VIVETTA Spring/Summer 2018

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Between history and legend, Andrey Remnev has inspired the 2018 Vivetta Spring-Summer collection.

Vivetta Ponti transfers his art onto the catwalk: his ancient, melancholic strokes, yet graphical and modern, his colours and the delicate and dream-like women, the main characters of his paintings.

 

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These noble, hypnotic ladies, suspended in a surreal atmosphere, emphasise his passion for detail and, more specifically, for embroidery. Vivetta’s dresses, just like canvases, portray a marvellous, enchanted universe, with a wealth of magical elements. A desecrating tribute to both the world of contemporary art and the Russian artist.

 

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A collage of refined hand-made decorations. Sophisticated sequin macramé and evanescent profiles. Dazzling Swarovski and pearl appliques. Precious brocades as well as bright, multi-coloured Haute Couture duchesses.

Remnev’s favourite motifs are directly transferred onto the dresses. Irises bloom on the fabrics, crossed by the featherweight flights of dragonflies, butterflies and swallows. In addition to these, there are also elements taken from the underwater and woodland world. In the eternal surreal interplay of transformism, nature overcomes the real dimension: fantastic animals such as fish and winged creatures blossom in splendid flowers.

 

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Skirts that are as light as clouds and volumes emphasised by puffy crinolines. Cascades of raw edged tulle. Transparencies and micromesh lace. The crystal-studded organza is gradually blurred with delicate, lightweight feathers. The lightness of these fabrics is contrasted with those of a sturdier nature. The bustier dress is rather striking with its exaggerated volumes in denim which is treated, woven and dyed by hand.

 

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The common thread linking these two inspirational worlds, which are only apparently poles apart, is actually jeans, that co-exist in this collection. Revisited, faded and embroidered denim with bands of coloured feathers is used also for the footwear: for a true total look. There is a clear reference to a typically-90s POP underground style in terms of fit, volumes and prints. Oversized garments and hyper-feminine outfits. Organza, fil coupé brocade and jacquard cotton that recall romantic tapestries.

 

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The little tassels that enrich them have also been taken from the world of furnishing and design.
Maxi T-shirts are worn over 1960-style mini-dresses adorned with minute, sparkling sequins. Flaming, acid-coloured embroideries with sporty elements also for dresses in silk satin. The emerald green dress, with a deep side split, matching feather train and boa is a real key piece.

 

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The cut and paste effect is ensured by the styling: a top recalling a baseball T-shirt, with contrasting lace on its sleeves and a red carpet-worthy skirt. Also the black dress, with its decorated white satin bodice, that in terms of cut and silhouette perfectly complies with the design codes of this mood, has been created by wearing a short T-shirt over a tulle skirt. The elements of decor which Remnev was so fond of, can be seen once again in the prints, on shirts and short dresses, that have been re-elaborated according to a decidedly more contemporary taste.

 

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The range of colours is amazing. The light, dusty hues of the purest dawns from soft blue to baby pink, clash with the unique fluo colours and plenty of gold, a clear reference to the precious pigments blended by hand and used by the artist himself, as in the past.
Accessories: high cuissard boots and bow mules, either glittered or in bright pastel colours. Delicate “profiled” ballerina shoes in clashing hues.

 

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http://www.vivetta.it/

 

A Dynamic Outdoor Collection

MATTEO THUN AND ANTONIO RODRIGUEZ DESIGN

“ALLAPERTO” FOR ETHIMO

A DYNAMIC, VERSATILE OUTDOOR COLLECTION DESIGNED FOR HOSPITALITY

 

GRAND HOTEL – The lux version

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Keep the bones – change the dress: by changing the outfits Allaperto’s body transforms. It dresses up for four different worlds and chooses particular accessories. One single shape, one structure appearing in different looks.

 

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Long Island, at ease. Elegant and refined, with its white lacquered wood and hand-woven seating, GRAND HOTEL masters classical luxury at its best.

Details: Lounge chair, small dining armchair and adjustable sun lounger. Metal structure and white lacquered wood. Seating in Etwick fibre of two-tone plastic straps. Waterproof fabric cushions.

White laquered wood for parts of the corpus and a classic white, hand-woven and recyclable synthetic seating serves as elegant base for trimmed timeless chair pads, cushions and rolls. Generous sunbeds come with canopies.

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Alpine scenery, snow-capped wood lands, sunlit terraces. Tailored for high-altitude settings MOUNTAIN embraces nature. It echoes its beauty and elements: from natural teak wood, to pure wool and cashmere.

