What was once a dormitory for police officers has been revitalized into a creative destination that sees the perfect marriage of culture and tradition with chic modernity. This winter, nine of their local brands have teamed up to create a limited edition series of home decorations, apparel and accessories inspired by the neon lights of the city – the perfect gifting options for locals or visitors alike. On top of this event, be sure to check out Hong Kong Oapes, where intricately designed and hand-crafted jewellery take the form of classic Hong Kong street food, including egg tarts and egg waffles.
With only a week to go until Christmas, some of us are still stressed with the onerous task of finding an original and thoughtful gift for our loved ones. As we scramble to find the perfect present for anyone from beauty connoisseurs to holiday homebodies, here is our gentle nudge in the right direction with a roundup of the best places in Hong Kong to look for a Christmas present on short notice. By Carina Fischer