Afternoon Tea with a Local Flavour

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Afternoon Tea with a Local Flavour

Afternoon Tea with a Local Flavour at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

Award-Winning Abaya Designer Iman Al Midfa to Exclusively Showcase Unique Collection from Ghizlan Fashion House

Abu Dhabi The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi will host an exclusive showcase of abaya designs by Ghizlan Fashion House, Thursday 15 May, at the resort’s ultra-private Library.

The themed event will offer ladies the opportunity to enjoy a delectable afternoon tea, while viewing the designs of award-winning abaya designer Iman Al Midfa, and learning about the inspiration behind her pieces.

Al Midfa is the founder and creative director behind Ghizlan Fashion House, a leading luxury Emirati brand known for its unique collections of abayas and traditional wear.

“I am delighted to be able to display my designs at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, at a timeless event like The Afternoon Tea which transcends all cultural boundaries; Emirati women, much like Mrs. Astor, regularly host intimate gatherings for their closest girlfriends. It is a true pleasure to showcase Ghizlan Fashion House in such a luxurious setting,” said Al Midfa.

Originated by ‘The’ Mrs. Astor – the founder of the first St. Regis in New York to host intimate gatherings with her closest friends – a delectable afternoon tea at The St. Regis is a timeless tradition. The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort Afternoon Tea was awarded Best Afternoon Tea at the 2013 Timeout Abu Dhabi Restaurant Awards.

The Abaya Afternoon Tea in The Drawing Room is priced at AED160 per person, subject to 10% service charge and 6% tourism fee.

For reservations, please call +971 2 498 8888 or email reservations.saadiyat@stregis.com

 

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About Ghizlan Fashion House

Today’s sense of style and fashion are a complex framework that incorporates creativity and innovation with tradition and craftsmanship. The Ghizlan woman is elegant yet trendy, feminine yet strong, and modern yet treasures traditions at heart. Ghizlan offers these irresistible values, the impeccable quality, and the overall client satisfaction every time.

 

About St. Regis Hotels & Resorts

Combining classic sophistication with a modern sensibility, St. Regis is committed to delivering exceptional experiences at 30 luxury hotels and resorts in the best addresses around the world. Since the opening of the first St. Regis Hotel in New York City over a century ago by John Jacob Astor IV,  the brand has remained committed to an uncompromising level of bespoke and anticipatory service for all of its guests, delivered flawlessly by signature St. Regis Butler Service. From Bal Harbour to Bangkok, Saadiyat Island to Shenzhen, the St. Regis brand caters to a new generation of luxury travelers and continues to thoughtfully build its portfolio in the most sought after destinations at the heart of today’s grand tour. Plans for the brand to expand its legacy include much-anticipated St. Regis Hotels & Resorts in the Riviera Maya and in Asia, where St. Regis has announced plans to open hotels in Changsha, Chengdu, Kuala Lumpur, Lijiang, Nanjing, New Delhi and Zhuhai. Additionally in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, St. Regis will continue to expand in Abu Dhabi, Amman, Cairo and Dubai. For more information on St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, please visit www.stregis.com, to explore our recent debuts visit www.stregis.com/newgrandtour and for the privilege of residential ownership, please visit www.stregis.com/residences.