Support Local Businesses this Christmas

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Hanging wooden Christmas decorations
Discovery Bay Sunday Market

The holiday season is full of festive inspiration. We decorate our homes, share in the spirit of the season with food and give gifts. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but along with the festivities often comes a whole lot of waste and overconsumption. Shopping local, making your own gifts, upcycling, and generally reducing waste gives the Christmas season not only more sustainability but also saves money and can have a positive impact on the environment and everyone involved. Additionally, COVID-19 has had a big impact on local businesses. Hong Kong has so many wonderful local businesses stocking amazing gifts. Look for local products, and support your community.

  • The Lion Rock Press specialises in Hong Kong-themed gifts and stationery. Visitand enjoy 10 per cent off your first order. 
  • Buy pre-loved designer childrens clothes and more at Retykle.
  • Little Bean’s Toy Chest HK makes fabric storybooks with super cute themes and designs, and all books can be personalised with a name on the cover.
  • Rosey Cloud offers a wide range of handmade soaps and skincare and a Christmas gift set.
  • G.O.D. is always a favourite for uniquely Hong Kong gifts.
  • Vegan Hamper has a great selection of vegan gourmet foods and more.
  • Little Tots Corner is a place where you can get ethically sourced toys that will help grow your child’s imagination.
  • Freedom2Sparkle creates unique jewellery and can repurpose jewellery you already own.
  • The Hong Kong Arts Collective works to promote and exhibit local artists. They are currently selling square prints with 20% going to support ImpactHK.
  • Tisarom locally makes herbal tea from French organic herbal plants, flowers and dried fruits from the south of France. They use biodegradable tea bags. 
  • The Tree Stationery & Co. is a small stationery and gift shop in Causeway Bay. Over 90 per cent of their products are by award-winning local designers and local artisans.
  • PEKES Is a monthly subscription to an eco-friendly pre-loved toys rental service.
  • Rebooked is Hong Kong’s first online store for second-hand children’s books.
  • The Green Dragon children’s book series by Suzanne Younan, takes place all over the islands, beaches and country parks of Hong Kong on the theme of pollution and convenience over sustainability.
  • Pictoresca Designs designs hand painted portraits of your loved ones, family illustrations, cards and pet portraits.
  • Snuggles HK specialises in personalised ornaments and stockings.
  • Coconut Matter locally made gifts in HK with all natural ingredients, and plastic free.
  • Vamaani is a Hong Kong-based casual wear brand specialising in graphic t-shirts and sleepwear.

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Roopal Popat
Roopal Popat
Roopal Popat is a content writer, editor, and copywriter with a focus on all aspects of health, parenting, education, families, and lifestyle. She also edits in the global real estate and finance sectors. Roopal holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and American Studies. Her career spans across Project Management, Business Analysis, Finance recruitment and Training and Development, having worked in the UK, New York, and Hong Kong. Born in the UK, and bought up in Tanzania, Roopal enjoys traveling and spending time with her 2 children and husband.

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