Details: Lounge chair, small dining armchair and adjustable sun lounger. Metal structure meets nature.

Partly covered with stained teakwood MOUNTAIN presents a bark netted seating topped with different paddings. A luxurious sleeping bag version padded with either shearling or pile cares for cosiness. The zipper makes it easy to slip in, a Velcro simplifies its fixing. To set a sign on the terrace the lounge chair, dining chair and the adjustable sunbed are covered in woven Etwick fibre or technical fabric with a typical tartan alpine pattern.

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http://www.matteothun.com/

 

 

 

 

Font Santa Hotel, Thermal Spa & Wellness

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Font Santa Hotel is a 5 star hotel located in Campos in the Southern part of the island of Mallorca. It is much more than just an exclusive location, one is able to enjoy from the pleasure and welfare of the thermal spa, which offers the only natural thermal waters in the Balearic Islands.

 

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This creates the ideal environment, the natural land is protected by the beautiful beach Es Trenc and Es Salobrar de Campos. Be welcome to relax in the wonderful space catered for comfort and tranquility and discover the best kept secret of thermal water.

 

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A space in complete harmony with nature

The outskirts of the hotel offer stunning views and small urban centers that will allow you to enjoy nature, the beach and leisurely activities.

 

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Space Serenity and Comfort

Font Santa Hotel offer 36 cozy and spacious rooms, the majority of which offer private terraces with stunning views of the natural land of Es Trenc Salobrar of Campos.
 
The design of the property has a combination of traditional as well as modern decor with hard wood floors complemented by light colors to encourage relaxation as well as prolong the wonderful sensations created by the thermal spa.
 

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Enjoy a natural experience

In the Font Santa Hotel Restaurant one is able to taste a kitchen of truly elaborate art with the most natural of ingredients from the fresh markets. Discover our healthy, exquisite and exclusive gastronomic innovations while at the same time enjoying our tranquil interior spaces, private rooms and restaurant terraces.

 

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Font Santa Hotel

Carretera Campos-Colonia San Jordi Km 8,2.
07630 · Campos. Mallorca

T. 0034 971 655 016
F. 0034 971 655 257
info@fontsantahotel.com

http://www.fontsantahotel.com/en/

 

The Devonshire Club London Designed By March & White

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A private members club has a peculiarly complex purpose. Add to this, 70 hotel suites above for the use of members and the logistics, functionality and performance require scientific analysis. Aesthetically, each room, each space of the club, needed to have a sense of the unique whilst being an episode in a larger, entire, piece.

 

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To commit to creating a large, significant and very valuable piece of art is to prepare to meet some very formidable challenges. Devonshire Club was no exception to the theory. At March & White, they always work with the best craftsmen using the very finest authentic materials to ensure everything is completed to the highest quality standard. Furnitureworks are a Sussex based craft furniture makers with a reputation for producing the very highest quality upholstery. Working closely with them. 

March & White were able to interpret the organic curves and forms of mid-century style into our own, absolutely contemporary furniture.

 

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The philosophy for Devonshire Club was to create an elegant and iconic destination for London’s city elite; a glamourous and subtly feminine space which confidently spoke of creativity, vibrancy and sophistication. Distilling inspiration from both mid-century modern design and couture, March & White created a series of distinctive spaces. These, each very individual, are, separate but still subtly connected in series, resulting in an intriguing journey from the moment of entering the club.

 

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The mood is one of glamour and elegance with a vibrant, and very contemporary, undercurrent. Their take on the primary colour palette is visible through our selection of fabrics and finishes, creating a unique version of the Mondrian palette that boasts a timeless feel throughout the entire club.

 

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http://www.marchandwhite.com/

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup 2017

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Jaeger-LeCoultre enjoys a rich history with polo, ever since the creation of the Reverso watch in 1931. The mythical story of the Reverso watch began in 1931 when a British army officer who had broken the glass of his watch during a polo match in India, raised the challenge to create a model sufficiently robust to survive a polo match unscathed. This challenge, successfully accomplished by the Manufacture at the time, led to the creation of the Reverso watch with a swivelling case to protect the dial. Through the Manufacture’s passion for the sport of Polo, a watchmaking icon was born.

 

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This year, the top ten teams are entering the 2017 Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup for the British Open Polo Championship, the most coveted prize in high goal professional polo outside of Argentina. The Draw to decide matchplay in the opening league phase took place in Jaeger-LeCoultre’s flagship boutique at 13 Old Bond Street, London.

