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Fashionistas: It’s Time to Visit Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong (Think Chloé)

BY La Jolla Mom

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is hands-down one of my favorite hotels in the world. The first and flagship property in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group just celebrated its 50th anniversary and still serves as a place to see and be seen, enjoy afternoon tea, dine, stay over on business, enjoy a luxury family vacation, of course, shop in many fine boutiques in the hotel and nearby Prince’s Building.

One nearby boutiques happens to be Chloé, the premier fashion brand founded in 1952 by Gaby Aghion. Young Hollywood stars Kirsten Dunst, Natalie Portman and Lou Doillon wear Chloé’s elegant, ultra-feminine clothing and carry the recognizable, stunning handbags.

Fashionistas considering a visit to Hong Kong… the time to go is now. With its commitment to the arts, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is presenting a unique exhibition throughout the summer of artworks curated from Chloé’s archive, to be displayed in the Clipper Lounge. The Chloé Moments Exhibition will showcase the rise of the luxury French fashion Maison Chloé, a crucible of creativity for fashion’s most notable designers dressing women throughout the decades.

karl lagerfeld chloe luxury fashionIn celebration of this special exhibition, guests are invited to enjoy two fantastic offers and an opportunity to bring home a signature luxury Chloé bag.

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong’s Get Carried Away with Chloé Package

The Get Carried Away with Chloé package allows guests to admire special pieces of art while enjoying afternoon tea specialties inspired by Chloé, carry away a new fashion accessory, and retreat into guestrooms for a luxurious stay. Starting at HKD 16,500 (roughly $2120 USD), the package includes:

  • One night in a Harbour Room (highly recommend) to enjoy Hong Kong’s enchanting views
  • A limited-edition Chloé bag, Mini Baylee, in Sunray and Desert Island valued at HKD 11,270 (roughly $1445 USD), exclusive to the package
  • Delightful Chloé afternoon tea experience for two guests surrounded by works of art on display at the Clipper Lounge
  • A Chloé Attitudes book highlighting the story of the maison Chloé
  • A welcome bottle of ”˜R’ de Ruinart Champagne
  • Breakfast for two at either the Clipper Lounge or at Café Causette

The Get Carried Away with Chloé package is available from 23 June to 31 August, 2014 and is subject to availability.

Chloé Moments Exhibition Afternoon Tea

chloe mandarin oriental hong kong clipper loungeIf you’re going to stay at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, you must have tea at the Clipper Lounge! From 23 June to 31 August 2014, the Clipper Lounge will become home to an exclusive Chloé Moments Exhibition.

To celebrate the launch of Chloé Attitudes, the first book on the history of the Maison from 1952 to today, Chloé will share a unique selection of archived sketches and photographs, to share the story how Chloé founder Gaby Aghion worked with young designers, including Karl Lagerfeld, to materialize ideas into garments for the modern woman, from fashion sketches to the catwalk.

The hotel’s highly creative culinary team will produce Chloé inspired pieces reflecting the images displayed throughout the exhibition that will be offered as part of the hotel’s famed afternoon tea set.

In addition, each guest enjoying an exclusive Chloé Moments Exhibition afternoon tea set is invited to collect a special gift at Chloé boutique in Prince’s Building, Central; and to enter a Prize Draw for a chance to win a Get Carried Away with Chloé package stay at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong within the validity dates, a classic manicure and pedicure at The Mandarin Salon, the legendary afternoon tea at the Clipper Lounge, or a copy of Chloé Attitudes book.

Each afternoon tea set is priced at HKD 278 ($35 USD) per person or HKD 488 ($62 USD) for two plus 10% service charge. Tea is available from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday, and from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong with Kids-Prince's Building

I am not sure if we’re planning our annual Hong Kong trip in August or during Chinese New Year, but if in the summer, we will definitely stay at the hotel, have tea and enjoy the exhibition! My 7-year-old loves staying here, too.

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
5 Connaught Road
Central
Hong Kong
+852 2522 0111

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