From clothes, to makeup and home accessories, here’s our list of what we’re coveting this month!
We’re in a weird limbo: on a low after the excitement of summer and on a high as we gear up for cooler climes and of course, the holiday season. So, mamas, this edition of What Sassy Mama Wants is a mixed bag: swimwear and pool accessories if you’re continuing to enjoy the warm weather as well as party styles for you and bub if you’re prepping for the holiday season…
AND this month, we also bring you an awesome giveaway from Apartment 49… click through to find out how you can win some goodies for the beach and the pool!
As mamas, we love oversized totes: they’re perfect for everyday essentials and are roomy enough for soft toys and snacks for when you’re journeying around Hong Kong with your tot. This palm print one from Project Ten is super versatile: you can take it to the beach or the pool, too!
Available for $250 from Apartment 49
Guess what, mama? We’re giving away one of these babies, along with a Luxe Float Toucan ($650), a Round Towel ($400), and an Insulated Lunch Box/Toiletries Bag ($180), courtesy of Apartment 49. That bundle will certainly have you sorted for a sunny day with the kiddos! Simply fill in your details here or in the form below for a chance to win.
It’s time to take a dip, mama! If you’re heading to the beach or the pool over the upcoming long weekend with the fam, then it’s time to check out Aurein swim for the best swimsuits that will sculpture your bod. With seven unique designs, these suits are designed with new mamas in mind, featuring inner linings, and constructive control panels to shape and trim the waist and hip area. Sounds perfect if you’re rocking a post-baby body. We love the powder blue Penelope, with delicate ruffles on the straps and an oh-so-sexy cut out above the belly.
Oh, and before we forget to mention, $40 of each purchase goes to the Changing Young Lives Foundation in Shek Kip Mei.
One pieces start from $920, with matching daughter suits available for bubs up to six months old, starting from $220. The Penelope is $1,170. Available online at www.aureinswim.com.
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When we heard about Kalacove, we were desperate to get our hands on their gorgeous art prints and artful beanbags, including this one in Violet Sand. They add a pop of colour to any room, including your bub’s. Cosy up with your kiddo during story time, or watch as they nod off during nap time snug as a bug in a rug. The fabric is durable, water-repellent (so important!) polyester and has Styrofoam filling.
Oh, and 30% of all profits from the exclusive prints go to Foodlink Foundation, which redistributes excess food from Hong Kong’s F&B industry to those in need. We love a socially conscious brand!
The Almond beanbag in Violet Sand is available on Kalacove’s Facebook store for $2,800.
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We’re so lucky HK has an extended summer! If your munchkin enjoyed splashing about in the pool over the holidays and is excited for that half-term break in a resort, you’ve just got to pick up the Lil MerFin mermaid fin from Escapade Sports. Designed for little mermaids, it’s got an adjustable foot strap and is amazingly light in the water. Your little Ariels will have a ball pretending to be a mermaid by the pool!
Available for $450 from Escape Sports stores around town
Party season is approaching, mamas, and it’s time to get your little princess’s wardrobe organised! We love this gorgeous bow sweater from Bonpoint… your girl will look on point pairing this with a cute plaid skirt, tights and ballet flats for a holiday party. It’ll also keep her warm: it’s made of 100% wool.
Available for $1,625 online or at Bonpoint stores around town
Say bye bye to smokey eyes, mama; the in thing is luscious lippies! Matte, gloss, stain, tints, there are so many to choose from, and we fell in love with the Rouge Expert Click Stick from By Terry. This 3-in-1 hybrid moisturises like a balm, offers precise lines, and is richly pigmented… everything you need from a lipstick. We love the rosy blush shade of Garnet Glow.
Available for at By Terry counters in Hong Kong (Lane Crawford, JOYCE Beauty).
Forget dressing your minis up, you need to update your own wardrobe, mama! We fell in love with the Shirt Dress from Vivetta, a fashion label from Italy. It’s vintage yet contemporary and is sure to impress at any holiday party… we had a good giggle over the design of the lace manicured hands around the collar.
Available for $5,995 in Cocktail stores around Hong Kong
Cochine, Vietnam’s very first luxury fragrance brand, has launched a gorgeous wintry fragrance with Tuberose and Wild Fig, which smells absolutely divine. Using the finest essential oils, the scent is dark and romantic but wonderfully crisp. And we love that the ingredients in the scented candle – including the wax – are sustainably sourced. How’s that for a win?
A 230g scented candle is available for $450 at outlets around town
Featured image via www.facebook.com/aureinswim