Monthly Archives: June 2019

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Celebrates 10 Years in Wellness Destinations

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is celebrating 10 years as a leader in wellness at its luxury spas worldwide. Over the past decade, the Group has launched a range of signature concepts, products, and treatments that have helped to establish the Group’s spas as some of the best in the world, with more Forbes ‘Five-Star Spas’ than any other hotel company. Fashionrepublik takes a tour around their best spa and wellness renowned services. Examples of innovation include a collaboration with global health and fitness platform Grokker to bring wellness into the guestroom with a range of complimentary in-room health and fitness videos; the launch of Mindful Meetings by Mandarin Oriental, designed to enhance and energize meetings and conferences with creative solutions that are based on five key elements of wellness: nourishment, movement, stillness, connections and wellbeing; and relaxing Digital Wellness treatments and practical tips that encourage...

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It’s Snowing in Abu Dhabi: A Snow Play Park Like Never Before

Blizzard’s Bazaar, Snowflake Garden and Flurries’ Mountain are just some of the unique attractions that will welcome visitors at Snow Abu Dhabi, when the attraction opens on Reem Island in late 2020. The snow play park – set to become the world’s largest destination of its kind – is part of the leisure and entertainment projects being delivered by Al Farwaniya Property Developers, Majid Al Futtaim Ventures and Thinkwell at the $1.2bn Reem Mall development. The 125,000 sq ft destination will feature a total of 13 rides and attractions, and will emulate an enchanted world with a wide range of activities spread across several distinct zones. In each zone, visitors will find a unique slate of activities hosted by some of the land’s fantastic characters. Before entering the park, guests will be invited to visit the Blizzard’s Bazaar. The assortment of retail offerings at the...

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The First Collection of Flower Vases from Antonio Lupi

Designed by Calvi Brambill, meet ASA, NISI, MASA, Antonio Lupi’s first collection of vases. Here are three different forms, three interpretations of the theme united by linguistic coherence, sophisticated and never ostentatious elegance, a balance between geometries, thicknesses and shapes that give life to a harmonious and “natural”. The ASA series the cylinder of different heights and diameters is tapered at the top so as to define an edge, an upper crown that lightens the image and invites the eye to converge towards the contents of the vase. The NISI series it integrates with the shape of the cone without interruption to open and accommodate a splendid bouquet of flowers. The MASA series a deep cut, a clear mark separates but at the same time unites the two halves of the volume that develops in height, reaching different heights, giving the vase an unusual appearance....

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Montblanc Launches Its First Full Luggage Collection

Whether city hopping, weekend escapes or epic business adventures, Montblanc #MY4810 is designed to meet the needs of urban explorers and intrepid adventurers who seek new horizons and experiences, and expect consistency and reliability to make their journey smoother. The brand new line of trolleys in five different sizes are trusted travel companions defined by high performance, sleek modern design, durability and versatility, crafted to fit in with the lifestyles of those on the go. Because every experience-seeking adventurer is determined to focus on his next endeavour, the Montblanc #MY4810 Collection is a tribute to exploration and wanderlust, created for today’s travellers making unexpected connections along the way. As an ultimate symbol of urban mobility, the collection pairs refined functionality and craftsmanship with modern and stylish design, built to last beautifully. Every urban explorer sets his or her goals on something on their travels through...

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Seletti Celebrates 50 Years Since the First Human Lands on the Moon

Seletti celebrates 50 years since the first human landed on the Moon with Starman Gold  as part of the Diesel Living with Seletti project. Ever faithful to its crazy and over-the-top way of interpreting reality, the Italian company considered among the most disruptive in the world of design, celebrates this “giant leap for mankind” with a precious looking object made with Diesel, the most innovative fashion brand. Starman was born to complement the Cosmic Dinerset, a collection for the table inspired by space and the planets made up of plates, glasses, cups and cutlery. Starman Gold is the evolution of Starman, the perfect fine dolomite porcelain reproduction of an astronaut. In addition to being a particularly fun object and suitable for all domestic styles, Starman Gold is a vase: the astronaut’s backpack, in fact, is equipped with a hole to be filled water which accommodates flowers. “The astronaut is the symbol...

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