Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Beijing

Woo
A bit chilly? Then wrap up with a cashmere shawl from Woo.
Vivienne Tam
Clothes don't come any chicer than they do here - unless of course you're talking about fashion's other Vivienne.
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.
The Place
Shop designer clothes before stopping off to refuel on its al fresco terrace.
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.
The Malls at Oriental Plaza
Beijing's first mall and still its best.
Tanghouse Gallery
Hard wood is the material of choice for a range of fabulous furniture here.
Sugar Jar
Chinese rock er rocks so brush up on your knowledge here.
Shin Kong Place
Those with a penchant for designer stitching at the back of their necks flock here for Gucci and other gorgeous garments.
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...
Ran Fan
Whether you're a lady or gent you're sure to look super-sharp stepping out of this tucked-away fashion designer.
Qeelin
Bling is the thing here at Qeelin.
O Gallery
A hotbed of creativity a slew of young Chinese designers descend on O Gallery to showcase their wares.
Nicolas Favard
Expats love this store for made-to-measure rocks that dazzle. Romance the stone we say.
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
Long Sky
Forget off-the-shelf; this store custom-makes whatever your heart desires in 15 days straight.
Lane Crawford
Think Harvey Nicks only East.
Karen Smith
Need an art consultant who knows what they're talking about? Karen Smith's your gal.
Fanghua
Pearls never go out of style so make sure you stock up - and string up - at Fanghua.
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.
Botao Haute Couture
Fancy something custom-made? Then head here where super-talented designers will whip you up something beautiful and bespoke.
Be Zure
Bed down in style with interior design Catherine Chen's fabulous fabrics.
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.

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