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AsiaSpa’s sixth anniversary party

AsiaSpa’s sixth anniversary party was nothing less than a celebratory occasion, held at the hottest Hong Kong spot – Prive. More than 250 turned up in white and gold for the Grecian-themed event. Guests were greeted by flutes of bubbly and models in Greek garb. The magazine’s Editor-in-Chief made a speech in honour of the [...]

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VOILA releases the “Oriental Breeze” collection

For those who may not be aware of Voila, it’s a Hong Kong based jewelry watch brand that uses Swiss quartz movements. The House of VOILA premiered its “Oriental Breeze” collection at the Soiree Orientale at Baselworld. The collection is a delicate work of wrist-art depicting the cultural relics of the Orient. It takes inspiration [...]

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New Record Set For Champagne At HK Auction

Last weekend at Acker Merrall & Condit’s first Hong Kong auction of 2009, a 1928 Krug set a new world record for the most expensive bottle of Champagne sold at auction. The 75cl bottle, from the Krug Collection range (the library collection of the renowned Reims Champagne house), fetched 164,560 Hong Kong dollars ($21,100 USD) [...]

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Monaco Tops London as World’s Most Expensive Real Estate Market

London has been pushed off its top spot by Monaco as the most expensive place to buy residential property, with the UK capital and surrounding counties suffering some of the biggest price falls in the world. Monaco, where prime property is being sold for €50,000 ($68,000) per sq m (your average 1,500 square foot apartment [...]

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Old Japanese Tortoiseshell Box Up For Auction

An 8th-century tortoiseshell vanity box, said to be a gift from the Tang Dynasty palace to Japan’s Emperor Shomu, will be auctioned in Hong Kong and may fetch more than HK$40 million ($5 million). The octagonal box, measuring 35.6 centimeters across and embedded with mother-of-pearl and amber in shapes of flowers, is the highlight of [...]

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Rock Candy for Valentine’s Day

For 2009 Valentine’s Day, Rock Candy, a Hong Kong’s multi-discipline brand name specializing in fashion jewelery, has presented a lovely collection full of color, imagination and originality. Using the finest of materials, Rock Candy creates glamour and chic pendants, like sweet Mr. Robbotto, his 18k gold iconic dolly with sapphires and diamonds, a jewel for [...]

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