Hong Kong also offers some, mainly Japanese, Department Stores, where you can dive into the daily crowds of people and try to fetch a bargain.

    Amongst the most popular:

    1. SOGO (Causeway Bay)
    2. Mitsukoshi (Causeway Bay)
    3. Seibu (inside Pacific Place)
    4. Lane Crawford (Central)

    What to pay: Department Stores tend to be more expensive than the average street vendor. However, you might find better bargains than inside the big Shopping Malls.

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  • SOGO: Japanese Department Store

    by NoFuture Written Aug 16, 2004

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    It's in the centre of a major shopping area of HK, Causeway Bay! If you get tired of SOGO, you can pop out to see all the other shops nearby!

    Personally, I like the huge Sanrio area near the top floor, the range of Japanese cosmetics, the range of trendy brands (Mary Quant, Super Lovers, Diesel, Miss Sixty, Killah etc), also the posh brands (Dior, Chanel etc).

    What to buy: Well there are good seasonal sales, I would go for Japanese brands and Mary Quant because they're so hard to find in the UK.

    Super Lovers is good, but make sure you visit Fai Yuen Street first (see my other shopping tip for details) because you may find the same/similar product for much cheaper. (I bought a tshirt at Fai Yuen St 2 years ago for $20. This year I saw the same one in white, not pink for $400+!) However SOGO has a bigger range and a higher degree of quality assurance.

    What to pay: Not dirt cheap, mid range prices, depends on sales.
    Go to Fai Yuen St first.

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    Departement Stores: Sogo

    by keeweechic Written Jun 10, 2004

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    Sogo in Causeway Bay is the largest department store in Hong Kong. It first opened in 1985 and has been a landmark ever since. They say there are over 13 storeys although I don’t remember riding that many escalators – still it’s a big store. They have a wide variety including brand names of ladies and menswear, jewellery, leather goods, appliances, home accessories and in the basement is their supermarket. Something for everyone.

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    Olympian City: The Spirit of Shopping (II)

    by coolpanda87 Written Jan 18, 2004
    Game Show Live..

    Here is a picture of a popular TV show's live event. It is a comedy game show that pits Hong Kong celebrities to do the wackiest & funniest things. The three hosts are really excellent stand - up comics. The whole show is based on Japanese style.

    To me, this is more enjoyable to watch than the overhyped reality shows on American networks. Even in Toronto, I still watch this show.

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  • Departement Stores: Sale up to the sky!

    by yen_2 Updated Oct 29, 2003

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    Hard RoCk!

    ....and get bankrupt!heheh You can find lot's of things from a designer clothes in Harbour City. When we went for the recent visit, they offer up to 90% to all the clothes and anything..DKNY also had their sale...it was alot of fun though...Of course for me because I'm a lady!

    What to buy: Designers clothes and shoes, sandals(For the Love of Sandals!)

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    New World Centre: Shop Till You Drop

    by vigi Written May 11, 2003

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    New World Center @ TsimShaTsui (HONG KONG)

    Hong Kong is a shopaholics paradise with shops for every pocket and purse, and a global selection of goods and services. With department stores that rival many city in the world, an incredible number of specialist shops for every cultural taste, trade, craft and profession, fascinating character and real value in the markets, and the leading edge in international fashion, Hong Kong is a frontier of modern shopping. Shop-till-you-drop and then relax in the huge choice of bars, cafes and restaurants that are part of the Hong Kong shopping experience

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  • Pacific Place: Breakfast at...Pacific Place

    by Joyce_HK Updated Apr 9, 2003

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    Brand wonderland!

    One of the best shopping malls in Hong Kong, located in Admiralty.

    What to buy: High fashion and brand goods. LV, Hugo Boss, Gucci, Versace, D&G, Dunhill, Cartier, Bulgari....

    What to pay: Even if you don't plan to buy the expensive cloths or accessories, it's good enough to watch the windows!

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  • DFS: no matter if you like shopping or not...

    by vividvivian Written Jan 26, 2003

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    in DFS, you can find plenty of goods from very high class products to goods can be found round the corner. Since good are in Duty Free, the price is relatively cheap and many tourist love to go there and see if they find their treasures.

    What to buy: purfumes, coesmetics, belts, bags, stationery, etc. well they are not really special for westerners, may be, but the price would be the special "items"

    What to pay: as much as you want :)

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    Cityplaza: A Shopping Mall Hong Kong-Style

    by DesertRat Written Oct 10, 2002

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    Chrome, glass & marble, all HK favorites.

    Cityplaza is a glitzy, state-of-the-art mall that is well worth a visit. The most remarkable thing about it is that it must be one of the few in the world with its own indoor ice skating rink! If you like to skate, this is the place to come to beat the heat and humidity!

    What to buy: There are well over a hundred shops selling just about anything you can imagine, including electronics and computer goods. You'll also find lots of CDs, clothing, and a cineplex.

    What to pay: This is fixed price country, so don't haggle.

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    Department Stores: Ikea

    by skatzcatz Written Jan 29, 2008
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    Ikea has a store in Hong Kong in the suburb of Sha Tin. Only a short walk from the KCR East railway Station. There are 3 other stores in Hong Kong located off the ikea website.

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    Emporium: Emporium

    by Princess_Emily Written Aug 20, 2007

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    We went looking for a couple of t-shirts as souvenirs at the Emporium but found a much wider selection of clothing, unique gifts, food, candies, accessories than we had at first expected..

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    Disneyland Resort Hotel.: Kingdom Gifts.

    by Princess_Emily Updated Aug 17, 2007

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    Kingdom Gifts
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    This store is a treasure trove of Disney merchandise and has the perfect gifts for friends back home in this Victorian-style gift shop.

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  • Times Square Plaza: Branded Stuffs

    by lemon4juice Written Apr 16, 2004

    Want to buy some brander items. Try going to Times Square Plaza. It is just a hop out from MTR Causeway Bay.

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    Departement Stores: Quarry Bay - UNY (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.

    by vincentf Written Jul 15, 2003
    UNY Hong Kong

    This Japanese department store is frequented by local Japanese locals to purchase foodstuffs and household items. There are 4 floors to choose from.

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