Cuvée Carbon - A present of excellence on the Amber Lounge yachts

Made out of the finest grapes, Grands Crus, grown in the greatest locations in the Champagne area in France, the Reims Mountain, the Marne Valley and the Côtes des Blancs, this very exclusive Champagne will, for sure, surpass a large part of the major brands currently well-known.

The very design of the bottle, hand-made out of pure carbon, which brings an undeniable elegance to the delicacy of the beverage, will undoubtedly seduce customers, looking for an innovative and exclusive high end Champagne.

Because Cuvée CARBON is the haute Couture of the winery, and Amber Lounge is the haute Couture of F1 Grand Prix weekends, these amazing brands have decided to unite for the great pleasure of Amber Lounge Hospitality’s guests.

Join us on our amazing yachts to watch the race from the best point of view in the famous Port Hercule in Monaco, meet & greet F1 drivers, party and relax, all that while sipping champagne Cuvée CARBON!


Jewelry masterpiece to be sold at the Amber Lounge charity auction in Monaco!

It is said that men do not change their childhood affections; the only thing that changes is the price of their toys. Perhaps, the brightest illustration of such statement is a precious miniature replica of the “Bolide”, a race car of Formula-1, made by the jewelry company YANUSH GIOIELLI. Yanush Menasherov, the owner of the company, has created this unique piece after being inspired by his childhood affection – car racing. Growing up, he dreamt of becoming a true car racer... but as it happens in life, things oftentimes do not work the way we wanted, so now Yanush is the owner of the famous jewelry brand, and his creations, precious accessories and adornments, doll up the wealthiest of this world and shine in their private collections.

Thus, when the organizers of Amber Lounge offered him to participate in the event by presenting one of his jewelry creations, Yanush happily accepted. He also took it as a challenge to create something very special for the occasion – something that would dazzle the buyers and guests of the auction. As well as help this year's charity, Amber Foundation (no connection to Amber Lounge but a happy coincidence) to raise substantial funding for the benefit of underprivileged teens, which would help them improve their circumstances.

Amber Lounge traditionally takes place in Monte-Carlo, with its latest additions in Singapore, Abu Dhabi & Mexico City, during the Formula-1 Gran Prix. Just like the Grand Prix, the auction attracts an endless roster of the world’s best – royals, celebrities, top executives and, of course, race car drivers, “Bolide pilots”. Naturally, it is hard to impress such crowd!

In order to create his unique piece, Yanush used 1/4 kg (248 g) of 14K gold and 2,188 precious stones – black, chocolate, and white diamonds, rubies and sapphires with total weight of 46 karats. This miniature “bolide” replica is impressive in all and every detail - from the painstaking copying of even a tiny car detail to an unbelievable harmony of stone positioning and color palette. A “pilot”, made out of rose gold, crowns the emotional warmth of the composition, rich in its exquisite style, and symbolizes the mastery of the real pilots of Formula-1. It’s hard to take your eyes away from this superb piece, you want to own it, to admire it forever!

Without a doubt, the lucky auction winner, who would bid the highest price for this lot, would then become an owner of the unique stroke of genius, the one-of-its-kind masterpiece of jewelry from YANUSH GIOIELLI. Which, by the way, is currently being evaluated for the Guinness Book of World Records!

But most essential, of course, is the fact that the money paid for this chefd'oeuvre will help the underprivileged teens, who are in need of special & caring attention from society, to fulfill their own childhood dreams!


Global Hair & Makeup will partner with Amber Lounge as their official Beauty Partner

Global Hair & Makeup is an international team of hair & makeup artists who provide hair & makeup services to VIP clients and glamorous events throughout the world and Amber Lounge will be one of them. Indeed, they will be pampering the F1 drivers, F1 ladies and international supermodels just before they will walk the runway of Amber Lounge’s Fashion Show

Each Global Hair & Makeup team is hand-picked by Creative Director & lead makeup artist, Liz Bomben and made up of exceptionally talented, yet 'internationally' unknown hair and makeup artists whose work rivals those already in the limelight. Global Hair & Makeup was born out of Liz's desire to provide talented hair & makeup artists with a platform to shine and showcase their talent & ability on a world stage. Liz believes that "talent is talent regardless of where you live, what age you are or who you know".

