Wondering where to shop sneakers in Hong Kong? Whether you're on the hunt for basketball shoes or living for the latest limited edition drop from your fave label, these are the sneaker stores you need to know about.
We’re living in a shopping paradise. From our fave Hong Kong malls, to unique boutiques in Central, to high street fashion, you can get whatever you’re looking at, pretty much, whenever you like. And if you’re a sneakerhead looking for the coolest new editions, then here’s where to shop sneakers in Hong Kong.
Top spots to shop sneakers in Hong Kong
1. Sneaker Street
Running from Argyle to Dundas Street in Mong Kok, Fa Yuen Street (or Sneaker Street as it’s more commonly known) is a haven for sneaker lovers in Hong Kong. Big name brands line the street, including Nike, K-Swiss, Adidas, Merrell, and more, and here you can pick up everything from street-style sneaks to basketball shoes to football kicks. Brave the crowds and find your perfect fit here.
Sneaker Street, Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok, Hong Kong
2. Onitsuka Tiger
The forerunner to the Asics brand, Onitsuka Tiger is the lifestyle brand that birthed the renowned sports label. Expect classic silhouettes, retro colourways, and regular capsule collections that bring a modern edge to these classic sneakers.
Onitsuka Tiger has branches across Hong Kong.
3. Air Jordan Store
No guide on where to shop sneakers in Hong Kong would be complete without the Air Jordan Store in Central. This store houses the classic Nike shoe in all the colours and iterations you can think of. Not only is it Asia’s largest Jordan-only store, it launches products first and also offers customisation on jerseys and shirts.
Air Jordan Store, Unit 5, G/1/2/F, Wellington Place, 5-11 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2619 1161
With branches all over Hong Kong, I.T. is a great place to shop when you’re looking for sneakers with a difference. They carry brands from across the globe, and each store has different styles, meaning you should visit as many as you can. Find brands like Common Projects, ACNE Studios, and McQ alongside rarer versions of Vans and New Balance here.
I.T. has branches across Hong Kong.
One of Hong Kong’s first street fashion stores, 8five2 stocks a range of skate shoes from around the world. Pick up New Balance, Vans, Converse, and Adidas while you shop decks, wheels and other skatewear.
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8five2, 1/F, 522 Jaffe Rd, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2573 9872
6. Andrew Kayla
This Hong Kong brand is all about style and comfort. Available in a range of colours and designs, high quality fabrics are used to create sneakers that work for every occasion. #supportlocal
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Andrew Kayla, Shop H311, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2894 2281
7. Extensive Publicity
Home to all your streetwear desires, Extensive Publicity is a well-loved staple in Hong Kong. Although the popular Mong Kok store is now closed, you can cop Yeezys and Nike limited-editions in the Central location. Head over and browse through the range of streetwear brands from Supreme to Adidas.
Extensive Publicity, 5 Mee Lun Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2382 2182
In 2003, Edison Chen and Kevin Poon founded Clot, a streetwear label that has collaborated with the likes of Nike, Adidas, and more. Now, Juice lifestyle stores not only stock Clot products, but a range of edgy international labels with a twist. Shop limited-edition Converse, Adidas, and Nike here, alongside cool Clot collaborations.
Juice has branches across Hong Kong.
Fast fashion isn’t sustainable, which is why Cariuma takes their time to curate eco-friendly, comfortable, and timeless sneakers. They believe in high-quality and low-impact fashion – and we do, too!. With every pair of sneakers bought, Cariuma plants two trees in Brazil, where the founders are from. Cariuma’s packaging is also made of recycled material and is biodegradable.
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New trends may come and go, but Converse sneakers will always be in the conversation with its durability and design. When you shop sneakers in Hong Kong, make sure to stop by a Converse store to check out the comfort, sustainability, and utility for yourself. For summer 2023, you can pick up a new edition of the Chuck 70 from the collaboration by Converse x A-Cold-Wall. The minimalist take on the design makes it an innovation spin on the classic shoe.
Converse has multiple locations across Hong Kong.
11. Ball Head Sneakers
After starting online in 2013, Ball Head Sneakers now has a brick-and-mortar store right on Sneaker Street. Touting a comprehensive range of streetwear brands at reasonable prices, this is a favourite sneaker shop for many in Hong Kong. Here, you can find Nike Dunks, Adidas, Supreme, retro Jordans, and more. Rare, authentic sneakers in limited numbers can also be found here for the devoted sneakerheads.
Ball Head Sneakers, Room 1602-03, Gala Place, 56 Dundas Street, Mong Kok, Hong Kong, p. 3107 9392
A mecca for sneakerheads in Hong Kong, Nabwork has a huge range of brands imported from all around the world. From Yeezy to Nike, to Thrasher to Off-White, you’ll definitely find a pair to cop before you head out the door. Only the finest authentic shoes can be found here, with Nabwork signing the “No Fakes Pledge” to ensure you’ll only be getting the real deal.
Nabwork, 11/F, Pakpolee Commercial Centre, 1A Sai Yeung Choi Street, Mong Kok, Hong Kong, p. 5542 7942
[This article was originally published in April 2020 and updated in 2023 by Min Ji Park.]