Lockdown diaries: What can’t Hong Kong influencers live without?

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From their favourite midnight snacks, board games to home workouts, find out what our #legend friends are turning to during these tough times:

Irisa Wong

Favourite board game:

Monopoly or Scrabble

Favourite movie to rewatch:

The Holiday

Best restaurant on your Deliveroo:

Dough Bros or McDonald’s; I eat a lot of junk food

Favourite midnight snack:

I try not to eat after 9:30pm

Favourite at-home workout:

YouTuber Chloe Ting’s workouts

Favourite candle:

Anything vanilla scented

Favourite loungewear:

It depends on my mood – oversized t-shirt and underwear or a sweatsuit, or just a comfy bra and shorts

Things you can’t live without during lockdown:

A good book, Netflix/Hulu and my dog (@johnstonthefrenchie)

Book you’re currently reading:

Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan

Gadget you’ve used the most:

Nintendo Switch

New lockdown hobbies:

Do staycations count as a hobby? And online shopping?

Follow Iris on Instagram @irisashannon


Jessi Chloe Chen

Favourite board game:

Scrabble Wars!

Favourite movie to rewatch:

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Favourite recipe:

My mom’s Shanghainese Spring Rolls (I document the dishes I cook for my boyfriend on IG: @feeding.ben)

Favourite place to order take away from:

Yardbird, always!

Favourite midnight snack:

Frozen Korean muscat grapes

Favourite at-home workout:

MadFit

Favourite cocktail to make at home:

Negroni

Favourite candle/room scent:

Byredo Bibliothèque

Favorite loungewear:

Eberjey

Favourite comfort food:

Any kind of soupy noodz

Things you can’t live without during lockdown:

My boyfriend, Ben <3

Book you’re currently reading:

How Not to Die by Michael Greger, MD

Latest gadgets:

Airpod Pros and my first ever Kindle!

New app you’ve been hooked on:

PSYCH! So much fun

Favorite podcast:

Talking Mental is a podcast that brings much needed attention to mental health, it’s a quick start guide to understanding and dealing with mental health in general. And a direct, full-on and unfiltered path to greater understanding and recovery. We recently released an episode with Mental Health Counsellor Gira Petal, discussing the effects of COVID-19 and the anxiety pandemic that has emerged.

Listen to the COVID-19 Talking Mental episode here

New hobbies from lockdown:

Flower arranging (andrsnflowers.com / @andrsnflowers) and ceramics – get your Patrick Swayze on at @twopartstudio

Follow Jessi on Instagram @jessichloe


Louise Wong

Favourite board game:

Monopoly

Favourite movie to rewatch:

500 Days of Summer

Favourite recipe:

Mixed bean and tuna salad or curry chicken with rice

Best restaurant on my Deliveroo:

Cross Cafe

Favourite midnight snack:

McDonald’s

Favourite at home workout:

Ring Fit Adventure on my Nintendo Switch

Favourite candle scent:

Anything lavender or lemon grass

Favourite loungewear:

Zara or H&M

Favourite comfort food:

Korean style porridge

Thinks you can’t live without during lockdown:

Definitely my phone

Book you’re currently reading:

Stephen King’s Bazaar of Bad Dreams

New gadget you’re super into:

I got a sewing machine

New app you’ve been hooked on:

Piano Maestro

Favourite podcast:

Need a Friend by Conan O’Brien

New hobby from lockdown:

Sewing

Follow Louise on Instagram @l_for_louise


Hilary Fan

Favourite movie to rewatch at home:

21

Favourite place to order takeaway from:

Sushi from Ganguya in Tin Hau

Favourite midnight snack:

Chocolate cake

Favourite at-home workout:

The Wake Up Call workout on the NTC app

Favourite candle scents:

Wood Polar’s Egyptian Amber and Byredo’s Fleur Fantôme

Favourite comfort food:

Sukiyaki

Book you’re currently reading:

The Dark Side of the Mind: True Stories from My Life as a Forensic Psychologist by Kerry Daynes

New app you’ve been hooked on:

Two Dots!

Favourite podcast:

The Connect by The Ringer on Spotify

Follow Hilary on Instagram @hilaryasdf

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