Looking for unique, interesting and classic pieces in Hong Kong? Try shopping at these vintage and secondhand stores in the city
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. Vintage HK
Vintage HK is not simply a second hand clothing store as they also offer vintage furniture items, accessories, records, posters and more. It has locations in both Central and Sai Kung where you will be able to find many unique knick knacks like ashtrays, clocks, designer branded purses, vases, sewing machines, necklaces, brooches, and even forgotten children toy cars. Vintage HK is definitely the store that defines the notion that every man’s junk is someone else’s treasure.
Vintage HK, 10 Sai Kung Hoi Pong Street, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, p. 2792 0212, 西貢西貢海傍街10號
2. 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, G/F, 71 Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 3422 8029, 尖沙咀加連威老道71號地下
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
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, 1302, 13/F, Radio City, 505-511 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 5588 8339, 銅鑼灣軒尼詩道505-511號Radio City 13樓1302室
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, Shop A, G/F, Grandview Garden,18 Bridges Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 9127 3657, 中環蘇豪必列者士街18號雍翠臺地下A鋪
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