These are the best online shops and Hong Kong stores for finding everything you need to deck out your home this Christmas.
In a blink of the eye the year is almost over, so it’s time to turn our attention to the most wonderful time of the year. In the midst of party season, present buying and dining out, it can be all too easy to forget about decking out your home for the season. But have no fear, as we’ve got you covered! Whether you’re looking for intricate final touches for your table setting or Hong Kong-inspired ornaments for your tree, we’ve listed some of our favourite Hong Kong stores and online shops for all your Christmas decorating needs. Don’t forget to check out our guide to this year’s holiday fairs and markets too for some more seasonal shopping opportunities!
How could we not mention The Lion Rock Press as one of our top picks for where to buy Christmas decorations? The Hong Kong Hanging Decorations are sure to add the finishing touch to any Christmas tree. We’ve loved the adorable Hong Kong transportation theme decorations for years (featuring the star ferry, tram and local taxis), and there are several new pieces to add to your collection this festive season (we love the wonton noodle bowl and egg waffle), making for a great addition to your home or a perfect gift. Don’t forget to check out the adorable charity Christmas cards and festive wrapping too!
The Lion Rock Press, www.thelionrockpress.com
This gem of a store is found on the famous Flower Market Road in Prince Edward and, bizarrely, has a huge array of Christmas decorations all year round. Take a trip down the busy lanes and take your pick of the decorative pieces, all at reasonable prices.
Brighten Floriculture, 28 Flower Market Road, Prince Edward, Hong Kong, www.brighten.hk
For cheap and cheerful decor, H&M Home is the answer. Here you’ll find trendy and stylish home accessories like cushions, rugs, table linen and bed linen (to name but a few!) that will give an instant update to your interior. A great option for anytime of year, when it comes to the festive season, H&M has you covered with an array of décor, ornaments and fun seasonal accessories! H&M Home isn’t available online in Hong Kong, but the flagship store in Causeway Bay is sure to have all you need.
H&M Home, G/F-3/F Hang Lung Centre, 2-20 Paterson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, www.hm.com
From personalised stockings to unique tree ornaments, cute fairy lights and DIY projects, Etsy is a go-to resource for Christmas decorations. With so many unique items on offer from thousands of independent sellers, Etsy is the place to look for one-of-a-kind decorations for your home.
kikki.K’s Christmas collection merges quirky and traditional. The Scandi brand stays true to its roots with its atypical minimalist style, but adds a contemporary edge with fun slogans, colour palettes and patterns. New Christmas collections are released each year, but expect everything from dainty fairy lights and minimalist baubles, to colourful and quirky creations to add a modern touch to your decor. The store is also a great option for Christmas cards and wrapping.
iDecorate is a haven for small furniture, gifts and chic accessories no matter what time of year it is. As one of our favourite homeware stores in the city, we can always count on it to offer a luxe edge to decking out our homes. Apart from stocking everything from cards and wrapping to decorations, ornaments and more, the shop is also a great option for gifting for the festive season, with a huge range of tableware, mugs, glasses and accessories.
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Located right in the heart of Sai Ying Pun is Thorn & Burrow. Here, you’ll find boho-chic and travel-inspired decor, art and furniture. Year-round the store stocks an eclectic and colourful collection of vases, rugs, stationery, gifts and more – so when the festivities hit it’s one of our favourite places to head to in the city. Expect a unique range of quirky, handmade ornaments and plenty of goodies for gifting.
Thorn & Burrow, 1/F, 30 High Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 2559 9338, www.thornandburrow.com
With so many gorgeous decorations on offer, Pottery Barn is an easy choice for picking up all of your Christmas essentials. Although not based in Hong Kong, the online store has everything you need for a cosy Christmas. Head to its Holiday Shop and browse everything from stockings and tree ornaments to wreaths, candles and even Christmas bedding and pillows!
Pottery Barn, www.potterybarn.com
We’re big fans of homegrown brands, and love that TREE’s roots are firmly planted in Hong Kong. The go-to for all things sustainably stylish, deck out your entire home with unique, timeless pieces that have been lovingly crafted using reclaimed or recycled solid teak, oak or walnut, along with handpicked finishing touches sourced from all over the world! Come Christmas, TREE stocks an array of unique wooden decorations, including trees, reindeer and more.
Inside carefully curates its collection of vintage and contemporary pieces with an emphasis on craftsmanship. It’s a great place to look if you’re after beautifully-made furniture, lighting and home accessories. And at Christmas, the store transforms into a winter wonderland, with a huge selection of baubles, wreaths and other decorations on offer.
Inside, G104, The Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
Inside, 11/F, Unit A, Victory Factory Building, 16 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong (by appointment only), 2873 1795, www.inside.com.hk
A great budget-friendly option year round, Cotton On is where to head for everything from fun and affordable cards and gift wrap, to decorations, stocking fillers and more. It has multiple shops across Hong Kong island and Kowloon, along with an easy-to-use online shop. Both will have you covered with its range of Christmas lights, colourful artificial trees and trendy and tacky tree ornaments.
IKEA is famous worldwide for its well-made and reasonably-priced items. So, (unsurprisingly!) it’s also a great option for stocking up on holiday gear. Make sure to look out for its special dedicated Christmas shop come the festive season, where you can buy everything from multi packs of baubles and decorations, kitchen accessories, wrapping paper and real Christmas trees.
Always on trend, ZARA Home is another fun and affordable homeware option. You can expect current, contemporary and chic pieces, from linens to picture frames, all at a reasonable price. When Christmas hits, we head here for everything from seasonal candles and table decorations, to fashion-forward (and festive!) glasses, crockery and more.
ZARA Home, Festival Walk, 80, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.zarahome.com
If you’re really on a budget, Living Plaza is where to head to! Most items here are priced at as little as $12, so you’re sure to come away with a bargain. It’s a great place for picking up decorative picks such as baubles, tinsel, stockings and even Santa hats.
Fetaured image courtesy of kikki.k via Instagram, image 1 courtesy of The Lion Rock Press via Instagram, image 2 courtesy of H&M Home via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of kikki.k via Instagram, image 4 courtesy of Thorn & Burrow via Instagram, image 5 courtesy of TREE via Instagram, image 6 courtesy of typoshop via Instagram, image 7 courtesy of ZARA Home via Instagram.