April showers bring May flowers! Celebrate the start of May with a host of fun events around Hong Kong. Enter our giveaway to win a styling sesh at the ghd Style Truck, munch on a tasty brunch, dine at a medieval banquet and don’t forget to stop by Bungalow to ‘Raise a Roof’ with Habitat for Humanity for the victims of the Nepal earthquake. Cheers to the weekend!
The ghd StyleTruck is coming to HK for 7 days!
The humidity is high and it’s playing havoc on our hair… that’s why we’re so excited that ghd are coming to the rescue with a ghd StyleTruck! Starting off bang in the heart of Central, the #ghdStyleTruck will be stocked withall the latest revolutionary tongs and wands from their new curve™ range. Choose from the Classic Curl, Voluptuous Volume, Laidback Luxe or Hollywood Waves styles and get ready for a night out on the town(read about our experience with the ghd curve range here). The curls will last as long as you do!
SPECIAL SASSY GIVEAWAY
Fancy trying out the new ghd curve™ tongs and wands yourself? Simply enter our giveaway here or by clicking the button below to be one of 15 readers to win an experience at the ghd StyleTruck, which is in Asia for the first time! If you win, you’ll be able to bring your bestie along too and choose to get your hair styled together on Tuesday 12 May, Thursday, 14 May or Friday, 15 May between 6-9pm. This 15-minute styling session is the perfect way to get glammed up before a night out in Lan Kwai Fong dancing the night away!
When: Monday, 11 May – Sunday, 17 May, 12-9pm
Where: Central, Tai Koo Place, Stanley, One Island South, Cyberport, Sheung Wan, Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui – make sure you follow the #ghdStyleTruck around town by checking out the ghd Facebook and ghd Instagram!
How much: Free! Click here or on the button below to enter our giveaway (first come, first serve basis – all winners must book an appointment).
Sick of hitting up the same old restos in Hong Kong? You’re in luck! Secret Banquets is launching in our city and offers acompletely different, themed dining experience. You’ll love being transported back in time to a Medieval Midsummer dining banquet, which includes an elaborate five-course feast with roast pig on a spit. Sip on free-flow mead, cider, ale and wine as you enjoy your meal and revel in the entertainment (think sword fighting, fortune-telling and archery) and don’t forget to browse the market stall…
SPECIAL SASSY GIVEAWAY
Want to be a part of this unique event? Enter our giveaway to win a pair of tickets to Secret Banquets on Friday, 15 May which includes coach transfer, an authentic medieval 5-course dinner, drinks and of course entertainment and games. Simply click here or on the button below to enter… don your best medieval dress and we’ll see you there!And if you aren’t lucky enough to win, you can still get 5% off when you book, valid for all dates. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and quote ‘Sassy’ to activate the discount.
When: Thursday, 14 May – Sunday, 17 May and Friday, 22 May – Sunday, 24 May, 7pm
Where: Secret Location! Coach pick up will be from Charter Garden, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,200 per person. Buy tickets here! Or get a 5% discount by sending an email to email@example.com and quoting ‘Sassy’.
Raise the roof
Okay Sassy Girls, this weekend it’s time to raise THE roof in aid of Raise a Roof for Nepal. This amazing fundraiser will help the families directly affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal, so grab your friends for a few vinos at Bungalow and help Habitat for Humanity distribute 20,000 emergency shelter kits. All bar sales will go directly to the charity, a perfect chance to kick off the weekend and donate to those in need, all in one evening. There’s no excuse!
When: Friday, 8 May, 6-11pm
Where: Bungalow, Shop 2, G/F, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Totally free to enter, so there’s no reason not to bring everyone you know! All bar sales will go to Habitat for Humanity so make sure you buy some drinks! If you can’t make it, you can always make a donation here.
On Fridays, we wear pink
An open-air rooftop, classic beats, a glass of crisp rosé and a sense of freedom. Yep, the Pick Your Pink Rooftop Party is happening again, and it’s quickly turning into an end of week favourite (and necessity). Don those stilettos for another amazing evening on top of the highest rooftop in LKF. Sip on the largest selection of rosé wines available in the 852 from Rose Wine Cellar, indulge in the happiest of happy hour deals, munch on a delicious tapas buffet and even try your hand at rosé pong. Challenge accepted!
When: Friday, 8 May, 6pm- late
Where: Azure, 29 & 30/F, Hotel LKF by Rhombus, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free to enter! Purchase your pink at the bar. RSVP at 3518 9330 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring has most definitely sprung in Hong Kong, and what better way to enjoy the warmer climes on the weekend than with a bubbly brunch? Grab the girls and head to Wan Chai because Lala Curio is hosting a decadent, live-band neighbourhood brunch with premium rosé from Minuit, gourmet sandwiches from Bread and Beast and beautiful flower arrangements from Blush. There will also be macaron tastings from Jouer and live music to boot. This elegant affair is a must for Sassy Girls who love to brunch!
When: Saturday, 9 May, 1-6pm
Where: Lala Curio, 32-33 Sau Wa Fong, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: The venue is open to all but remember to bring your purses! There will be free flowing rosé between 1.30-2.30pm, bottles of rosé and sandwiches are priced at $150 and Blush Flower arrangements start at $480. RSVP to email@example.com.
You’re Invited: Sassy Talks Diamonds!
We all know the saying, “diamonds are a girl’s best friend”, but how much do we really know about diamonds? It’s not every day that you buy a diamond, and if you’re considering taking the plunge then there are some need-to-know facts that you’ve got to brush up on. That’s why we’ve teamed up with the experts at Haywards of Hong Kong for our very own “Sassy Talks Diamonds” event!
The pros at bespoke jewellers Haywards will be giving us the insider’s guide to diamonds, letting us in on thedo’s and don’ts to buying and teaching us about ‘the four C’s’. Meet and mingle with other Sassy ladies as you get up to speed on all things diamond-related. Oh, and of course you can’t forget to enjoy the free-flow sparkling wine from Italian Vine and some delicious canapés from The Butchers Club while you’re at it. And you’ll also walk away with a special goodie bag. What’s more, you might also get the chance to win beautiful jewellery… diamonds are forever!
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