It seems that soon my only posts will be about Marbella and what is going on here. And this is all because the summer season has officially started and Marbella prepared a lot of surprises and cool events for their guests. One of the most exciting events is Marbella Luxury Weekend which will take place in Puerto Banus from 2nd to 5th of June 2011. You can find the full program of the event here.
This is the first event of it’s kind here in Marbella, it took two years to organize and as a result Marbella Luxury Weekend is expected to be outstanding and extraordinary treat for all lovers of luxury. The public face of the event is Princess Beatrice d´Orleans – french princess, journalist, fashion expert, author of several books on public relations.
The Marbella Luxury Weekend promises to be the biggest showcase of extravagance Spain has ever seen. More than 30 international brands have prepared exclusive presentations, product launches, fashion shows, tastings and other activities for this coming weekend. Over 9000 people are expected to visit the Luxury Weekend, including celebrities flying in from around the world. More than 200 people are involved in the organizing process.
During the four days of Marbella Luxury Weekend Puerto Banus will be transformed into a theme park of the luxury and the amusement with special lighting, exquisite decorations, characters reminiscent of Venice, figures from the fantastic underwater world and dazzling bubbles in the night sky. There will be 30 m catwalk in the port where major luxury brands will show there latest collections. Puerto Banus will also be scattered with a dozen marquees in which companies will host their activities.
Here are just some of the highlights of this magnificent event:
The international violinist Jia Yi-Susanne Hou will play a violin valued at 10 million dollars, the Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù, dating back to 1735. The Chinese artist is the only violinist to win three gold medals in international competitions.
- Guarnieri Group will expose Pagani Huayra in Puerto Banus from 3rd to 5th of June.
- Rolex will show off the only 400,000 euros watch in Spain, Osborne Toro watch.
- The world premier of the Heritage watch collection by – Alexander Shorokhoff.
- New McLaren MP4-12C will launched on sale at a national level.
Cartier will present one of the most incredible creations from its Museum: a necklace in the shape of a snake made to order for the Mexican actress, Maria Felix. A totally articulated piece, made from platinum, yellow and white gold, decorated with over 2000 diamonds and 2 emeralds which form the eyes of the reptile. A unique piece of jewellery considered to be one of the best to be created in the XX century.
On Thursday jewellery firm Gómez & Molina will have champagne and caviar tasting and the official party set for midnight.
Presentations of the latest collections of Ulysse Nardin, Aquanautic Blue, Rolex, Piguet, EMESHEL, Toro Watch, Chanel, Magerit, Ebel, Hublot, Dolce & Gabbana, Chopard, Chloe, amongst others.
Jimmy Choo will present his latest collection of bags and shoes, enlivened with some cocktails.
Bulgari will present its latest collection “Mediterranean” accompanied by cocktails made especially for the occasion and live music.
- Tom Ford will be launching the brand’s first women’s collection.
- Cesare Paciotti will be hosting cocktail party from 18.00 till 00.00 on Friday.
- Ferrari cars parade, organised by Super Garage, Sunday 5th of June at 13:00.
- Iranian caviar tasting offered by Caviar Investment.
Every day from 14,0o till 17,00 experience in luxury rental cars by Rent Bull: Ferrari 458 and Lamborghini Gallardo Spider.
- Friday from 13,00 till 18,00 will be Champagne Mumm Cordon Rouge tasting.
Cascade of fruits with chocolate and champagne from Missoni, cocktail dinner from Salvatorre Ferragamo. And the list just goes on and on. You can’t even believe how many interesting things and treats are waiting rich girls and boys during Marbella Luxury Weekend. I am glad I will be a part of it all and will make sure I share information and some pictures with you, if I won’t be too drunk from all of this champagne, of course.
In case you will be around here this weekend, let me know ;)
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Information and inspiration for this article gathered: i-marbella.com; marbellas.com; marbellaexclusive.com