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    Ladies Market: Ladies Market

    by Hui-Hui Written Oct 8, 2007
    Ladies market in HK

    There are booths of Hong Kong-tour souvenirs, Chinese costumes, bags (a lot of pirate bags of "I'm not a plastic bags" and "Mao Tse Dong's protrait") and cheap electronic devices from China.

    What to buy: Not here

    What to pay: less than 10 USD

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    Ladies Market: Haggle, haggle, haggle!

    by UKDaisy Updated Jan 17, 2007

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    This is THE place to go to if you love shopping at markets! There are all sorts of things available here - clothes, stationery, souvenirs, bags, wallets, hair accessories, watches, jewellery - it's a shopper's paradise! But remember, don't buy anything at the asking price, don't be shy to haggle, and you'll come away with some great bargains!

    TIP: One thing I tend to do if I like something but want to pay less is to pick up the item, ask for the price, frown a little at the item, and then haggle, at the last moment you place it down slowly (giving them a chance to lower the price). I walk away if I truly don't like it, but if I do like the price, I then say I will think about it and then look around the rest of the stall. I will always have the option to take up the offer later and it gives them the chance to make a last ditch attempt in tempting me by with another lower price.

    TIP: the walkway through the market is very narrow, so be aware of pickpockets.

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    Ladies Market: Hey Missy Missy!

    by vpbebe Written Dec 6, 2006

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    A ladies paradise

    Miles of market stalls - the name says it all! Ladies Market it really is!

    What to buy: Purses, watches, sunglasses, handbags etc everything and anything, u'll find it!

    What to pay: Very little, be sure to haggle for at least half price

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    Ladies Market: Misc trinkets

    by Gypsystravels Updated Nov 18, 2006

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    I had read about the wonderful Ladies Market here in Hong Kong and I just had to come and check it out for myself. I wasn’t looking for anything in particular and thought that if anything caught my eye, I would just purchase it. I didn’t find anything other than a few souvenirs and trinkets to take back home to the family. They do have a large selection of clothing, hand bags, watches and jewelry, and some really beautiful Chinese dolls and small home decors.

    What to buy: The market sells about everything you can want or need.

    What to pay: Very reasonable.

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    Ladies Market: Shopping Frenzy

    by TexasDave Written Aug 15, 2006

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    In this area the stores pour out onto the street and it becomes one large bazaar. To me it was somewhat disappointing because it seemed that the same items were being sold at many of the kiosks, there wasn't a lot of variety. Still, worth a look around for true shopaholics.

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    Ladies Market: Get anything you need here!

    by taymw Written May 2, 2006

    Shopping, shopping & more shopping! I couldn't find a more appropriate description for Ladies Street market. Here, you'll find everything that you can ever think of. From souvenirs to buy back for your family & friends, to concert & movie DVDs. Bags, shirts, mahjong sets, shoes, lighters, shades, posters, stickers, etc. And the list goes on... And the best tip I can ever offer is... BARGAIN! Be sure to haggle the price with the owner. If you're not satisfied with it, you can always walk away. Remember, the whole street is yours to shop. Although by doing that, you might get cursed & sweared at in cantonese that you can't really understand.

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    Ladies Market: Ladies Market

    by bryINpoland Written Sep 26, 2005

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    Ladies Market

    Tung Choi Street in the Mong Kok District, is home to the Ladies Street Market. The market is one of the most popular markets in Hong Kong, and though it's called the "Ladies Market", it pretty much caters to everyone. Theres womens clothes, mens clothes, momentos, knock offs, and some small local cafe's. It makes for a nice little stroll down Tung Choi Street, and like all the markets, you are expected to bargain!

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    Ladies Market: Test your bargain skills on Ladies Street

    by mim95 Updated Sep 17, 2005

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    The busy Ladies Street in Mong Kok

    Ladies Market is actually a street (Tung Choi Street) that has been occupied by the street vendors, which sell mainly no name clothings for women and accessories items. There are also vendors selling items for men and children too.

    It's always crowded, especially at night and during the weekends. Be sure to bargain as the vendors always mark up the prices, and definitely keep an eye of your belongings in this crowded market.

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    Ladies Market: Be careful when you go!

    by Nichola1 Written Jun 24, 2005

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    I had researched where to go since I didn't have much time in HK. Initally I went to Ladies Market on a Sunday. HEAPS of Louis Vuitton but most of them were very bad fakes. I didn't end up buying anything, but because one of my friends wanted a wallet I went back on a Wednesday and ALL THE LV STALLS HAD BECOME SHOE STALLS!!!!!! This was very, very weird. I would make sure you have a couple of days set aside to go if there are specific things you are after. Mostly they had LV, Gucci, Chanel, shoes, some leather bags and other random market stuff.

    What to pay: You should be able to get an ok bag for around $HK1-200

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    Ladies Market: Cheap Girls and Guys clothes

    by Sobe-A-Rush Updated May 15, 2005

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    ladies market

    Both girls and guys clothes for super cheap.
    We went there on a tight budget and ended up buying quite a bit. Bargain with EVERYONE, half the time I THINK you can go for 50% or less, normally 30-40%. They try and rip you off for anything at least double or triple the price. Watch out for pick pocketers and enjoy...

