Cold weather didn't take the shine off the night when guests gathered at the Red restaurant in the IFC Mall to launch the new American Express Platinum credit card. Shivering socialites, some dressed to match the theme of a 'touch of platinum', sipped champagne as they huddled around gas fires. The theme of the night was emphasised by the presence of models posing as statues coated in silver body paint. Singer and actress Karen Mok Man-wai performed three songs for the more than 500 socialites, celebrities and models who turned up for the event. A dinner buffet had them smacking their lips in delight - particularly over the beef and mackerel on sticks, chocolate tarts and the chocolate fountain. Among the party-goers were Pansy Ho Chiu-king, Virginia Yung Ka-shui, Michelle Cheng Sze-wan, Kai-bong and Brenda Chau, Ranee Kwok Tsui-wah, Patrick Leong Ting-cheong, David Tang Wing-cheong, Xuan Mu, Kam Kwok-leung and Rosemary Vandenbroucke.