Whoop-dee-doo! A brand spankin’ new week is here and we’ve got an inkling that it’s going to be a goodie. Actually, scratch that—we KNOW this week is going to be a good one.
In true Urban List style, we’ve searched high and low, far and wide to bring you the best of the haps around town this week. Auckland foodies, make-up junkies and artsy-farties, get amped because there’s something for everyone this week!
Get A Vintage Makeover
Start your week off in glamour at a vintage hair and makeup class. Led by the internationally-renowned vintage queen extraordinaire, Cherry Dollface, you’ll come out of this class a certified glamour gal. From pin curls through to the perfect red pout, this class will help you unleash your inner pin-up princess. Brace yourselves for glitter, glamour and a whooole lotta hairspray.
What: Cherry Dollface Hair & Makeup Workshop
When: Monday 31 July, 7pm—9pm
Where: Moxie Mama Wear, Henderson
Can’t keep yourself from doodling hearts, stars and your exs name in the back of your notebook? Then get yourself along to Studio One Toi Tu’s drawing studio and prepare to rev up those doodling skills! This eight-week course will take you through all the tips and tricks you need to know to nail your next drawing. Forget the boring pencil, here the focus is on all kinds of funky drawing tools from ink to watercolours.
What: Drawing Studio: Wet And Dry Media
When: Tuesday 1 August, 6pm—8.30pm
Where: Studio One Toi Tū, 1 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby
Embrace The #Clean Life
#Cleaneats, #cleanliving...you name it, the clean movement is in full swing! This Tuesday, the peeps at Huckleberry are spilling the beans on how to live a life free from the grips of pesky chemicals at their aptly named Chemical Free Living Workshop. Their expert team of people passionate about all things natural will take you through a range of speciality workshops to help you ditch the chems, and embrace a clean, green wholesome life!
What: Chemical Free Living Workshop
When: Wednesday 2 August, 7pm—9pm
Where: Huckleberry, 34D Portage Road, New Lynn
Shop Up A Storm
Make-up lovers, this one’s for you! In case you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past few weeks and have missed the biggest beauty buzz around town, allow us to relay it for you: Mecca Maxima is opening in Auckland! Get your tushy down to Queen Street this Thursday and be part of Mecca’s grand opening (AKA the beauty event of the century). Not only will you get first dibs on that Stila liner and the Too Faced Setting Spray you’re been dreaming about up until now, but you’ll also be special beauty surprises left, right and centre! Prepare to kiss your moolah goodbye and say hello to some shiny new war-paint!
What: Mecca Maxima Auckland Opening
When: Thursday 3 August, 9am
Where: Mecca Maxima Queen Street
We sure as heck hope you didn’t make any “my diet starts this week” resolutions. La Cigale’s The Truck Stop is back in town and that can only mean one thing: it’s going to be a total stuff-your-face-athon. Forget any of that #cleaneats business, because tonight you’re gonna be eating your weight in goodies from some of our fave food trucks such as Guerilla Grill, Double Dutch Fries, Judge Bao and Nitrocow Gelato (to name a teensy few). Trust us, the food coma will be totally worth it.
What: The Truck Stop
When: Thursday 3 August, 5pm—9pm
Where: La Cigale French Market & Bistro, Parnell
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Image credit: Guerrilla Grill