Monday, May 27, 2013
Zakaa and Quintessentially Lifestyle Launch the World’s Top Luxury Brands
LIKE A BLAZE OF STARS, ZAKAA & QUINTESSENTIALLY LIFESTYLE PARADES THE WORLD’S TOP LUXURY BRANDS
Like a constellation of galactic stars, coming together under one roof, Nigerians will be treated to a scintillating blaze of the world’s highest valued brands in an epoch making glitterati exhibition of high end luxury products, the first of its kind ever to be held in the country.
Taking place in the Lagos Room, Transcorp Hilton Abuja, the exhibition will take place for two days spanning May 29th till May 30th 2013. The first day ultra exclusive extravaganza will feature a V.I.P cocktail at the Lagos Room of the Transcorp Hilton. The event has an A-list of Nigeria’s Crème De La Crème scheduled for attendance and the red carpet kicks off at precisely 6.00pm, while the exhibition proper will take place on May 30th 2013 from 2pm till 10pm with the peak of the evening at 7.00pm when the cocktail party begins once again.
Hosted by Zakaa and quintessentially, the event is tagged the V.I.P Salon and is presented under the auspices of an agglomeration of seven of the world’s finest luxury brands who have truly distinguished themselves through impeccable craftsmanship and unrivaled innovations. These brands are Ulysse Nardin, Rolanditen, Zakaa, Buben and Zorweg, Nettetal, Pesavento, Serapian, Angel Champagne, Montegrappa and Quintessentially, with the proud support of Transcorp Hilton and Ventures (Africa).
The event will treat deserving high profile Nigerians to an evening of luxurious champagne, hand crafted masterpieces, Swiss watches, writing instruments and fine jewelry, with revelations on how and where to acquire these brands in the Nigerian Luxury markets.
FIRST OF ITS KIND
Zakaa and Quintessentially are offering luxury connoisseurs a first hand experience of the power of these exceptional products in an exhibition that is the first of its kind ever. Never has so much super high end luxury products been gathered under one roof in the country. It is the ultimate celebration of opulence and class distinction, a kind that will be near impossible to replicate.
THE PROMOTING BRANDS
Quintessentially Lifestyle is the world’s leading concierge/lifestyle management group. It was founded in the UK in 2000 as a private members’ club and concierge service. Their services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Quintessentially group encompasses 39 sister companies with physical offices in 72 cities worldwide. It is the only truly localized concierge service in the world. Services include informational services, hotel/restaurant reservations, arranging of spa services, recommending nightlife hot spots, booking transportations (Limousines, airplanes, boats) procurement of tickets to special events and assisting with various travel arrangements and tons of local attractions. Quintessentially is crafted to enhance the output of long hour working super executives and high achievers who need special assistance in providing a work-life balance.
Angel Champagne has emerged as one of the most innovative and original Champagne brands. Angel champagne began as the inspiration of British entrepreneur, Stefano Zagni, whose dream it was to create the ultimate champagne experience. He employed the oldest and finest vineyards of the Champagne region in France; all 100% classified Grand Cru and recruited the services of the world’s best wine blending expert, Hubert Dailly to supervise the blending of the wine. Angel Champagne has limited annual production so exclusivity is assured, being available only in a few select venues all over the world.
Zakaa is a young Nigerian brand that distributes and retails more than thirty luxury brands including Ulysse Nardin, Parmigiani, Brioni, Dubey and Schalden brands, as well as its own eponymous brand. Zakaa prides itself in having the official agency of all its brands and aims to continue to make world class brands more accessible in the region.
Transcorp Hilton is Nigeria’s foremost luxury hotel, maintaining its tradition of providing a rich luxurious experience for its guests.
Ventures Africa is a company set on a mission of bringing the business of Africa to the world.
Zakaa Luxury and Life Style Magazine is a joint publication between Hole 19 media and Africar GMBH of Germany. It is a luxury and lifestyle magazine aimed at a readership of the affluent and influential who are looking for something new, innovative and exclusive. The aim is to explore the universe of rare and unique products, revolutionary and exclusive services, offering the enthusiast readers, a guide to the finest collection of luxury items whilst celebrating outstanding and illustrious Nigerians.
Ulysse Nardin is Swiss Watch manufacturer since 1846. Nardin has been dedicated to super quality for over 165 years. Nardin’s marine chronometers are among the best and most reliable ever made and are still sought by collectors all over the world. Ulysse Nardin continues to be in the fore front of watch making technology by pioneering new materials in manufacturing high precision movement components and most innovative time pieces.
Rolanditen is about discovery; the delight, surprise and joy to touch and to own an expertly crafted Rolanditen meccahnically performing piece. All collection pieces are 100% made in Geneva with Swiss watch making machinery and based upon patented mechanisms ensuring and protecting brand value. Only the finest materials and world class manufacturing processes and practices are utilized to ensure outstanding craftsmanship.
Burben and Zorweg delights lovers of fine time pieces with unique masterpieces and craftsmanship. The symbiosis between compelling innovations and exquisite design characterizes and defines the exclusive objects of time selected materials and perfect workmanship fulfills and exceeds customers’ highest expectations.
Serapian Milano has always been synonymous with quality, dedication, creativity and refinement. ever since its establishment in 1940s. Its exquisite Italian workmanship together with tight quality control processes, sets the leather goods series a world apart from the rest. The ability to offer a product, 100 % made in Italy ensures Serapian the trust of the leading international high end retail.
Montegrappa Italia began manufacturing pens in Italy in 1912 as the country’s first pen maker. Montegrappa combines traditional methods such as die casting, with more recent innovations such as low relief engraving to form their precious objects of art, with the Italian heritage infused into each instrument.
Pesavento tells a new story of luxury that goes beyond jewellery’s previous limits to mold precious materials into original shapes and extra-ordinary volumes between creativity and the future. Pesavento creates jewelery with strong vibrant instinctive charm, objects of poetry that enchant and seduce at first sight.
Expectations are already pitched for this one stop exhibition, according to the MD of Quintessentially, Queen Ahneva Adegye”These never before exhibited brands in Nigeria will be making a luxurious debut at the quintessentially exhibition, a not to be missed event to reward the best of the Nigerian high-end individuals who make things happen in the country”.
Mr. Ingram Adichie Osigwe
MD/CEO Fullpage International Communications Limited