hong kong: woobar opening

© w hotels - the new woobar at w hong kong

there's no doubt w hotels is one of the planet's leading hospitality brands, and there are plenty of good reasons. the sleek design of each property is often stunning but a lot of effort also goes into creating a happening vibe that reflects the energy and style of each city or resort. its woobar concept is emblematic of this hospitality strategy and it so happens that the very latest hotspot recently opened at the soaring w hong kong. woobar adds up to hong kong's sophisticated and fast-paced nightlife scene with an ambiance and event schedule all its own. deejay sets are blended into cocktail culture, creating a buzzing, carefree atmosphere fit to let your hair down and then some. to celebrate the opening, woobar has been transformed into a one-time-only, rock 'n roll hall of fame with a photo exhibition by acclaimed photographer mick rock. dubbed rocked, it features a series of iconic photos of classic rockstars such as david bowie, iggy pop and debbie harry, as well as a handful of modern icons such as images lady gaga and bono [on through late september]. bar location: 1 austin road west, 6th floor [tsim sha tsui].

© mick rock - iggy pop flipping backwards on stage [1972]