Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Beijing

Rui Fuxiang
You won't look like a banana in pajamas if you get your sleepwear for this iconic store.
Rouge Baiser
And so to bed. Between fine thread-count sheets and beautifully embroidered cotton bedspreads made here of course.
Raw
Raw talent is what Raw is named after and with a slew of up-and-coming Chinese designers flogging their wares inside it certainly lives up to its name.
Ran Fan
Whether you're a lady or gent you're sure to look super-sharp stepping out of this tucked-away fashion designer.
Raffles City Shopping Mall
Home to Beijing's much-anticipated H&M Raffles City Shopping Mall has style sussed.
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.
Qianxiangyi Silk Store
There's nothing finer than the feel of silk against your skin so make sure you get the best stuff here.
Qeelin
Bling is the thing here at Qeelin.
Q’ggle
Feminine fashions for those who er like to look feminine.
Potato & Co.
Nothing to do with potatoes. Everything to do with divine Dutch design.
Plastered
Find out where this inspiring t-shirt label began.
Panjiayuan Market
Bargain-hunters flock in their droves to this fabulous flea market; dig deep the best stuff is often hidden!
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.
O Gallery
A hotbed of creativity a slew of young Chinese designers descend on O Gallery to showcase their wares.
NLGX
Label-lovers will fall head over designer heels in love with the clothing on offer here.
Nicolas Favard
Expats love this store for made-to-measure rocks that dazzle. Romance the stone we say.
Navel
Cover you er navel with offbeat t-shirts sold here.
Mooi
Not the sound that cows make but a shrine to stylish design from Europe and China.
Ming House
Far from selling 'minging' clothes Ming House sells cutting-edge fashions to those who are willing to flex the plastic.
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
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.
Lost and Found
A shrine to objects from days gone by.
Long Sky
Forget off-the-shelf; this store custom-makes whatever your heart desires in 15 days straight.
Lomography
Lily’s Antiques
Ornate furnishings from the Orient with an excellent shipping service to get your purchases back home.
Lane Crawford
Think Harvey Nicks only East.
Lan Dao Computer Market
Geeks and readers of Wired can't get enough of this computer emporium.
Laitai Flower Market
Green-fingered shoppers
Karen Smith
Need an art consultant who knows what they're talking about? Karen Smith's your gal.
Jin Xin Peking Embroidery
Wrap up warm with silky scarves and shawls.
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.
Hong Julie
Sticks and stones may break your bones but stones do look very good on fingers. Get a luxuriously large one here.
Hobby Shop
Hobby Shop is a store for the big kid in us all; miniature models line the shelves from tanks to planes.
Hana
Specialising in linen and silk garments from Korea you can always find something suitably stylish to wear at Hana.
Grifted
Odds and sods Chinese-style.
Gobi Gear
The Gobi Desert may not be the most obvious choice of inspiration for a shop but this store makes it work in its favour.
Gaobeidian Furniture City
Bargain hunters peruse hundreds of antique stores along nearly two kilometres of road.
Fontaine
Like jewellery but want something that's not a Cartier copy? Head here where no two items are the same.
Five Colours Earth
There's nothing quite like designer fabrics and that's exactly what you'll find on the shelves here thanks to embroidery empress Pan Xi.
Fei Space
Chinese fashion doesn't get much hipper than that on offer from Zhang Da at Fei Space.

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