EVENT Max Mara Store Opening Party WHERE Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay HAPPENINGS : After a lengthy renovation, Max Mara's flagship store in Causeway Bay has reopened. The Italian luxury fashion brand threw a soiree to celebrate the occasion. A live band was booked for entertainment on the night. Guests at the party were also seen having their portraits illustrated as souvenirs. The stellar guest list included Korean actor Ahn Jae-hyun and the brand's Hong Kong fans such as stars Michele Reis, Sammi Cheng and socialites Anina Ho, Veronica Lam and Jenny Chou. OVERHEARD I love the structural look of the new limited-edition Whitney bag. CHIC CHAT with Michele Reis Can you tell us your wardrobe staples for the summer? Shades, sandals, swimsuits and sunblock are must-have items for the summer. I love microfloral and geometric prints. How would you describe your off-duty style? Simple and comfortable. I always keep my make-up to a minimum. What's your favourite summer getaway destination? Japan. I visit Japan quite often but I'm never bored with the country. In Japan, summer is the season of fireworks and festivals. What's your definition of luxury? Something that money cannot buy. There's nothing more luxurious than time, memories, respect and trust.