Despite their tiny apartments
, Hongkongers are a little obsessed with home design – in fact, there are so many furniture and home decor shops around, it would take you weeks to visit them all. To save you the trouble, we’ve curated some of the best stores in Hong Kong
to check out if you’re looking to spruce up your home.
Casa Capriz’s warehouse showroom in Wong Chuk Hang is a treasure trove of vintage European furniture, primarily from Italy, France and Belgium. Also available are hard-to-find accessories like retro vinyl record players and, if you’re lucky!, antique Louis Vuitton trunks. Prices range from around HK$1,000 for smaller items to the tens of thousands for the most spectacular vintage pieces.
1/F Kwai Bo Industrial Building, 40 Wong Chuk Hang Rd, +852 9318 1730
For handcrafted luxury armchairs and sofas, look no further than bFelix. Each chair from bFelix is a superb piece of workmanship. Needless to say, these chairs are as comfortable as clouds and will last you through decades of use. Prices range from HK$5,600 to HK$42,000.
1902 Hua Fu Commercial Building, 111 Queens Road West, Sheung Wan, +852 9091 9621
flea + cents
The highly browsable flea + cents is full of eclectic one-offs, from lighting and furniture to collectible toys, accessories and books. From an antique 50’s brooch to minimalistic Scandinavian storage solutions, you’re almost sure to find something that surprises and delights.
Outlet: 8/F BT Centre, 23 Wong Chuk Hang Rd, + 852 2528 0801 (by appointment only)
Staunton & Henry
Hong Kong-based Staunton and Henry is hands down one of the city’s best contemporary furniture and homeware stores. Ideal for those looking to upgrade their home without breaking the bank. Make an appointment to browse their showroom or order from their extensive online catalogue, where you can pick up anything from an artisanal copper teapot (HK$550) to an adorably retro two-seater sofa (HK$5,990).
Unit 5, 10/F Wah Lai Industrial Centre, 10-14 Kwei Tei Street, Sha Tin, +852 3753 9020 (Open 1pm – 6pm on Saturdays; otherwise by appointment only)
Fans of Scandinavian design should definitely stop by BoConcept. This luxury Danish designer’s two-storey showroom on Wyndham Street is a paradise – that is, if clean lines, cool color palettes and ultra-customizable furniture are the kinds of things that turn you on. A must-visit if you like Ikea’s aesthetic but want to invest in something more elegant and durable.
Winsome House, 73 Wyndham St, Central, +852 2668 0027
Established in Hong Kong in 1979, Indigo Living is a leading home furnishing store with locations across Asia and the Middle East. New collections by Indigo Living’s in-house designers are launched four times a year. Here, you’ll find a vast array of upscale furniture and accessories to touch of vibrancy and sophistication to your home, such as a luxurious leather chaise (HK$13,990) or a whiskey decanter set (HK$1,990) for those looking to channel their inner Don Draper.
Flagship store: 6/F Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, +852 2555 0540
Founded in Hong Kong, EMOH is your one-stop shop for simple, chic homeware and furniture at affordable prices. EMOH’s wares are sourced from around the world, and include geometric angled bookshelves (HK$9,998), a glass-topped walnut table (HK$10,800), and a copper-plated dish rack (HK$680).
11/F, 134 Wai Yip St, Ngau Tau Kok, +852 3621 0751