Where in the world did February go? Yes, we know it’s the shortest month of the year, but boy did it fly by fast! We have lots of fun things for you to see in March, including delish food, classy drinks, gorgeous getaways and stylish shopping sprees… enjoy!
Last minute getaways – at exclusively low prices!
Want to escape the unpredictable HK weather? Still in mourning for the long CNY weekend? Well, how about a sneaky last minute getaway thanks to boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith – they’ve granted all Sassy readers exclusive access to their Last-Minute Club, where you snag unbeatable and often unbelievable deals at some of their most sought-after hotels! All you need to do is join their elite SilverSmith club with a complimentary one-year membership before booking – and then we’re talking 50% off a chic Phuket retreat, 40% off a stylish Cambodian sanctuary and much more! Click here to get the full deets on these fab deals… and start packing those suitcases!
When: Book your trip by 11 March for stays until 31 March, 2013
More info: Click here for more info on the deals and how to sign up
Fried chicken feast!
Treat yourself at our fave yakitori restaurant Yardbird for their Stussy x Yardbird fried chicken feast this Sunday! Teaming up with cool clothing brand Stussy, Yardbird have prepared a delish special menu for your tasting pleasure, including twice-fried chicken (YUM!), popcorn gizzards, mentaiko macaroni, crunchy ramen coleslaw, sweet potato mash, and for dessert, waffles with maple ice cream and crispy chicken skin – sounds like the perfect hangover cure if you’re feeling a little dusty from the night before! This is a one-day-only pop-up feast and once it’s gone, it’s gone… so make sure you line up early and pick up a limited edition Stussy x Yardbird beer koozie and collaboration T-shirt to prove you made it there!
When: 3 March, 12pm until it sells out – and line up early!
Where: Yardbird, 33-35 Bridges Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $250 per person for food, $55 for drinks (including the koozie), $35 without; $300 for T-shirt. Cash only!
What goes around, comes around!
They say one man’s trash is another’s treasure, and at the Forever & Again Clothes Swap at Sal Curioso, you’ll get the chance to see if this maxim holds true when it comes to the unwanted goodies from someone else’s wardrobe! Bring along at least five things that you no longer want, including clothes, accessories, shoes, books and DVDs, and hopefully pick up some other gems while you’re there. Apart from being an environmentally friendly approach to shopping, all profits will be donated to charity too. Who’s up for a spring clean?!
When: 3 March, 3-5pm
Where: Sal Curioso, 2/F, 32 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong (entrance on Glenealy Street)
How much: $60 entry per person (includes one complimentary drink)
Bursting to party?!
Super sleek alfresco bar Vibes at The Mira will be popping open the bubbly at their Burst Party this Saturday night to welcome in the spring/summer party season. Explore this gorgeous secret garden courtyard under the stars while you sample their wickedly delicious shisha (served up by a sheikh!) and kick back to DJs spinning some house, disco and garage beats. Vibes made it onto our list of the top five alfresco bars and top five shisha bars in HK, so this is the perfect chance to come see why it’s one of TST’s best-kept secrets!
When: 2 March, 8pm-1am
Where: The Mira Hong Kong, 5/F, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!
ADORNIA Fine Jewelry is coming to HK all the way from New York City for a one-night-only glamorous trunk show exclusively for us Sassy girls! In addition to their gorgeous jewels, you can also enjoy W Hong Kong’s fabulous new Vintage Cocktail Night – so get your girlfriends together, throw on your best vintage-inspired outfit and sip on a complimentary vintage cocktail while you immerse yourself in jewels! You’ll also get a free pair of Sienna snake earrings (worth US$125) with any purchase of ADORNIA’s super stylish pieces… and trust us, their beauties are pretty hard to resist!
When: 7 March, 7pm-10pm
Where: WOOBAR, W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry (including one complimentary cocktail); advanced RSVP required here. $258 (plus 10% service charge) for free-flow vintage cocktails & canapés, plus a $100 coupon to Bliss Spa
A stylish pair of ballet flats for only $128
At Sassy, we LOVE our shoes and often the higher the better but how our feet throb at the end of the day and how we long for a pair of comfy flats! Help is now at hand, we can say goodbye to tired, aching feet and hello to ShoeSee Foldable ballet flats at 56% off. You can choose from very trendy nautical Stripes, cute Metallic Light Pink, go-to Silver With Gold Piping, chic Gold or versatile Metallic Bronze. But fastest finger on the mouse as styles and sizes are limited, available on a first come first served basis… don’t say that we didn’t warn you!
When: Deal ends midnight, 6 March
How much: $128, buy here
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