Luxury Lifestyle Weekend 2019 - A Bigger and Better Second Edition in Mumbai
by Madiha Khan Entertainment | February 19, 2019 | News
Luxury Lifestyle Weekend Jio Garden
After the resounding success of LLW 2018, Luxury Lifestyle Weekend (LLW), is back in 2019 in a brighter, bolder, even more opulent avatar. Conceptualised and executed by Magnanimous Group – a leader in luxury consulting and provider of bespoke experiential services, LLW 2019 is all set to take Mumbai and the country by storm. The event promises to be a three-day luxury extravaganza celebrating the exclusivity of its brand partners, high-profile and distinguished guests and purveyors of all things beautiful.
Set in the splendour of the JioGarden, this edition of the Luxury Lifestyle Weekend will see even greater interaction with patrons and a more immersive overall experience.
With over 30,000 people including HNIs, UHNIs industrialists, business leaders and influencers expected to attend the event over the course of the weekend. The Luxury Lifestyle Weekend will showcase over 150 international and Indian luxury lifestyle brands, each of which will engage visitors in unique, interactive sessions and sensory experiences, all set in an ambience of opulence.
Day 1 at LLW 2019 will begin with an exclusive preview for IIFL Wealth Management invitees from 11 am to 2 pm. When the doors open to the public, luxury enthusiasts can enter an almost enchanted world of luxury brands, international entertainment, curated dining and desirable art. Specialised masterclasses conducted by leading experts in various fields and power panel discussions led by opinion makers and thought leaders will round out the weekend’s activities, bringing the city together and creating an enriching ecosystem of scale.
Here’s a glimpse of what to expect at LLW 2019:
Bespoke Brand Experiences
Never-seen-before unique creations from top international brands across various categories come together seamlessly at this luxury showcase. Guests will be regaled with specially curated experiences while enjoying personalised service and an unparalleled sense of extravagance. Here are some of the exclusive brand experiences lined up for the weekend:
Christie’s will be displaying the Patek Philippe. an extremely fine and extremely rare 18k pink gold chronograph wristwatch. It formally belonged to the Eric Clapton collection. According to research, no more than four examples of pink gold references 1463 retailed by Serpico y Laino have been offered in public to date. Christie's will be displaying the Souza, Husain and Raza at LLW 2019.
Panerai is bringing their Novelties from SIHH 2019 especially for LLW 2019.
As a first, LLW will also witness the launch of two new niche brands – Alexandre J. and Masque Milano, whose olfactory compositions are bold, engaging and extraordinary! LLW visitors will also get an exclusive preview of some of the most exclusive niche perfumes brands, which are soon to launch at Scentido.
• Natural Vibes
Natural Vibes is excited to launch India’s 1st 'Ayurvedic' Beauty Oil with 24K Gold only at LLW 2019. Natural Vibes Ayurvedic Beauty Oil with 24 karat gold flakes is a blend carefully formulated to address all your skin care needs. Made with ingredients that have been integral in Ayurveda for generations, this aromatic elixir is a fusion of rosemary, orange peel, tea tree, patchouli, chamomile, rose, pomegranate, sandalwood, lavender, rosehip, saffron, lemon grass, olives and 24K gold flakes.
• The Chivas Alcove
A Bespoke Tasting Experience Chivas Brand Ambassadors Declan & Rajan would be on hand to give discerning whisky aficionados a taste of the Chivas 25 – a jewel among the blended whiskies portfolio of Chivas Brothers. From the heart of Scotland, savour the world’s first luxury whisky in a bespoke, private tasting experience. By Appointment only, at the Venue.
• Tibarumal Jewellers
Alongwith heirloom jewellery, they will be exclusively showcasing rare antique piece of art, not for sale.
The Chivas Lounge would be hosting timepiece connoisseurs through the Weekend, across hosted events from some of the most recognized names on the circuit. Patrons would have the opportunity to sip and savour the delighful Chivas 18 YO – a symphony of 85 different notes in every drop! Indeed, a spirit to match the occasion. Chivas will also have an extremerly rare and unique installation of their 25 YO.
