6 September, 2013
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WEEKENDER: Vogue Fashion’s Night Out at Lane Crawford, Mexican Party giveaway, France’s Chef of the Year visits HK & more

6 September, 2013

Feeling the need for a change? Fancy some fun? Look no further! This Weekender’s got it all, from unique shopping experiences for all you fashionistas, to an intense body-transforming programme – enjoy!

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Total transformation time
Had one too many barbeques and glasses of rosé this summer? Then Trinity’s ReBoot Challenge is the perfect opportunity to snap back into shape! Kick-start your commitment to lasting results and positive change with their über motivating 12-week programme – and you won’t be alone! Come to class at least three times a week between 9 September-1 December and share your testimonials with the BarreAmped community online (using the hashtags #shaketochange and #barreamped) to spur you on… and if the thought of being a toned Trinity goddess isn’t enough to get you to the studio, then perhaps the lure of some fantastic prizes will? The winner of the best transformation in 12 weeks will get prizes like unlimited Trinity classes for a month, a Trinity apparel package, a spa pampering package, a pair of toeSox and more! Bring it on, girls!When: 9 September-1 December
Where: Red Shoes Dance Studios in Central and Aberdeen; full addresses here
How much: Email [email protected] for packages
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A passion for fashion… tonight!
TONIGHT is the night! Lane Crawford and Vogue China have teamed up again for Vogue Fashion’s Night Out… the ultimate iconic shopping experience for all you style mavens! Tonight, across all Lane Crawford stores, you’ll see cool pop-up collaborators and exciting guest appearances, plus chow down on delish snacks and participate in fun fashion activities – including custom monogramming with J.Crew, the Cambridge Satchel Company and Smythson, style critiques from performance artists The Bumbys, a cocktail bar from the Moustache boutique boys, nail art manis from Ciaté founder Charlotte Knight, complimentary retro-style photo prints with Impossible Instant Lab, sweet treats from Lola’s Ice Pops and Sift, the chance to win amazing prizes with every purchase, and much much more. So get those heels on and head to your nearest Lane Crawford tonight!

When: TONIGHT! 6 September, all day
Where: Across all Lane Crawford stores; see here for which events are at which store
How much: Free entry!

El grito!
Come take partying to new heights… literally! The Mexican Chamber of Commerce have organised The Highest Independence Party in Hong Kong at OZONE in The Ritz-Carlton – yep, it’s tequila time! Add in some piñatas, delish Mexican canapés, Mexican décor and music (possibly even some mariachis!) and that stunning view of Hong Kong from 118 floors up, and you have all the ingredients for a fun and feisty fiesta!

SASSY GIVEAWAY: The giveaway has now closed. Please stay tuned for more giveaways!

When: 11 September, 7-11pm
Where: OZONE, Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, 118/F, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: In advance $280, at the door $300, including one standard drink, beers, cocktails, tequila, wine and canapés; ticket available at locations shown here, RSVP to [email protected]

Pop-up purchases
Fancy some new additions for your autumn/winter wardrobe? Then your next stop should be the cool new Shop Des Createurs x Kapok pop-up shop! Check out up-and-coming Hong Kong and international designers such as Al&Alicia (we’re loving the look of their dresses!), Carmen Chan jewellery, Taiwanese design duo StephaneDou ChangleeYugin, Tammy&Benjamin handbags and plenty more – plus, a few refreshments in the form of some ChocolateKisses cupcakes, of course. You’ll be sure to stand out from the crowd in some exclusive original pieces this coming season!

When: 6-8 September
Where: Kapok, G/F, 3 Sun Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

Bon appétit!
In the mood for some divine food? Well, you’re in luck, as France’s Chef Of The Year Philippe Labbé from the Shangri-La Hotel in Paris is in town next week! You’ll be able to get your chops around some of the most revered, signature dishes brought over from his two Michelin star Parisian restaurant, L’Abeille, right here to the Island Shangri-La’s Restaurant Petrus for five days only, including delectable creations like Aveyron lamb roasted with herbs, golden sweetbread and spicy eggplant fondue, multi-coloured beetroot soup and a vanilla bonbon dessert. Our mouths are watering already!

When: 9-13 September
Where: Restaurant Petrus, Level 56, Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: Lunch menu $488-658, degustation dinner menu $1480-1880 (plus 10% service charge); call 2820 8590 to book

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Sassy Social Dinner Party

Fancy a night of delicious food, great drinks and even better company? Then make a date with our next Sassy Social dinner party at scrummy Mediterranean resto Porto Fino. We’ve arranged a fantastic three-course meal with wine pairings and a welcome drink for this very special evening at only $380 per person (it would normally cost $580, so it’s a bit of a bargain if we do say so ourselves!), plus it’s the ideal chance to make new friends and enjoy a great night out with the girls (you’ll change seats in-between each course). It’s definitely the closest we’re getting to a South European getaway this September anyway!

When: 12 September, 7-9pm
Where: Porto Fino, 28 Old Bailey Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $380 per person, buy tickets here
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