    What to buy: Anything to do with clothes is dirt cheap...

    What to pay: Depends on how you bargain.......and bargain lots as some people really pay a lot of money there, saw some ladies buying 4 pairs of sun glasses for like 400HK per pair :|

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    Fake couture culture: Ladies Street Night Market

    by xuessium Updated May 7, 2005

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    An entire street devoted to all the craps in the world, especially fake stuff. Fake Gucci, fake Prada, fake LV, fake Rolex, fake Tag Heuer....you get the "fake" picture. Ladies Street was once famous for its stalls that sell erotic ladies lingerie but these days other stalls selling other items had been muscling in on its territories. Unlike Temple Street flea market though, there is no real food section here. But do look out for the stalls selling dildos on the fringe. Those tend to attract middle-aged men.

    What to buy: Devoted to all things fake.
    Boobs unfortunately, not included.

    What to pay: BARGAIN IS THE ORDER OF THE DAY.

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    Ladies Market: MUST BARGAIN

    by FOotFetish Written Apr 8, 2005

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    See mom in pink

    Most shopowners actually sell rather expensive items and of course, this is not unusual as they wanna make a living out on the tourists. However, if you want to get a better deal, the art is to bargain like my mom. At least, till you get a happy price. Some people said the prices which you bargain for should mark down at least 75%.

    What to buy: Fake brands, bags, clothes, mobile accessories, shoes...Come on, it's ladies market!

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    Ladies Market: Market-ing

    by dejavu2gb Updated Mar 18, 2005

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    One of the busiest suburbs of Hong Kong is Mong Kok, where you will find Ladies Market.
    Its an outdoor street market with loads and loads of stalls where you can buy anything from a Copy Rolex to Vegetable peeler.
    Its got a wonderful atmosphere, and some of the stalls sell quite interesting stuff, and others just weird stuff, but interesting none the less.
    Its a great place to go shopping for stuff to take home to friends and family. Some of the stalls also sell the usual souvenirs found in shops.

    What to buy: As I mentioned you can buy anything, the most common things to obtain are copy merchandise. Ladies Market is also popular place to buy copy goods. For example, if you want to buy a copy watch you will see a stall with brochures on the table, if you page through the brocures, someone will normally some stand next to you to ask you what type of watch you want. They are normally up for negotiation if you are not happy with their price. Dont be afraid if they tell you to follow them to their "showroom". They just take you up a apartment block to where they keep their stock. Many different copy handbags are also a common purchase amongs tourists.
    Other goods available are stuff like alarm clocks, sports bags, jeans, shirts etc.

    What to pay: The stall owners are usually good sales people and will try their best to sell you a product. They are also happy to reduce prices if you bargain with them.
    Many times the seller does not speak very good English, so when negotiating prices they will punch the amount into a calculator, let you have a look and then hand you the calculator so you can tell them what you are prepared to pay, very interesting actually!

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    Granville Rd.: Cosmetics Street

    by tierneyli Written Mar 10, 2005

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    You can find most of the famous cosmetics shops of Hong Kong on this street, such SaSa, Bonjour, Body Shop, and the Dragon pharmacy etc.

    What to buy: skin care, body care, cosmetics

    What to pay: credit card, but only cash in the Dragon pharmacy

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    Night markets: Fakes as good as genuines.. (Well, almost)

    by Nemoa Written Feb 6, 2005

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    This is what Heaven must look like !!

    When walking in the Mong Kok markets you will see lots of stalls selling fake Gucci, Burberry's, LV, etc.

    Not all of them are good but some of them are absolutely very well faked and it is worth to give it a try.

    You can bargain as much as you want and you are bound to walk out with a LV for 10 GBP :-)

    My experience is specially good, and I have got very good memories of these little markets. My husband encouraged me to have a look at the LV's in one of the stalls (God bless him !!) and the owner showed me the LV catalogue and asked me what model exactly I wanted. As I could not decide myself the guy started to walk and asked us to follow him. We did, and he took us to a very dark alley with ended in another one even darker and smaller :-{ scary, eh....

    Well, he took us to a flat and (now, have a look at my pic) what would you say of a flat without walls or doors, only shelves stacked up with all the LV, Gucci's, Burberry's in the word. You name it !! every brand and model.

    YOu could choose whatever you fancied and later you had to bargain with the guy for the price you wanted to pay.

    Lots of fun!! I got a Burberry's for a friend for the very reasonable price of 12 GBP and back in the UK no one could spot that it was a fake. NO ONE.
    Well, my friend knew because I told her but the rest of her friends never knew the truth.

    Only a word of advice.
    The trade of fakes is illegal and it breaks the laws of the copyright. Get yourself a pair of items for personal use or pressies but don't get carried away unless you want the guys at customs to confiscate all your consignment :-)

    Good luck

    What to buy: Designer fakes. All brands and models.
    Come on... treat yourself....

    What to pay: You can bargain as much as you want. Really. some 10 or 15 pounds will get you a Burberry's or a small LV.
    The big ones will be a bit more. Like 20 GBP or so. Still a good price.

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