 

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In addition to its technical aspects and the beauty of its movement, the Reverso watch embodies first and foremount a style – namely, the Art Deco. This trend with its decidedly modern connotations, was expressed by a revolutionary aesthetic language capable of uniting art and the avant-garde. More than merely a style, this movement embodies a philosophy that aspired to create a utopian world in which reason merged with splendour, modernity with tradition, and form was born of function.

 

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The Reverso watch, originally launched in 1931, has been reinvented for eighty-six years while staying true to its original design principles. It is much more than a watch. It measures time, and it preserves its history. The Reverso is unique in the world: in one watch, there are two faces through a patented swiveling case. Thus, in a single gesture, the model reveals another face. Generations have come and gone, styles have evolved, yet the Reverso remains true to itself, to its aesthetic codes, to its inimitable swivel. The back of the Reverso is an invitation to personalize. In the Manufacture’s dedicated workshop, highly skilled artisans can reproduce a favorite painting, a miniature portrait, initials, a poem… Some stories deserve to be captured forever.

 

 

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Jaeger-LeCoultre and Cowdray Park Polo Club

More than 10 years now of partnership between Jaeger-LeCoultre and Cowdray Park Polo Club, first as Official Timekeeper and additionally, since 2015, as title sponsor of the most prestigious polo tournament in the world.

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The iconic swivelling case engraved on this special occasion

Jaeger-LeCoultre and Cowdray have started a new tradition. Every year four specially engraved Reverso watches are honouring the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polo Gold Cup winners. Personalised with the date of the tournament and the revered Gold Cup trophy, the engraved Reverso watches encapsulate the longstanding relationship of Jaeger-LeCoultre and Cowdray Park Polo Club. Once again this year, the four Polo Gold Cup specially engraved Reverso will add a new milestone to Jaeger-LeCoultre’s rich heritage and history. A timeless model for lovers of beautiful objects that stand the test of time.

 

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http://www.jaeger-lecoultre.com/

 

Win a bottle of Champagne Lanson Green Label

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POLO & Lifestyle the London Magazine have teamed up with Champagne Lanson to give one of our readers a bottle of Champagne Lanson’s new organic Green Label.

Lanson Green Label Champagne is produced using organic grapes grown exclusively on an estate vineyard at Verneuil, in the heart of the Marne valley.

Committed to organic and biodynamic cultivation for many years, the vineyard is dedicated to protecting the ecosystem and respects the balance between soil, plants and humans. It is part of The House of Lanson’s overall approach to respecting the environment and follows a strict ecological logic – the bottles are lightweight and the labels made of recycled paper.

Inspired by nature, Lanson has chosen to combine the colour green with its distinctive emblem, the Lanson cross.

Lanson Green Label Organic Champagne expresses the qualities and uniqueness of its terroir to the full.

After three years in the cellars, the Champagne is elegant, very aromatic and characterised by its mineral purity.

To the eye, fine and persistent bubbles give life to the rich amber gold.

Competition:

For those of you who are having withdrawal symptoms following the end of The Championships, Wimbledon and in celebration of Lanson’s 40th-associated year with The Championships, Wimbledon. We are offering a bottle Champagne Lanson’s brand new organic Green Label.

For your chance to win a bottle of Champagne Lanson’s organic Green Label simply follow these steps.

Answer the following question:

1. How many years were Champagne Lanson celebrating at The Championships, Wimbledon in 2017?

Was it:
30 years
40 years
50 years

2. Follow Champagne Lanson on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/champagnelanson/

3. Follow POLO & Lifestyle the London Magazine on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/polo_lifestyle_magazine/

 

Usual Ts & Cs apply. No alternative prize will be offered etc.

Let us know if you’d like your details tonne passed on to Champagne Lanson for further information and offers.

Competition ends on August 7th, 2017.

Wishing everyone good luck.

 

http://www.lansonchampagne.com/

 

 

Champagne Lanson & Wimbledon

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Enjoy a Lanson ”Wimbledon” experience in London

Champagne Lanson have partnered with a number of bars and restaurants across the UK to bring Wimbledon to your doorstep. So, if you can’t make it to SW19 there’s still the opportunity to get involved in the action!

