Shop Where the ‘A-list People’ Do

By Butterboom Writers  /  April 3, 2007

The LA Times picks the best shopping outlets in Hong Kong.


It’s always neat to read other cities reviews of Hong Kong. The LA Times tells us where the A-List tourist traps – ahem – people shop in Hong Kong:

Nearly a decade has elapsed since the British handover of Hong Kong to China. The territory, an East-West trading center since the mid-19th century, prospered during Britain’s 156-year rule. There was apprehension it would regress when the Chinese took over.

Instead, commerce has skyrocketed, along with the gleaming skyline. Multistory malls have sprung up crammed with designer shops. The latest additions in the Central District — the international business center — are Harvey Nichols, Gucci and Louis Vuitton, which join veterans Chanel, Cartier, Prada, Fendi and Dior.


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