LUSHGAZINE X AESOP X Room To Read Charity Event

Aesop’s latest Hong Kong signature store, designed in collaboration with US-based architectural firm NADAAA, opened recently in ifc. The brand has been a pioneer in all the design front – especially the architectural aspect. Each store front is specially designed for the best use of space and local materials. Guess what they have used locally this time? I will show you a few pictures of the store and event first and let you know at the very end.

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The use of humble, everyday materials is key to Aesop‘s design – sisal flooring, blonde wood for fittings and ceiling, and  fine-grained neutral fabric that covers the walls.

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The ceiling decor is one of my 3 favorites of the shop design. It gives a very clever and warm lighting effect to the shop.

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: The Event :

On 25 July 2013, LUSHGAZINE is invited by Aesop and educational charity organization Room to Read to co-host an in-store event at the beautiful new IFC Mall Aesop shop. 10% of the night’s proceedings was donated to RtR for their various educational programs on reading and writing, girls’ education, book publishing and more. Click here to learn more about their programs.

Here are a few pictures of the wonderful night. More pictures at LUSHGAZINE’s Facebook Page.

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The sink is the second favorite – you simply can’t resist to try out all of their handwash items!

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Me and Ronnie from PYE

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Me (left), Maria from Twisted Sisters (middle), and Carmen from Carmen Chan jewelry (right), and friends.

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Felix from Candies, Kevin from Giuseppe Zanotti, Rachel from Lee Wolter, and me

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Me, Vanessa from Flare Communications, Alice from Club Monaco, Veronica from vnikali.com, Felix from Candies

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Margaret from Aesop, Alice from Club Monaco, Louis, and Belinda

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Me, Ian from PYE and friend

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Team Electric Sekki!

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Phoebus (right), me, Cecilia (middle), Eric and friend

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Thank you all for the purchase at the event! Phoebus has bought 6 of the famous handcream!

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Otto, Actor and the fitness guru at Core + Fitness (left), me, and Tisha from Pamfleet

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So what’s done locally? The sink – you can hardly find any local craftsman who can do such a cool fine piece anymore!

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Thank you all for your support for the night! Hope you enjoyed the time, the products and my souvenir!

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:: Don’t stop being creative ::

Looking forward to more exciting LUSH events!

xxx

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As a daughter of an entrepreneur and being one herself, Grace has lived and learned all sides of creating and growing businesses. She is excited to bring all that life experience as well as 7 years of crafting content to G Edition, her very own edition of experience sharing in work and travel. She is a full-time bag designer and manufacturer, part-time traveler, and a lover of creative crafts.

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