Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Lanvin and Sevva collaborate for a designer afternoon tea in Hong Kong

Alber Elbaz's sketches for Sevva

In Hong Kong recently, living a Travelife, I had a wonderful afternoon tea at Sevva, that chic restaurant/ cafe/ bar on top of Prince's Building in Central.

Sevva owner and creative director Bonnae Gokson indulged her passion for fashion and teamed up with one of her favourite luxury fashion brands LANVIN to present a special Parisian-inspired ‘designer afternoon tea.’

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HIGH TEA AND HIGH FASHION

Light and delicate sponge cakes and finger rolls meet French haute couture at this chic rendezvous atop Prince’s Building in Central.



DESIGNER AFTERNOON TEA

The ‘designer afternoon tea’ is the result of a creative collaboration between SEVVA’s stylish founder Bonnae Gokson and Alber Elbaz, Artistic Director of French fashion house LANVIN.

Alber Elbaz has been awarded Chevalier of the Legion d’ Honneur – France and named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in The World.

Known for his love of sketching, Alber Elbaz’s spectacular sketches feature on the afternoon tea set’s place mat and sandwich roll wrap to adorn the sweet collaboration.




Three delectable tiers of 16 different treats from SEVVA are presented in the style and elegance of an haute couture collection – complete with LANVIN designer labels in edible sugar art.

The Parisian-inspired afternoon tea features a wide variety of utterly delectable sweet treats, including snowflake coconut chiffon sponge, French vanilla crème and raspberry, rose petal jam & crème Anglaise eclair, to flower power espresso cheesecake, pineapple crème gâteaux, ‘Sweetheart Candy Lollipop’ and SEVVA’s signature original caramel crunch cake.


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MORE THAN JUST SWEETS

Savoury delights completing the designer collection include truffle scrambled egg on toasted Poilâne, foie gras mousse & onion marmalade on waffle, and petite finger rolls of French ham & brie cheese.

They also have Sevva's signature minced chicken sandwiches, ratatouille on cucumber and baby potato stuffed with smoked salmon, and eggs & crème fraîche.

NO ORDINARY TEA SET



Served with a choice of coffee or tea, each ‘LANVIN Loves SEVVA’ tea set also includes a gift voucher for designer mementoes (a mirror or USB), redeemable at Lanvin’s flagship store in neighbouring Ice House Street, Central.




"I love Lanvin and am absolutely delighted to have this opportunity to work with the dynamic Alber Elbaz whom I adore as a person and designer,"  commented Bonnae Gokson.

She then added: "Now, he sketches LANVIN Loves SEVVA and I’m thrilled about that!"

‘LANVIN Loves SEVVA’ Afternoon Tea is served on weekdays from 2:30pm - 5pm, and Saturdays from 3pm - 5.30pm.



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