To celebrate its 120-year anniversary Maison Berger Paris, the global leader in high-end home fragrance products, has partnered with Lolita Lempicka for an exclusive collection "Maison Berger x Lolita Lempicka". It’s the story of a historical perfumer of living spaces which meets a timeless designer of body perfume. It is the first collaboration between a French high end fashion designer of international renown, and the world famous perfume creator, Lolita Lempicka and Maison Berger Paris. The aim is to present a special collection that combines science and art that derive from the strengths of the two world-class French brands. The important cooperation between the two leading French companies is highlighted, unveiling a new innovation to the world of perfume industry. Maison Berger Paris has shared its historic know-how and expertise in Home Fragrance and created the room fragrance collection with a unique olfactory signature. In addition, the fragrance is also captivating, being the first time that a body perfume has been faithfully transcribed into an Olfactory score of Parfum de Maisons….With a strong development by The Nose result a technical achievement that conserves the sweetness, sensuality and femininity of “Mom Premier Parfum” by Lolita Lempicka. Mon Premier Parfum has an alluring charm as it is one of the most popular scent of young women around the world. The Parfum de Maison Lolita Lempicka provides a sweet and fruity mood. It is a subtle blend of liquorice, with heart notes of cherry, violet and Cistus Labdanum – a heady nectar from Cistus shrub. The sweet aroma of flowers and fruits reflects the sweetness of a woman's charm without any distortion from the original fragrance. For the very first touch, you will receive the freshness of ivy leaves, star anise and Liquorice flower before being enchanted by the sweetness of Violet Flower, Cherry and Iris and ended up with the aroma with Tonka bean, caramel and Cistus Labdanum Products in the collection “Maison Berger x Lolita Lempicka” include lamps, scented bouquets and Parfum de Maison "Lolita Lempicka". The offer is limited and very attractive offer at price of THB 5,270 for a Lamp; and THB 2,270 for Scented Bouquet. Both products offer a free fragrance in the set. Refill also available at THB 1,170 for 500ml fragrance; and THB 1,570 for 200ml Scented Bouquet refill “Maison Berger x Lolita Lempicka” collection are available at all branches of Maison Berger Paris and online channel.
Lauv 18 May | Moonstar Studio | SOLD OUT Crowned “Pop’s Up-and-Coming Heartbreak King” by Rolling Stone, 24-year-old independent singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Lauv is coming back to play at his sold out show in Bangkok this May. "Drugs & The Internet," the latest single from his long-awaited debut album has been currently dominating the world-wide charts. Jason Mraz 19 May | Impact Arena | Buy Tickets Multiple GRAMMY® Award winner Jason Mraz has announced plans for a 6-city tour of Asia in May 2019 with a Bangkok concert scheduled for Tuesday 21 May. New Hope Club 9 June | Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 | Buy Tickets Comprised of Reece Bibby, Blake Richardson, and George Smith, rising trio New Hope Club are set to come back to Bangkok one more time as part of their Asia tour. Over the last 12 months they have released single Permission and their second EP Welcome To The Club Pt. 2 which topped the iTunes preorder chart in 10 countries including the UK. Tickets start from B1,300 available now at www.ticketmelon.com Westlife 24 July | Impact Arena | Buy Tickets WESTLIFE is back and in full swing with The Twenty Tour! Celebrating their 20th anniversary with 14 number one hits, the band brings their much-awaited reunion tour to Asia including Bangkok on 24 July 2019. Tickets start from B2,500 available on May 18 at www.thaiticketmajor.com LANY 29-30 Jul | GMM Live House | Buy Tickets LANY is a Los Angeles-based trio comprised of Paul Klein (piano, guitar), Les Priest (keyboards, guitar), Jake Goss (drums.) The band most recently released their sophomore album, Malibu