There are a whole host of #Pinktober events coming up
1. Forever Pink Afternoon Tea At Raffles Salon
Exclusively for the month of October at Raffles Salon, Executive Pastry Chef Wolfgang Wagenleitner will transform his famous Floral Afternoon Tea, in association with luxury florist, Forever Rose, into a Forever Pink Afternoon Tea.
Guests can indulge in delicious savoury items such as Chilled Herb Poached Prawn Salad with Elderflower Jelly, Creamy Avocado, Red Chili, Celery and Orange Segments as well as a selection of delectable pink pastries including Lavender Honey Macaroons with a Pink Marzipan Ribbon and Pink Orange Lollipops.
The experience is further enhanced through the artful blending of teas and infusions, in pink colour variations such as the Persian rose tea.
The Forever Pink Afternoon Tea is available daily at Raffles Salon between 1 and 31 October from 2pm to 7pm and is priced at Dhs290 for two.
Dhs5 from each cover will be donated to Al Jalila Foundation to support Brest Friends, along with Forever Rose donating five percent of proceeds made from all instore and online purchases from its Pink Panther collection during the month of October, starting from Dhs 840.
INFO: ‘Forever Pink Afternoon Tea’ at Raffles Salon during month of October, open from 2pm to 7pm, costs Dhs290 for two. For more information visitwww.raffles.com/dubai, phone: +971 4 324 8888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Achieve A Pink Glow At Raffles Spa
Raffles Spa re-introduces its signature Egyptian Gold & Caviar Facial for Dhs1359 from 1 to 31 October with 10 percent of the proceeds of each treatment booked donated to Al Jalila Foundation to support Brest Friends.
Guests can enjoy 90-minutes of pure bliss as this anti-ageing treatment which intensively repairs, firms and nourishes the skin with the most effective skin-care ingredients available, such as Kerstin Florian’s Caviar collection combined with Egyptian 24 carat gold. The facial results are immediate, leaving skin looking supple, healthy and luminescent.
INFO: 10 percent proceeds from signature facial at Raffles Spa, Dubai goes to Brest Friends. Open daily from 10am to 9pm. For more information visit www.raffles.com/dubai, call +971 4314 9869 or email email@example.com.
3. Letters With Love Vouchers At Tips And Toes
No matter how small, your uplifting words of love, messages of solidarity and kind words of encouragement, are sure to fuel a stranger’s strength or just put a smile on their face. Visit your local branch of Tips & Toes and post your words of positivity throughout October.
During October, with every Dhs300 spent at any branch of Tips & Toes, the company will donate a free pampering treatment worth Dhs80 to a breast cancer sufferer. Customers will be invited to write a hand-written note of encouragement and support on the voucher which will be passed to a fellow female who is fighting this terrible disease. All vouchers with personal messages can be privately posted in the in-store pink post box, which will be distributed weekly to sufferers in collaboration with Friends of Cancer Patients and Pink Caravan.
INFO: Letters With Love vouchers at Tips and Toes, for more information visitwww.tipsandtoes.com, or call +971 4 399 0550.
4. Limited Edition Necklaces At Nouvel Heritage
Nouvel Heritage has created their From the Heart Collection that consists of two limited edition pink sapphire adorned heart necklaces.
For each piece purchased, Nouvel Heritage will donate 15 percent of the proceeds to PLAY for P.I.N.K.
INFO: Limited edition necklaces at Nouvel Heritage, for more information visit www.nouvelheritage.com
5. Hand-made Products By The Pink Ribbon Crafters
The Pink Ribbon Crafters – a group of Dubai-based volunteers, who are either currently fighting breast cancer, are in remission, or whose lives have been otherwise touched by the disease – launch their range of beautiful ‘hand made with love, shared with hope’ products to the public through a series of community events at trade fairs, schools and offices.
The ladies have been holding regular crafting gatherings all year round, to build a stock of unique gift items including crochet animals, calendars, dolls and jewellery, in their free time and at their own cost, with the common goal of supporting fellow breast cancer compatriots
The range of products available this October includes, ‘Princess Petals’ dolls, semi-precious bracelets and necklaces, pink ribbons and much more!
The current confirmed events are as follows:
Thursday 4 October – Universal American School
Friday 5 October – RIPE at Arabian Centre
Friday 12 October – RIPE at Arabian Centre; Arte at Times Square
Monday 15 October – Jebel Ali School; Deira Private School
Wednesday 17 October – GEMS Metropole
Thursday 18 October – GEMS Metropole; Dubai British School; Dr Rose Dental Clinic
Thursday 25 October – Australian International School
Friday 26 October – Arte at Times Square; Dubai Daily Fitness
Saturday 27 October – Arte at Wafi Mall
Sunday 28 October and Thursday 1 November – Dubai English Speaking School
Friday 9 November – Arte at Times Square
INFO: Hand-made products made by The Pink Ribbon Crafters for sale at the above dates and locations, for more information visitwww.facebook.com/pinkribboncrafters, www.instagram.com/pinkribboncrafters/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.