Velas Resorts Up Ante on Fashion with Popup of a First Lady Fave Designer This Month

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Velas Resorts Up The Ante On Fashion Credentials With Pop-up Shop and Runway Show of New Beach Collection From Fashion Designer for Mexico’s First Lady in Puerto Vallarta this Month

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On September 22nd, renowned Mexican fashion designer Alejandro Carlín will debut his new beach collection at Mexico’s AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. The runway show kicks off a two week pop-up shop of his designs onsite at the resort that will include a selection of garments for sale from his new collection, sketches and an exhibit on his work in the industry.

From First Lady of Mexico Angélica Rivera, Eva Longoria and Paulina Rubio to Karolina Kurkova and Paris Hilton among others, Carlín has dressed celebrities both nationally and abroad. After studying Fashion Design at the prestigious Institute Marangoni in Milan, he has participated in different and very important events as Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Mexico, Colombia Moda, International Designers Mexico, Fashion Week México, Fashion MTV, SIMM (International Fashion Week in Madrid), SKYY Fashion Travel, IDM, and more.

The Carlin Pop-Up Shop will be located in the Boutique at Grand Velas which also features other leading Mexican designers Jackeline Calderón, Pineda Covalín, and Taller de los Ballesteros. Available for purchase, Carlín’s garments will be on display through October 4th.

Carlin’s runway show will be open to resort guests complimentary. Nightly rates start at $333 per person per night based on double occupancy. Grand Velas Resorts' all-inclusive rates also include luxury accommodations, a la carte gourmet meals at a variety of specialty restaurants, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, taxes, gratuity and more. For reservations or more information, please call 1-877-418-2722, email or visit

About Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit:
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, a Leading Hotel of the World, enjoys a privileged natural setting with flowering, landscaped gardens beside a long stretch of pristine beach and a dramatic backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains. The centerpiece of the gardens is a three-tiered infinity pool, a preferred spot for catching the legendary sunsets. The AAA Five Diamond all-inclusive resort features 267 ocean-view suites, some with private plunge pools, and all with plasma TVs, wireless internet access, fully stocked mini bar, L’Occitane amenities and Nespresso machines. Of the resort’s five restaurants, three, serving French, Italian and Mexican gourmet cuisine, have received AAA Four Diamond awards for distinguished cuisine and presentation. An oasis of wellbeing, the resort’s Leading Spa of the World offers 20 treatment suites, more than 30 spa treatments, many inspired by the native traditions of Mexico and a signature water journey. Other features include a fitness center, 24/7 in suite service, water sports, business center, tennis, baby concierge, Kids Club, and teen lounge during holidays. Puerto Vallarta is just a 15 minute drive away. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit features more than 25,000 square feet of indoor meeting facilities, including the Grand Marissa Ballroom, which consists of more than 6,000 square feet and is easily subdivided into five separate rooms. The resort’s facilities also include four other rooms ranging from 681 to more than 1,954 square feet that offer several arrangement variations to maximize meeting productivity and efficiency. The resort has won numerous awards from Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, TripAdvisor, U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, which named it one of the Top Ten Coolest All-Inclusive in 2012. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit was built and is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, majority owner, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela by his side, vice president of Velas Resorts.

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