It’s that time of the month again when we’re dreaming of treating ourselves to a few little gifts in our What Sassy Mama Wants wishlist. From useful make-up that’ll save space in your handbag to trendy clothes for your infants and a beauty product or two thrown in for good measure, these are the products we’ve been coveting this month for ourselves and our bubbas. Happy shopping, mamas!
It’s sandal season and Gusella has a fabulous range of cute shoes for the kiddos in their new collection. Gusella’s shoes are lovingly handcrafted for little feet and great for new walkers. Your little girl will love the charming Flower Sandals in red, which will match any summer dress for an outdoor soirée. The Corfu Sneakers (which can be worn in Corfu!) are striking and perfectly supportive for little boys learning how to walk.
Gusella, Shop 3023, Lee Gardens Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Mamoo & Lou Cardigan
Mamas traveling to winter climes over the holiday may want to stock up on some warm gear for their bub from Mamoo & Lou, a clothing brand from New Zealand that designs and manufactures 100% Merino wool knitwear. This hooded cardi is perfect for a chilly plane ride and looks trendy thrown over a T-shirt and a pair of jeans.
Available for $612 online at Mamoo & Lou.
Save time on your beauty routine with this awesome product from MYH Cosmetics. TŌTL M.E. is a two-in-one mascara and eyeliner. Gone are the days of carrying around an overstuffed cosmetics pouch full of products “just in case” you need to look presentable. Simply twist the mascara wand out of the tube and then twist again to reveal a fine brush to swipe a generous amount of ink onto your lids. The formula is quite pigmented so use a light touch when applying as eyeliner. This one’s definitely a makeup game changer!
Available for $156 online at MYH Cosmetics.
Monica Vinader Jewellery
We love the delicate and stackable jewellery at Monica Vinader – all the pieces are mum-friendly and at great price points too. The brand is known for the engravings on their bracelet plates, which makes for an awesome personalised gift. Now with the launch of the alphabet collection, the letter charms continue to add a sweet, personal touch to your wrist. Maybe pick up hubby and bub’s initials for a charming arm party.
Available at Monica Vinader, Shop 1025C, ifc mall, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
Your iPhone screen is only as big as it is… which, let’s be honest, mama, isn’t that big! Enter #Cube, a device from Konnect Lab, which has a 20-centimetre big touch screen display. It logs you into Instagram and lets you have a better experience on your social media platform. It’s linked up in real time via Wi-Fi to an Instagram account and makes a great gift for grandparents or relatives overseas to see recent photos and videos of your little one.
Available for $1155 online here.
Created by a husband and wife team from Australia, CottonLambs is a great new clothing brand for newborns with a fun backstory to boot. The couple were insistent on not finding out the gender of their baby when Sarah was pregnant and started creating unisex clothing items for other parents. Chris is an airline pilot and knew how important it was for kiddos to be comfortable on flights, and thus, the brand was born! At Sassy Mama HQ, we’re loving the Royal Short Sleeve Romper which will keep your infant cool in HK’s heat.
Available for $116 online at CottonLambs.
With the heat and humidity of summer comes greasy and unkempt hair… until we started using the shampoo from French brand Leonor Greyl. With its natural and botanical ingredients (and list of celebs who swear by this Hollywood secret), the rich content in it ensures your scalp stays hygienic. It repairs damaged ends while purifying oily scalps (a perennial problem with the weather in the ‘Kong!). It’s silicone and paraben-free as well, making it perfect for mamas who prefer to live a chemical-free lifestyle.
Available at SOGO, No. 29, B1/F, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong