A picture taken in 2011 of Gigi Shoes on Wong Nai Chung Road. The last surviving shoe shop of what was once a row of 11 or 12, it will close soon, a victim of rising rents.

Stamped out: the last shoemaker on Happy Valley's 'shoe street'

Ng Chung-fu tells Mary Hui about surviving wars, the ups and downs of the Hong Kong shoe trade, property agencies taking over the street where he's plied his trade for 40 years, and the loyal customers begging him to carry on

Topic |   Old Hong Kong
A picture taken in 2011 of Gigi Shoes on Wong Nai Chung Road. The last surviving shoe shop of what was once a row of 11 or 12, it will close soon, a victim of rising rents.
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