Hong Kong airport’s attractive retail offer keeps making fashion lovers from across the world allow for extra time before departing in order to wander through one of the largest concentrations of luxury stores ever seen inside a terminal building. Terminal 1 alone features more than twenty renowned international high fashion brands in an area known as the SkyMart, while Terminal 2 has its own shopping mall called the SkyPlaza, including fewer high end options yet offering a wide range of local unique boutiques. The great majority of worldwide known luxury fashion brands in Hong Kong airport are located after the security checkpoints.
The SkyMart shops in HKIA Terminal 1
Most outlets in terminal 1 of stay open between 7:00 and 23:00 daily, although these working hours may vary slightly depending on scheduled flights and situation within the terminal. You will need to head over to the passenger-only departures zone on level 6 with your boarding pass so as to find the following luxury fashion brands in Hong Kong airport.
Even when your trip to Hong Kong has already come to an end, you can still treat yourself to an iconic Hermès piece, the Hermés birkin bag; you will find the Parisian brand near gate 21. Very close to it, next to gate 20, shoe lovers may fulfil their dreams in the form of Jimmy Choo high heels, boots and sandals and feel like a supermodel. Around gate 40, stores like Calvin Klein (for men and women), Emporio Armani and Kate Spade New York await. HKIA has also taken into account travellers who seek functional and stylish British design by setting up a Burberry boutique store. For the finest jewellery, luxury watches and fragrances, we recommend a visit to Bvlgari, while those looking for top-quality leather bags, handbags, belts, sunglasses and scarves cannot miss out on Balenciaga. Other luxury fashion shops in the SkyMart of HKIA are Chanel, Christian Dior, Gucci, LongChamp (2 stores run by Dufry), Pandora, Prada, Valentino and Versace. Inditex lovers will also find Zara in Hong Kong airport, catering for the whole family with kids clothing, the latest fashion trends for men and women and home accessories.
The SkyPlaza shops in Hong Kong airport’s terminal 2
In terms of international brands present at Hong Kong International airport, Lacoste is the most popular, with its extensive range of knitwear products and leather goods. Nevertheless, you will also find high quality brands specializing in luggage such as Rimowa and Tumi, alongside reputable kids’ clothing stores, a Disney outlet and other businesses like Himalaya Cashmere, Giordano Ladies and Bossini. To access the SkyPlaza shopping area go to the Departures level of Terminal 2; the outlets remain open from 9:00 to 21:00 every day approximately.
Shop online and collect your purchases at the airport
In addition to the opportunity to shop the finest luxury fashion brands in Hong Kong airport before boarding your flight, you can equally choose to make your purchases online and collect them on the day of departure, thus speeding up the process and giving you more time to go through security and maybe indulge in a pre-flight meal prior to taking off.
Notice, though, that only cosmetics, accessories, food, souvenirs, spirits and selected fashion items are available on the online shop of Hong Kong airport and so –as could not be otherwise-to buy luxury clothing and accessories by world-famous brands you will need to visit these boutiques in person.
Every time you place an order in your cart through the online shop of HKIA, you are entitled to receive personal assistance 24/7 if you need it, benefit from airport-exclusive deals and promotions as well as to have it ready for you to collect, as long as you placed the order at least three hours in advance. No registration is required although they will request to process the payment at the time of purchase.
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