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Online shopping in Hong Kong: 21 fashion websites with free or cheap shipping

Mention shopping in Hong Kong and, often, the response we get is: ‘There’s nowhere to buy normal clothes!’ And, if women can find a nice shop, it’s generally catered to teeny tiny women or those with unlimited funds. The solution? Online shopping, of course! But not sure where to start or which stores deliver? Don’t fret – we’ve trawled every corner of the internet (you know, almost) and found plenty of excellent sites selling great stuff in a wide range of sizes with free or cheap shipping costs. Check out our top selection below and get shopping/clicking!

Forward by Elyse Walker


Add to cart: Forward by Elyse Walker is home to women’s and men’s luxury designer apparel bags, jewellery and accessories by an elite range of designers from edgy to classic brands including Chloe, Lanvin, Racquel Allegra, Helmut Lang and Diane Von Furstenberg.

Shipping cost: Free

Receive within: Three to six days

Urban Outfitters


Add to cart: Fun, vibrant apparels from rompers to boots at awesome prices. They even have a range of quirky home accessories, unique dresser and bedspreads and jewellery storage.

Shipping charges: US$30

Receive within: 10 to 12 business days

The Outnet


Add to cart: Shop more than 350 designer labels from previous seasons at up to 75 per cent off. New arrivals every week from runway favourites like Dolce & Gabbana and Stella McCartney to cutting-edge labels such as Erdem, Peter Pilotto and Jonathan Saunders.

Shipping cost: Free for orders above HK$3,000; HK$200 for orders under HK$3,000

Receive within: Three to six business days

Mister Zimi


Add to cart: An extensive range of clothes and accessories great for the city, beach or country from floaty blouses, breezy skirts and their signature “Willow” jacket. Mister Zimi fuses modern Australian design with distinct Balinese influence and easy silhouettes. Sizes up to A16.

Shipping cost: Free for orders above A$95; A$20 for orders under A$95

Receive within: Two to seven business days



Add to cart: A veteran of luxury fashion e-commerce, Net-A- Porter is a one-stop destination for over 350 of the world’s leading luxury designers and cutting-edge labels featuring items from evening wear to jeans.

Shipping cost: HK$50

Receive within: Next business day



Add to cart: Fine jewellery, swimwear to handbags and shoes by luxury designer and brands for women, men and even kids. Like something you’ve seen on the runway? With their “Buy it First” personal shopping service you can pre-order items from a selection of the latest catwalk shows and wear it before anyone else.

Shipping cost: Free

Receive within: Two to three business days



Add to cart: Shopbop is a go-to leading fashion retailer for well-curated and comprehensive collections of contemporary designer apparel and accessories.

Shipping cost: Free for orders above US$100; $10 for orders under $100

Receive within: Two to 20 business days



Add to cart: A collection of the world’s most coveted brands, a virtual home for over 500 men’s and women’s designer apparel and shoes and accessories like Wildfox Couture, Rebecca Minkoff and Karen Walker.  

Shipping charges: Free

Receive within: 10 to 15 business days



Add to cart: Shoes, denim, jackets, handbags, you name it – they have everything for the whole family. Yoox also carry a wide range of coffee table books, arts objects, photographs and prints, as well as modern home accessories for the whole house.

Shipping cost: Free for orders above US$100; US$16 for orders under $100

Receive within: Three to six business days

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American Apparel


Add to cart: Fashionable and affordable basics from tights to tanks for men, women, children, and babies.

Shipping cost: Varies as shipping is via Borderfree

Receive within: Five to 15 business days



Add to cart: Flowy dresses, kaftans great for beach vacation.

Shipping cost: Free for orders above HK$750; HK$60 for orders under HK$750

Receive within: Seven to 11 business days



Add to cart: A members-only boutique that offers the latest styles at amazing prices featuring big and small designer clothes, accessories, jewellery, and shoes. They hold weekly sales up to 50 per cent off.

Shipping cost: Free

Receive within: Three to four weeks



Add to cart: Your ultimate high street store online for women and men, with a fabulous interface, great discounts and over 700 brands. Stores who offer discounted clothes through the website include FCUK, Cath Kidston and House of Holland. They also sell beauty brands including Rimmel London.

Shipping cost: Free for orders above HK$100; HK$40 for orders under HK$100

Receive within: Seven business days



Add to cart: The one-stop destination for trendy fashion and footwear, ranging from sportswear and maternity clothing to fashion accessories. Top brands here include TOPSHOP, Miss Selfridge, Fossil, River Island and Something Borrowed. Check out products sold by the homebrand for more variety too.

Shipping cost: Free for orders above HK$200; HK$40 for orders under HK$200 (per seller)

Receive within: Three to 14 business days

White Fox


Add to cart: Selling women’s wear of all styles – think dresses, two piece sets, swimwear, sportswear and shoes for all kinds of occasion – including cosmetic items like fake tan products at affordable prices.

Shipping cost: A$25

Receive within: Two to three business days

Tiger Mist.


Add to cart: You can pretty much find any trend – from laidback and relaxed to sleek and sexy – at Tiger Mist, Australia’s leading online fashion destination for dresses, tops, swimwear, shoes and more. Don’t miss their sales section where items can go as low as under A$20.

Shipping cost: A$25

Receive within: 10 to 20 business days

Princess Polly


Add to cart: Trendy apparel for the ladies and also carries brands like Benefit Cosmetics, Dr Martens and Vans on their site.

Shipping cost: HK$95 for orders above HK$408; HK$122 for orders under HK$408

Receive within: Two to three business days



Add to cart: This leading fashion retailer offers a huge range of clothing, shoes and accessories for men, women and children. Sizes range from petite and plus-size to maternity. You can also personalise your shopping experience on their site by taking a quiz. Looking for other items? Nordstrom sells a range of home and beauty products too.

Shipping cost: Varies as shipping is via Borderfree

Receive within: Five to 13 days



Add to cart: Shop homebrand Pacsun or other brands like Brandy Melville, Kendall & Kylie and IVY PARK, all of which offers California-style clothing.

Shipping cost: Varies depending on weight

Receive within: Two to four business days – or two to six for HK$150



Add to cart: You’ve probably seen this department store on TV shows based in New York City. Now with Borderfree, Macy’s ships to Hong Kong! Shop the latest fashion brands on women’s and men’s clothing, accessories, jewellery, beauty, shoes and home products here.

Shipping cost: Varies as shipping is via Borderfree

Receive within: Four to 13 days



Add to cart: No specific retailer in mind? Then head to Borderfree where you’ll find a myriad of brands that ship to Hong Kong via this shipping hub – from Bloomingdales and Barneys New York to Harrods and JCPenny – truly “global shopping made local”.

Shipping cost: Varies as shipping is via Borderfree

Receive within: Varies across brands

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