Shanghai Tang Hong Kong Department Store

The Shanghai Tang at Pacific Place
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Shanghai Tang Hong Kong is the group’s flagship department store, a favorite amongst shoppers in the city and a Hong Kong landmark. The Shanghai Tang label is famed for its chic, Chinese inspired clothing and has been credited with bringing Chinese design into the twenty-first century. Its flagship store in Hong Kong is no less stylish; a beautiful, 1930’s inspired, art deco boutique, manned by impeccable staff in classic Chinese jackets. The store has been such a hit, that outlets have spread to China, Europe, the US, and Japan’s famous Ginza area.

What to Buy at Shanghai Tang?

Shanghai Tang uses Chinese and Han inspired motifs and design to create contemporary and stylish clothing, accessories and home furnishings. The shop mostly stocks clothes with a recognizably Chinese design, such as Mao and Tang jackets or Chinese button knot dresses, but with a refreshed, urban appeal. The label has a number of seasonal ranges, as well as tailors on hand who will stitch just about anything you can dream up.

They also stock similarly inspired handbags, shoes, wallets, belts, scarves, and jewelry, for men and women, as well as a smattering of small household items, such as tableware, including chopsticks, photo holders, and cushions.

Prices at Shanghai Tang

This is a designer store and shopping here comes with a heavy price tag. At the lower end of the price scale, t-shirts are priced at around US$80, rising to around US$600 and upwards for dresses and coats.

Where to Find Shanghai Tang

Hong Kong has a number of stores, but if you can, you should really visit their beautiful Flagship building in Central. It has the biggest selection and is worth a visit just to enjoy the sleek, 1930’s, art deco design. In addition to the below, there is also a small store at Hong Kong Airport.

  • Flagship - Pedder Building,12 Pedder Street, Central
  • Pacific Place, Shop 237, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
  • 1881 Heritage, 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui