6 January, 2022
The Sassy Edit: January Edition
The Sassy Edit: January Edition
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The Sassy Edit: What’s New In Hong Kong This January

6 January, 2022
The Sassy Edit: January Edition

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Discover the best of whats new in Hong Kong this month with The Sassy Edit.

With a new event, brand and shop launching every other minute in Hong Kong, it can be hard to keep up with what’s happening around town. Enter The Sassy Edit, our monthly roundup of everything new that’s worth knowing about.

Ahead, we’re spotlighting everything from sustainable clothing brands to NFT art drops, CNY countdown calendars and more…

Read more: New Restaurants In Hong Kong 

The Sassy Edit: Mindish

Mindish – A Community For Health And Happiness

61% of Hong Kong adults currently suffer from poor mental well-being and 74% of mental health sufferers do not seek any form of professional health. Seeking to make mental health accessible to everyone, Mindish offers an inviting and safe space (officially opening Friday, 14 January) where members can work with a team of therapists, coaches, specialists and their very own Personal Growth Manager to help them lead a happier and healthier life. At the core of Mindish lies therapy alongside meditation practices and intimate member-only events carefully curated to help you feel your best.

Where: 15/F, 8 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong

The Sassy Edit: SELVAAGE

Sustainable Clothing Brand SELVAAGE

A passion project of long-time Hong Kong residents Tara and Andrea, SELVAAGE is a new clothing brand committed to creating functional and elevated styles powered by sustainable materials. Its first capsule collection, FOUNDATIONS, features premium organic and recycled cotton basics, T-shirts and trousers made from eucalyptus trees, biodegradable suits, and weatherproof jackets made from recycled nylon and fishing nets.

The Sassy Edit: The MetaArt Club

The MetaArt Club Inaugural Curated NFT Drop

Founded as a dedicated fine art platform bridging curation and collecting art on the blockchain, The MetaArt Club comprises an impressive collection of 9,888 NFTs by a curated selection of 35 local and international digital artists. Its latest drop features a range of art styles from Afro-futurism and abstract art, to surrealism and cubism under the guiding theme of “A New Beginning”.

The Sassy Edit: Wear Earthero

Wear Earthero Sustainable Wearable Art Exhibition

Local wearable art collective Wear Earthero (WE) presents Asia’s first Sustainable Wearable Art Exhibition this month, showcasing 20 pieces of eco artworks, alongside two of its signature capsules titled “Classics Reimagined” and “Wear Earthero Art-isan Collective”. In line with the theme “everything can be reimagined”, WE has teamed up with HK Timber Bank to curate all exhibition materials from display panels to stools using salvaged wood from across Hong Kong, including some Christmas trees collected in December!

When: Friday, 7 January to Sunday, 16 January, 11am to 7pm
Where: Unit B, UG, 49 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong

The Sassy Edit: Cake Auf!

Cake Auf! Card Game

As we prepare to spend more time at home over the next couple of weeks, it’s the perfect opportunity to test out a brand new card game. Enter Cake Auf! (pronounced “Cake Off”), developed and designed by Hong Kong-based Chinese American actress-turned-linguist Julie Chen. In this deliciously fun game, players are challenged to “make” as many recipes as they can by collecting the relevant ingredient cards. Think of it as a cross between Exploding Kittens, Monopoly Deal and Sushi Go, complete with the addition of some adorably-designed cards!


The Sassy Edit: Conspiracy Chocolate CNY Calendar

Hong Kong’s First CNY Countdown Calendar

852 prints, Conspiracy Chocolates and Humid with a Chance of Fishballs are teaming up to launch Hong Kong’s first Chinese New Year Countdown Calendar. The 18-day calendar ($298) includes a 15 day count down along with special treats on the three days of CNY. Behind each door hides a delicious vegan morsel of chocolate handcrafted by local bean to bar business Conspiracy Chocolate, plus an activity/info card from Humid with a Chance of Fishballs’ Virginia Chan to help you celebrate like a local!

Editor’s Note: This product has unfortunately sold out but we’re keeping our fingers crossed that the calendar comes back in stock!

Hero image by Sassy Media Group using respective brand images, image 1 courtesy of Mindish, image 2 courtesy of SELVAAGE via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of The MetaArt Club, image 4 courtesy of Wear Earthero, image 5 courtesy of Cake Auf! via Facebook, image 6 courtesy of Humid with a Chance of Fishballs.

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