Discover the best of what’s new in Hong Kong this November 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 animal-free gelato to new boutiques and concept stores, the latest collections, concert ticket information and more…
Editor’s Note: The situation in Hong Kong regarding COVID risk and restrictions is constantly evolving. Please comply with the latest social distancing regulations where applicable.
Aequa & Co., Gemma Switz Ring, Earrings and Pendant – 14K White Gold, From $2,403
Aequa & Co.’s “Gemma” collection is vibrant and fun — perfect for adding a pop of colour to any outfit. Made with authentic gemstones and 14-karat white gold, you can shop the crystalline blue topaz and diamond-studded ring, earrings and pendant now. And for a full show-stopping effect, pick up the whole Gemma Switz set!
Use the code SASSYEDIT when ordering and receive a free travel-sized jewellery box! Valid until Saturday, 31 December, 2022.
FLORE QUO, Iris Shoulder Bag, $2,800
Made through sustainable means (using packaging made from FSC-certified materials and designs that maximise recyclability!), these beautiful handbags won’t break the bank or cost the earth! The Iris shoulder bag comes in standout pink, vibrant green and classic black, with interchangeable ornaments to give you even more looks.
Use the code SASSY to receive 10% off your order and a complimentary Manta ornament, that will be delivered to you once it arrives in store. 10% of sales profits go to the Manta Trust.
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METZ Luxury Tea, From $158
METZ Luxury Tea is all about organic and unique flavours, offering everything from classic English black teas (like Earl Grey and English Breakfast) to decaffeinated varieties, chai, herbal infusions and more. No matter what you’re looking for — something stomach soothing or functional, unwinding or energising — this is a true, crop-to-cup experience!
Sassy Tip: For $495, you can pick up a METZ Luxury Tea x Art Piece Self-Care Box, packed with a Herbal Tea box, a Functional Tea box, a Tea Candle, vegetarian cookies and an Art Piece Coupon.
Use code SASSY15 when ordering Essential Teas and Organic Teas and get 15% off. Offer valid until Saturday, 31 December, 2022.
She Creates Stories, Special Occasion Dresses, From $490
A one-stop shop for Australian fashion brands and womenswear, She Creates Stories brings us chic edits of everything from on-trend denim to quality activewear and more. Its newest event dresses are perfect for your next special occasion and the festive season ahead! Glittery-looking sparkle minis, bold print maxis, pretty-in-pink strapless gowns — browse it all now.
Sassy Tip: Spend over $1,500 when ordering and enjoy free shipping!
Use code SASSY20 when ordering all dresses and get 20% off. Valid until Saturday, 31 December, 2022.
Pastis Group x Cheese Club, Le Beaujolais Nouveau “Cheese, Charcuterie & Beaujolais”
A red wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region of France, Le Beaujolais Nouveau is traditionally fermented before the third Thursday of November. This year, celebrate the end of the harvest season and the release of a new Beaujolais wine with Pastis Group and Cheese Club by heading to participating restaurants for cheese, charcuterie and, of course, multiple glasses of wine!
When: Thursday, 17 November, from 2pm
Where: Metropolitain, Sai Ying Pun; Nissa La Bella, Sheung Wan; Café Claudel, Tai Kwun, Central; Pastis, Central; Eiffel Bistro, Taikoo Shing
How Much: $118 for a glass of Beaujolais and a cone of charcuterie and cheese; $358 for a bottle of Beaujolais and a platter of charcuterie and cheese. You can top up with an additional $58 for a second and third glass, and receive a fourth glass for free!
Le Dessert, Chocolate & Hazelnut Charlotte, From $200
A modern take on the traditional French dessert favoured by royalty, pâtisseries Le Dessert’s new Chocolate and Hazelnut Charlotte features layers of Valrhona chocolate mousse, fluffy sponge cake and homemade hazelnut Gianduja, and is circled with homemade chocolate ladyfingers (biscuit) and ribbon. Le Dessert delivers across Hong Kong, and also offers same-day delivery.
Use code sassy when ordering the Chocolate & Hazelnut Charlotte and get 15% off. Offer valid until Thursday, 1 December, 2022.
