Local socialites and couture addicts still thank Joyce Ma, the fairy godmother of luxury retail in Hong Kong, for bringing must-have labels to the city. Others may be catching up, but her Joyce boutiques are still ultrachic havens outfitted with a Vogue-worthy wish list of designers and beauty brands. Not so much a shop as a fashion institution, hushed Joyce houses the worship-worthy creations of fashion's greatest gods and goddesses. McCartney, McQueen, Oscar de la Renta:
the stock list is practically a mantra. Joyce sells unique household items, too, so your home can live up to your wardrobe. The flagship store is in New World Tower.