We know, we know, everyone is in Christmas overdrive at the moment, but it’s that time of year! Among all the work Christmas parties and catch-ups with friends over cocktails, why not check out Pound Lane Market this weekend, or perhaps join in with SantaCon 2014’s shenanigans? It’s all here in our Weekender!
Looking for some cool Christmas gifts? Look no further than Usagi! This new Gallery Concept lifestyle store, located between Hollywood Road and Gough Street, brings an exquisite selection of fashion accessories, clothing and organic skincare products from France, Italy, Japan and the UK. You’re sure to find some unique and perfect presents here, especially as they are having a festive sale of up to 70% off! Don’t miss out on some amazing steals from brands like Lanvin, Manoush, Wanda Nylon from Paris, Throw a Kiss from Tokyo and more…
SASSY SPECIAL OFFER
Check out this cool new store and bag some free skincare products while you’re at it! The first 50 Sassy readers to enter their details into the form here and show up will receive complimentary organic productsfrom Terracuore! Made in Italy and developed by a Japanese skincare expert, these award-winning products will keep your skin looking and feeling fresh this winter. Merry Christmas!
When: Friday, 12 December – Tuesday, 23 December, 1-8pm (closed on Mondays)
Where: Usagi, Shop B, G/F, Wah Shin House, 6-10 Shin Hing Street, Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend! Don’t forget to fill out your details by clicking on the link below to receive a complimentary Terracuore skincare product in store!
A little fancy dress goes a long way, especially when it comes to dressing up as the big red man himself! The ever-popular SantaCon 2014 returns to HK this weekend. For some it’s the perfect excuse for a street party, and why shouldn’t it be?! ‘Tis the season and all that jazz, after all! This year, the team behind the event is encouraging participants to donate to Action Aid. Merry Christmas, indeed!
When: Saturday, 13 December, 12 noon
Where: Discovery Forest, above Pier 3, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
The PoHo crew will be gathering this weekend for the Pound Lane Market. There will be shopping (get in there and pick up some trendy Christmas gifts!), yoga, art and of course, a party. The weather is perfect for some yoga, courtesy of Yoga BamBam, and after you can pick up some original Christmas cards, jewellery, household items and more. And since it’s the festive season, feel free to BYOB – and don’t forget, sharing is caring! Enjoy!
When: Sunday, 14 December, 9am-9pm
Where: Tai On Terrace, Pound Lane, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free
In the mood for some Christmas shopping? Or you know… just some designer treats for yourself? The Yard Sale is back this weekend, giving shopaholics the perfect opportunity to flex their wallets. With pre-loved designer gear on sale (and the money going to charity Table for Two Hong Kong), this is one you won’t want to miss. This time, the event is being sponsored by one of our fave bakeries Sunday Bakeday, cold-pressed juice company Hyaku and wine experts Velvety. See you there!
When: Saturday, 13 and Sunday, 14 December, 12 noon-10pm
Where: 37 Elgin Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Entry is free, but don’t forget to bring some spending money!
For those of you who love Japanese culture, you’ve probably been waiting with bated breath for Sumo Sushi Sake, which is finally happening this weekend! It does as it says on the tin… with sumo wrestling, sushi and Japanese bites from more than 15 different restaurants around town and more than 80 varieties of sake all on offer. Advance tickets are all sold out unfortunately, but regular, premium and VIP tickets are still available. Konichiwa!
When: Saturday, 13 December, 12 noon-11pm
Where: West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade, Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Regular tickets are $220, premium tickets are $320 (with 9 tokens) and VIP tickets are $520 (which includes admission to the VIP area and 18 tokens). Tickets are available here.
85% off a Head to Toe Treatment Package at Amrita Spa
We’ve hit the motherload of all spa packages, ladies. Amrita Spa’s Head to Toe Treatment package, originally valued at $3,500, is a full 130 minutes of bliss and we’ve scored you an 85% discount for just $528. We can’t quite believe it either! Including eight different treatments, you’ll get an hour long massageof your choice – deluxe, deep tissue, Swedish or even a pregnancy one – as well as a facial, eye treatment, hand massage and collagen wrap, eyebrow shaping, upper lip threading, a lip mask and to top it all off, a head and shoulder massage. We’re giddy just thinking about it!
Perfect for a girls’ day out or even as a cheeky Christmas present for the Sassy Mamas in your life, we guarantee you’ll fall in love with this jazzy Victorian spa located in the heart of the 852. To score this fab deal, all you need to do is buy this deal, make your booking with Amrita Spa at 2815 5590 and quote your Sassy coupon code. Be right back, we’re just buying one of these for ourselves…
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