Callixto is a Hong Kong boutique and concept store that sources unique pieces of jewellery and accessories from around the around the world. With a focus on original craftsmanship, there are plenty of intriguing pieces on offer from a collection of global artisans, stocking everything from ornate delights from Turkey, and colourful gems from India, along with intricate and Aztec-inspired jewellery. The small boutique can be found tucked just off Gough Street, and is the perfect place to browse for gifts – or to just pick up something new for yourself. The online store also showcases the array of unique and beautifully made rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces on offer.
Callixto, 11 Mee Lun Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.callixto.com
We love Sempimimi’s eclectic and glamorous jewellery designs. Offering a range of statement pieces at prices that won’t break your budget (prices range between $300 and $800), we love the colourful range of rings, necklaces, earrings and cuffs, which are all sure to bring that missing pizzaz to any outfit. Favourites of ours include the semi-precious Suzanne Earrings, or go all out with the aquamarine Lesley Bracelet.
This online multi-brand jewellery boutique is based in Hong Kong and is sure to have you covered, whatever you’re looking for! The curated selection of jewellery on offer is handpicked, and includes everything from local Hong Kong designers, to eco-conscious designers from Beirut, and top labels from New York. With many brands on offer in one place, there’s something to suit everyone’s taste. We love the Aura Earrings and the Eliana Earrings, along with the chunky Droplette Ring.
The Jewel Fix, www.thejewelfix.com
The perfect accessory for long, lazy summer days, Yucama’s globally-inspired collection of jewellery always has us dreaming of that next getaway. With everything on offer from tassel earrings and colourful bracelets to rings that are made for layering, take a peek at its online store and there’s sure to be something that catches your eye.
Formerly known as Caty, Awfully Hot is a fashion boutique stocked with styles in every shape and colour. With locations in both Wan Chai and Central (along with an online shop!), you’re always sure to find an abundance of on trend pieces here, all at amazing prices. New stock arrives every week, and there are always discounts to be had, so pop in and check it out.
Awfully Hot, G/F, 47 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
Awfully Hot, G/F, 182 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.awfullyhot.com
Antonia Y.’s handmade pieces of jewellery are all carefully crafted using various different natural stones. Made in Hong Kong and mainly inspired by nature, each piece is unique. We can’t get enough of the shell-inspired designs, though we also have our eye on the dainty gemstone collection. You can find a selection of designs on Zalora, or can shop via the brand’s Instagram page.
Antonia Y., www.instagram.com/antoniay.jewelry
Launched in Hong Kong in 2018, Anthea Cooper’s timeless designs take inspiration from nature and the designer’s Indian heritage. The Floral Escape collection caught our eye for its unique shapes and patterns, and we’re particularly fond of the Malachite Hoop Earrings. Using only sterling silver, rose gold, gold & semi-precious stones, quality is guaranteed.
Anthea Cooper, www.antheacooper.com
NOMERA Jewellery is a bespoke brand, with each piece designed and handmade in Hong Kong using traditional craftsmanship skills and techniques. It uses semi-precious and precious metals to create pieces that reflect strong graphic lines and sharp shapes. If you’re looking for minimalist geometric shapes, check out the 18k rose gold drop earrings and backs. The handcrafted nature of the pieces mean you have to wait two to three weeks for your order to be dispatched – but at least you know the results will be worth it!
J.Crew is a staple for statement jewellery. Its collection covers everything from your basic studs to all the colourful, bold, quirky designs that really add something to your look. From fun and quirky and colourful earrings, to elegant necklaces that still make a statement, the hardest part is picking just one thing.
We know it’s the obvious pit stop, but if you’re looking for fast fashion on a budget, H&M is one of the best places to head. Plus, with its huge array of jewellery and accessories (many of which are under $100!), it’s no surprise that something always catches out eye. We also love that H&M offers numerous multi-pack earrings, perfect for those of us with multiple piercings.
H&M, multiple locations across Hong Kong, www.hm.com
Shopping from the comfort of your couch? Shopbop is an online platform offering accessories from contemporary designer labels. Plus, deliveries generally take one-to-three days, and it provides a home pick-up service through DHL for all returns. Prices start from under $100, but with a range of designer brands on offer, there’s something to suit all tastes and budgets. If you’re venturing into the trend for hair accessories, we also love Shopbop’s wide selection of offerings.
Another staple that we always head to for cheap, cheerful and on trend purchases is Cotton On! The huge array of jewellery starts from as little as $15, and the whole collection is guaranteed to be under $100 – the perfect excuse to spruce up an outfit with some seasonal buys. We’re fans of these glitzy Baroque Earrings, but there’s always something new in store to find.
Cotton On, multiple locations across Hong Kong, www.cottonon.com/HK
Editor’s Note: This article was originally written by Tania Shroff and published on March 28, 2017 and was updated on 18 June, 2019 by Annie Simpson.
Featured image courtesy of Callixto via Instagram, image 1 courtesy of Callixto, image 2 courtesy of Sempimimi via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of The Jewel Fix via Instagram, image 4 courtesy of Yucama via Instagram, image 5 courtesy of Awfully Hot via Instagram, image 6 courtesy of Antonia Y. via Instagram, image 7 courtesy of Anthea Cooper Jewellery via Instagram, image 8 courtesy of Nomera Jewellery via Instagram, image 9 courtesy of J. Crew via Instagram, image 10 courtesy of H&M via Instagram, image 11 courtesy of Shopbop, image 12 courtesy of Cotton On.