Hong Kong’s best vintage shops

By Time Out Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s many high-end malls are famous for housing pristine collections from the world’s most stylish fashion houses. The city’s second-hand scene is no slouch, though. With vintage fashion increasingly popular in Hong Kong, shopping at thrift stores has never been more on trend. Here are the city’s best vintage and second-hand antique shops if you want to get in on the action.

Bang Bang 70s
Bang Bang 70s

Not down with the 2010s? Make your way over to Aberdeen Street and this funky vintage store where you can discover groovy clothing and memorabilia that will make you nostalgic for the days when disco was king. Forget about time machines and head to Bang Bang 70s instead.

Address: 1/F, 16A Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong Island
Tel: +852 6461 7448
Website: www.facebook.com/bangbang70s
How to Get There: MTR Sheung Wan Station, Exit E2
InBetween

Rummage through this dinky Sheung Wan shop for an eclectic collection of quirky home decor items and funky antique pieces. Mix up your wardrobe with timeless outfits, brighten your walls with cool vintage movie posters or simply discover new products made by local artists, designers and other up-and-comers.

Address: 6B Tai Ping Shan Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong Island
Tel: +852 9751 3644
Website: www.facebook.com/inbetweenshop
How to Get There: MTR Sheung Wan Station, Exit A2
Little Dot Vintage Shop
Little Dot Vintage Shop

Look out for the flashing pink neon sign when searching out this Tsim Sha Tsui fashion hotspot. Vibrant red walls and colourful displays give off a serious retro vibe. Mainly selling clothing and products from the 50s to the 80s, browse and pick up shoes, hats, accessories and toys from days gone by.

Address: 1/F, 47 Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Tel: +852 5225 2642
Website: www.facebook.com/littledotvintage
How to Get There: MTR Tsim Sha Tsui Station, Exit B2
Shop Little Two

Tucked in between all the ribbon stalls on Sham Shui Po’s renowned Nam Cheong Street is a rundown-looking shop stacked with an array of quirky and surprising treasures. Things you might find include old Hong Kong toys, typewriters, vinyl records and even recipes from the 19th century. Some items are still its their original packaging.

Address: 100 Nam Cheong Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon
Website: www.facebook.com/shoplittletwo
How to Get There: MTR Sham Shui Po Station, Exit A2
Time Machine Collection
Time Machine Collection

This vintage shop for young women sources products from all corners of the world including Europe, North America, Japan and Beijing without limiting stock to a specific era. There are plenty of statement vintage wristwatches, silk scarfs and knick-knacks as well as clothing. Just be sure to book an appointment beforehand – via WhatsApp or Instagram (@time_machine_collection) as they don’t do walk-ins.

Address: 4/F, 88 Lai Chi Kok Road, Prince Edward, Kowloon
Tel: +852 9145 6500
How to Get There: MTR Prince Edward Station, Exit C2
Vintage 1961
Vintage 1961

If you’re on the hunt for elegant vintage pieces, look no further than this store, whose owner is a huge fan of the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s. There’s an assortment of European jewellery and accessories ranging from the 60s to 80s, such as earrings, brooches and handbags. There are even some Victorian pieces but generally, everything is beautiful and intricate here.

Address: Unit 1301-1303, 13/F, 505 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island
Tel: +852 5588 8339
Website: www.vintage1961.me
How to Get There: MTR Causeway Bay Station, Exit B
You Wu Studio x JikSap
You Wu Studio x JikSap

Step into this hidden upstairs bookstore for some of the best vintage finds in town. Behind its memorable blue shutter gates sits an impressive collection of limited edition books and vintage movie posters. You’ll also find random collections of stamps, old-school flyers and vintage typewriters all over the place.

Address: 17 Shing Wong Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong Island
How to Get There: MTR Sheung Wan Station, Exit E2

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