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Island GetawayThe lure of a private island getaway is hard to resist. The Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island should be on top of your list if you are looking to unwind away from prying eyes. Relaunched in March 2018 after extensive renovations, the ultra-luxe property is located in the Amirantes group of islands in the Seychelles. All 71 villas, suites and residences at the resort offer private pools as well as direct beach access and incorporate island prints, rattan furniture and natural wood accents. This island is any outdoor enthusiast and nature lover's dream, and guests are free to explore its untouched beauty and flora and fauna.www.desrochesislands.comPalladium's New AddressAfter making a splash in Mumbai, the luxury mall Palladium has found itself a new home down south, in Chennai. Blurring the lines between art, design and retail, the mall launched with a special art exhibit featuring Mumbai-based Shilpa Gupta's Shadow 3, an interactive installation that throws the "shadow" of the viewer onto the screen in real time. The mall has come up with the novel idea of using the space to showcase public art on a revolving basis so there's enough and more to lure the shopper and the art lover to the new space.Call 91.44.30083088Bengal's PrideKolkata-based designer Pranay Baidya's new atelier in Delhi's Defence Colony is an ode to the designer's love for an eastern aesthetic. His label focuses on both mens and womenswear and his collections are made by hand by master craftsmen from Bengal who use traditional techniques such as weaving, intricate embroidery, block printing, and dyeing to create an authentic range of Indian wear. www.pranaybaidya.comWear Easy, Eat EasyDesign-led digital brand Nicobar launched its ninth store at The Chanakya with a unique collaboration with Caara cafe resulting in Nico Caara. The menu at the cafe is curated to reflect the modern Indian voice that has an underlying Indian aesthetic; something brand Nicobar is all about. The easy-on-your-eyes space has an abundance of natural light, tropical plants that take cues from the Nicobar store, and a small-plates menu that is all about wholesome, natural, local produce. The cafe looks international yet sports accents that are evocative of India and have all the ingredients of a perfect nesting spot.Where The Chanakya, Delhi, Second FloorCollective spiritArt, fashion and music came together for Belvedere's Studio B, an irreverent new experience by the brand showcased in Mumbai and curated by actor Sidharth Malhotra. Three influencers, artist Lekha Washington, designer Nikhil Thampi, and Lost Stories (sound) collaborated to create this novel experience. All their creations were inspired by the essence of pure vodka- rye and water and Studio B celebrated their vision with style as the best of Bollywood turned up to witness its launch.Glenfiddich's Malt AttractionInspired to create unique and innovative malt experiences, Glenfiddich has launched the Experimental Series in India. The whisky brand's IPA Experiment uses India Pale Ale and is the world's first single malt Scotch whisky finished in IPA craft beer (selected from a local Speyside craft brewer) casks. Using aged malts matured in port pipes, ancient sherry butts, and virgin oak bourbon casks, the resultant malt is in a league of its own.Box while you shop'Shopping is my cardio' takes on a whole new meaning with luxury retail store Selfridge's new ultra-exclusive boxing club. The boutique boxing gym is the first of its kind in the world and is a collaboration between the luxury department store and artist, creative director and producer Michele Lamy. Customers can indulge in group boxing sessions or one-on-training with experts. The gym operates out of the Ultra lounge area on the lower ground floor of the London store.www.bxrlondon.com