First published in Aroxta on 7 March 2012.
On Thursday, 8 March 2012
Shop des Createurs is throwing a party starting 7:00pm on the coming Thursday, 8 March 2012, at the Space, the most funky pop-up space in town! They are presenting five of the most promising emerging designers, including some of my favourites: S.Nine, Tara Moor, and Niin. They will also be handing out beauty products from Nuxe, as well as passing around glasses of Marques de Casa Concha from Summergate. Over 200 fashionistas in the know have RSVP-ed already, so what are you waiting for? Get in touch with them and grab your spot now!
On Thursday, 8 March 2012
Flaunt, a lingerie shop that leaves you equipped with the full knowledge of your right size, is celebrating the International Women Day on Thursday, 8 March 2012, by offering 20% off on all their items, even including the ones on sale! Pop into their shop in Central, or if you are busy, check out your shopping cart online using the promo code IWD20!
Also on Thursday, 8 March 2012
Orlebar Brown is where Californian surfer meets Cannes yachter. They traveled all the way from Britain to grace our little city with their presence by throwing a huge bash starting 7:00pm on Thursday, 8 March 2012. The party will be held at their pop-up shop in Sidewalk, displaying their range of men’s swim shorts and resort wear. RSVP here, and recreate the classic Riviera look that is simultaneously functional. Can't make the party? Don't sweat! Their stuff will still be at Sidewalk till Sunday, 25 March 2012, so seize the opportunity to grab some real classy stuff for your boat trips in the coming summer.
On Friday, 9 March 2012
Fancy taking a peek on what an African fashion show is about? Head over to Makumba Lounge Bar on Peel Street starting 8:00pm on Friday, 9 March 2012, and fill your eyes with the latest collections from Satiye and Miss Bella Creations! There will also be African drinks and finger food flowing around, as well as awesome live music straight from Togo, so what's not to like?
On Thursday, 15 March 2012
I will be taking a sneak preview of Nine West and Easy Spirit's latest 2012 Spring/Summer collection with Jessie at their exclusive fashion show in Central/Central starting at 6:30pm on Thursday, 15 March 2012. If you are in need of shoes for the new season, don't miss my later posts on the fab spread!
From now until Sunday, 18 March 2012
Lane Crawford wants to make sure you are using the right beauty products in the right way, enhancing your beautiful looks. From now until Sunday, 18 March 2012, their stores in IFC Mall and Canton Road will be offering beauty counseling, allowing you to try out everything to ensure you blend together an unique beauty prescription at their beauty style bars. They are also offering generous discounts on sets like this smoky eye collection from Bobbi Brown, as well as this limited foundation set from Giorgio Armani Beauty, so ask your beauty counselor about the discounts when you are at their stores!
New in Town
Fresh is known to be the luxury of beauty brands, being part of the LVMH group. Knowing Asia is totally up and coming, they have recently established their flagship location on the Canton Road, designed to include an interactive story wall, which visually displays their products and their brand’s history. Drop by and find out more about the story behind Fresh!
I am not given much clue either about the long awaited Shanghai Tang flagship store. But do go ahead and like their Facebook fan page, since there are promises of amazing gifts and goodies!
Learn to Shoot
Whether you are a fashion student, an aspiring blogger, or just really really love fashion, knowing how to photograph fashion really helps, since they all say a picture is worth a thousand words. André Wolff and Patricio Sarmiento, who knew each other from their time at the Parsons School of Design, will be jointly launching a Paris fashion workshop this summer, with the first of its series focusing on Fashion Photography in Paris. André's extensive experience as a fashion photographer and Patricio's as a fashion designer will shape the course with tons of hands-on experience in the world's most exclusive fashion capital. They have included a dab of everything, from the history and evolution of the fashion industry, to real life shooting sessions and post-shoot touch-ups, to the know-how on marketing yourself as a fashion photographer. This course is great for someone who likes to travel with a purpose, so email them for further information!