Nights last year. Their lead single “Thru These Tears,” received massive critical praise, which TIME Magazine named one of the “5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Week.” Following the complete sell-out for LANY Malibu Nights World Tour in Bangkok, the band has just announced one additional show – 29 July 2019, only date available for a second show in Thailand! The Chainsmokers 20 Aug | Impact Challenger Hall 1 | Buy Tickets Grammy award-winning and Billboard chart-topping duo The Chainsmokers are bringing their highly anticipated World War Joy Asia Tour to Bangkok! Ticket price starts from THB1,900 and will go on sale to the general public beginning 25 May 2019 (Saturday) at 10am through all ThaiTicketMajor outlets. The 1975 13-14 Sep | Thunder Dome | Buy Tickets VIJI CORP presents the great comeback of ‘The 1975,’ the leading rock band from England with the concert “The 1975 Live In Bangkok 2019”. Best known from the mega-hits like "Chocolate", "Robbers" and "Somebody Else." See them live on stage in 13-14 September. And for those who missed the first round, your second chance is here after the 30 seconds sold out last time. Shawn Mendes 1 Oct | Impact Arena | Buy Tickets GRAMMY nominated, multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes is adding to his arena and stadium tour in support of his self-titled album by announcing seven new dates in Asia including Bangkok on 1 October. Backstreet Boys 24 Oct | Impact Arena | Buy Tickets After 14 months of setting and breaking records in Las Vegas, BSB’s residency “Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life” will come to
Sooner than ever, it's the last day of the month. It's the perfect opportunity for you to unwind, take a few days to relax, and prepare yourself for the next journey around the sun. Here are 5 places to celebrate and loosen up at the end of the month. Uptown Funk Brunch CHAR Restaurant, Hotel Indigo Bangkok CHAR Restaurant at Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road invites foodies to an adults-only Uptown Funk Brunch, with free flow packages to keep spirits up and the party going. Every last Saturday of the month, guest can feast on all-you-can-eat a la carte selections as well as freshly cooked favourites from cooking stations, while a DJ spins retro hits to set the funky mood. THB 1,900++ including soft drinks and mocktails THB 3,400++ including signature cocktails, champagne, premium red wines, white wines and beers on every last Saturday of the month, next brunch will be on Saturday, 25th May 2019, from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm. For more information or to make a reservation call 02 207 4999 or email CHARbangkok@ihg.com Modern Thai Seafood The House on Sathorn The House on Sathorn today announced the opening of Paii, heralding a new chapter in the culinary offering of the historic, 130-year old landmark. The new restaurant presents the best of local and imported seafood. Diners will not want to miss the Giant Crab Fried Rice, made with organic jasmine rice from Nakhon Pathom. The plate is designed for sharing and topped with no less than half a kilo of freshly steamed Surat Thani mud crab meat. The restaurant also features a bar for an enticing mix of crafted seasonal cocktails, cutting-edge sounds and tempting bites. Open daily for lunch and dinner from 12PM to 12AM. Visit www.thehouseonsathorn.com/paii 'Summer Retreat' at Spa Le Méridien Give your body the tender loving it merits with a 90-minute spa journey. A deeply moisturizing and gently exfoliating Sugar Body Scrub (30 minutes), leaving your outer layer silky smoother than ever. Nourishing and hydrating your skin, relaxing your muscles, oiling your joints, and leaving you feeling balanced, elevated, and rejuvenated with Summer Special Oil Massage (60 minutes). THB1,900 net per person Available throughout May – July 2019 from 11:00 – 23:00pm. Advance appointments are essential at email@example.com X2 Pattaya Oceanphere & Ocean Bistro X2 Pattaya Oceanphere is tapping into Bang Saray’s fishing heritage by celebrating the fruits of the