Hong Kong’s Ultimate Back To School Shop Guide 2023

Where To Find Backpacks + Lunchboxes + Clothing + More In Hong Kong

where to buy school supplies hong kong

It’s that time of the year again! Back-to-school shopping has arrived. Whether you are looking for the perfect black school shoes, want a funky new outfit for preschool, shopping for school supplies, or require a new backpack that rocks in style and comfort – this guide is for you! Check out the updated Little Steps Guide To Back To School Shopping 2023!


  • back to school shop guide hong kong


    Where To Shop For Backpacks And School Bags In Hong Kong?

    Little Steps has sourced some of the best backpacks and bags across Hong Kong to keep your little ones and your big ones happy when carrying their load.

    Guide To Best Backpacks And School Bags In Hong Kong - Click here

    Some of our favorites on this list are:

  • sustainable eco friendly lunchbox hong kong


    Where To Shop For Lunchboxes In Hong Kong?

    Your back-to-school shopping spree wouldn't be complete without picking up a new funky lunch box for your kiddo. Whether you are looking for environmentally friendly, something unique, or something classic, we have listed some of our favorite lunchboxes on offer in Hong Kong.


    • Bookazine has a huge selection of lunch boxes, from Pete The Cat themed to a unicorn one. They also carry Skiphop lunch boxes.
    • Bimbo Concept is another great place for Lunch Boxes, and we particularly like this cool Design Letters one which can keep your meal cool or hot for hours.
    • Escapade Sports has some great and functional lunch boxes, like this Thinksport airtight travel container, which comes in a variety of colors.
    • Looking for an eco-friendly lunchbox, check out the selection at LexNgo, their colorful collapsible silicone food, and drink containers are a big hit among families in Hong Kong.
    • Petit Bazaar has a wonderful range of chic and stylish lunch boxes and accessories. The adorable boutique carries brands including RICE, A Little Lovely Company, and Petit Collage (gorgeous lunch boxes for boys and girls). For those looking for cool bento lunchbox styles - be sure to check out Yumbox, which is also carried in this store.
    • Baby Central also has a wide selection of lunch boxes with the cutest designs and prints on its user-friendly site. Whether you're looking for bento boxes, lunch bags, or stainless steel lunch boxes, they have it all!
    • iprice never fails when it comes to options. They carry a huge selection of all kinds of lunch boxes, with familiar prints like Mickey Mouse, PacMan, and more. They also carry big brands like Herschel, Fjällräven Kånken, and Rip Curl.
    • These Tyffyn lunch boxes are tiffin-like and very practical, available here.



    Where To Shop For Kids' Water Bottles In Hong Kong?

    Owning a water bottle is a must-have in Hong Kong. With scorching temperatures and often unbearable humidity, it's vital to stay hydrated in this city! And instead of harming the environment by purchasing plastic water bottles, get a cool, unique water bottle that you can keep refilling! There are plenty of options in Hong Kong; here are some of our faves! Check out our complete guide here!


    • Bookazine is an all-time favorite of Hong Kong parents, their easy-to-use site makes it fun to shop for everything you need in one place! They offer a wide range of water bottles for kids and teens.
    • Bimbo Concept has a wide selection of eco-friendly, high-quality and durable water bottles that look cute too!
    • For the older kids, Escapade Sports stocks various water bottles big enough to keep them hydrated all day!
    • Very popular with the Secondary crowd, TYPO by Cotton On offers a range of cool and funky water bottles at affordable prices. With locations all over Hong Kong, you can browse their goods in-store or shop online for fast delivery all over the city.
    • The personalized hand-engraved stainless steel bottles from Kolligraphy are eco-friendly and come in a variety of colors to choose from.



    Where To Buy Stationery In Hong Kong?

    Follow Little Steps’ Guide on where to find the coolest back-to-school school supplies, stationery, and more for your kiddos! Here are the best school supplies in Hong Kong and where to find the best stationery stores, online websites that deliver school supplies, and more! Looking for a planner or journal, we've got a dedicated guide for that here!

    Best Stationery Stores To Buy School Supplies In Hong Kong - Click here

    • Bookazine is not only synonymous with books but with back to school supplies too! Check out their huge selection of stationery here.
    • Paper N Things has a great selection of premium stationery in-store (Prince's Building, Central) and online.
    • CN SQUARE is a huge megastore of school supplies, art supplies, and stationery!
    • ARTLAND is another one-stop shop for art supplies that includes easels, clay, and paint. They also have an online shop, so you can order to your home now too!
    • Typo at Cotton On is a great one for tweens and teens who will go ga ga over the awesome stationery on offer, for both boys and girls.
    • Commercial Press and Sam & Co are local stationery stores that are a treasure trove of finds at affordable prices.
    • Muji has minimalist-looking but very practical stationery solutions.
    • The Tree Stationery & Co, Gift Idea and Paperhood stock pens, notebooks, pads and more from Korean, Japanese and other Asian brands
    • The Lion Rock Press for Hong Kong-themed stationery.
    • HKTVMall has a huge selection of stationery goods at competitive prices, especially if you're bulk buying.
    • Moleskine for notebooks and writing tools, with various locations across Hong Kong.

    Where To Shop For School Shoes In Hong Kong?

    Little Steps Hong Kong has rounded up our top shops in the city to kit out your little ones! This guide covers it all – black and white school shoes, special occasion shoes, party shoes, baby shoes, and more!

