niin x LOVE IS WILD

niin x LOVE IS WILD

For the launch of Sean Lee-Davies and Awethentic Studio’s new Virtual Safari experience, niin joined the Awethentic team for a pop up in the Awethentic Gallery in Central to help raise funds for The Nature Conservancy.

niin raw stone cufflinks / Sean Lee Davies at Awethentic Studio

While many of us may not have the opportunity to go on safari, this exciting new VR experience enabled guests to visit the African savanna and get up close with some of Africa’s most iconic and endangered species.

niin x LOVE IS WILD

Surrounded by Sean’s breathtaking Love is Wild photography, niin had a selection of our favourite collections on display.

niin Polished Rock - Agate Slice Cuff and Pendant Necklace

If you haven’t stopped by the Awethentic Gallery, make sure you do – it’s worth the visit. Book in your VR experience today – email info@awethenticstudio.com

niin x LOVE IS WILD
April 26, 2017

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Conscious Creativity for a Sustainable Future

niin at Art Central 2017

niin were excited to pop up at Art Central last month for a special collaboration with artist/filmmaker and activist Sean Lee-Davies. The Conscious Creativity for a Sustainable Future event saw Jeanine and Sean discuss their creative journey, ethical-mindset and open the XXXX about how you can be a part of creating a more sustainable future.

niin at Art Central - Szabotage performing a live VR Art demonstration

Held in the Art Central CLUB CENTRAL VIP room, the evening included a special viewing of niin's latest eco-chic jewellery designs on inspired plantscapes by The Stalk Room. These collections featured the use of niin’s trademark abalone shells sourced from Hong Kong seafood restaurants and up-cycled wooden furniture factory off-cuts.

niin at Art Central - planscapes by The Stalk Room

Guests also had the opportunity to watch a live Virtual Reality art demonstration by international artists Mauro Bergonzoli and Szabotage, or experience a Virtual Safari by Sean Lee-Davies, along with a special showcase of some of Sean’s LOVE IS WILD photographs.

niin at Art Central with Sean Lee Davies and Awethentic Studio

Thanks, everyone for joining us for this inspirational evening. From sales on the night, niin were able to raise $3500 for Art in Hospital (http://www.aih.org.hk/), a local charity which aims to serve the needed through therapeutic art creation and the development of hospital art in Hong Kong.

niin team

2017 Women of Hope Awards - Vote for Jeanine!

The Women of Hope Awards

This May, 36 women across 8 categories, from Eco-Warriors to Charity Workers, Entrepreneurs to Equality Champions will be celebrated for the work in their relevant fields in the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Foundation and Hong Kong Tatler annual Women of Hope Awards.

The Women of Hope (WOH) Awards was established in 2014 by Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Foundation (HKAHF) to recognise influential women in Hong Kong who champion the call for justice to benefit women, children, and the greater community.

As a team of all women, we at niin find it both exciting and inspiring to see more and more women doing extraordinary things for the greater community. Everyday women are challenging the status quo, pushing the boundaries, and carving a fresh, new path for future generations.

2017 Women of Hope Awards - Eco-Warrior Nominee : Jeanine Hsu

We are so proud of niin Founder & Creative Director, Jeanine Hsu being nominated for the 2017 Women of Hope Awards in the Eco-Warrior category. Her nomination reflects the acknowledgement of the importance of ethical and sustainable design and how we can all make more sustainable choices to better the environment and community every day.

If you’d like to show your support of these wonderful women making a difference, please jump online and vote here: http://spreadhopehk.org/

About WOH:

HKAHF created WOH as a unique campaign to raise awareness of the foundation’s Cancer Fund and its efforts to support underprivileged cancer patients in Hong Kong.

In addition to honouring inspirational women, the WOH Awards luncheon also raises awareness of the foundation’s Cancer Fund and its efforts to support underprivileged cancer patients in Hong Kong. The event features testimonials from cancer survivors, while all the funds raised are directed to the Cancer Fund to provide free scans, as well as diagnosis and treatment services to those in need.

Mother's Day Gift Guide

niin Mother's Day Gift Guide

No matter what name you decide to call them, each and every Mum / Mom / Mother / Mummy / Mommy / Mamma / Ma is someone special. This Mother’s Day, to help you show your appreciation for all the wonderful things Mum has done, we’ve picked out some of our favourite pieces in this Mother’s Day gift guide…

 

niin Driftwood Heart Bracelets

Driftwood Heart Bracelet

Let your Mum wear her heart on her sleeve with these heart motif bracelets. Hand craved driftwood inlaid with either Mother of Pearl or Black Lip Shell, these bracelets are a perfect everyday piece. Available on a sterling silver chain, coloured wax cord, with or without a small diamond (for a bit of extra sparkle, of course).

Driftwood Heart Bracelet with Diamond  Driftwood and Black Lip Shell Heart on Wax Cord BraceletDriftwood and Mother of Pearl Heart on Beige Wax Cord Bracelet

niin Stud Earrings

Crystal Stud Earrings

Available in a variety of stones and finishes, niin’s crystal stud earrings are a great gift for any Mum. Pick a stone with healing properties to suit your Mum’s personality, or why not bring in your Mum to our niin boutique to select a piece together? Below are a select few, or view the full collection here.

