Bulgari Resort Dubai celebrated its launch with a preview to select guests, including Bulgari brand ambassadors and VIPs.
Held on the seahorse-shaped island, attendees included model Bella Hadid, Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander, model and actor Jon Kortajarena, and model Jasmine Sanders.
A menu featuring Italian dishes was designed by chef Niko Romito, the curator of Bulgari’s Il Ristorante and a long-distance light installation ensured Bulgari left its mark on the Dubai skyline.
Bulgari CEO Jean-Christophe Babin said in a statement: “This is a momentous day for us here at Bulgari, to launch in one of the most talked about cities in the world. We hope this architectural masterpiece, not only the stunning design of the resort by our architectural team, but the magnificence of a seahorse-shaped island, will truly put The Bulgari Resort Dubai on the map as being one of the city’s most iconic destinations.”