Seven brands to buy in Sephora Hong Kong
After abandoning us for nine bitter years, Sephora has finally made its way back into our arms in IFC Mall, Central. The widely popular cosmetics retailer is known for stocking an abundance of cult-favourite makeup and skincare brands, and its Hong Kong location is no exception. From Fenty Beauty to Too Faced, we've chosen seven beauty brands every makeup lover needs in their makeup box. RECOMMENDED: Beauty lovers, while we have your attention, check out these natural skincare products or the best places to buy Korean beauty products in Hong Kong.
7 sustainable Hong Kong fashion brands to know right now
Dame Vivienne Westwood once said: “Buy less. Choose well. Make it last.” With fast fashion becoming more prevalent worldwide, textile waste is piling up at an unpredictable scale as new trends urge us to shop for whatever is hot and throw away our old clothes. But it takes 7,000 litres of water to create just one pair of jeans, and the industry altogether accounts for five percent of greenhouse gas emissions globally. Yikes. But many fashion brands are taking action to alleviate the harm that fast fashion brings to the environment. For instance, Stella McCartney has promoted sustainability by launching eco-friendly collections, while many new ethical brands such as Reformation, Gabriela Hearst and Re/done are making a major mark on the fashion scene. Tired of flashy and unsustainable fashion fads? Take a look at Hong Kong’s sustainable fashion pioneers, and start to build a greener wardrobe with some staying power. By Angel Hong RECOMMENDED: Embrace a more sustainable lifestyle by eating at Hong Kong’s best sustainable restaurants and following these 21 tips to sustainable living in Hong Kong.
Seven pool floats you need for Instagram this summer
It’s that time of the year again for summer junk parties. And if we're being honest, part of the fun of a junk trip is getting on the cute pool floats and Instagramming it (you know what they say: if there's no proof, did it even happen?) Roll your eyes all you want at this pool float trend but let's face it, we’re never too old for beach toys. Ditch the unoriginal unicorn, swan or flamingo pool float this summer, and impress your friends with these quirky, fun and definitely IG-worthy accessories instead. By Sarah Moran RECOMMENDED: Snap happy? Head over to these Instagrammable spots in Hong Kong and most photogenic housing estates for some new shots.