In the Pink

Hong Kong Tatler Society - - Top 25 Parties Of The Year -

Pink was definitely the or­der of the day when the grande dame of Hong Kong hos­pi­tal­ity hosted its in­au­gu­ral Pink Tie Gala to raise funds for the Hong Kong Hered­i­tary Breast Can­cer Fam­ily Registry. Guests, all wear­ing a touch of pink, were greeted with a blushed bev­er­age on ar­rival—Per­rier-Jouët Bla­son Rosé Cham­pagne—be­fore em­cee Michael Wong, look­ing dap­per in tails, kicked off pro­ceed­ings (one of the night’s raf­fle prizes was a he­li­copter trip around Hong Kong pi­loted by Michael). As guests tucked into a four-course meal, Ava Kwong, the chair­man of the registry, gave a speech about the im­por­tance of test­ing in pre­vent­ing hered­i­tary breast can­cer. Some won­der­ful items went un­der the gavel of François Curiel, Christie’s chair­man for Asia Pa­cific, in­clud­ing a two­day ex­pe­ri­ence at L’Ecole Van Cleef & Ar­pels, a stun­ning di­a­mond and jadeite But­ter­fly brooch by Mous­saieff, made-to-or­der men’s driv­ing shoes from Tod’s and some beau­ti­ful paint­ings. Michael re­turned to the stage af­ter the auc­tion to per­form a se­ries of swing hits be­fore the live band took over.

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