Where to buy ski clothing in Hong Kong

Oct 12th, 2004, 09:01 PM
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Where to buy ski clothing in Hong Kong

I will go to Hong Kong in mid November.
And want to look for good quality of ski clothing for adults and kids.

Could anyone pls suggest where to buy them in Hong Kong.Many thanks in advance.
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Oct 13th, 2004, 07:56 PM
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there is not too much skiing in the HK area the last time i checked..
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Oct 13th, 2004, 08:36 PM
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Thanks for your comments, rhkkmk.

May be it's better to buy in Switzerland.As I will go skiing there early next year.
I think it's easier to find there but the prices are very high too.
Thanks again.
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Oct 13th, 2004, 09:04 PM
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Skiing for locals usually mean a relative expensive trip to Japan or S. Korea at the least, meaning it's mostly an activity for the affulent. You will find some gear at high-end sports stores, but definitely no bargain there.

Hong Kong's garment industry has basically disappeared as manufacturers have moved their factories to mainland China or cheaper Asian countries like Indonesia. There are still some outlets that may have relatively inexpensive ski clothings, but you'll need someone who knows the places to bring you there.
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Oct 14th, 2004, 08:10 AM
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When we were in Hong Kong a year or so ago we actually did find great bargains in ski wear at the markets- forget the name but it was way off the tourist area- took the subway to reach it.
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Oct 15th, 2004, 09:09 PM
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Can you tell how much percentage for bargaining - 50%?
Many thanks in advance.
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Oct 16th, 2004, 07:02 AM
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At the various clothing outlets in the Shamshuipo district, you can easily find stuff that's 80% or 90% off their US-sticker price. And they are tagged clearly, and those prices are pretty firm - unless you're buying a whole lot.
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Oct 16th, 2004, 11:21 AM
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Thank you very much for all of your advice.

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