Hong Kong Journals

Pashminas at Stanley market

A June 2005 trip to Hong Kong by morninglemon

Quote: It's a scarf secret: For lovely woolies, silks, and cashmeres, Stanley market is the place.

Stanley Market


It must have been about 95ºF, with stifling humidity in the air, when I headed to Stanley Market. It's an outdoor market, so summer isn't necessarily the best time to go. There are fans and air-conditioners are trying in vain to cool the masses, but with tourist season peaking in the summer, the problem was getting through sticky hot masses of people.There is one advantage to shopping Stanley's street market in the summer though -- no one's thinking about winter, and certainly not about scarves. Yet the merchants at Stanley have scarves -- wools, wool-silk blends, cashmere, pashminas, pashmina-silk blends, you get the idea -- all year round. Without a demand, shopkeepers are willing to go...Read More

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Stanley Market
South Side Hong Kong
Hong Kong
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