sea at its new all-day restaurant, Ocean Bistro. The dining venue is nestled just 450 metres from the shore. In this exquisite seafront setting, expert chefs will create contemporary à la carte menus that focus on local sustainable seafood, prepared in Mediterranean and Thai styles. The villa features 59 one-bedroom pool villas and spacious two-bedroom duplex pool villas, designed to resemble rice terraces gently cascading towards the seafront. Each villa features large living spaces and floor-to-ceiling windows that maximise natural light, and the resort’s spectacular rooftop pool provides the perfect place to chill out during the day or enjoy a sunset cocktail. The villa also offers a 24-hour in-room dining service featuring a wide selection of Thai and international options, including the signature sardine dishes. Opening rates start from just THB 7,415 per
Costa Cruises, Italy’s largest tourism group and Europe’s number one cruise company, today celebrated the maiden call of the Costa Venezia to Laem Chabang, Thailand. Costa Venezia, a ship designed specifically to offer the Asian market the best of Italy, is the largest ship introduced by Costa to Asia, where the Italian company was the first to start operating in 2006. With a gross tonnage of 135,500 tons, 323 meters in length and a capacity for over 5,200 guests, the Costa Venezia offers a series of unprecedented innovations designed specifically for Asian customers, introducing them to Italian culture, lifestyle and excellence, starting from the interiors, which are inspired by the city of Venice. Mr. Roberto Verdino, Deputy Country Manager for Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia of Costa Group Asia, says: “Costa Venezia has been designed specifically with Asian travellers in mind. While we continue to offer authentic Italian experience, there are many facilities and specialty restaurants that are catered to Asian guests. The joining of Costa Venezia to Costa Asia’s fleet will bring “The Best Time at Sea” cruise holiday to our Asian guests, and at the same time, demonstrate Costa Cruises’ confidence in the Asian market.” On Costa Venezia, guests will experience the uniqueness of Venetian and Italian culture. The ship's theatre is inspired by the world-renowned Venetian La Fenice opera house; the main atrium is reminiscent of St. Mark's Square, while the main restaurants recall the traditional architecture of Venetian alleys and squares. Actual gondolas, made by the Squero di San Trovaso artisans, can also be found on board. Guests can savour the delicacies of regional Italian cuisines at the inclusive restaurants, as well as fine dining with menu curated by chef Umberto Bombana of the three-Michelin-starred restaurant, 81⁄2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana, at Restaurant Casanova, one of the five specialty restaurants. Guests will also feel at home with a wide choice of Asian food on offer, including hotpot, teppanyaki, dim sum and noodles. Costa Venezia features more than 8,000 square feet of retail space amid a two-deck Venetian-style shopping pavilion which Starboard Cruise Services, the premier retailer at sea, curated with some of the world’s most celebrated brands. Presented within an Italian-style shopping experience in keeping with the iconic Costa Cruises brand, the collection includes many famous Italian brands, including first-time-at-sea Max Mara, Salvatore Ferragamo and Bvlgari. Costa Venezia further appeals to the Asian shopper with the largest beauty space at sea, measuring more than 2,500 square feet and including over 30 international brands, with the first-at-sea Clé de Peau Beauté and Hermès, Yves Saint Laurent, La Prairie, Bvlgari, Chanel, Dior, La Mer, SK-II and more. Asian beauty brands include Dr. Jart+, Sulwhasoo and The History of Whoo. The Merchant of Venice, a refined perfumer that pays homage to the beauty of Venetian culture, also makes its debut at sea and available for the first time in Asia. In addition, Bvlgari joins Costa Cruises and Starboard to present the first production of its kind at sea: “the Bvlgari Jewelry Show”, an evening of elegance
