Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Beijing

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Tung Lok Tang
Young hip and trendy? Call off the search you've found your home.
Fei Fei
With the ability to copy any design on the catwalk this tailor is like having your very own fashion designer at-hand.
Ming House
Far from selling 'minging' clothes Ming House sells cutting-edge fashions to those who are willing to flex the plastic.
NLGX
Label-lovers will fall head over designer heels in love with the clothing on offer here.
Radiance
A gorgeous gift shop that sells pretty much everything; if you can't find a suitable present for those back home here you might as well go back empty-handed.
Lan Dao Computer Market
Geeks and readers of Wired can't get enough of this computer emporium.
Plastered
Find out where this inspiring t-shirt label began.
Q’ggle
Feminine fashions for those who er like to look feminine.
The Old Town Girls
I'ts not second-hand it's vintage' so say the cool girls in Gulou. And they're right. Dive in to the bargain bin here and unearth a buried treasure.
Surface
Two floors are better than one as they say (or is that heads?) and that's no more true than at Surface a two-floored emporium dedicated to unisex fashions.
Lu 12.28
We love a designer with a full stop in its name which is why we can't get enough of Beijing-based clothing designer Lu 12.28. End of.
Potato & Co.
Nothing to do with potatoes. Everything to do with divine Dutch design.
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.
The Village
Western-style shopping complex crowned by a chic courtyard.
Dara
Expats love this place for its authentic Asian and European homeware. Shop 'til you drop.
Raffles City Shopping Mall
Home to Beijing's much-anticipated H&M Raffles City Shopping Mall has style sussed.
Esydragon
Talk about specific! This shop knows what it's selling and isn't ashamed to shout about it.
Innerroom
If you're in need of the type of picture-story flipbook that was popular with Chinese children between the 50s and 80s look no further.
Laitai Flower Market
Green-fingered shoppers
Wuyutai Teahouse
Tea isn't just a British thing; Beijingers can't get enough of the stuff.
Brand Nu
Handmade is the order of the day at Brand Nu.
Chang & Biorck
If you never thought you'd see Scandanavia and China come together in spectacular style think again; this store combines the styles of both places to create jaw-droppingly beautiful objets d'art.
Ruoshuitang Umbrella
There's nothing quite as elegant as a Chinese parasol so get the look by snapping one up here.
O’
It may be raining and it may be pouding but that doesn't mean your fashion credentials have to be snoring. Boot up in style at O' with an on-purpose apostrophe.
At Home
Silk doesn't always equal style but thankfully it does at At Home.
Shine
Fei Space
Chinese fashion doesn't get much hipper than that on offer from Zhang Da at Fei Space.
Spin Ceramics
Young designers are showcased at spin with their pottery on display for all and sundry to see.
Tongrentan
As the pharmacy to former emperors you know you're getting your hands on some good medicine here.
The Shop
While it's not the most imaginatively-named store in SoBe, The Shop sells incredibly cool designer clothes for both men and women.
Alien Street Market
What are the chances of finding a Russian market in Beijing? Quite likely apparently; enter here.

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