Mademoiselle Privé: New interactive exhibition pays homage to Chanel


The third edition of Chanel’s Mademoiselle Privé is about to hit our city after successfully premiering in London in October 2015 and again in Seoul last summer. The interactive exhibition, to be held at Hong Kong’s PMQ heritage venue, pays homage to the creative legacy of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, the brand’s eponymous founder, and current creative director Karl Lagerfeld.

Fans of the brand will be treated to first-hand experience in crafting some of Chanel’s iconic products. The festivities begin with a high jewellery workshop (13-18 January) followed by a Lemarie feather and flower creation session (19-25 January) and ending with a masterclass in the iconic No.5 perfume (26 January – 1 February).

Mademoiselle Privé event details

Chanel’s Mademoiselle Privé exhibition is free for the public, but visitors must make reservations via the dedicated app if they want to nab a seat at one of the workshops. Get the Apple version here and the Android version here.

Mademoiselle Privé runs from 13 January to 10 February at PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central.

Chanel’s new fragrance pays tribute to its founder with celebratory sensorium


Chanel recently hosted a private event at The Annex in Hong Kong to unveil its new fragrance named after its iconic founder, Gabrielle Chanel.

Created by perfumer Olivier Polge, the fragrance is the latest in the list of tributes that Chanel has paid to its creator Coco Chanel throughout the year, starting with the ‘Coco before Chanel’ high jewellery collection and the Gabrielle bag earlier in 2017.

Using multi-faceted mirrors and walls decorated with Coco Chanel’s celebrated quotes as well as scented niches designed for taking in the aromatic ingredients of the perfume, the private space provided a way to experience the perfume using all the senses beyond just scent alone.

As is usual with any Chanel party, a lot of celebrities turned up to show their support for the brand. Some well-known faces included Joey Yung, Hins Cheung, Tracy Chu, Elva Ni, Anjaylia Chan, Angela Yuen, Zelia Zhong and Evelyn Choi.