The Conscious Capsule Luxury is synonymous with the decadent. While remaining true to excellence in design and craftsmanship however, luxury has entered modern times. Connoisseurs and purveyors of luxury have become increasingly environmentally conscious and now live in an age where organic, fair-trade and responsibly-sourced are must-have certifications on most products. In keeping with this evolved and trend-setting mindset, LLW 2019 will play its part in influencing the conscious consumer through its newly launched Conscious Capsule. Presented by Raymond, and co-curated by Lighthouse Co the LLW, the Conscious Capsule is a designated space where a select few brands will display their responsibly sourced, organic and environmentally-friendly products.
Power Panels Leading industrialists, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and opinion makers spanning numerous categories will come together at LLW 2019 to engage in thought-provoking conversations on real-estate, travel, fashion, business, art and the evolution of luxury. On Day 1, the panel discussions will include Conscious Luxury – A Win-Win? Can the Young Afford Art? and Trends Reshaping Luxury Consumerism. Day 2 will witness conversation about Luxury Experiences - Wave of the Future? Each power panel will be moderated by Aabha Bakaya, and promises to leave audiences with questions, opinions, ideas and a whole new perspective on all things luxury.
Master Classes Specially curated masterclasses at LLW 2019 will enable visitors to learn first-hand from the experts themselves. Over the weekend, masterclasses on the Introduction to the World of Collecting Watches conducted by Christie’s watch expert Remy Julia, The Emergence of the Collectible Handbag by Rachel Koffsky, Head of Sales – Handbags and Accessories at Christie’s and a make-up masterclass by Vipul Bhagat from Shiseido will provide unique insights into the world of haute couture, haute horlogerie and more, demonstrating to the discerning audiences that with luxury, there is almost always more than meets the eye, and that true decadence may well extend beyond a price tag.
Art Installations A unique collection of art, titled The Future of Art: Sustainability; specially curated for LLW 2019 by Lekha Washington will remain on display throughout the weekend. Each piece in the collection represents the artist’s perceptions and seeks to enlighten those who see it. An auction of some of the artwork will take place at the conclusion of the weekend.
International Entertainment Throughout the day and into the evening, visitors to LLW 2019 can enjoy musical entertainment from global artists and DJs set to impress with electrifying rock-n-roll, jazz and blues. Some of the performers for the weekend include Portico, The Revue and dOP (DJ Set).
Curated Dining LLW 2019’s Outdoor Café will offer some of Mumbai’s most sought-after delicacies. Top restaurants like The Bombay Canteen, O Pedro, The Clearing House, Miss T, The Pantry Café and more will tickle your taste buds with exclusively designed menus, special dishes and delightful cocktails encompassing an array of flavours, techniques and aesthetics.
LLW Insiders While there are many who appreciate luxury, there are those understand its finer nuances, and offer their unique perspective on it. Some call them opinion makers, others call them digital influencers. We call them LLW insiders and this year, they’re going to help you navigate the weekend in style. The 18 Insiders for LLW 2019 include Aishwarya Nair
Mathew, House of Misu’s Summiyya Shah & Mitali Patel, Khushnaz Turner, Akshay Tyagi and Aastha Sharma along with many more.
Speaking about the event, Mr. Akash Sheth – Managing Director, Luxury Lifestyle Weekend shares, “Luxury Lifestyle Weekend promises three days of exclusive, never- seen-before luxury experiences. As much as luxury is about products, it is also about intangible nuances that inspire, delight and amaze you. With Luxury Lifestyle Weekend, we have curated experiences that will help existing and aspiring consumers of luxury engage and connect with the brands more deeply than ever before. Every brand has presented an engagement that will encourage all guests to go beyond browsing and deep-dive into the story and philosophy behind a product.
India’s most exclusive, diverse and unforgettable luxury lifestyle experience is from February 22nd to 24th, 2019 at JioGarden, BKC, Mumbai.