Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Beijing

Rosewood Beijing
From the serene Spa & Wellness area to the 283 elegant guestrooms, the Rosewood Beijing strives to create a veritable oasis of calm in the Chinese capital.
W Beijing Chang’an
The W Beijing Chang’an is a visually stunning hotel in the Diplomatic District, just steps from the Forbidden City.
McQ Alexander McQueen
Found in the trendy Sanlitun Village North shopping centre, this is McQ Alexander McQueen, the city's first outpost of legendary British fashion brand
Four Seasons Beijing
The Four Seasons Beijing, conveniently located in the Central Business District, is a luxurious hotel for business and leisure travellers.
Eric Paris
Brimming with elegant expats Eric Paris provides Parisian chic in the heart of Beijing.
Zemo Elysee
Born in China but trained in Paris this is one designer who knows how to put clothes together.
Tanghouse Gallery
Hard wood is the material of choice for a range of fabulous furniture here.
Lane Crawford
Think Harvey Nicks only East.
The Peninsula Palace Beijing Shopping Arcade
Forget pounding the crowded pavements outside; stay in the comforting confines of your hotel while indulging in a little retail therapy.
Be Zure
Bed down in style with interior design Catherine Chen's fabulous fabrics.
The Peninsula Beijing
Beijing's luxurious and most exclusive Grande Dame hotel.
Qeelin
Bling is the thing here at Qeelin.
Vivienne Tam
Clothes don't come any chicer than they do here - unless of course you're talking about fashion's other Vivienne.
Dave’s Tailor
Don't be put off by the name; sharp-suited gents are churned out of this tailors in Savile Row-worthy get-ups.
Amylin’s Pearls
If Amy Lin's Pearls is good enough for some of the world's most influential decision-makers then it's certainly good enough for you.
Botao Haute Couture
Fancy something custom-made? Then head here where super-talented designers will whip you up something beautiful and bespoke.
Ran Fan
Whether you're a lady or gent you're sure to look super-sharp stepping out of this tucked-away fashion designer.
Karen Smith
Need an art consultant who knows what they're talking about? Karen Smith's your gal.
O Gallery
A hotbed of creativity a slew of young Chinese designers descend on O Gallery to showcase their wares.
Shin Kong Place
Those with a penchant for designer stitching at the back of their necks flock here for Gucci and other gorgeous garments.
The Place
Shop designer clothes before stopping off to refuel on its al fresco terrace.
Long Sky
Forget off-the-shelf; this store custom-makes whatever your heart desires in 15 days straight.
Torana Tibetan Store
We all like the feel of a luxurious rug underfoot so make sure yours aren't threadbare by snapping up a new one here.
Woo
A bit chilly? Then wrap up with a cashmere shawl from Woo.
The Malls at Oriental Plaza
Beijing's first mall and still its best.
Nicolas Favard
Expats love this store for made-to-measure rocks that dazzle. Romance the stone we say.
Sugar Jar
Chinese rock er rocks so brush up on your knowledge here.
Fanghua
Pearls never go out of style so make sure you stock up - and string up - at Fanghua.
Vincent Café
Excellent French caf̩.
Le Pré Lenôtre
Intimate and luxurious French opulence.
Aman Summer Palace
Club Decollete
The forefront of ladies-only champagne bar sophistication.
Shanghai Tang
The sleek Shanghai Tang store is housed in the opulent Beijing Grand Hyatt and is the purveyor of contemporary Chinese fashion and accessories...
Centro
Lively and happening with live jazz.
China Bar
Lofty tower-top bar with a large wine selection.
The Private Room
A unique private dining experience specialising in delicious Cantonese cuisine.
Jing
Striking and dramatic boasting an elaborate buffet and showy wine collection.
Made in China
Superb Chinese classics served with vibrant decadence.
Jaan
A chic high-flyers hangout that combines ornate opulence with light and simple cuisine.
Duck de Chine
Traditional kaoya and ingenious dips in a chic courtyard.

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