Schaap en Citroen opens a Vintage Watches boutique

Since 1888, Dutch jeweler Schaap en Citroen has been a popular address for prestigious watches and jewellery, from brands such as Cartier, Chopard, Jaeger LeCoultre, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, and Rolex, to name just a few.

Now Schaap en Citroen – with branches in Amsterdam – is expanding its number of stores with a Vintage Watches boutique in the Amsterdam 5-star Conservatorium hotel. A brand new concept for the jeweler’s house: second-hand watches are available in the boutique. Schaap en Citroen offers a realistic and competitive price for the timepiece worn. Visitors can also exchange their worn watch for a new product, for example.

Schaap en Citroen Jewelers offers a wide range of pre-owned watches from the most exclusive brands including Blancpain, Breguet, Jaeger LeCoultre, Patek Philippe, Vacharon Constantin, Cartier, Chopard, Rolex, Audemars Piguet, IWC, Omega, and Hublot. An exclusive number of this unique collection can be viewed in the new boutique in the Conservatorium Hotel. The trade-in procedure for second-hand watches can also be arranged online via the website.

Even if you are not looking for a new watch, a visit to the boutique is worthwhile. Interior designer Rob Feenstra has provided the store with a stylish interior with furniture from Fendi Casa and Bentley Home.

Vintage Watch boutique can be found in the Van Baerle Shopping Gallery at the Conservatorium hotel, which is open maardag: 13: 00 to 17: 45. Tuesday-Saturday: 11: 00 – 20: 00, and Sunday from 13.00 to 17.00 o’clock. Phone number: 020 – 2384792.

Come in the beautiful and timeless world of Schaap en Citroen.

First Fendi Casa flagship opens in Milan

During the recent Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan, Fendi inaugurated its first flagship store dedicated to the Maison’s distinctive universe of home furnishings and design. With an exceptional location on via Montenapoleone in the heart of Milan’s famous ‘Quadrilatero della moda’ and just a few steps from the Fendi boutique, the new store features Fendi’s vast savoir-faire, applied to an exceptional lifestyle collection.   

Fendi Casa adds its signature sense of innovative style to many of the finest hotels, redidences, and yachts in the world.

An intimate atmosphere reigns in the Palazzo Carcassola Grandi in Milan, where Fendi Casa recently opened its first flagship. This 16th century palace with interiors decorated with frescos and inlaid wooden ceilings welcomes the Fendi universe for the home, a distinctive combination of expert craftsmanship and elegance.

Materials including leather, bronze and marble create an interplay between design accessories and spaces that showcase the items in the Fendi Casa Contemporary collection. The color palette is defined by elegant contrasts with a continuous balance between light and dark tones.

With its minimalist aesthetic, the 400-square-meter space welcomes the contemporary mood of the Conrad armchair and the  Ford table. New pieces designed by Toan Nguyen and presented at the Milan Furniture Fair – including the Soho Lite sofa and the Blixen armchair – are joined by lamps designed by Italian architect Marco Costanzi.

This new store and its collection bridging fashion and design perfectly resonates with the codes of the Maison, says Pietro Beccari, President and CEO of Fendi: “The opening of the first Fendi Casa store on Via Montenapoleone marks a major step for Fendi in the world of design. This space is a tribute to our DNA, expressed in the close proximity to the Fendi boutique – both physical and in terms of values”.

The rich Fendi Casa catalogue offers ideal furnishing solutions for both residential and hospitality environments. Seamlessly integrating contemporary advancements with timeless details, the collection adds an elegant and inviting ambiance. Come into the beautiful world of Fendi Casa.

Fendi-Furnished Penthouse At Portals Hills Boutique Hotel

A penthouse dressed up by Fendi is all that a stylish traveler can settle in for a luxurious holiday in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods on the paradise island of Mallorca, Spain. On a hillside above the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Mediterranean, in the the prestigious new Portals Hills Boutique Hotel, is where the Fendi-furnished penthouse has nestled.

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Portals Hills Boutique Hotel (Click photo to enlarge).

The highlight of the island’s most glamorous address property are the two prestigious penthouses suite furnished by Fendi Casa which deliver timeless elegance to rival some of the world’s finest homes.

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Portals Hills Boutique Hotel (Click photo to enlarge).

Put together by interior designer Luc van Acker, each of the island’s most spectacular penthouse room is over 100m² in size. It opens up to feature two en-suite bedrooms and ample living spaces. The high spec kitchen is fitted with Dornbracht appliances and the essential Nespresso machine. Boasting of  premium entertainment systems too, the penthouse which is furnished by designer Italian furniture from Fendi, guarantees a timeless elegance.

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Portals Hills Boutique Hotel (Click photo to enlarge).

And it doesn’t stop there, as a private lift takes the guests to the 100m² roof terrace where they can admire unobstructed sea views from the comfort of the sunlounger. This space screams stylish luxury too with a dreamy Fendi-furnished poolside cabana.

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Portals Hills Boutique Hotel (Click photo to enlarge).

Whether entertaining guests or privately enjoying the extraordinary setting, with the latest in technology, the most stylish interiors of the penthouse styled by Fendi guarantees a ‘wow’ factor.

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Portals Hills Boutique Hotel (Click photos to enlarge).

The Miami-inspired boutique hotel is one of the most glamorous and fashionable on the island. With only 29 sumptuously appointed residential-style suites plus two incomparable high-end Fendi Casa furnished Penthouses, the Portals Hills Boutique Hotel is the epitome of comfort, elegance and cutting-edge design.

by Jean Amr