What Sassy Wants: August’s Summer Edition

12 August, 2016
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What Sassy Wants: August’s Summer Edition

Summer loving!

 

August may signal a summer wind-down for the rest of the world, but not here in HK where the heat, humidity and sun continue into autumn. That’s why we have a whole new batch of essentials that we’re coveting in this month’s What Sassy Wants! From stylish swimwear to light ’n’ fruity summer scents, check out our endless summer must-haves…

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Brightening Cream from Talika

Hands up – who else occasionally neglects skincare? If there’s one thing not to forget (even in summer!) it’s to moisturise. We love the Brightening Cream from Talika, which transforms light energy into cellular energy. Yep, it’s activated and works with light. Over time, it reduces the intensity of dark spots, and you’ll be rocking a brighter complexion in a month. Score.

 

A 50ml jar is $680, available from www.talika.com

 

Read more: Sassy Summer Makeup Routine

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Swimwear from Grana

If you’re still looking for awesome swimwear to round out the summer, one of our fave brands Grana has launched a kick ass line. Pick a simple silhouette – traditional, sporty or sexy – and a gorgeously bright colour and you’re sorted for the season. Made of smooth and lightweight Italian Sensitive fabric, you’ll love the flexible and soft finish.

 

Grana’s swimwear range starts from $194 for bikini briefs, up to $458 for the scoopback swimsuit, available from www.grana.com

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Flip flops from Liberty ♥ Havaianas

Summer isn’t complete without a cool pair of flip-flops… and the one and only pair you need to be wearing is from the Liberty ♥ Havaianas collection. Florals, prints and everything in between, you’ll definitely stand out wearing one of these brights on the beach or on a junk trip.

 

The ‘slim’ range is available for $298 from Lovers & Friends at The Pulse, Gough Street and Langham Place branches.

 

Read more: 6 Summer Shoes we Love

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Green Marble phone case from Native Union

We’re suckers for dropping our phones from time to time, which is why we love the cases at Native Union. Not only are they gorgeous, but they’re shatter resistant and lightweight. You’ll be the envy of all your BFFs flashing the CLIC Green Marble case on the back of your phone. The green marble is rare and comes from Rajasthan, India… how’s that for exotic?!

 

Available for the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6S at $650 from www.nativeunion.hk

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Flower Festival Deep V One Piece from Seafolly

We’re sexy and we know it! And you’ll be too in this gorgeous deep V one piece in Tahiti Pink from Australian swimwear brand Seafolly. It’s all about the details on this one, such as the halter neck tie, the skinny belt and the low scoop back. It’s time to hit the sun lounger, girls…

 

Seafolly beach and swimwear is available at Escapade Sports around town

Read more: The Best Swimwear Stores in Hong Kong

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Clicquot Journey from Veuve Clicquot

Save water, drink champagne – a sentiment we truly believe in here at Sassy HQ, which is why we’re so excited for Veuve Clicquot’s new campaign, Clicquot Journey. In celebration of the launch, Veuve will be holding two street side dinner parties, which feature a four-course meal and four glasses of champagne to match! For the die-hard Veuve fans, bottles will be available for purchase in limited edition travel themed cases – super cute!

 

Tickets for dinner parities available on TicketFlap and limited edition cases available at wine retailers across the city

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Dream leggings from Zarie

Whether you are lucky enough to be jet-setting off on vacation or are simply hanging out in a downward dog, these leggings from Zarie are about you be your best friend! With XtraLife Lycra to hold in any pesky bloating and cosmetic ingredients (built right in to the legging fibres) to boost circulation and improve skin texture, you’ll never want to take these babies off!

 

Available for order online at Zarie starting at $400

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Basil & Neroli Fragrance from Jo Malone London

This beautiful, light ‘n’ zesty fragrance will keep you smelling fresh even in the height of the brutal humidity and heat. The oh-so floral Neroli scent is perfectly complimented by a hint of savory basil. Perfect for any event – from a day at the office to a sea-swept beach trip. We love it.

 

Available Sept 2016 at Jo Malone London store locations, starting at $600 for a 30ml bottle of cologne.

 

Read more: 5 Beauty Tips from Jo Malone’s Debbie Wild

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Salted Caramel Ice Cream from Ice ‘n’ Lean

It’s getting near the end of summer and, we know, you’re getting a bit tired of this eating healthy thing – and so are we! That’s why we love Ice ‘n’ Lean’s Salted Caramel Ice-cream, which is delicious, low sugar, high protein, and only 125 calories per serving! You’d never know it’s not the real thing – ah-mazing!

 

Available at JustGreen shops or for order by Deliveroo and FoodPanda, read more at www.icenlean.com

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Benefit Cosmetics’ BROW Goof-Proof Brow Pencil

We know you’ve probably heard all about Benefit Cosmetics’ new BROW collection, but where do we start? With nine new products to tame those brows, making a choice can be a daunting task! Have no fear, girl, we’ve decided to help you out. As the name declares, the Goof-proof Brow Pencil will make anyone and everyone a brow-shaping expert! With six diverse colours, glide-on formula and 12-hour waterproof wear, bring on the beautiful brows… Cara, eat your heart out!

 

Goof-proof Brow Pencil available at Benefit Cosmetics locations for $230 each

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