Seven fashion-forward events in Hong Kong that you can't miss
Discover new brands at a fashion market, learn how to make headwear with milliner Awon Golding and get ready for the party season at Melissa Bui’s trunk show
Support local designers at Woobar
Shopping locally is easy in Hong Kong thanks to the vast number of talented designers that call the city home. W Hong Kong is a long-time champion of the creative industry and its new ‘urban forest’ themed’ fashion market includes a variety of clothing, accessory and shoe designers showcasing their goods every other Monday. The opening party is open to the public.
When: every other Monday until the end of December
Where: Woobar, W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon
Take it easy with Jaleo at The Upper House
If your wardrobe feels like it needs loosening up then head to The Upper House for Jaleo’s trunk show. The collections are full of fun, elegant clothing that is easy to wear, day or night. Think silk dresses and beautifully cut separates that will blend seamlessly with your wardrobe staples.
When: November 24
Where: The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Create headwear at Awon Golding’s workshops
Award-winning milliner Awon Golding is hosting a series of veil and fascinator-making workshops in Hong Kong. Join the London-based Hong Kong native to learn how to make the type of creations loved by celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Miriam Yeung. They’re suitable for beginners and anyone with a passion for standout style. Workshops cost HK$980 through Ticketflap and include all .
When: crystalised veil workshop – November 26, 6.30pm to 9pm
veiled floral headpiece workshop – November 24, 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Where: The Crafties, Sing Kui Commercial Building, 27 Des Voeux Road West
Make sure you’re party perfect at Melissa Bui’s preview
It’s the time of year for those special party outfits and Melissa Bui has plenty on offer in her Sheung Wan atelier. She’ll be showcasing her new collection with 30 per cent off all pre-orders on select dates in November. This is one trunk show you won’t want to miss.
Reservations at [email protected]
When: November 26 to 29
Where: Melissa Bui Atelier, 1/F, Kong Tak Building, 92 Connaught Road West, Sheung Wan
Get tribal with Maisha Concept x Callixto
If you need to add a spot of colour or new prints to your wardrobe, look no further than the Maisha Concept x Callixto pop-up. Founders Rakhee Shah (Maisha Concept) and Sasha Dennig (Callixto) work with small manufacturers and artisans around the world. They support local craftsmen and preserve ancestral knowledge, so you can support worthy causes while looking good.
When: November 27 to 29
Where: Callixto, 11 Mee Lun Street, Central
Rock the night away in Rupert Sanderson’s Christmas courts
Sparkle this season with glittering court shoes from Rupert Sanderson’s festive
collection. With gilded heels and sparkling embellishments this series is available for a short time only.
When: December 1 to December 31
Where: Rupert Sanderson shops in Landmark, Elements and Harbour City
Get your rocks on at Hatton Studios’ Christmas Collective
If you are after some stylish yuletide jewellery why not head over to Hatton Studios Christmas Collective. Showcasing pieces from 10 talented jewellers, this bazaar offers gold, silver, coloured gemstones and diamonds as well as bespoke, limited edition and investment items. Look out for the delicate necklaces and earrings by founder Nathalie Melville-Geary.
When: December 5, 6, 11 to 13
Where: Hatton Studios, 13/F, Cheong Sun Tower, 118 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan (entrance on corner of Tung Loi Lane and On Tai Street)