DIPTYQUE’s New K11 MUSEA Boutique
Diptyque’s brand new boutique in K11 MUSEA, Tsim Sha Tsui is now open, carefully retaining the characteristics of the brand’s main store in Paris. Wander through the different spaces as you browse signature scented candles and perfumes.
TRU NIAGEN® Launches Animal-Free Dairy Gelato
TRU NIAGEN® is made with animal-free whey protein and is naturally lactose and cholesterol free. Plus, it harnesses the power of micronutrients to help your cellular health! Its eight unique superfood flavours feature ingredients like goji berries, matcha, dark chocolate and ginseng.
Where: Select PARKnSHOP and city’super locations
The North Face Opens Concept Store in Sha Tin
Spanning over 2,000 square feet, The North Face’s new Sha Tin Concept Store offers a one-stop shopping experience with everything from the brand’s signature outdoor performance wear to special lifestyle capsule collections and more
Where: 505-505A, 5/F, New Town Plaza, 18-19 Sha Tin Centre Street, Sha Tin
The Cakery x Grace Chan Limited Edition Ube Collection
To celebrate Vegan Month, actor and former Miss Hong Kong winner Grace Chan has teamed up with The Cakery to bring us a limited-edition Ube Collection that puts the celebrated purple yam front and centre. Includes mochi cookies ($55), cupcakes, towering cakes and tarts, all ube flavoured. Available at all The Cakery locations and online.
When: Friday, 4 to Monday, 14 Novemeber
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon x CASETiFY Drop 2 Collection
If you missed out on the quickly sold-out first launch (this writer did!) – don’t fret! CASETiFY is back with the second drop of its collaboration with Japanese anime series, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, featuring brand new accessories for iPhone 14 and other Apple and Android devices, tons of fun colours and a “Girl Power” theme!
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Love, Bonito’s Langham Place Pop-Up Store
Love, Bonito has a 1,000-square-foot pop-up open now in Langham Place with all its favourite womenswear, casual and workwear plus the latest fall/autumn-winter collection. Drop by this Saturday, 5 November from 3pm to 5pm for free ice cream from the brand’s themed truck, parked at the entrance of the mall!
Where: L5 Shop 03-05, Langham Place, 8 Argyle Street, Mong Kok
BLACKPINK’s Born Pink World Tour, Hong Kong Concert 2023
Calling all BLINKS! Not only has the global Kpop girl group added one more Hong Kong show to their world tour (that makes three total!), but we now have key information and dates to pick up those tickets. Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo and Rosé are returning to the city after four years — and you won’t want to miss them!
- If you get BLINK MEMBERSHIP EARLY BIRD through Weverse (applies to members who’ve purchased membership during the early bird sign-up period), you’ll receive a one-hour exclusive window for first access to presale tickets — and your access will continue through the regular BLINK MEMBERSHIP presale. Starts Monday, 21 November at 10am to Monday, 21 November 11:59pm.
- Regular BLINK MEMBERSHIP PRESALE is from Monday, 21 November at 11am to Monday, 21 November 11:59pm.
- Public onsale is from Wednesday, 23 November at 10am.
When: Friday, 13 January 2023, 8pm; Saturday, 14 January 2023, 7pm; and Sunday, 15 January, 2023, 7pm
Where: AsiaWorld Arena, AsiaWorld–Expo
Book: Tickets will be available at Cityline.
Main image artwork courtesy of Sassy Media Group with images from Love, Bonito, Tru Niagen, The Cakery and Casetify, image 1 courtesy of Aequa & Co., image 2 courtesy of FLORE QUO, image 3 courtesy of METZ Tea, image 4 courtesy of She Creates Stories, image 5 courtesy of Pastis Group, image 6 courtesy of Le Dessert, image 7 courtesy of diptyque, image 8 courtesy of Tru Niagen, image 9 courtesy of The North Face, image 10 courtesy of The Cakery, image 11 courtesy of Casetify, image 12 courtesy of Love, Bonito, image 13 courtesy of BLACKPINK via Facebook.