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Discount Shopping, Hong Kong

Hong Kong
China

Dickson Warehouse

New World Center, B222
Tsim Sha Tsui
Kowloon
Hong Kong
China
Tel: 852 2681 1882


Fa Yuen Street

MTR to Prince Edward station
Mongkok
Kowloon
Hong Kong
China


Joyce Warehouse

2 Lee Wing Street
21st Floor
Ap Lei Chau
Hong Kong
China
Tel: 852 2814 8313


Lo Wu Commercial City

Shenzhen (across the Chinese border)


Space

2nd Floor, East Commercial Block
Marina Square, South Horizons
Ap Lei Chau
Hong Kong
China
Tel: 852 2814 9576


Lane Crawford Warehouse

2 Lee Wing Street
25th Floor
Ap Lei Chau
Hong Kong
China
Tel: 852 2118 3403

www.lanecrawford.com
Concierge.com's insider take:

Shoppers come from all over Asia—and the world—to take advantage of Hong Kong's legendary discount shops and outlets. Here are our favorites:

Dickson Warehouse

Clothing labels including Charles Jourdan, Brooks Brothers, Polo, and Kenneth Cole are reduced by up to 80 percent at this flagship Dickson Warehouse. There's another branch at Olympia Plaza (243–255 King's Rd., North Point; 852-2907-1068; www.dicksoncyber.com).

Fa Yuen Street

A slew of factory outlets lines Fa Yuen Street in Mongkok; you can bargain-hunt for items by Nicole Farhi, Ralph Lauren, Emanuel Ungaro, Calvin Klein, Jigsaw, and Banana Republic—all discounted up to 90 percent.

Joyce

This glamorous department store stocks items by opulent designers like Martin Margiela, Comme des Garçons, Armani, YSL, and Costume National. Prices start at 50 percent of the original cost.

Lo Wu Commercial City

Stuffed to the gills with designer-copy shops, this locally famous mall is a perfect day trip for die-hard shopaholics. Ask your hotel to arrange for a visa (it takes about two days), and transport (by train, it's about about an hour from Central). All the big labels are represented, but prices vary dramatically, so shop around. Goods are divided into A, B, and C grades, depending on the standard of reproduction; A grades are the best and usually kept hidden; customers must ask to see them. Bring Hong Kong dollars, as there are no ATMs, and credit cards are not accepted.

Space

Brand-savvy treasure hunters forgo the glitzy boutiques of Central and head over the Peak to Ap Lei Chau on the island's south side. Space is the place for last season's Prada, Miu Miu, and Helmut Lang. Bring plenty of patience and stamina to rummage through racks and stacks of these three ultradesirable labels. Long lines are proof of the fabulous finds.

Open Mondays through Saturdays 10 am to 7 pm, Sundays noon to 6 pm.

Horizon Plaza

The drab exterior of this warehouse on the island's industrial south side belies its designer-filled interior. Take the elevator straight up to the 21st floor, where Hong Kong's retail queen Joyce Ma regularly refills the Joyce Warehouse (852-2814-8313) with overstock from clothes that started their days on the floor of her Central megaboutique. Four flights up, Lane Crawford Warehouse (25th floor; 852-2118-3403) offers equally enticing designer frocks and shoes for brand-savvy men and women, plus a few fabulous homewares scattered into the mix.

Open Tuesdays through Sundays 10 am to 7 pm.

Information may have changed since the date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.