Monday, 14 December 2015

Hermès | Festive Flânerie

As the name suggests, it was like a woodland wonderland waiting for one to explore what's in there. Held at the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, music playing, magicians performing along the way, the tour around the sight itself was spectacular. 

Entrance & Canape Section 

Walking right into the first room, was a massive fresh fruit and vegetable garden. All eatable from the apple tree hanging down from the ceiling, as well as grapes from the vines on the wall and of course, the round center piece. Reminded me of Willy Wonka's room filled with all eatable sweets and chocolate. Healthier option here of course! On top of that, I wonder how many carrots I've had and pulled off a bucks bunny accent. 

Chemistry : Fresh Fruit Juices
Pumpkin, Corn, Beet Root, Spinach, Tomato and Chestnut

Cocktails and canapes with impeccable details, texture and taste. 

It was great to have so many different types of cocktails to try in shot glasses. Getting to try many different types was definitely a treat! My favorite of all was : Blueberry Grappa 

For some people, it may seem weird to eat off lookalike soil. 
Don't worry, it was chocolate biscuits. 

Happiest place in the world.
Balloons, Swings and Cloud Nine. 

Outfit I wore:
Zara Jumpsuit | Zara Shoes | J. Crew Necklace |
Hermès Bangle | Hermès Bag Constance

A few artists were also walking around sketching. 

Con Mia Madre 

In an Eden. 

"Essence of Garden"
Apple | Pineapple | Tomato

Butter Candle 

"Yeast, Wheat & Flour"
Bread selection:
Wheat | Orange | Squid Ink | Original

"Rare Herbs & Vegetables"
"Dark Sea"
Oyster | Abalone | Lobster 

"Specimen of an Ostrich Egg"
Pan fried Duck | Steamed Egg with Foie Gras

"Mystery of a Forest" 
 Mushroom | Black & White Truffle | 
Wild Boar Ragu with Mash Potato

"Artisanal Honey"
"Cotton Tree"
Petit Fours 
Vanilla Pod Tea

After dinner, the band moved upstairs for the after party drinks and we went for a tour around the second floor to have a look at the decorations. It was felt very festive with all the candle holders hanging at different levels. 

Look of the evening
All matte eye shadow, nude lips and a little contouring

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