SUPERIOR WAY TO ENJOY SAMUI Seaside delights await! This year, W Koh Samui pampers you with the “WOW Offer”. For stays of at least four consecutive nights, you will be amused with extraordinary benefits such as on-arrival sparkling wine, Well-Travelled signature massage, candlelit dinner, airport transfers, and daily breakfasts. The offer is valid from now until 31 December 2019. For further details and booking, check out www.wkohsamui.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org CHILLING BY THE POOL Travelling to the splendid North? U Chiang Mai offers you sweet indulgence by the pool with the “Luxurious Superior Pool Access” package, with 30% discount for a Superior Pool Access room, together with 30% discount on F&B and round-trip airport transfer! Available for stays from now until 31 March 2019. A minimum of two consecutive nights is required. For booking, contact +66 (0) 53 327 000 or email@example.com EXPERIENCING CHENGDU With growing tourism thanks to charming Chinese culture and lovely pandas, Chengdu should really be on your list. Enjoy the “Check-in to Chengdu” experience with everything special from The Temple House! This three-night package invites guests not only to have the first-rate stay, but also to explore the city, to relish the award-winning spa, and to savour the healthy fares, starting from USD 930. Visit www.thetemplehousehotel.com for more information. DIVER’S BEST DEAL! Koh Haa is one of the first-rate dive sites in Thailand, thanks to its crystalline water, healthy coral, and abundant underwater life. Luckily, Pimalai Resort & Spa at Koh Lanta offers the leisurely four-day package for certified SCUBA divers to enjoy both on-land comfort and marine beauty. The package includes accommodation, airport transfers, dinner, spa, diving trip and equipment, and more. Priced from THB 43,590. Available now until 30 April 2019. Visit www.pimalai.com/promotion/ diving-2019 for more information. SAKURA HEALING Not just eye candy, the beautiful Sakura flower is also beneficial for your skin, thanks to its essential oil, which is rich in antioxidants. The Okura Spa at The Okura Prestige Bangkok features special “Sakura Wellness Secrets”, a 90-minute treatment to smoothen your delicate skin from head to toe, and to rejuvenate your weary soul. Available daily from 1 April – 30 June 2019, priced at THB 3,800++ per person. For more information and reservations, please call +66 (0) 2687 9000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lamborghini Bangkok organized the launch of the new Lamborghini Huracán EVO super sports car with a luxurious design and V10 engine providing top performance through Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Integrata (LDVI), a CPU controlling the performance of 4-wheel-drive system and rear-wheel drive model with accuracy from the movement of the car, to improve its driving responsiveness and granting the driver complete control over every aspect of the car’s movement. Furthermore, the car features a new aerodynamic design that is five times more efficient than ever. The performance of the Huracán is not only equipped with 640 hp and 600 Nm torque, but also the latest infotainment technology available today including an 8.4” infotainment touchscreen. It is embedded in the center console to make it easy to control everything literally at the touch of one’s fingertips including car seat controls, air-conditioning, and even controlling the LDVI system in real time as it has connectivity, making it directly linked to Apple CarPlay, as well as having connections to the web radio, video players, giving voice commands to Siri, dual-camera touchscreen, telemetry recording and analysis, and even a hard disk with ample storage capacity. The Lamborghini Huracán EVO is also hailed the newest icon of the raging bull stable because it is truly unique in offering owners a customised choice of colours for both its interiors and exteriors. Its luxurious interior remains functional with the latest lightweight alloys such as Lamborghini’s patented Carbon Forged Composites