Dé­cor/in­te­ri­ors

Wan Chai

LUXE City Guides - Hong Kong - - Island-side Shopping Itineraries -

Note many places are closed Sun/mon. Start mid­day at 43 Queen’s Rd. East with a cup­cake from Sift / 2528 0084. Exit Sift and ei­ther cross to #80 for cute tot shop Pe­tit Bazaar (see Stand­out Stores) or exit right, then right again into St. Fran­cis St. for rugged, vin­tage fash and home at WDSG at #9B1 / 2528 3800 / wd-sg.com. Head right into St. Fran­cis Yard for Mon­o­cle mag’s shop at #1-4 / 2804 2323 / mon­o­cle.com, slick scandi duds at #2 Vie / 2804 1038 / bvein.com, quirky life­style bits at #3 nlost­n­found / 2574 1328 / nlost­n­found. com, and #5 for Kapok (see Stand­out Stores) stock­ing edgy, on-trend m/w wear and life­style. At the end, dog­leg right into the tiny lane, then left into Sun St. for hip Ja­panese m/wear at #8 F.I.L. / 2528 3880, Chen Mi Ji at #4 / 2549 8800 / chen­miji.com / do­ing a nice line in vin­tage/re­pro furny, an­other Kapok at #3 (see Stand­out Stores), com­plete with caff, then Son­jia (see Stand­out Stores) at #2 has daz­zle wear, plus home­ware out back. Round the cor­ner and ei­ther zip left into Moon St. for bold French gal­wear at Carven at #1 / 2804 1608 / carven.com, plus cock­tails and (af­ter 5pm) nib­bles at #17a Ted’s Look­out / 2520 0076, or skip to the end and right onto Star St. for Chez Pa­trick Deli at #3 / 2527 1408 / chez­patrick.hk. On the cor­ner with Wing Fung St. is Nip­pon denim la­bel 45R / 2861 1145 / 45rpm.jp. Turn right for #31 Clas­si­fied / 2528 3454 / on the right; An­tipodean caff and brunch­ster Oo­laa Pe­tite at #12 / 2529 3823; and Asian Xi Yàn Sweets at #8 / 2833 6299. At the bot­tom of the street, look across and up to find Flea + Cents / 1/F / 36-44 Queen’s Rd. East / 2528 0808 / flean­cents.com / for zany and retro ob­jects, or look left and just across the way you’ll spy Ovo (see Stand­out Stores) with swell East­ern-y in­te­ri­ors. Spendy Wendy turn­ing pecky Becky? Fear not, you’re but a stiletto skip from sal­va­tion. Exit left out of Ovo back onto Queen’s Rd. East and trot 5 mins up to meet Ship St. Hang a left for tapas counter 22 Ships (see Rest./re­laxed). Easy peasy.

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