7 Things to do this weekend: 3 & 4 September 2022
New month, new adventures
1. Check out what’s kicking in the sneaker world at Sneakerlah
When: 3 & 4 September 2022 | 10am to 10pm
Where: Mid Valley Exhibition Centre (New Balance booth in Hall 2-A6)
Price: RM30 (pre-sale), RM50 (door sale), RM80 (VIP tickets)
Sneakerheads should be sure not to miss Sneakerlah—Malaysia’s biggest sneaker lifestyle convention—to add some new kicks to their shelves. After a two-year hiatus, the highly anticipated event will be returning bigger and better than before with exclusive exhibitions by Malaysian artists such as Fritilldea and Edmond Looi. New Balance will also be revealing first looks at their latest collection, thisisneverthat, which includes 2002R, 1906R, and various apparel. Other must-have drops will also be featured including the 9060, MADE, CT309, and 574+.
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2. Indulge in the beauty of a luxurious afternoon tea at Banyan Tree with Sulwhasoo
When: 1 to 30 September
Where: Altitude, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur (Level 53)
For this autumn season, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur is partnering with Sulwhasoo to present The Ginseng Splendid Afternoon Tea throughout September. In a nod to the beauty brand’s origins, the menu features Korean-inspired delicacies specially curated by the new Executive Pastry Chef, Carlos Valente, who has over 37 years of experience working at Michelin Star restaurants and top hotels.
With ginseng being an essential ingredient in Sulwhasoo’s formulations, you’ll find it skillfully integrated into four of the desserts, which also pair wonderfully with the savoury treats that wouldn’t be out of place at a Korean restaurant. Look forward as well to the complimentary Sulwhasoo Ultimate Resilience Kit which comes with the afternoon tea. Those who book a stay at Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur in September, via the hotel’s website, will also receive a Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Anti-Aging kit gift worth RM456.
For reservations, please call Altitude, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur at 03-2113 1823, email the hotel, or visit the official website.
3. Brighten up your weekend at the Colour Factory Pop-up
When: 3 & 4 September 2022 | 11am to 8pm
Where: Rumah Tangsi, KL
Bring some extra colour to the start of September with another local market by The Messy Club! There will be over 100 vendors selling items that range from accessories and crafts to food and beverages, clothing, and so much more. Apart from perusing the local vendors, there will also be a crochet exhibition, live music, and dancing, so drag your family and friends along and make sure to come in your brightest clothes!
For more information on this event, follow their Instagram.
4. Step into the world of past, present and future in the back alley of Kwai Chai Hong
When: 26 August to 2 October 2022 | 9am to 12am
Where: Kwai Chai Hong
Enter through the back alley of Kwai Chai Hong to witness their latest and biggest art installation yet titled ‘Beyond the Moonlit Door’. Through neon-lit doors, one will be greeted with a giant full moon and bright lanterns hanging across the tree branches that perfectly reflect the legend behind the Mid-Autumn Festival. Another standout feature awaits at the Red Bridge in the form of ‘Endless Frames’ made by award-winning architectural designer, Pamela Tan. If you’re a fan of oriental aesthetics and Chinese motifs, then this is definitely a spot you don’t want to miss.
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5. Discover demi-fine jewellery from Gung Jewellery at their 5th anniversary pop-up
When: 3 & 4 September 2022 | 10:30am to 5pm
Where: Tyde Goods, SS2
In celebration of their five-year anniversary, Gung Jewellery will be having their first ever pop-up where you can discover the brand’s attainable demi-fine jewellery in the flesh. Best-sellers will be on display such as their gold chain necklaces, hoop earrings, and signet rings. Attendees can also enjoy freshly brewed coffee from Provisions while perusing their dainty pieces.
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6. Smell the flowers at Royal Floria Putrajaya
When: 29 August to 4 September 2022
Where: Anjung Floria, Putrajaya
Price: RM15 per adult | RM5 per child | RM5 per senior citizen
Experience what it’s like to literally walk on a flower path with Royal Floria’s annual flower and garden festival. Whether you’re an antophile or not, the beautiful showcase of over 400,000 flowers will have you snapping pictures non-stop while ooh-ing and aah-ing. Orchids will be the main star of the event but there will be plenty of flora to fawn at such as bonsai, hibiscus, bougainvillaea, begonia, lily, chrysanthemum, and more. When you’re done posing with the flowers, you can also partake in some of the 300 activities held including flower arrangement demonstrations, gardening workshops, and so on.
For more information and to purchase your tickets, click here.
7. Head to Polydextrous Studios and hang with the creative crowd at Jalan Jalan Paramount
When: 2 to 4 September 2022 | 5:30pm to 9pm
Where: Polydextrous Studios, Taman Paramount
This weekend, the poly space will be transformed into a local marketplace full of handmade, preloved and vintage goods. If you’re a collector of antiques and thrifted clothing, then Jalan Jalan Paramount is an event to mark on your calendar. There will also be a live DJ serving up good vibes, a bar with Poly cocktails and homemade tuak, and more to get your feet moving throughout the evening.
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