Looking for unique, interesting and classic fashion pieces? Try shopping vintage clothing in Hong Kong at these secondhand stores.
The city is recognised as a concrete jungle, but lesser known is the booming art scene in Hong Kong, including funky art galleries, wonderfully talented Hong Kong artists and an array of excellent Hong Kong bands. And while branded designer goods may dominate the main streets of many shopping districts, hidden in the alleyways and corners of those locations lie unique stores where you can find pre-loved clothes, vintage bags, retro shoes, timeless accessories and more. It’s time to step back in time and shop vintage clothing in Hong Kong.
Vintage clothing in Hong Kong exists (and we know where to shop it!)
1. Mee & Gee
Looking for vintage clothing in Hong Kong? This secondhand and vintage clothing shop has locations in Mong Kok, Tsim Sha Tsui, Central and Wan Chai. Looking through all their items in Tsim Sha Tsui store will take you an entire day, as they stock everything from 70s Japanese pieces, old leather jackets, colourful patterned sweater vest, extravagant formal gowns, denim overalls and even items like space suits. It’s the perfect place to look for halloween costumes and unique clothing pieces.
Mee & Gee has branches across Hong Kong
Hidden in the streets of Central, Beatniks is a secondhand and vintage store that also sells handmade clothes, handbags, scarves, and even bags. Find many unique 70s and 80s pieces like dresses and sweaters, and even old designer bags like Dior that are no longer in production. We love the feel of atmosphere inside this hidden gem.
Beatniks, 31 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2881 7153, 中環蘇豪士丹頓街31號
3. The Salvation Army
Every vintage shopper across the globe beams when they see the red shield of The Salvation Army. In Hong Kong, you’ll often find designer labels next to high street fashion at these stores. Alongside plenty of clothing, footwear, and accessories, these stores are great places to pick up things for the home.
Find your nearest Salvation Army store
4. BANG! BANG! 70’S
Head upstairs to BANG! BANG! 70’S for some good classic and beautiful 70s pieces. Find clothes, watches, leather goods and accessories from the Rock N Roll, Soul and Hard Punk Rock period. If you’re looking for some designer goods that are no longer in production or mainstream shops, BANG! BANG! 70’S has you covered from Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Longchamp, Burberry, Harley Davidson and more.
BANG! BANG! 70’S, 1/F, 16A Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 6461 7448, 中環蘇豪鴨巴甸街16號A 1樓
5. Vintage 1961
Discover beautiful feminine vintage pieces from clothes, handbags, jewellery, shoes, belts, brooches and more at Vintage 1961. Located on a quiet corner street in Causeway Bay, the store has a deep love for old vintage glamour and sophistication. There are plenty of timeless accessory pieces that make for a great gift for your sister, mother, aunt, grandmother, girlfriend, wife or female friend.
Vintage 1961, Room 01, 12/F, Bonham Commercial Centre, 44-46 Bonham Strand West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Select-18 is a small secondhand store located in Central. Filled with many knick knacks from cameras, jewellery, vintage posters, accessories, sunglasses, antique phones, and even old bottles. If you’re looking for some great instagram shots, or looking to something quirky, grab your friends and spend your entire day in the store exploring.
Select-18, G/F, 14 Tung Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 2549 2589
This Causeway Bay vintage store offers a vast collection of original clothes in the styles of worker, military and provincial homewares. Find male watches, pins, badges, boots, jackets, bags, sweater vests, clothes, hats, accessories and more. Definitely one of our favourite places to shop vintage clothing in Hong Kong.
Luddite, G/F, 15A Haven Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2870 0422, 銅鑼灣希雲街15號A地下