Fashion, Art and Cocktail Event: Colbacco e Tacco 12 at ContiniArtUK Gallery

Ambra Cortina Luxury & Fashion Boutique Hotel is bringing to London the glamour of the Queen of the Dolomites with the fashion, art and cocktail event “Colbacco e Tacco 12”

ContiniArtUK, 105 New Bond Street, London, W1S 1DN Tuesday 7th November 2017, from 18.00 to 20.00

"Doppio Sogno", 2015 by Michelangelo GallianiIn occasion of the World Travel Market, Cortina d’Ampezzo is bringing its style and glamour to London at the prestigious ContiniArtUK gallery. Exclusive fashion hotel manager Elisabetta Dotto has decided to present the third edition of the celebrated party Colbacco e Tacco 12, traditionally held at Ambra Cortina Luxury & Fashion Boutique Hotel, to Europe’s most vibrant capital.

Having become a yearly appointment for members of the Queen of the Dolomites to mark the opening of the winter season during the Milanese holiday of Sant’Ambrogio, London’s first edition of the event will be held at ContiniArtUK. With roots linking back to Italy, the centrally located London art gallery is frequented by high end international art connoisseurs and collectors. At the same time as the Colbacco e Tacco 12 event, the gallery will inaugurate “The Stone Age” on its first floor; a group exhibition featuring works solely done in marble by various influential artists.

The idea of exporting this event to London attempts to unite two important fronts of the made in Italy, demonstrating the Hotel Ambra’s ambition of implementing their recently developed communication and investment strategies. By bringing to Cortina important masters and offering its internal and external spaces to exhibit the artworks, the hotel aims to increase its relationship with culture and art. Following the London event, the fashion party will be inaugurated in Cortina on the 8th of December, presenting new couture partners, exclusive guests, and with beautiful models cat walking throughout the evening.

Together with luxury car partner Bentley, three further Italian partners are also sponsoring the fashion, art, and cocktail event: the brand Regina supporting the fashion aspect, the Tenuta 2Castelli providing wine, and Art Style magazine.

Ambra Cortina Luxury & Fashion Boutique Hotel – An old lodging located in the centre of Cortina d’Ampezzo, the Queen of the Dolomites has been transformed into a sophisticated, international and fashion boutique hotel. Nonetheless, by upholding strong traditional values and becoming deeply embedded in its cultural and social setting, the hotel has successfully retained both its genius loci and its ability to provide luxury hospitality. This exclusive mountain resort is managed and curated by Hotel manager Elisabetta Dotto, 3rd generation hotelier and open-minded entrepreneur, who travels world-wide in order to attentively report major trends in luxury hotels. Selected by Grand Tour Hip Hotels as being one of the 600 most unique hotels in the world, Ambra Cortina is a luxury hotel with a familial and cosy atmosphere. Open throughout the whole year, and located in the heart of Cortina d’Ampezzo, the hotel is suited to ensure that every guest feels special and pampered throughout their stay.

ContiniArtUK – Art gallery ContiniArtUK, inaugurated in 2014 by Cristian Contini, works with unique talents, such as Omar Hassan, Helidon Xhixha and David Begbie, pairing them to great masters including Fernando Botero, Robert Indiana and Igor Mitoraj. Every year, ContiniArtUK presents diverse solo exhibitions in its New Bond Street gallery (London), as well as participating in important external projects and pampered throughout their stay.

Press Hotel Ambra Cortina: Giulia Rossi +39 338 2166003 – press@hotelambracortina.it
Press ContiniArtUK: press@continiartuk.com

Image: Michelangelo Galliani, Doppio Sogno, 2015, Statuario marble from Carrara and brass, 100×100 cm