Global Hair & Makeup is all about rewarding talent and we are so grateful to our partners who embrace this philosophy. The current team is made up of 12 hair & makeup artists from Australia.


London’s most exciting and talented designer Osman to dress Formula One’s leading Ladies at Amber Fashion Monaco

London’s leading fashion designer Osman Yousefzada is set to dress the fabulous Formula One ladies and international supermodels at this year’s fashion show coming up in May. The most beautiful girls will be modelling Osman’s unique, architectural and timeless designs on the Amber Fashion runway in front of an A-list audience. 

Osman is no stranger to A-listers. His sculptural, elegant and beautifully tailored designs have been worn by some of the most powerful and independent women in the world such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, J-Lo and Lady Gaga to name a few.

The purpose of the fashion show is to raise money towards the Amber Foundation, a UK charity organization aimed at changing the lives of young people battling with drug & alcohol abuse, homelessness and mental health issues.

This show will take you on a journey through the London based designer’s strong aesthetic inspired by abstract art, ethnicity and the costume of ancient cultures accompanied by live musical performances, creating an innovative and dynamic show like never before!


Apsley Tailors partners with Amber Lounge for Monaco Grand Prix Fashion Show

Following the success of last year, Amber Lounge will be partnering again with leading UK fashion house Apsley Tailors, for the second year in a row, at the Amber Fashion show on Friday 27th of May. The show will feature nine F1 drivers for example Daniel Ricciardo, Daniil Kvyat, Felipe Nasr, Marcus Ericsson and Esteban Gutierrez all modelling Apsley’s finest bespoke attire.

The F1 drivers, turned models for one night, will be modelling Apsley Tailor’s bespoke suits, shirts, jackets and blazers in a fantastic and unique fashion show in front of a star-studded audience of A-listers, celebrities, royalty, international jet setters, the F1 fraternity and fans. Arshad Mahmood, Apsley Tailor’s managing director and international master tailor said “We are thrilled to have been invited back to support Amber Lounge. 2015 was amazing; the drivers looked great, the venue was incredible and Apsley’s bespoke clothing made the evening exceptional. This is the perfect showcase for Apsley at the only place in Monaco to be and be seen that weekend. We cannot wait to be a part of this exciting event again both this year and next.” 

All proceeds raised at Amber Fashion will be donated to the Amber Foundation, a UK based charity which helps transform the lives of young people struggling with drug & alcohol abuse, homelessness or mental health issues.


Amber Lounge Monaco 2016 supports The Amber Foundation

This year, the most demanded F1 event of the planet Amber Lounge will be supporting long term friend, motorsport team boss and philanthropist Eddie Jordan’s chosen charity, Amber Foundation.

The Amber Foundation is a highly effective UK charity organization, who work relentlessly to transform the lives of young individuals who’s lives have gone off track and in need of a fresh start. The Amber Foundation make it their duty to take in and support those who are homeless, unemployed, struggling with mental health problems or drug & alcohol related issues.  Proceeds raised as a result of the luxury items sold at the charity auction during the fashion show will be donated to the Amber Foundation to aid the transformation of young people’s lives.

Amber Lounge will raise money for the charity through its world-renowned Fashion Show as well as the auction.

Each year Amber Lounge partners with a noteworthy organization such as Elton John AIDS Foundation, Nelson Mandela’s Charity, the Special Olympics, Autism Rocks… and has so far raised over $4million dollars collectively in favor of charitable causes.

 

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Amber Lounge launches its new party concept: “EXTRAVAGANZA”

For 14 years Amber Lounge has solidified its reputation as the most vibrant, sexiest and star-studded party experience during the Monaco Grand Prix weekend and it is still the only place where celebrating the race season with F1 drivers, celebrities and supermodels all night long is guaranteed!

This year is an extra special year for Amber Lounge, not only is it the 10th Anniversary of Amber Lounge Fashion but they are also shaking things up and introducing new concepts to the infamous F1 After Parties. Aptly entitled EXTRAVAGANZA, the after-parties hosted on Friday, Saturday & Sunday night will feature a variety of over 20 live performances ranging from Burlesque & Hip Hop dancers to saxophonists, drummers, singers, international DJ’s as well as a world renowned singer performing live in front of an A-list party crowd!

In 2016, Amber Lounge will for sure redefine the meaning of the “ultimate party experience”!

