Fabric wonderland for self-styled fashionista’s
Find your fabric
Nam Cheong street is effectively the border between bead country and fabric land. Here it’s all about yarn and fabric. Home to the textile industry for decades, Yu Chau Street is heaven for fashionista’s: cotton, flannel, wool, silk, leather and polyester in every print imaginable.Polka dots, stripes, leopard or Chinese flowers; you name it, they have it. Many of the shops are wholesalers but most are happy to sell to whoever walks in. Prices depend on your bargaining skills.
Nice to know
In the old days a river ran through Nam Cheong Street.
Traditional fabric market
Want to see a truly unique and very local fabric bazaar? Then walk a few blocks down to where Lai Chi Kok Street meets Yen Chow Street where you find something that looks like a squatter village but actually is a fabric market. This is where you find real bargains! The government is planning to crack it down so don’t miss the last chance to experience this unique retail concept’!