Capella Pedregal’s Popular Trunk Show Will Feature Trendsetting Fashion Designer, Chan Luu October 31 to November 3, 2013

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A core Capella Hotels and Resorts tenet is curating one-of-a-kind experiences for its guests and the stylish Capella Pedregal continues this rich tradition with its intimate fashion trunk shows known as the “Capella Collection Trunk Show Series.”

As part of its “Capella Collection Trunk Show Series” Capella Pedregal is arranging for guests to have exclusive access to the much sought-after designer in any exclusive three day opportunity.

These coveted trunk shows are highly intimate in nature and offer guests the opportunity to not only purchase limited edition pieces made especially for Capella but to interact and discuss the latest fashion and lifestyle trends with the featured designer. Coming-up next is the “Chan Luu Collection” resort package hosted by the designer herself and is now available to book – the package also brings fashionistas together to celebrate “The Day of the Dead,” an important holiday in Mexican culture.

The “Chan Luu Collection” package features the following events:

·         Thursday, October 31st – 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm reception to meet and greet Chan Luu

·         Friday, November 1st – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm trunk show in the hotel’s AlmArte boutique followed by a 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm reception with ChanLuu

·         Saturday, November 2nd – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm trunk show in AlmArte followed by a reception and dinner with Chan Luu in the resort’s fine dining restaurant, Don Manuel’s

·         Sunday, November 3rd – Morning mimosas with Chan Luu from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

·         A limited edition “Day of the Dead Bracelet” designed exclusively for Capella Pedregal by Chan Luu

Also included in the package is accommodations for three nights featuring breathtaking ocean views and your very own private plunge pool (Thursday to Sunday); welcome margaritas upon arrival; welcome bottle of tequila in your room; full breakfast for two each morning in Don Manuel's (two breakfasts per bedroom); round trip airport transfers to and from San Jose de Cabo airport (SJD) including a personal greeting by the resort’s airport host and escorted to your private car.

Each room and suite includes daily afternoon amenities, evening turndown, wireless Internet and a refreshment center stocked with complimentary soft drinks, juices, coffee and bottled water. Guests will also receive 2013 Exclusive Capella Pedregal bracelets specially created by Luu for Capella guests – inspired by the dark blue and silver colors from Capella’s logo, there are two types of exclusive bracelets to select from including a wrap bracelet for women and a single wrap for men.

The women’s bracelet is mixed with blue pietersite and hematite, representing Capella’s logo, combined with Swarovski crystals to add texture and sparkle. There are also sterling silver skulls scattered throughout the bracelets inspired by the The Day of the Dead celebrations. The men’s bracelet is composed of blue pietersite stones and sterling silver skulls. The styles of these bracelets are simple, versatile, and can be worn every day

Rates for the package start as low from USD$2,150 plus 14% tax and 15% service fee. Valid October 31st to November 3rd, 2013.

For more information on Chan Luu and the special trunk show package visit:

http://www.capellahotels.com/cabosanlucas/chanluu/default-en.html

Capella Pedregal’s AlmArte is not your run-of-the-mill hotel boutique – this establishment features carefully curated products that include top-of-the-line fashion items and specially designed products. The AlmArte boutique at Capella Pedregal features exquisite items that recount guest’s experience at the resort such as tableware used in the property’s restaurants, Mexican designer clothing and jewelry, candles, art, books and more. The resort also showcases exclusive AlmArte commissioned products; all curated by Charles Compton of Mars Solution, the Los Angeles based, retail consulting company. For more information on AlmArte visit: www.capellapedregal.com

About Chan Luu

Chan Luu is a designer of jewelry, accessories, and ready to wear. Originally from Vietnam, she moved to Boston in 1972 and earned a B.A. in Business Administration from Boston University. In 1975, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams of becoming a fashion designer by receiving a degree in Fashion Design at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Shortly thereafter she opened her own boutique located in Rolling Hills Estates, carrying European designer clothing and accessories for women. In 1996, she began designing her own accessories marking the start of Chan Luu, Inc.

Chan Luu’s trademark is her artistic skill in combining organic shapes with contemporary ideas to create a line that’s unique, wearable, and hand-made. Known for her beautiful wrap bracelets which come in an array of hand-cut semi-precious stones, sterling silver, gold vermeil, and custom dyed leathers, Chan continues to be a trend leader in fashion today. Her pieces have been featured in the top fashion magazines and have adorned Hollywood’s hottest celebrities. For more information visit www.chanluu.com

About Capella Pedregal, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

The majestic Capella Pedregal resort lies on Cabo San Lucas’ most coveted parcel of land – an extraordinary, 24-acre site at the southernmost tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula.

The exclusive haven, comprised of 96 rooms and suites, is just minutes from bustling downtown Cabo, yet seemingly worlds apart thanks to its secluded location within the prestigious Pedregal neighborhood, accessible only by the private Dos Mares tunnel. 

Capella Pedregal offers unprecedented luxury, sophistication and personalized service ably assisted by a team of Personal Assistants who are available around-the-clock to assist guests with their requests. The property features Beachfront Suites located directly on the beach with beautiful ocean front views. Each Beachfront Suite features an infinity edge wraparound plunge pool with a warming fire pit nearby and are available in one, two and three bedroom configurations.

Under the tutelage of French Laundry trained, Executive Chef Yvan Mucharraz, Capella Pedregal’s three distinctive dining establishments feature refined, traditional Mexican dishes which evoke a true Baja feel and unparalleled dining environments. The centerpiece of the resort is the award-winning, 12,000-square foot signature Auriga spa, wellness and fitness facility, which features unparalleled indigenous treatments based on the lunar cycle. For more information visit www.capellapedregal.com

About Capella Hotels and Resorts

Capella Hotels and Resorts serves today’s top-tier travelers and residential property owners and is setting a new standard in the hospitality industry.  Capella promises the unique benefits of the finest boutique hotels, including superb architecture and interior design, privacy, individualized service and attention to detail – combined with the amenities and activities of the world’s great luxury hotels and resorts.  Learn more at www.capellahotels.com.

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