Welcome to the March edition of Marbella Rocks where we are excited to bring you yet another exclusive news story. You heard it here first… the famous Raffles Chelsea is launching in Marbella. The group famed for having A-listers such as Mick Jagger and royalty including Princess Margaret as members is due to open its doors for business later this summer. This marks the first overseas venture for Raffles and we have a further exclusive that Dubai is next on the chic brand´s global hitlist!
To celebrate both Mother´s Day on the 6th and International Women´s Day on the 8th we have highlighted the world´s most inspirational women. From Coco Chanel breaking down barriers in fashion to the civil rights activist Rosa Park for helping to end segregation – this is a truly must-read feature which celebrates strong, powerful and awe inspiring women who are prepared to stand up to injustices and make a difference. We hope you like it.
Plus, we have an exclusive fashion shoot with international catwalk model turned designer, Yamaia, Take a look at her stunning new Black Rose Collection on page 52. Most of the designs are custom made so you can order in any colour or fabric. Photography for Black Rose was by the immensely talented Irene Sekulic.
If you are interested in fitness, here´s two pieces of good news for you! 6 times Mr Olympia champion Dorian Yates´ much anticipated DY Gym has opened its doors for business and we have an exclusive interview with the big man himself! See page 82 for more info on the new gym taking Marbella by storm.
Plus, we have two new columnists this month. Luke Hill, from the ever popular Miss Fit Marbella, is doing monthly fitness and nutrition columns and celebrity hairdresser Adee Phelan from the brand new Bardou will be spilling the beans on every tip and trick in the world of hair. If you haven´t already checked out Bardou – it´s a must and opening from March 9th in Puerto Banus. Don´t miss Adee´s guide on the new “cocktail menu” style of choosing your latest hair do!
Till next time,