Maris Collective opens first GCC store


Luxury fashion and lifestyle destination retailer, Maris Collective, has officially opened Rhodium, its first premier boutique in the Middle East.

The ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Thursday, 19th January 2017 at 7pm, by Maris Collective at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay.

Rhodium, a 1,086 square foot one-of-a-kind high-end fashion boutique at Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay, offers guests an expertly curated selection of unique and exclusive global designer labels. Chloé, Emilo Pucci and Jean Paul Gaultier as well as iconic US brands such as Rosetta Getty, Prabal Gurung are featured, as well as fine jewelry designers Suzanne Kalan, Kimberly McDonald and Nina Runsdorf.

Guests who attended the launch include Sheikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa , Dana Al Khalifa, curator of The Overdressed jewelry house, Maris Collective’s Style and Editorial Director Heather Severs, and New York-based fine jewelry designer Nina Runsdorf, among numerous high-profile attendees.

Since its inception, Maris Collective has transformed the hotel and resort retail experience, designing and operating bespoke, location-specific luxury shopping environments. Maris’ boutiques offer fashion, accessories and jewelry ranging from emerging designers to traditional luxury brands such as Fendi, Missoni and Valentino.

‘We are honored to establish our presence in the Middle East at Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay, truly one of the most stunning and prestigious hotels in the world”, said LeeAnn Sauter, Founder & CEO of Maris Collective. “We look forward to welcoming a sophisticated and discerning clientele to Rhodium to enjoy a highly personalized, exquisite shopping experience.”

The ideal destination for the sophisticated jetsetter, Rhodium’s dynamic mix of global fashion brands allows guests to create the perfect wardrobe for transitioning from lounging poolside to glamorous evenings out in Manama’s famed nightlife.

Rhodium’s Art Deco inspired design, created by Maris Collective’s Design Studio, invites guests into an opulent shopping environment featuring marble flooring and lush wall coverings. Original furnishings and finishes by iconic designer Kimberly McDonald include a custom ‘glam rock’ wallpaper and drapery, and a one-of-a-kind seven-foot agate gemstone wall luminaire. Maris Collective also commissioned artisan lighting design firm, Tuell + Reynolds, to create original, handcrafted pieces, including a bespoke agate chandelier and anemone sconces.