May 4 - 7, 2019

ZOMERTRENDS IN DE ROZE STAD

Een Nederlands Onderonsje!
4 DAGEN GENIETEN VAN o.a. TOP BELGISCHE ONTWERPERS, LEKKER ETEN EN HET NIEUWSTE OP GEBIED VAN DESIGN.
Het Programma hieronder is in het Engels maar de reis is volledig onder Nederlandse begeleiding.

Your benefits?

  • you will learn the do's and donts in getting a deal.

  • where to shop for good quality - price balance.

  • WE WILL COVER All areas in Marrakech.

  • we have our finger on the pulse to see what's new, what's in and which designers are popping.

  • mood boards for Fall Winter 2019.

  • designer meetings.

  • networking.

  • visit to all creative areas in Marrakech.


  • you will benefit from purchasing in group!

  • May is the ideal month to combine shopping with enjoying the Marrakech sun!

  • shop at all the hidden gems that are known by local stylists, trend hunters and the luxury shops worldwide.

  • Get correct prices and a full list of addresses on all places to shop.

  • Get in contact with cooperatives and become a member of our do good community.

  • AND at the same time, be fully able to discover everything that Marrakech has to offer. while enjoying the good life and having enough space for some me time.

  • dine at the hottest restaurants in town.

  • network on pink rooftops and experience the impact of colours in a world where design is all about local materials and tradition.

 

SAVE THE DATES: May 4 - 7, 2019

WHO: everyone into design, original handmade items and trends

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Sourcing:

  • Introduction to the trends.

  • what to shop and where.

  • Different styles to explore.

  • carpets, ceramics, lighting, woodwork...how to define good quality/price.

  • another area around Marrakech, every day.

  • Workshops/manufacturers/souks/flee market

 Culture:

  • Enjoy the spirit of old Marrakech.

  • Visit of the old Medina with the Souk des Tapis (the carpet Souk), Place Jemaa El Fna...

  • Learn the art of negotiating while shopping.

  • Visit of the most authentic part, the flee market and the many arts and artefacts stores.

Acquisitioning:

  • Visit of the Industrial area with trendy design and collector's items.

  • The insider stores in the Souks.

  • The magical Souk des Ferroniers with lamps in all forms and sizes.

  • All the new design stores for homeware and linens.

  • You do not feel unsafe, overwhelmed nor forced into buying while walking the medina with me.

  • Combining orders to get the best deals.

  • Combining shipments if possible to lower the costs.

  • pottery areas where you can create your own design

  • tile factories

  • weavers

When :

  • May 4 - 7 2019

Group size :

  • max 8 people

Host :

  • Marlène Pauly, Morocco resident, former interior stylist and architect. Professional sourcer at COCO-Morocco

Cost :

  • 10 750 MAD/pp - double use with private bathroom on room (booking needs to be made together)

  • 12 900 MAD/pp - single use with private bathroom on room

Daily Program:


Saturday, May 4: 

  • Welcome and settling in

  • Walk through the Medina

  • dinner.


May 5 - 6: 

  • breakfast

  • 09.00 - 10.00 Workshops with trends and our view on new designers/objects/styles, explaining the sourcing tour of the day and what to expect.

  • 10.00 - 1.00 visit of an area inside or outside Marrakech.

  • 1.00 pm lunch somewhere at location.

  • 2.00 - 6.00 pm visit of an area inside or outside Marrakech

  • 6.00 pm sunset drink...

  • 8.00 pm dinner

Wednesday, May 7: 

  • breakfast together

  • 10.00 spa

  • 12.00 lunch

  • retreat ends after lunch


Inclusive:

  • airport transport at arrival

  • transportation to all the places we visit.

  • all workshops, trend coachings.

  • hotel 3 nights.

  • 3 heavenly breakfasts

  • 3 discovery lunches

  • 3 1001 night dinners

  • hammam/spa treatment

Not inclusive:

  • flights

  • transport to the airport at departure.

  • soft drinks

  • alcoholic drinks

  • your personal travel insurance

  • any shopping

  • any other private visit you want to add to your trip

  • tips