Umbra Onyx Oval Stud Earrings Eska Glacier Duo Earring Ajei Faceted Stud Earring Blue Lace Agate

 

Eska Glacier Oval Pendant Necklace

A popular piece from our Eska Collection, the Eska Glacier Oval Pendant Necklace is a delicate accessory. Shimmering like a small drop of dew on the skin, the moonstone’s soft colours and classic setting make this piece suitable for both day and night.

Eska Glacier Pendant Necklace

 

Alternatively, come and see us in store to view our full collection, or shop online. All online orders receive free shipping and complimentary gift wrapping :)

April 26, 2017

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niin x Central Central Pop Up | 10th - 12th May 2017

niin x GRI Retail Pop Up | 10th - 12th May 2017

From Wednesday 10th May – Friday 12th May, niin are popping up at the amazing Central Central at 3 Pedder Street, Central, Hong Kong with some of your favourite fashion brands. It’s the perfect opportunity to pick up any last minute Mother’s Day gifts or stock up on your accessories for the summer. Mention the niin newsletter to receive 15% off across the niin range on display.

All niin purchases over $3000 will receive a bonus mystery gift*

See you there!

Celebrate your love with niin - Our top 7 picks for Valentine's Day

Celebrate your love with niin

At niin, we feel our ethical eco-jewellery tells a story of caring for the Earth and embracing natural beauty through the unique hand-crafted designs featuring sustainably sourced materials, wherever possible. So this Valentine’s Day, we invite you to show and share your love for the Earth with your special someone.

To help you set the perfect mood this February 14th, here are 7 of our favourites for your loved one this St Valentine’s Day:

Eska Drop Pendant Earrings Eska Duo Bangle Eska Mini Stack Ring

Delicate and light with ethereal colours of blues and whites, the niin Eska Collection is a perfect place to start your Valentine’s Day gift selection. The Eska Duo Bangle ($1600HKD) and Eska Mini Stack Ring ($800HKD) are made using recycled silver and little pieces of up-cycled abalone, while the Eska Drop Earrings ($1800HKD) use inlay with wood, brass, white kabibi shell and up-cycled abalone. Each of these unique pieces is hand made, making no two the same; the perfect pieces for a one of a kind gift.

Driftwood Heart Bracelet with Diamond

If you are looking for something a little more Valentine’s Day inspired, you can give your partner your heart. The Driftwood Heart Bracelet with Diamond ($1580HKD) is made using a small piece of driftwood, hand carved and inlay with Mother of Pearl shell and a small diamond for a bit of sparkle.

Ajei Rose Quartz Oval Pendant Necklace Cosmo Rose Gold Oval Stack Ring

In keeping with traditional themes of Valentine’s Day, the blush pink hues of Rose Gold are always a winner. The Ajei Rose Quartz Oval Pendant Necklace ($1700HKD) and Cosmo Rose Gold Oval Stack Ring ($1200HKD) make a lovely set for your special someone.

Gaia Fine Coralline Pendant Earrings

For those looking for something really special, the niin Gaia Fine Coralline Pendant Earrings (please contact for pricing) are the perfect balance of sparkle and ethical thinking. Featuring 18 carat rose gold, conflict-free white diamonds and pink sapphires, the Coralline Collection captures the beauty of the exquisite and multi-coloured natural coral reefs. With intricate and dainty details, these earrings sparkle when they catch the light, just as coral sparkles with life below the sea’s surface.

We offer complimentary gift wrapping and international shipping* for all online orders through our website www.niinstyle.com. Or come visit us at the niin boutique at Shop E, 200 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, to view the full range of products to select the perfect piece for your perfect Valentine’s Day.

*free shipping is not available for any of the niin Gaia Fine Collection. Please contact niin for purchase and shipping enquiries.

All I want for Christmas...


The holiday season is in full swing. Decorations are up, carols are playing, and family and friends are getting together for fun-filled gatherings. If you're still putting together your wish-lists or picking up the last of your secret santa's, you'll find some festive favourites here at niin. With complimentary gift wrapping and shipping, we can help you tick off your shopping lists... 

  


For those of you heading overseas or have friends and family visiting over the holidays, present your secret santa with a little piece of the 852 with our Hong Kong Keepsakes. Or for a gift with an environmental message, look no further than our Gaia Bracelets - each design is based around different environmental causes or endangered species.

 


What better to gift your girlfriends than one of our Oval Stacking rings. Pick one of the different healing stones or crystals to suit your besties personality or traits they might benefit from in the New Year. Think Green Aventurine for future success, Mother of Pearl for calming, fertility and childbirth, or Onyx to help overcome challenges... There's a crystal for everyone!



Give the men in your life something really special with a pair of our unique raw stone cufflinks. Available in carnelian, moss agate, or meteorite, these beauties feature raw stones making each piece truly individual, just like your man.



The festive season means lots of parties and get-togethers. Make yourself feel all party-ready with a pair of our inlay earrings and truly stand out in the crowd. Hand-crafted using various ethically sourced shells and woods, no two pieces are ever the same.



