There are places that have the power to elevate one’s state of mind. La Concha Resort is one of those places. When approached with gratitude and awareness, such places help to awaken their spiritual counterpart deep within the heart – invoking the very best qualities of openness, abundance, and love.
James Andrew at La Concha
In celebration of abundance within and without, I am dressing the part of an Indian Prince in Puerto Rico! White cotton safari jacket by Gucci with another elegant richly embroidered cotton voile Kurta (thanks to my gorgeous friend Kuki who brought these back for me from India), Diesel white skinny jeans, strappy brown leather sandals by Gucci and Dior sunglasses.
La Concha hotel utilizes many architectural features that are both functional and beautiful. I absolutely love the light and shadows cast by the protective concrete “brise-soleil” incorporated in the facade and exterior corridors – the patterned terrazzo floors further echo these designs – inviting the elements to play in flawless ultra-chic tropical splendor. When I am designing, I always seek to capture the essence of a place – La Concha does this with unparalleled perfection.
I am wearing a sheer silk paisley band collared shirt in palest lavender and yellow with micro pleated front and hundreds of buttons by Gucci, lemon yellow slim jeans by Cassette, silver chain link belt and white leather loafers both by Gucci.
With its brilliant white undulating shell enclosure, pristine reflecting pool, Murano glass lamps, and unobstructed ocean views, Perla Restaurant at La Concha Hotel is an unrivaled visual delight. Oh – and did I mention the food is sensational? – freshly caught seafood and a world class wine cellar takes this experience positively into the realm of the sublime.
James Andrew at Perla
Paying homage to the beauty of the experience, I am wearing a white linen jacket by Gucci, Turnbull and Asser yellow cotton shirt with white collar and cuffs, pale amethyst cuff links by Seaman Schepps, Tom Ford lavender cotton Glenn plaid pocket square, lavender micro corduroy pants and silver chain link belt both by Gucci, and silver leather sneakers by Dior.