Causeway Bay / Times Square
Start after lunch outside Sogo dept. store on Hennessy Rd. Facing the hugely busy crossing, head left down Great George St., then take a left at Paterson St. Totter along for high-end trend threads, including finespun Isabel Marant (w) at #58 / 2808 4698, and cute-meets-edge femme wear at #50 Love Girls Market / 2890 7679, both on the right. Exit LGM left, and turn left into Kingston St. for a slew of name brands, then retrace back to Paterson, then Sogo. Cross Hennessy Rd. and shoot up the incline of Kai Chiu Rd. past megamall Hysan Place, then turn left onto Yun Ping Rd. Either cont. on Yun Ping Rd. into Lee Gardens 2 mall for Parisienne womenswear at Rue Madame / 2972 2021 / ruemadame.com / and Maje / 2871 2335 / maje.com / on 1/F, plus dim sum dolly West Villa / 1/F / 2882 2110, or take a right down Pak Sha Rd. and ring the bell at #11 on the right for Liger Store / 1/F / 3483 3948 / stocking über-select, avant-garde w/wear. Carry on down Pak Sha, turn left at the end onto Lee Garden Rd. and sashay straight on to meet Hysan Ave. Here, either scoot left for sharp Brit men’s outfitter Hackett at #8 / 3101 0008 / hackett.com, and Forbidden City (see Stand. Stores) at #18 / 7/F, or else turn right and follow the building round for directional m/w/kidswear megastore I.T / 2890 7329 / on the corner, and Lee Theatre Plaza opp. with Nippon ‘no-brand’ Muji on 3/F / 3971 3120. Exit the plaza and head around to the right along Leighton Rd. for a string of hipster m/w spots in Leighton Centre, incl. contempo int’l fash stash (w) Cocktail / shop G10-11 / 2907 4388 / cocktail.com. hk, and casj street style at An Odd Morning / shop G04 / 2808 0165. Take the next right into Matheson St. and first up on the left you’ll spy smouldering w/wear at #17-21 Germain / 2103 7898 / germainstudio.com. Exit Germain left and skip on along Matheson, detouring left into Yiu Wa St. for wedding, evening and qi pao gown specialist Olivia Couture at #3 / 2838 6636 / oliviacouture.com, saucy gal gear at #26 N12H / n12h.com, and a java jolt at boutique roaster The Coffee Academics at #38 / 2156 0313. Retrace to Matheson and turn left, pushing on until you reach Times Square on the left, home to yet more labels and feasting options. Either head down the escalator to the city’super B/F food court or ride the Food Forum lifts up for four floors of restos.