Central Chic Get your fashion fix in the CBD. Opera Opera Danilo Ceri, the Italian owner of Opera Opera, fills the shop with a unique selection of Italian goods. The handmade footwear and accessories are not only stunning and sophisticated, but will also last you some good years. G/F, 14 Gough St., Central, 6799-7743. iin This little corner-store stocks clothing items from Korea and Thailand handpicked by store owner Karen Chan. The handmade T-shirts and bags from local Thai designers are very popular. They are also very reasonably priced for the exquisite craftsmanship. G/F, 11E Aberdeen St., Central, 9139-0600. Kid Blue A Japanese brand with a focus on family-friendly fashion, Kid Blue offers loungewear for men, women, kids and cutesy couples. They also have an amazing lingerie collection. 24 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, 2544-3299. Beatriz da Silva Beatriz da Silva, owner and in-house designer for the brand, has a feminine and colorful style. The custom-made dresses are of top-notch quality. Beatriz da Silva, Shop B1, G/F, 58-60 Peel St., Central, 2537-6292. Sheer This new luxury designer lingerie boutique carries more than 20 brands from all over the world, including the very popular Little Bra Company, which is targeted towards petite women. The expert fit consultants will make sure you leave with a bra suited for your body and your needs. 4/F, W Place, 52 Wyndham St., Central, 2828-0453. Dutch Items Shanghai Jolie van Beek created D.I.S. when she couldn’t find any similarly basic, cleanly-lined clothing in our city. The clothes here are imported from Europe and are all in simple, vibrant colors and silhouettes. 54 Hollywood Rd., Central, 2815-9732. Chum5 Pick distinctive fashion accessories from Chum5’s amazing selection of shoes, wallets, leather goods, and also beautiful collars by local designer Kenny Li. 5 Tai Ping Shan St., Sheung Wan, 2548-2888. Flaunt Boutique You’ll find all sorts of sexy and dainty lingerie at this local boutique. Hailey & Sasha, a sophisticated but affordable lingerie brand by a Hong Kong designer, can be found here. 9/F, Union Commercial Building, 12-16 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, 2545-8813. Related article The New Faces of Hong Kong Fashion HK Island-Hopping The fashion hotspots of Wan Chai and Causway Bay are home to seriously stylish boutiques. Russell Street Soon marking its first year in Hong Kong, Russell Street carries a range of up-and-coming European designer brands with a feminine style in mind. Very important news: Russell Street is exclusively carrying the “Victoria Beckham Denim” collection. 56 St. Francis Yard, Wan Chai, 2815-3839. Walk on Water Tucked up on the second level of a discreet walk-up building on Yiu Wa Street, Walk on Water is an exciting new casual-chic boutique. Popular European imports include draped dresses from Scandinavian designer Henrik Vibskof, and limited edition fluoro tops from German brand Starstyling. There’s also the multifunctional black n’ grey batwing pieces from local designer Nudite. 2/F, 14 Yiu Wa St., Causeway Bay, 2893-9116. Mona Mona is so new to the area that when we dropped in for a quick look-see, not all the boxes had been packed away yet. But that didn’t deter us from perusing the cute assortment of imported Japanese girl-next-door-type fashion and accessories. The tops and dresses are a good mixture of bold colors, stripes and neutrals for under $1,000. G/F, Store 4, 3 Yiu Wa St., Bartlock Centre, Causeway Bay, 2891-6533. Argyle Cool The painfully fashionable Argyle Center is where all budget-conscious fashionistas flock. Antic Clothing Head up the elevator to level two, and check out Antic Clothing for locally designed t-shirts and leather handbags suitable for both sexes. Unlike many of the copycat stores around it, this tiny shop front manages to retain a sense of style and order against some funky florescent lighting. Shop 226, 2/F, Argyle Centre, 688 Nathan Rd., Mong Kok, 2309-2777. Princess House Get the perfectly dolled-up, Japanese street-fashion look at the pretty-in-pink boutique store Princess House. Here, you will find romantic summery dresses in all sorts of pastels, pinks, and neutrals. Even the shop assistants remind us of Japanese poster girls, with characteristic orange hair and huge circle lenses. Shop 50, 2/F, Argyle Centre, 688 Nathan Rd., Mong Kok, 3160-8849. Moonhouse This newly opened, locally designed leather handbag and accessories shop has such an eye-catching range of Cambridge satchel-esque handbags that you just want to take them all home. From under $200 a piece, you’re sure to find a handsome bargain. Shop 59, 2/F, Argyle Centre, 668 Nathan Rd., Mong Kok, 2898-9820.