Beijing's best accessories shops

Your look's not complete without a stop to these Beijing spots


Beijing is blessed with more cute little jewellery and bag shops than you could possibly visit in a lifetime, but only a few really stand out. Here are our favourite spots for picking up the little extras that no stylish Beijinger can do without.

Gulou

Ziwu (子物)

Ziwu showcases a fine selection of leather goods. The main focus of the thumbnail-sized shop is on bags, both vintage and hand-stitched by the owners. You’ll find everything from small clutches to mid-sized totes and backpacks. Prices range from 100RMB to 1,500RMB.

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27A Wudaoying Hutong (Dongcheng, Dongcheng)

Liangmaqiao

Juma

Juma’s psychedelic-yet-chic line of accessories and home décor use bright and bold digital designs extrapolated from images of Nairobi sunsets and traditional Turkish mosaic tiles on their pillows (725-825RMB), silk scarves (1,500RMB), socks (90RMB) and clutches (780RMB).

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48 Liangmaqiao Lu

Qianmen

Ubi Gallery

Ubi Gallery specialises in jewellery and ceramics, primarily featuring designers from Asia and many with international backgrounds. Pieces are unique, with many designers we haven’t seen elsewhere in Beijing. It’s a gorgeous array of work – we only wish our pockets were deep enough for one of everything.

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62 Yangmeizhu Xiejie (Xicheng, Xicheng)Free

Sanlitun

Paloma Sanchez

Seasoned gemologist Paloma Sanchez creates whimsical designs that demonstrate her love of natural gems in their rough, uncut state. Working with unusual stones, her eponymous boutique in Nali Patio houses a (literally) glittering array of rings, pendants and bracelets.

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81 Sanlitun Lu

Ishaveya

Jahanavi Bhaskar Laag, a Delhite raised in London, says her shop gives Beijingers a taste of what real Indian gems are all about with her collection of accessories from India’s young, hip designers. Expect to see beautiful hand-stitched clutches made from raw silk (800-950RMB), elegant earrings (starting at 200RMB) and glittery goodies that are a far stretch from gaudy.

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Glory Gardens Xingfucun Zhong Lu

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