which is only manufactured at each customer’s orders, at prices starting from 24,590,000 baht. The Huracán EVO features the 5.2 l naturally-aspirated Lamborghini V10 engine, uprated to produce higher power output and an emotional and powerful sound, with Titanium intake valves and refined lightweight exhaust system. The Huracán EVO outputs 640 hp (470 kW) at 8,000 rpm with 600 Nm of torque delivered at 6,500 rpm. With a dry weight of 1,422 kg the Huracán EVO reaches a weight-to-power ratio of 2.22 kg/hp, accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds and from 0-200 km/h in 9.0 seconds. Braking from 100 km/h to 0 is achieved in just 31.9 m, with a top speed of more than 325 km/h.It is more efficient than ever when driving with a dynamic automated Torque Vectoring System that allows the driver to control the car speed regardless of road conditions. It also includes a new feature that is the heart of this model and core to improving its performance, namely the Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Integrata (LDVI), which uses a Central Processing Unit to analyse and assess conditions to allow the driver more control over the environment, creating the ultimate driving experience. There is also the Lamborghini Piattaforma Inerziale (LPI) system which assesses the speed and angle of the care to maintain its balance and dynamism at all times. This is an upgrade of its efficacy to version 2.0 of the previous model as it was developed precisely to improve its dynamism and accuracy as every single shift and movement of the chassis is monitored in real time. The car also has
Oris Aquis Date Relief The Oris Aquis Date Relief is inspired by the colour and feeling of water. The grey dial recalls the colour of a stormy sea, while the watch’s signature diving scale numerals in relief are a reminder of the texture of water, as well as its elemental role in all life. It has a 43.50 mm (1.713 inches) stainless steel case with a uni-directional rotating diver’s bezel and is water-resistant to 30 bar (300 metres). It comes on a choice of straps or a metal bracelet, and its sapphire crystal sits over a dial decorated with applied hour markers, which, like the hour and minutes hands, are filled with luminescent Super-LumiNova®. GUCCI DIVE ‘THREE LITTLE PIGS’ COLLECTION In honor of the Chinese calendar's year of the pig, the characters from the “Three Little Pigs” are brought back from ©Disney archives, enhancing the House designs for Cruise 2019. The Gucci Dive watch features a red dial with the playful motif, completed with a black rubber strap. OMEGA 'De VilleTrésor' OMEGA celebrates the 125th anniversary of its name. The brand is proudly releasing a new De Ville Trésor timepiece that includes some very unique touches and an exciting movement. For the first time, OMEGA has created a wristwatch with a red enamel dial, going perfectly with 18K yellow gold case. This challenging design is inspired by OMEGA’s iconic brand colour. VOLARE SKY COLLECTION The key inspiration for this fascinating watch collection comes from the brilliant colours of the sky throughout the day. Featuring a unique, gradient watch face and elegant multi-coloured bands, this collection highlights the latest colour trends of 2019. Starting from dawn, which blends the warm tones of sunrise to the cool colours of midday, the elegant softness of dusk and the mysterious shades of the midnight sky. RADO Captain Cook Automatic Limited Edition The original Captain Cook was produced between 1962 and 1968 and was known for its compact design and distinctive features. Since 2017, the Captain Cook has been back in the RADO collection and true to the original in almost every way. Limited to just 1,962 pieces, and balancing authentic vintage style with the modern preference for personalisation, the new 2019 Captain Cook is delivered in a hard-wearing leather travel pouch with a selection of additional straps. If the brown vintage-look leather strap isn’t what you’re looking for today, simply exchange it for the fine knit stainless steel Milanese bracelet or the durable green NATO strap.
