Cop Your Grails at These 7 Sneaker Stores in Hong Kong
October 05, 2022
When it comes to street culture and style, Hong Kong is ace with stores dotted across the city, pushing the hype-worthy, sick grails for sneaker collectors, wearers, and traders. Here you’ll find rare, luxury, and popular sneakers — from your classic Yeezy’s, Jordan 3s and 7s, to Nike Dunk Lows and SBs, and New Balance 550s. From Mong Kok’s Sneaker Street to hidden stores in Causeway Bay office towers, here is your guide to find Hong Kong’s best sneaker stores.
Located in a prominent spot on Sneaker Street, Husky Sneaker boasts floor-to-ceiling windows pushing collections of the latest and hottest sneakers, including New Balance, Rick Owens, Nike Dunks, Converse, and Yeezys. Also within the store are printed hoodies, t-shirts, joggers, and local streetwear brands. Huskey Sneaker is a member store for the government’s No Fakes Pledge scheme, committing to selling 100% authentic sneakers and streetwear only.
Location: Husky Sneaker, 2/F, 562 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon, +852 6385 5260
Second Kill is the closest iteration to the mega-stores found on the online Sneaker Shopping series, with a bright and modern 2,000-square-foot space offering market prices of American sneakers and lifestyle shoes. Expect a massive collection of high and low-top releases from Nike, New Balance, MMY, and Adidas. Graphic tees, shorts and pants, hype accessories, and shoe care products are all available in the store, pairing with your sneaker purchases!
Location: Second Kill, G/F, Park-in Commercial Centre, 1 Kwong Wa Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, +852 3709 9208
Ball Head Sneakers
Ball Head began in 2013 as an online store, before slowly transitioning in 2016 to a brick-and-mortar store nestled away in an industrial high-rise on Sneaker Street. The shop’s range is one of the largest in the city, despite its relatively small size, sourcing and selling sneakers with a commitment to offering reasonable prices. Find your funky HUMAN MADE, low-top Nike Dunks, Jordans of all kinds, and a wide range of Yeezys.
Location: Ball Head Sneakers, 1602-1603, 56 Dundas Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, +852 3107 9392
Mega skateboarding brand 8FIVE2, founded in 1999, opened its beautiful street-level Mong Kok skatewear-cum-sneaker store in 2016, competing with neighbouring stores in the area. Whilst you may miss the hype Yeezys and Adidas shoes found in the stores above and below on this list, you can cop Nike SBs, Vans, DC Shoes, barefoot, and classic New Balance low-tops. Their in-store collection also features decks, bags, t-shirts, and jackets made by 8FIVE2, as well as Trasher, Prodip, and F*cking Awesome.
Location: 8FIVE2SHOP, 98 Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, +852 2561 8886
Hamlet Sneaker Store
Beyond Sneaker Street and the monolith of Mong Kok’s sneaker stores, Hamlet nestled in Causeway Bay favours Hong Kong Islanders looking for a space to buy and sell deadstock and pre-owned sneakers, imported from North America and Japan. All sneakers sold at Hamlet Sneaker are verified and checked to maintain authenticity, with Nike Jordans, Dunk Low’s, Cortez, and Vaperwaffles available to cop!
Location: Hamley Sneaker Store, Shop 289, 2-10 Great George Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2882 6092
Designed like a true NBA locker room, fit with a baller vibe, Extensive Publicity’s black walls are lined from ceiling to floor with rows of new sneakers and limited-edition releases not usually found in Hong Kong. In its 3,000-square-foot space, you can scour through Nike, Air Jordan, New Balance, and more. The VIP room at EP branches houses some rarer sneakers imported to the store.
Location: Extensive Publicity, The Beacon, 1/F, 88 Sai Yee Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, +852 2382 2182
A local stomping ground for sneaker heads in Mong Kok, Nabwork is heading the local street culture with a massive store stocked with Nike, Jordan, Adidas, Supreme, and Yeezys in full sizes and sourced from official retailers in Europe. Hype shoes and new releases are dropped weekly in limited batches to ensure everyone can get their pickings on the latest sneaker drops.
Location: Nabwork, 11/F, Pakpolee Commercial Centre, 1A-1K Sai Yueng Choi Street South, Mong Kok, Kowloon, +852 5542 7982
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