Perfume experience | Atelier Cologne’s Rue d’Atelier at the IFC

  In celebration of Atelier Cologne’s 3rd anniversary in Hong Kong, the Parisian perfume house has hosted an event at the IFC just one week after the launch event of Christian Dior’s latest perfume “Joy”. Atelier Cologne has transformed the atrium of the IFC to little streets of Paris for us to experience a few of their signature cologne.   We were offered a mocktail … Continue reading Perfume experience | Atelier Cologne’s Rue d’Atelier at the IFC

Joy by Dior fragrance launch event at the Central IFC

I was happy to be invited to the event with a VIP ticket yesterday (20th Sept, 2018). I have always been a fan of Dior’s perfume. My favorite is J’adore, which is full of flowers. This Joy by Dior is also very floral but it has more fruity notes to it. Here is the description by the brand, “Zested Bergamot and Mandarin explode in unison with … Continue reading Joy by Dior fragrance launch event at the Central IFC


12 quality items every girl should have by 30


I was having dinner with my girlfriends last week, and compare to our early 20’s, we are now so much more at ease and so much more comfortable being ourselves, now that we are approaching the big number 30.

We are a lot more at ease, feeling great just being ourselves because we care less what other people think of us; we make more money and hold more important position in our jobs. Most importantly, we know how to navigate through life our own way.

Less is more – We no longer buy as many cheap and fast fashion, no more forever 21 dresses nor colourful Kate Spade and Juicy Couture; and more Chanel, Céline and Louboutins. What’s not to love?

Here are 12 items that I think are worth to invest in for a grown up wardrobe.

A pair of quality black leather pumps

“Good shoes take you to good places” ever heard of that?

So a pair of beautiful high heels will bring you to beautiful places. Invest in your basics.

“A woman with good shoes is never ugly” – Coco Chanel


Ballet flats

Then a practical and very Parisian ballet flats. Repetto would be my go to store, provides just enough toe cleavage! Otherwise, Anna Baiguera’s annette style is a great alternative, but the sole is rather thin. You might want to take them to the shoemaker to put on a thin rubber sole before your first wear to extend the life of your flats. 

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