With the attendance of Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Kimi Räikkönen, Justin Bieber, David Beckham, Bono and Kim Kardashian, Amber Lounge is one of the most coveted and VIP attended parties in the world.


Amber Lounge Monaco hosts its 10th Anniversary Charity Fashion Show!

10 years ago, under the patronage of H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco, Amber Lounge launched Amber Fashion – a one-of-a-kind fashion show that would feature Formula One drivers, WAGs, supermodels and celebrities modelling the latest runway trends at one fabulous location.

For the second year in a row, British fashion house Apsley Tailors in collaboration with Osman will be dressing this year’s show. Nine F1 drivers including Daniil Kvyat, Daniel Ricciardo, Felipe Nasr, Marcus Ericsson, Jolyon Palmer, Esteban Gutierrez, Rio Haryanto and Pascal Wehrlein will trade in their race suits for tailored suits, shirts, jackets and blazers all uniquely designed by Apsley Tailors. The F1 ladies will be modelling London based fashion designer Osman’s architectural and timeless garments.

So what can we expect to see this year? As per usual an internationally acclaimed artist will open the most anticipated event of the F1 social calendar with a bang! Expect to be entertained in the midst of glamour, style and A-listers.

What’s new this year? This year Amber Lounge Fashion will support The Amber Foundation, a charity dedicated to helping disadvantaged youths who have been abused, homeless or are struggling with drug and alcohol abuse. All proceeds from the charity auction will be donated to Amber Foundation.

After the fabulous fashion show an Asian style, 3-course, gourmet dinner will be served alfresco at our stunning Mediterranean setting, followed by an unforgettable after party with an unlimited supply of champagne, live acts and mesmerizing performances.


Kormaran will be making waves at Amber Lounge Monaco

Kormaran are putting on a marvelous display of their shape-shifting K7 watercraft at Amber Lounge on Friday & Saturday (27th & 28th of May). Amber Lounge Lounge guests are invited to check out high-class design & high-quality craftsmanship at its best and witness luxury being transformed into a unique and innovative watercraft.

This new boat is the chicest and the most technologically accomplished watercraft, made fit for 007.  Its high-class design has been perfected in every detail from the styling to the materials. The Kormaran K7 has the ability to transform itself into several different modes including Monohull, Katamaran, Trimaran, Flying, Bathingmode and Nightmode. Meaning that you can cruise, glide, sunbathe, party, chill-out or for the adrenaline junkies, fly through the water at speeds of up to 70km/h or 38 knots. The K7 is truly in a class of its own! It has a powerful 500 hp/ 3 x jet propulsion engine and a concise body 7.0m in length and 1.5m– 3.5m in beam. 

A handful of Amber Lounge’s selected VIP guests may even get lucky enough to have the privilege of test driving the new dimension of watercraft either on Sunday 29th May or shortly after the Grand Prix weekend.  And if you can’t wait until then, Kormaran will be featuring their marvelous boats at Top Marques at the Grimaldi Forum - Monaco, from April 14th -17th. Now you can finally know, that your dreams do come true!


Three Reasons why you should attend the Monaco Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix is fast approaching (27th, 28th & 29th of May) so if you haven’t made up your mind, here are three good reasons as to why you should attend:

1) The most unique and prestigious Grand Prix: It is the only Grand Prix that runs through an entire country but that’s not all. The race itself is full of surprises and due to its unique street circuit, overtaking is extremely difficult making this Grand Prix the ultimate test of a driver.

2) A glamorous and desirable destination: The glitz and glam of Monaco attracts la crème de la crème including the bigwigs, celebrities, politicians and Royalty. To watch the race from one of the stunning and unique vantage points such as the grandstands, terraces, balconies or Amber Lounge’s celebrity yachts. The whole world will be watching, come and experience it!

3) Amber Lounge Fashion Show: Founded under the patronage of H.S.H Prince Albert of Monaco, Amber Lounge have raised over $4m for charity through their one-of-a-kind Formula One driver fashion show and charity auction. This is the only place you will find F1 drivers, wives, girlfriends and models all on one runway.

Each year Amber Lounge hosts the most desirable Grand Prix after party. If you haven’t already done so, here is your chance to party with the F1 drivers, clink champagne flutes with celebrities & models and be thoroughly entertained by world famous DJ’s and performers. Those will be 3 wild nights you will surely never forget!