Ready for a change of wardrobe? When it comes to unique style, Korea has it in the bag with its bold use of colours, shapes, and embellishments, so here's where to shop hip Korean fashion in Hong Kong.
The fashion scene is ever-changing. You can shop everything from vegan fashion to edgy high street brands, and vintage clothing in Hong Kong. And if you’ve ever visited South Korea, or even watched a K-Pop video, you will know that creative fashion is something that the country holds very dear. Luxury designers, home-bred high street labels, exceptional footwear, and unique accessories give Koreans a fashion edge that the world can’t get enough of. If you are looking for Korean fashion in Hong Kong, we’ve rounded up the best of them.
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Edgy and funky, Stylenanda is well loved for its outrageous silhouettes and oversized pieces. The brand is not afraid of colour or patterns and loves to put a hood on absolutely anything. The perfect blend of feminine and fun, expect shoulder pads, faux fur, and layers for days. In Hong Kong, you can shop curated pieces at Stylenanda’s physical branches and at selected I.T. stores. Don’t forget to check out the brand’s amazing makeup range 3CE, too!
Stylenanda has multiple branches across Hong Kong.
2. MLB Korea
The staple to any Korean fashion look is a stylish cap, and MLB Korea reinvents Major League Baseball Sportswear, bringing the caps and uniforms into a modern era. Loved by celebrities such as EXO, Suzy Bae, and Song Ji-hyo, this is where you want to head if you need to pick up a sporty jacket or snazzy socks to complete your outfit. The brand also stocks a range of bags and accessories to help amplify your K-Pop game.
MLB Korea has multiple branches across Hong Kong.
3. Gentle Monster
Nothing lifts an outfit like a stunning pair of shades! And Korean label Gentle Monster just knows how to craft show-stopping designs for any face shape. Using innovative materials, this brand reinvents face furniture like no other. They also collaborate with icons such as Tilda Swinton to help put them ahead of the game. Plus, the Gentle Monster showrooms across the globe are stunningly beautiful (the one in CWB looks a train carriage!)
Gentle Monster has locations in Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui East.
4. Andersson Bell
Founded in 2014, Andersson Bell is a minimalist fashion label inspired by Korean and Scandinavian elements. Expect simple yet playful patterns, fluid lines, and clean-cut designs. While the brand is the most popular for its knitwear, don’t miss out on its variety of shirts and skirts as well.
Wanna be super stylish like K-Pop stars Joy and Sunmi? Grab a piece from Eenk, a Korean fashion label created by designer Hyemee Lee. This brand is best known for its Letter Project, an ongoing series inspired by each letter of the alphabet, from A to Z. Saving A for last, Eenk has so far launched B (for Beanie), C (for Clutch/Cap), and so on, until K (for Knit) as of September 2021. We look forward to see what’s to come!
6. Yuul Yie
One can never have enough pairs of shoes – especially when they look as good as the ones from Yuul Yie. Created by designer Sunyuul Yie in 2010, this brand was once named Ma Vie En Rose, until it was rebranded and renamed in 2013. Specialising in high-end contemporary footwear for women, Yuul Yie takes inspiration from nature and modern art, as well as the concept of beauty in imperfection. If you’re seeking unique heels, look no further than Yuul Yie’s sculptural heels, or its Y Heels series.
Harvey Nichols (limited availability)
If you are looking for high-end Korean fashion in Hong Kong, then you can not beat Harvey Nichols. Stocking a range of pieces fresh off the catwalk, find eclectic Korean fashion designers gracing the racks in both the Men’s and Women’s departments.
Harvey Nichols has locations in Admiralty and Central.
Aland (closed in Hong Kong)
The epitome of Korean style, Aland is a superstore that brings a selection of great mid-range Korean designers together under one roof. Alongside their in-house label, find pieces by 3.3 Field Trip, Skullpig, and Plain Jane, all colour-coded across the shop floor. Alongside the selection of clothing and accessories, you can also get you hands on some great Korean beauty products, books, and other trinkets here.
Aland, 1/F Lee Theatre, 99 Percival Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2873 6772, 銅鑼灣波斯富街99號利舞臺廣場1樓