Venues across the UK:

Berkshire:
Beaumont Estate – Burfield Rd, Old Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 2JJ
Littlecote House Hotel – Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 0SU
Wokefield Park – Goodboys Lane, Mortimer, Reading, RG7 3AE

Buckinghamshire:
Horwood House – Hursley Road, Little Horwood, Milton Keynes, MK17 0PN

Cheshire:
Alvaston Hall Hotel – Middlewich Road, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6PD41
Cranage Hall – Byley Lane, Cranage, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, CW4 8EW

Derbyshire:
Radisson East Midlands Airport – Herald Way, Pegasus Business Park, East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2TZ

Durham:
Ebony Champagne Bar – Walkergate, Durham, DH1 1SQ
Radisson Durham – Frankland Lane, Durham, DH1 5TA

East Sussex:
Bath Arms – 3 – 4 Meeting House Lane, Brighton, BN1 1HB
Black Lion – 14 Black Lion Street, Brighton, BN1 1ND
Mesmerist – 1-3 Prince Albert Street, Brighton, BN1 1HE
North Laine – 27 Gloucester Place, Brighton, BN1 4AA
Open House – 146 Springfield Road, Brighton, BN1 6BZ
Western Front – 11 Cranbourne Street, Brighton, BN1 2RD

Essex:
Cabin Bar Stansted – Stansted airport, Stansted, Essex, CM24 1QU
Radisson Blu Hotel Stansted – Waltham Close Stansted Airport, Bassingbourn Rd, Stansted, CM24 1PP

Gloucestershire:
Tortworth Court Four Pillars Hotel – Wotton-under-Edge, South Gloucestershire GL12 8HH

Guernsey:
The Duke of Richmond Hotel – Cambridge Park, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1UY
The Old Government House – St Ann’s Place, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2NU

Hampshire:
Lakeside Coastal Village – Fishery Lane, Hayling Island, PO11 9NR
Sinah Warren Hotel – Ferry Road, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 0BZ
Warbrook House – The Street, Eversley, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 OPL

Herefordshire:
Holme Lacy House Hotel – Bridge Road, Holme Lacy, Hereford, HR2 6LP

Isle of Wight:
Bembridge Coast Hotel – Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5TB
Norton Grange Coastal Village – Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0SD

Kent:
The Cuban Canterbury – 41b-43 High Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2RY

Lancashire:
Radisson Blu Manchester – Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3RA

Middlesex:
Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel – Bath Road, Hounslow, TW6 2AQ

Tyne and Wear:
Cabin Newcastle – Terminal Building , Newcastle Airport , NE13 8BZ

North East:
Dickens 2 – 5 Southfield Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BZ
The Dickens Inn – 4 Southfield Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BZ
The Quilted Camel – 36 Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3JF

North West:
Radisson Blu Liverpool – 107 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9BD

North Yorkshire:
Nidd Hall Hotel – Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 3BN

Northamptonshire:
Staverton Park – Daventry Road, Staverton, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 6JT

Nottinghamshire:
Thoresby Hall Hotel & Spa – Thoresby Park, Nr. Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9WH

Oxfordshire:
Oxford Thames Four Pillars Hotel – Henley Rd, Sandford-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX4 4GX
Searcys Blenheim Palace – Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP

Somerset:
Cricket St Thomas Hotel – Chard, Somerset, TA20 4DD
Searcys Pump Room Bath – Stall Street, Bath, BA1 1LZ

South West:
Marco’s Bristol – Cadbury House, Frost Hill, Congresbury, Bristol, BS49 5AD
Radisson Blu Bristol – Broad Quay, Bristol, BS1 4BY

Suffolk:
Corton Coastal Village – The Street, Corton, Nr Lowestoft, NR32 5HR
Gunton Coastal Village – Gunton Avenue, Lowestoft, NR32 5DF

Surrey:
Savill Court Hotel – Wick Lane, Bishopsgate, Windsor Great Park, Surrey, TW20 0XN
Selsdon Park Hotel – Addington Road, Sanderstead, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8YA
Wotton House – Guildford Road, Wotton, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6HS

Wales:
Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel – Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire, North Wales, LL18 5YA
Radisson Blu Cardiff – Meridian Gate, Bute Terrace, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 2FL

West Midlands:
Marco’s at The Cube – 200 Wharfside Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 1PR
Radisson Blu Birmingham – 12 Holloway Circus Queensway, Birmingham, B1 1BT
Searcys The Balcony Birmingham – Selfridges on 4, The Bullring, Birmingham, B5 4BP

West Yorkshire:
Oulton Hall Hotel & Spa – Rothwell Lane, Oulton, Leeds, LS26 8HN
Radisson Leeds – No 1 The Light, Leeds, LS1 8TL

 

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