A little self-indulgence goes a long way – and with our line-up of fab shopping nights and parties, we’ve got everything you need to treat yourselves this weekend!
Turn it up!
HK not hot enough for you? Well, it’s time to turn up the heat an extra notch at Salon de Ning’s Fiesta Latina Made In Brazil Party! Get in the fiesta mood with scrummy cocktails, sultry samba dancers and sizzling samba beats, courtesy of DJ CEET and Salon de Ning’s house band, all in the ultra sophisticated surroundings of Salon de Ning in The Peninsula. Thursdays are the new Fridays, don’t you know?!
When: 30 May, 9pm-2am
Where: Salon de Ning, B/F, The Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry
More info: Casual chic dress code; no flip-flops and no shorts for men
RSVP: Please email email@example.com or call 2696 6705
A stylish birthday bash
Sassy’s fave accessories boutique The9thMuse is turning one – and of course, the best way to celebrate is with a stylish birthday party! With a DJ, bubbly, wine and some nibbles, you’ve got all the ingredients for a great night out, plus a little shopping on the side definitely wouldn’t hurt – so take a browse round the store’s gorgeous jewellery, accessories and home and beauty products whilst you’re there. Saturday night sorted! (P.S. Don’t forget to check out our feature on the girls behind The9thMuse and say hi to them in person on the night!)
When: 25 May, 6.30-10pm
Where: The9thMuse, 12/F, Unit 1204, One Lyndhurst Tower, No.1 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Indie pop-up shop
Planning to head to Art Basel this weekend? Well, why not drop by The Gift Shop, organised by local fashion label Tangram, afterwards! Tangram’s lovely designer Paola will be turning their studio into a cool concept store showcasing fabulous products and collections from Hong Kong’s up-and-coming designers, illustrators, photographers and other creatives. Think eccentric creations like personalised leather goods, paper products, vintage goods, accessories, headpieces, collages and prints – you’ll be hard pressed to not walk away with a bag stuffed full of goodies! This is also a great opportunity to check out the bigger Chai Wan Mei event, where you can discover hidden gems (including amazing loft-style café Chaiwanese), urban galleries and other open studios East-side throughout the weekend.
When: 24 May, 5-9pm; 25 May, 11am-6pm
Where: Unit 1701, Chai Wan Industrial City, Phase 2, 70 Wing Tai Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong; free shuttle buses running from Art Basel
How much: Free entry!
Overwear, underwear, anytime, anywhere…
This season’s runways were all about sheer and lace, so getting your lingerie right is definitely a huge part of any outfit! Sheer, winner of our Sassy Award for Best Lingerie Store in HK, is throwing a gorgeous Spring Lingerie Party – so whether you’re rocking an edgy, floral, feminine or sexy look, you’re bound to find some ultra glam undies at Sheer to complete the outfit in style! There will be yummy homemade chocolate chip cookies and lemon cake from baking sensations WHISK and fun photo opps all night, plus come dressed in your best lingerie-inspired look for the chance to win $1000 gift cards for Sheer and S. Nine by Susanne Soo.
When: 24 May, 7-9pm
Where: 4/F, W Place, 52 Wyndham St, Central
How much: Free entry, RSVP to email@example.com or 2147 3887
One-stop shopping destination
Instead of wandering through the crowded malls for your latest outfit, why not head to Damina Gallery’s trunk show this weekend for all your summer needs? Featuring ten different vendors including Attic Lifestyle, Maisha Concept, Annie & Alex and Ain’t Your Mama’s, you’ll be able to pick up summer dresses, jewellery, resort wear, lifestyle products and homeware all under one roof. Add in complimentary champagne, wine and canapés and you don’t need to ask us twice!
When: 25 May, 6-8pm
Where: Damina Art Gallery, Suit 1406, Oceanic Centre, 2 Lee Lok Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry
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