Shop Window: Tweens
Fun on wheels
A kick scooter fitted with a drift rear wheel, the Air Surfer is popular with many young boys. And no wonder. They can ride it like a traditional scooter or twist and propel on it like a skateboard. Suitable for youngsters eight and above, this scooter can be folded easily and carried wherever you go. HK$599.90, from Toys'R'Us, 7/F Windsor House, Causeway Bay; tel: 28811728
Flirt with skirt-making
Designer tutu craft kit from New Zealand-based children's company Seedling has been a hit with many creatively inclined girls. With tulle, organza ribbon, glitter glue, rhinestone and a tape measure at the ready, they can decorate to their heart's content. HK$395, from www.hocusadabra.com.
Bags of colour
Known for its retro chic products made with 1950s-inspired prints, French label Lale has just the case for the tidy tween. The cotton zip-up cases come with leather handles and are available in a range of vibrant colours and patterns. Easily cleaned, the cases can be used either as an overnight bag or as a vanity case to store accessories and everyday girls' stuff. HK$440, from www.villa-marguerite.com.
Sound it out
Music-loving tweens will appreciate the Monster iBeats earbuds. The high-performance headphones produce crisp, clear sounds and feature Control Talk technology that allows remote control of Apple devices. They come in a choice of red, black or silver. HK$1,088, from KingSound headphone stores at Unit A, 15/F, Way On Com. Bldg, 500 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay (tel: 3595 0108) and Shop 12, B/F, Prosperity Building, 6E Nelson Street, Mongkok (tel: 2384 5998).