If you feel you've been really good this year, why not drop hints for your special someone (or for Santa) with one of our clutches or collier necklaces. The limited production and hand craftsmanship ensures you'll have a piece of wearable art totally unique to you. The new Eska Clutch will have you shining bright in all the right ways these holidays.

Encouraging Hope and Positivity - The Eska Collection

The Eska Collection

This month we launched our latest collection, Eska at 10 Chancery Lane Gallery.  

The Eska Collection creatively reimagines and pays respect to the element of water. Encouraging hope and positivity, the design of this collection channels the cleansing and purifying qualities of nature's glaciers, oceans, rivers and rains.

 


In line with niin's sustainable ethos, niin have taken their mission for greener design one step further with the use of recycled silver together with up-cycled abalone shells sourced from Hong Kong restaurants.



The Eska Collection appeared on bespoke displays by Paper Scenographer Agnes Tai, hand-crafted using paper offcuts. While a private screening of Adventures to the Edge 2 also took place, where filmmaker/conservationist Sean Lee Davies travels to the remote Solomon Islands to see the effects of man made climate change on marine life and what's been done to save the critically endangered hawksbill turtle.



We thank our generous and gracious sponsors at Peroni, BottlesXO, and dragon-i for their amazing support. Of course a special thanks goes to our friends at 10 Chancery Lane Gallery / Katie de Tilly Contemporary Artists for allowing us to share their space during the exquisite photography exhibition of RongRong & inri : Tsumari Story.

A special congratulations to our Lucky Draw winner, Candy - who has won a $5000 niin voucher. We look forward to helping her pick out some lovely pieces over the coming weeks.

Thanks very much to everyone for joining us and making this launch event a success xo


The Eska Collection is now available to view at the niin boutique in Sheung Wan and online at www.niinstyle.com.

The Gaia Fine Collection

The Gaia Fine Collection Launch

Last month, niin launched our first ever line of fine jewellery with the Gaia Fine Collection.  

An exciting new evolution in niin’s pursuit to raise awareness for environmental concerns and ethical jewellery design, the Gaia Fine Collection is about solidarity with our earth.

 


These designs celebrate the beauty of nature with jewellery hand-crafted to showcase environmental elements and endangered species in need or our protection.


Organic, intricate and elegant, each piece from the Gaia Fine Collection has been created using conflict-free precious stones and 18 carat gold. Each unique design is a reminder of what our incredible planet and her creatures face, inspiring us to protect and preserve what was here long before us.

The collection features 6 core themes (Cirrus - Climate Change, Banyan – Rainforests, Coralline - Coral Reefs, Mare - Oceans, Khan - Tigers, Scalene - Shark Finning), which have been interpreted into 12 limited edition pieces including earrings, rings, pendant necklaces, and bracelets.

“Each design reflects an environmental issue that I feel very strongly about,” said niin Founder and Designer, Jeanine Hsu, “I have loved the opportunity to work with these conflict-free stones to create designs that truly mean something to me, and hopefully to the niin family,”


With prices ranging from HKD $9750, the limited edition pieces are an amazing investment to any jewellery enthusiast. The Gaia Fine Collection comes packaged in beautiful hand-finished display boxes made from sustainably-sourced wood from Australia.


A massive thanks to our friends, The KEE Club and Caudalie, for helping us make the event possible, and a special thanks to Maurice at The Stalk Room for his absolutely amazing displays.


On behalf of Jeanine and the entire niin team, we thank you for all your love and support and hope you had fun sharing the excitement of the Gaia Fine Collection xo

To view these special pieces and discuss any custom-designs, please call us to book your private appointment on +852 2878 8811 or email info@niinstyle.com

For more event photos from the night, please visit the niin Facebook page.

Welcome to Miami!

niin miami

In July, niin was excited to have the opportunity to introduce our collections to the USA market with a special launch event during Miami Swim Week 2016.


Jeanine Hsu interview with VideoFashion
Jeanine Hsu with VIDEOFASHION!

Appearing at the Bandier Pop Up event from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th July at the stunning Soho Beach House Miami, the stage was set for a weekend of sun, surf, and style.


Camila Villamil & Aga Olesinska, Ashley Arbour & Janine Weste, Angeles & Dani Gomez Ortigoza
Camila Villamil & Aga Olesinska  |   Ashley Arbour & Janine Weste  |   Angeles & Dani Gomez Ortigoza

Jeanine Hsu & Tara Soloman

niin held a private brunch event on the Sunday morning which gave select press, VIPs, and new niin fans the opportunity to get up close with a number of niin’s trademark pieces and speak personally with Founder & Creative Director, Jeanine Hsu.


niin Miami Display

It was great to see the positive response to niin’s ethical designs in the US market. Watch this space for more #niinternational events happening soon!


niin Miami
Natasha Oakley, Angeles, Tara Soloman, Elysze Held, Devin Brugman

Keep up to date about where niin is popping up next - Follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

For those niin fans in Miami, we are pleased to announce you can now find select niin pieces in En Avance.

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