“So far, from time that will not return So far, from where I used to be So far, from being away from home. - - So Far - - Written by H.R.H Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, 2018 Imagine for a moment, in the far reaches of this universe, there is an undiscovered planet where the highest stage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology has been achieved while still maintaining a rich diversity of nature. Though every living thing looks different and unfamiliar as a result of alien metamorphosis and mutations, all fauna and flora live in unison, happily ever after. This planet is called ‘NARAVANNA’ which was brought to the attention of HRH Princess Sirivannavari as the inspiration of SIRIVANNAVARI Spring/Summer 2019 collection, named ‘Abode of Metamorphosis’, capturing ultra-feminine silhouettes, exquisite embroidery and the Maison’s signature graphic prints, created by Her Royal Highness. H.R.H. Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, SIRIVANNAVARI Creative Director said, ‘It is all about the journey to NARAVANNA, the undiscovered world in this universe where all lives coexist in peace. Its creatures, especially the mutants, inspired me for this latest collection, featuring graphics inspired by the AI’s mainboard, African-influenced craftsmanship and space-age details. ‘The silhouettes and structures of this season are quite varied and complicated, from deconstructed looks to asymmetrical gowns. In addition, I added some details and techniques to create new dimensions such as quilted pattern, pleating technique from Gérard Lognon’s workshop in Paris and Maasai Mara - inspired embroidery produced in our own Maison’s workshop,’ said H.R.H. Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana. SIRIVANNAVARI and S’HOMME Spring/Summer 2019 women collection features 67 looks (59 of womenswear and eight of menswear). The show commences with a parka look, which consists of a bolero Lurex tweed jacket paired with a dress of the same fabric, a cut-out midriff dress with the fluid silk chiffon skirt in the signature print, a cocktail peplum dress with the metallic quilt detail echoing the space-age theme. For an ultra feminine look, the collection also includes a zebra-sequinned tulle blouse with hand-stitched feather details and a white corset dress with double layering of fringes: burgundy silk fringe and African beads fringe. In addition, the princess established SIRIVANNAVARI Atelier and Academy, the in-house workshop of couture embroidery. Thus, the spotlight also shines on the magnificent embroidery which can be seen from the feather appliqué blouse, the crystal and pearl encrusted gown to the African beads embroidery details. As anticipated, graphic prints, one of the brand’s DNA, remains a highlight. The Princess has created prints this season by visually translating her imagination, including those details signifying NARAVANNA, such as mutants, alien creatures, AI’s mainboard, and gearwheels. The prints are incorporated throughout the collection, from ready to wear, leather goods, shoes and scarves (120 cm x 120 cm and the mini-rectangular size used for handbag handles). The spotlight shines on the Bijoux Collection, with both Fine jewellery and Fashion jewellery falling under the same inspiration. The Fine jewellery collection – featuring the Maison’s emblem ‘S’ and ‘Peacock’- offers rings, earrings and necklace in 18 karat rose gold adorned with mother of pearl, pearl,
Thai travellers increasingly experiencing cherry blossom season in a unique way by exploring off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods in Tokyo and by immersing themselves in sakura-themed Experiences in Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. The upcoming Cherry Blossom season (March – May) is one of the year's highlights and has helped to make Japan a firm favourite and one of the most popular global outbound destinations for Thai travelers today. Hot on the lips of travelers-in-the-know is Tokyo's Yanaka neighborhood which offers travelers the opportunity to immerse themselves in authentic Japanese culture, where traditional ways of life are still part of the neighborhood’s daily routine. Through this, Thai travellers are also supporting local, healthy tourism, helping diversify their spendings to smaller, local businesses. The area is known for Japanese sweets, tea and artisanal shops where craftsmen and shop owners take pride in making accoutrements for Kabuki actors and geishas who used to wander the neighborhood’s narrow alleyways. Springtime sees Yanaka Cemetery bursting with expansive cherry blossom trees, an alternative yet beautiful way to see these blooms in full force. Explore Yanaka and Kuramae town, a.k.a. the “Brooklyn of Tokyo,” while riding on "tokyobike". Explore the old and new sides of Tokyo on a bike as you cycle past small artisan workshops still in operation and factories that now house coffee shops and a chocolate factory. See Yanaka from the eyes of a local while you stroll through a shopping street, looking at kitchen knives and sampling sweets like karinto and manju from traditional Japanese shops. Get lost in narrow labyrinthian streets, arrive at an old wall made of tiles and make a final stop at Yanaka Cemetery for a prime cherry blossom viewing opportunity. Learn about the history of wagashi (Japanese sweets) from the owner of a renowned wagashi shop. Complete the Experience with organic Japanese tea. Increase your Instagram followers and get more likes and comments by making instagramable cherry blossom maki sushi rolls. Impress your friends back home with culinary skills of making cherry blossom Japanese sweets. Enjoy a scenic view of cherry blossoms in your private kayak and watch the world go by with Cherry blossom kayaking.