The Ritz-Carlton Bali Resort and Spa has just turned five and to celebrate the birthday of the 5 star, 287 room property at Jimbaran Bay a weekend of gourmet dining and top fashion was held November 30 - December 2 at the resort.
The highlight event was a champagne cocktail reception and dinner held on Saturday, December 1, followed by a fashion show. Guests arrived at the anteroom of the Hotel's Main Ballroom where they were serenaded by a classical string quartet while be treated to liberal quantities of Veuve Clicquot Champagne and fine canapés.
Following welcoming comments by Mr. Marc Dardenne, General Manager of the Resort; Mrs. Pia Alisjahbana, the acknowledge mentor of Indonesian young fashion designers and owner of the Femina Publishing Group; and a congratulatory address by Mr. I Gde Ardika, Minister of Culture and Tourism for the Republic - a 5 course gala dinner was served.
Following dinner, Asia's top jewelry and fashion designers joined forces to mesmerize the celebrants. On display were the fashions of Hong Kong based Kevin Yeung; Central Java jewelry creator Runi Palar; the silk batik fashions of Apip’s Batik's by Afif Syakur; and the silk and hand embroidered lace fashion creations of Musa Widayat Modjo.
Bali Discovery Tours has prepared a photographic record of the fashion show available through the link below.
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