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10 Things You Missed At The Hong Kong Tatler Ball 2018

10 Things You Missed At The Hong Kong Tatler Ball 2018
By Hong Kong Tatler
September 16, 2018
Not even a looming super typhoon could keep guests away from our annual Hong Kong Tatler Ball

1/10 The Tatler Starship

The decor inside the ballroom (Photo: Erica Fong/Hong Kong Tatler)
The decor inside the ballroom (Photo: Erica Fong/Hong Kong Tatler)

"Science. Space. The Future." was this year's theme for the Hong Kong Tatler Ball and we transformed the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong into an intergalactic venue complete with space grass, custom chandeliers and ever-changing cosmic video installations in the ballroom. 

2/10 Red carpet arrivals and Facebook Live

Kim Robinson and Bonnae Gokson (Photo: Hong Kong Tatler)
Kim Robinson and Bonnae Gokson (Photo: Hong Kong Tatler)

Over 375 members of Hong Kong society, many from our Tatler 500 list, showed up in their gala best, including Ming Ho-Tang, Adrienne Hui, Peter Woo, Feiping Chang and more. Take a look at our red carpet arrivals gallery and relive our Facebook Live feed with our fashion director Justine Lee.

See also: Live From The Red Carpet At The Hong Kong Tatler Ball 2018

Don't miss: Hong Kong Tatler Ball 2018's Best Dressed Men & Best Dressed Women

3/10 The Macallan bar and trolley

The Macallan Bar (Photo: Erica Fong/Hong Kong Tatler)
The Macallan Bar (Photo: Erica Fong/Hong Kong Tatler)

As guests arrived at the cocktail reception, they caught up and mingled around the illuminated The Macallan bar. The Macallan trolley came back towards the end of the evening during the after-party to keep the good vibes going.

See also: Eliott Faber: How To Appreciate Whisky

4/10 Interactive video booth

Alan Lo at the video booth (Photo: Coco Marett/Hong Kong Tatler)
Alan Lo at the video booth (Photo: Coco Marett/Hong Kong Tatler)

Open during the cocktail reception and after-party, our interactive video booth turned guests into James Bond-like characters by superimposing custom-made moving graphics onto their short video clips.

Follow our event hashtag #HKTatlerBall2018 to see how they turned out. 

5/10 Chopard models

The Chopard models (Photo: Erica Fong/Hong Kong Tatler)
The Chopard models (Photo: Erica Fong/Hong Kong Tatler)

Dressed in futuristic bob wigs and armour-like mini-dresses, several models showed off the latest high jewellery collection from Chopard during the cocktail reception. 

6/10 Impossible Foods

The Impossible Meatball (Photo: Erica Fong/Hong Kong Tatler)
The Impossible Meatball (Photo: Erica Fong/Hong Kong Tatler)

For the first time ever, Impossible Foods' plant-based meat was served as a main course at a black-tie event. Over 60 percent of the Hong Kong Tatler Ball guests opted to go plant-based this year, proving that the future of food could really be vegan.

See also: Impossible Foods' David Lee And Nick Halla Interview

7/10 The Hong Kong Tatler Awards Ceremony

Ming Ho-Tang receiving her award from Michel Lamunière
Ming Ho-Tang receiving her award from Michel Lamunière

This year, we gave out awards in four categories: Global Unity, Most Promising Young Lady, Most Stylish Woman and the prestigious Diamond Award. 

The awardees were Yuri & Julia Milner, Joanna Lui Hickox, Ming Ho-Tang and Peter Woo, respectively, who accepted their awards with grace and humility.

See also: Meet The Hong Kong Tatler Ball 2018 Awardees

WATCH: Our exclusive video from the Hong Kong Tatler Ball 2018 Awards Ceremony

8/10 A special donation

Every year, Hong Kong Tatler donates HK$100k to a charity nominated by the diamond award recipient. This year, Peter Woo pledged to match our donation dollar for dollar, making a total of HK$200k. After receiving his award, he nominated Mother’s Choice.

See also: 6 Ways Peter Woo Transformed The Murray Hong Kong

9/10 The after-party: Tabitha Nauser and DJ Miss Yellow

DJ Miss Yellow (Photo: Karen Chiang/Hong Kong Tatler)
DJ Miss Yellow (Photo: Karen Chiang/Hong Kong Tatler)

Kicking off the afterparty, Singapore-based Generation T lister Tabitha Nauser took the stage for a three-song performance, followed by an electrifying set from Hong Kong's very own DJ Miss Yellow.

10/10 Exclusive preview of our October issue

Sneak peek of our October cover story and goodie bag items (Photo: Erica Fong/Hong Kong Tatler)
Sneak peek of our October cover story and goodie bag items (Photo: Erica Fong/Hong Kong Tatler)

On their way out, each guest was given a goodie bag filled with gifts from our sponsors, including a sneak peek at our October cover story featuring Yuri and Julia Milner (awardees of the Global Unity Award), a Bluetooth speaker from The Macallan and assorted FANCL products.

See also: Yuri And Julia Milner: The Breakthrough Prize Founders On Philanthropy And The Search For Alien Life

More on the Hong Kong Tatler Ball 2018:

 

See all our #HKTatlerBall2018 coverage here.

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