As summer nears and schools come to a close, people are out buying teacher gifts, goodbye mementos, trinkets to bring home and more. Finding the perfect treasure isn’t always easy, but these days there are many special bazaars to help jump start your gift-giving creativity. Some to note include:
*Quanfa Garden Private Sale on Wednesday May 23 from 10am-8pm, and Thursday, May 24 from 9am-4pm. Included vendors: Susan Alberti antique and vintage collections, Antonia Sampson jewelry, Fee de Beaux Reves children’s clothing, Anna Wiest leather goods, Solo Per Te, cotton and cashmere knitwear, and many more. Directions: enter Quanfa (across from Beijing Riviera), go straight through the gate, take first right to end of street, turn left, #59 (large red house).
*Roundabout will hold a very special Book Fair and Bazaar on Saturday, May 26 from 10am-3pm at the residence of the Ambassador of Finland (30 Guang Hua Lu, Chaoyang District). Good quality second-hand adult fiction and special interest books, as well as coffee table books, will be on sale. Also during this event will be favorite bazaar vendors and baked goods by Bread of Life. All proceeds from the book fair and table fees will be contributed to the opening of a medical wing of a Shanxi Province orphanage. For directions, call Mr. Chen at 139 1118 0257. Please note: This event is open to foreign passport holders only; you must bring your passport for entrance.
*“Bling It On” Private Sale on Thursday, May 31 at GREEN T. HOUSE Living in Shunyi (near the Orchard) from 10am-4pm. Favorite vendors including Tai Tai, Antonia Sampson, Tranquil Tuesdays, Pillow Talk, Lolaibao, Clicia’s Designs, Shayne’s Treasures, Pretty Little Things and so much more will be at GREEN T. HOUSE Living & Bath House Residence (6434 2519), www.green-t-house.com. While there, enjoy a T. Cuisine Summer Set Lunch (RMB 138+).
*Clicia’s Designs and Shayne’s Treasures feature 40% off of all 0813 Beach & Spa Wear. Just in time for summer!
Photo by Premier Packaging of flickr (retailpackaging.com).