    Guide To Where To Buy Kids’ Play And School Shoes In Hong Kong? - Click here

    Some of our favorites are:

    • Escapade Sports has great options for kids' sports shoes.
    • Dr. Kong is an affordable alternative to other shoe stores in Hong Kong and offers school shoes, play shoes, water shoes, and more!
    • Decathlon is a one-stop shop for all your sporting needs, from sneakers to jerseys and balls. This place is affordable and has everything you need.
    • GigaSports is a dedicated sports specialist who will sort your kiddo out with some new gear for whatever sport they need. They also have big brands like Nike, Reebok, and Adidas.
    • H&M always stocks a wide range of shoes, whether formal, sneakers, or boots.

    Where To Shop For School Clothing In Hong Kong?

    Tired of dragging your kids around malls? It’s time to get online! If your teen needs new clothes because nothing fits anymore, or your soccer star needs a fresh kit, it’s all just a couple of clicks away. Come this way for Little Steps’ definitive guide to the very best online has to offer Hong Kong!

    Guide To Top Online & In-Store Kids Clothing Stores In Hong Kong - Click here

    • Milimilu has beautiful eco-friendly sustainable clothing for the kids and mom too!
    • Moody Tiger is the go-to place for cool athleisure wear.
    • Bimbo Concept offers a slew of trendy brands (mainly from Europe) and accessories
    • TinyBitz is great if you're looking for personalized embroidered organic t-shirts
    • Marks and Spencer is a one-stop-shop for school clothes (if no uniform is required) for kids all ages.
    • Shein is super popular online and all the teens go love this store for its affordability and wide range of selection.
    • Next is an all-time favorite among moms as it is a one-stop-shop for everyone in the family, offering good quality clothes.
    • Retykle offers designer kids’ clothes at discount prices! Little Steps has always loved this online consignment store in Hong Kong.
    • Zara offers a wide selection of trendy clothes for babies of three months old up to 14-year-old teens.
  • Hong Kong's Back To School Shop Guide - Alarm Clocks


    Where To Shop For Kids' Alarm Clocks In Hong Kong?

    Going back to school means waking up to the sound of the alarm five times a week and we can all agree that isn't fun for anyone. But you can make the experience a little more fun by letting your kiddo or teen purchase the alarm clock that suits them!

    • IKEA, affordable, reliable, this Swedish brand never fails to deliver! Whether you are looking for a digital alarm clock or the classic one, they come in all shapes and colors and you can either buy online or go to the various stores across the city.
    • Homeless.HK offers a wide selection of alarm clocks, from PlayStation to Minimal pink and Alarm Clocks that brew coffee!
    • Smallable has an amazing selection of alarm clocks ranging from minimalist design, to cute and everything in between!
    • The retro alarm clock from Cotton:On will be a great addition to a teen's bedroom!
    • Fishpond and HKTVMall offer every alarm clock under the sun. Your kid or teen will definitely find their alarm clock here, they offer super loud alarms, retro alarm clocks, sleep training alarms, and more!
    • iprice provides a wide range of alarm clocks for children, teens and adults! And they all come at affordable prices.
  • Hong Kong Back To School Guide - STUCK ON YOU - Lunchboxes - Labels - More


    Where To Buy Labels In Hong Kong?

    Make sure your child comes home with the right lunchbox, school uniform jacket, backpack, etc., by labeling everything. Not only do you make sure your kiddo brings their belongings home, but it's also a fun activity!

    • Help your kid's belongings find their way home, label everything in no time! VeryVerySticky personalized name labels can be applied instantly on clothes, shoes, and all accessories! Veryverysticky labels are washing machine friendly and will stick as long you need them to! Just stick and go! Made with high resistance material, simply choose your design in 3 clicks, add your child’s name and safety information such as food allergy reminders.
    • Shop online from the extensive collection of label packs at Stuck On You. This Australian brand has become a company known and trusted in over 15 countries around the world, including here in Hong Kong. Name labels were the product that started it all and remain their highest-selling product to date. The reason? They believe in quality and durability above all else. Why go to all the effort of labeling your children’s lunchboxes, uniforms, and stationery for them to fade and peel off after a few uses?
    • Tinyme has beautiful designs and some of Hong Kong's best-selling name stickers. Their kids' labels are microwave, dishwasher and freezer safe. They have iron-on clothing labels, name stamps and a huge selection of labeling products that will make sure your kids' clothes return to their rightful owners!
    • Stickerkid offers speedy delivery to Hong Kong (24-48 hours) and use eco-friendly inks that are printed in Switzerland. Check out their bundles for some great savings!
    • Kiddospace's customizable name stamps are practical, easy to use and never wash off! They shop for free all over Hong Kong and even offer a 30-day refund if you're not completely satisfied.
  • Hong Kong's Back To School Shop Guide - Little Steps Pinterest Boards


    Fun Lunch Box Ideas?

    Are your children bored of finding your ham and cheese sandwiches in your lunch boxes. Get some fresh lunch box ideas from us. Little Steps has created these handy Pinterest Boards like Back To School Lunch Ideas from Little Steps, Favorite Recipes from Little Steps, and Kids Food Ideas from Little Steps. These boards will surely give you some inspiration to offer something delicious and nutritional in their lunch boxes.

    Little Steps Food Inspiration Pinterest Boards - Click here


    Simple & Nutritious Recipes For A Healthy Start To The School Day

    It is believed that breakfast is the most important meal of the day - even more so for our little ones. Start their day off right with these toddler (and baby)-friendly pancake recipes, as well as these healthy breakfast recipes put together by a certified Hong Kong-based nutritionist.

Want More?

Little Steps Asia knows what families need.
Sign up for our email newsletters to get the most out of Asia!


Hong Kong Tips, Deals + Events.


Sign up for the Bump Club to get exclusive info + deals.

We Know Asia

Weekly Emails for Bump Club, Travel and More!

RSVP for Hong Kong’s Ultimate Back To School Shop Guide 2023