Harbour City

From curry to crystal, traders are cashing in on giant rubber duck

Curry duck rice, inspired by artist Florentijn Hofman. Photo: SCMP

Local businesses have taken to a giant inflatable like a duck to water, with restaurants to curio sellers all riding the waves made by Hong Kong's new attraction.

Thursday, 9 May, 2013, 10:05am 6 comments

Dragon dance at Harbour City mall was spectacle not to be missed

Dozens of performers gave tenants and shoppers at Harbour City mall one of the standout dragon and lion dances of the holiday period yesterday. Photo: SCMP

Valentine's Day this year comes hot on the heels of the Lunar New Year, and amid the candlelit dinners and champagne brunches are traditional festivities and family reunions.

For many, one of the best parts of the Lunar New Year is the dragon and lion dances. There are many to see, but the one yesterday at the Harbour City mall in Tsim Sha Tsui was not to be missed.

14 Feb 2013 - 11:25am

La Prairie reopens Harbour City store

Sharon Luk

Swiss skincare brand La Prairie's doing very well in Hong Kong. So well that it has renovated its Harbour City store just in time for the hordes of self-pamperers sure to descend on it over the Lunar New Year.

And it celebrated its renovation with a star-studded reopening ceremony on Tuesday last week.

6 Feb 2013 - 1:39am

Harbour City mall transformed into a chocoholics' dream for a fourth year

Gerhard Petzl will recreate a special dinner hosted by kings and queens in 17th century France - in chocolate. Photo: SCMP

Sweet tooth or not, it's probably hard for most people to say no to chocolate.

The good news for chocoholics is that promoters at Tsim Sha Tsui's Harbour City mall are again launching their Chocolate Trail campaign.

This will be the fourth year that the campaign has run. More than 20 companies will participate, producing special edition chocolate gift boxes.

14 Jan 2013 - 3:56am

Ladurée opens in Harbour City

Jimmy Chung, Tracy Chan and Steve Gye.

VIP guests skipped the queue in front of French patisserie Ladurée's new boutique in Harbour City to taste its signature pastel coloured macarons.

To celebrate the opening of its first retail space in Hong Kong on Wednesday last week, Ladurée hosted a tasting session at which guests could sample different flavours of its macarons along with free-flowing champagne.

13 Dec 2012 - 4:19am

Hong Kong retail demand spurs office conversions

The Harbour City complex in Tsim Sha Tsui is undergoing changes to convert office space to make it suitable for retail use. Photo: Felix Wong

Strong demand for retail space from the services industry and higher rents have encouraged Wharf (Holdings) to convert some office floors at Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui to semi-retail use.

14 Nov 2012 - 3:22am

Celebrities go ga ga for Silver Cross at TST store opening

From left, Irene and Alan Halsall, actress Karena Lam and Ben Halsall.

The Year of the Dragon has been a big one for celebrity baby boomers, so it's no wonder luxury toddler-ware brands are thriving in Hong Kong.

British brand Silver Cross, celebrating its 135th anniversary this year, has opened its first flagship store in Asia at Tsim Sha Tsui's Harbour City mall.

9 Nov 2012 - 3:22am

Action cast give Harbour City lighting ceremony a festive boost

The merry-go-round with more than 60 wooden horses, reindeers and rabbits at Harbour City.

Christmas is still two months away but festive plugs to boost sales are kicking in early.

On Tuesday, Tsim Sha Tsui's Harbour City mall unveiled its holiday attraction - a merry-go-round with more than 60 wooden horses, reindeers and rabbits. The ride is covered in candy-coloured red and white lights and festive-themed characters will be around to pose for photos with shoppers.

8 Nov 2012 - 3:31am

Spanish-style restaurant Vi Cool opens at Harbour City, Hong Kong

Sergi Arola at the opening of the Vi Cool restaurant in Harbour City.

At the opening of Vi Cool, Sergi Arola's new tapas and wine bar at Harbour City, the first thing guests noticed were the walls.

The walls of the cosy but modern restaurant are constructed from brightly coloured cans of famous Spanish foodstuffs: sardines, olives and olive oil.

22 Oct 2012 - 6:16am

The goods

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31 Aug 2012 - 11:53pm

Fashion cover: multicoloured stone embroidered mesh bodysuit (HK$245,000) and chilli drop earrings (HK$3,500), both from Dolce & Gabbana, Alexandra House, Central. Lace underwear from La Perla, IFC Mall, Central (inquiries: 2234 7325).

15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Big, small and even waxy, wherever you look there is a Gaga lurking somewhere nearby

Shoppers at Harbour City can be forgiven for thinking they've seen Lady Gaga. Perhaps they spotted the life-sized wax model on loan from Hong Kong's Madame Tussaud's or perhaps they bumped into one of the Gaga-lookalike models strutting in the main concourse.

30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

Am I having a flashback or is paisley back 'in' again? I have seen it in magazines, but am having less luck in the shops. What do you say, Dictator?

Summer of Love, Kowloon

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Dandy & Dapper

I'm considering getting a denim shirt, but I'd like to hear what you have to say first. What do you think of them?

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Sweet dreams

Fashion cover: mesh and lace shirt (HK$11,200) from Valentino, Lee Gardens, Causeway Bay. Silk dress with belt (HK$10,000) from Christian Dior, Lee Gardens. Leather waistcoat (HK$12,890) from 3.1 Phillip Lim, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui. Crystal earrings (HK$4,750) from Prada, Alexandra House, Central.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

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