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3May 2018

Brilliant gift ideas for Mother’s Day

If you are still looking for the perfect gift for your mum on Mother’s Day, then why not treat her to a sparkling keepsake from the new Swarovski jewellery collection? The Austrian brand, which is renowned for its high-quality crystal jewellery, has created two new lines for this symbolic occasion, called Latisha and Sparkling Dance. A new collection of elegant and timeless sparkling creations that is bound to put a smile on your mum’s face.

The Latisha line was inspired by flowers and includes pendants, bracelets, earrings and necklaces in shimmering black and white crystal. Coordinate your jewellery with your outfit or your mood thanks to this reversible flower pendant, which shimmers in black on one side and white crystals on the other. The versatile earrings can be worn with or without the pearl jackets or styled asymmetrically.

The Sparkling Dance line was also inspired by flowers but has a more romantic look and feel to it, thanks to the “dancing crystal”: the stone floats inside an innovative setting, dancing to the tune of your movements. The sparkling stone catches the light even more, and is transformed into a glittering work of art. Choosing what to buy from this stunning collection of pendants, necklaces, earrings and bracelets may prove more difficult than you thought.

You can find this special Mother’s Day collection in our Summer Time shop in Terminal A and Terminal B of Brussels Airport and at Charleroi Airport.

16Apr 2018

When chocolate meets fashion

From March 30 to April 30, Godiva is on show at Brussels Airport. Terminals A and B each host a different chocolate dress. These chocolate works of art were created around two emblematic collections from the Godiva brand, and its chocolates that are as beautiful to look at as they are delicious to taste.

In the Walkthrough of Terminal A, passengers will be able to admire an impressive dress mostly made of “Iconic Heart boxes“, this luxurious assortment of chocolates with a couture design. This elegant gold heart shaped box with structured packaging houses 14 famous Godiva hearts in dark chocolate, milk, and white versions. A delicacy as refined as it is irresistible.

Do not miss the dress showed on the Walkthrough of Terminal B either, with its warm and golden tones, based on the Gold Discovery box theme. This selection of chocolates with perfect lines is enjoyed with the eyes first. The assortment, both colorful and varied, takes us on a real taste travel through the art of the famous Belgian chocolate maker. With its Godiva-embellished couture packaging, the Gold Discovery box will delight even the most demanding chocolate lovers.

9Apr 2018

Trendy travel days

Throughout April, Terminal A’s Fashion Studio offers its customers a 15% discount on the Spring Summer collection of four top ready-to-wear brands: enjoy this reduction from 1 to 15 April on Essentiel and Superdry Men and on Boss Orange and Twin-Set from 15 to 30 April. To mark the occasion, designers have dressed the two mannequins welcoming visitors at the entrance of the shop, thus providing you with a complete look!

Although Boss Orange and Superdry Men don’t spring to mind when mix-and-matching designers, the result is an alluring casual chic. Boss Orange is the relaxed collection of the renowned German brand specialising in well-cut business attire and elegant suits, while English brand Superdry owes its success to a clever combination of Japanese and American graphic influences with a very British attention to cut and detail.

Women have not been forgotten and the looks modelled by the mannequins associate Essentiel with Twin-Set. Since its creation in 1999 in Antwerp, the Belgian ready-to-wear brand merges timeless sophistication and contemporary style with an extra touch of originality that exemplifies Antwerp fashion. The resolutely different but highly sophisticated Italian brand Twin-Set specialises in knits and is immediately identifiable through its feminine and affirmed pieces for a modern and elegant woman.

Come quickly and get inspired!

2Apr 2018

Jean Paul Gaultier Airlines

Exclusively created for travellers, Jean Paul Gaultier Airlines perfume collection has just landed in the IDF boutiques. This limited edition comprises a fragrance for men and another for women, both of which perfectly reinterpret the famous couturier’s emblematic scents LE MÂLE and CLASSIQUE.

For this Airlines version, iconic LE MÂLE is clad with the traditional stripes of the brand. The oriental/floral/aquatic blend evokes freshly washed t-shirts worn after a hard day spent lounging by the pool. Built around the Neroli flower and mint, the virile perfume rests on a blend of sage, Tonka bean, sandalwood and vanilla, which confers it soft and sexy characteristics.

The female-shaped bottle of the CLASSIC eau de toilette is clad in an electric blue bustier. Underneath, we discover an oriental/aldehyde/fern scent that hints at ginger – an essential element of Jean Paul Gaultier’s CLASSIC eau de toilette – that adds a sweet touch to the perfume. Neo-labdanum, sugarcane and vanilla give the scent its crystalline aspect that recalls an irresistibly delicious lemon sorbet. Finally, the bottom notes of musk make this feminine perfume by Jean Paul Gaultier completely addictive.

You will find these two new perfumes in our Brussels and Charleroi IDF shops and online, in our webshop.

lancome NEWS
12Mar 2018

New scents for Lancôme

Two new stars have appeared in Lancôme’s constellation of women fragrances: La Nuit Trésor à la folie eau de parfum and La vie est belle L’Éclat, Eau de toilette. The latest version of the perfume that exemplifies the joy and happiness radiating through Julia Roberts’ dazzling smile is founded on neroli essence, which irradiates its warm notes around iris, jasmine and orange blossom. The resulting perfume is a light bouquet of lovely flowers ending on addictive bottom notes of musk.

The brand new La Nuit Trésor à la Folie pays tribute to the first frissons of love. A soft black velvet ribbon encircles the incandescent red, diamond-shaped bottle that contains an intoxicating, oriental perfume. Like its precursor – the iconic original Trésor – this scent is built around the queen of all flowers, the rose. A bouquet of jasmine and peonies sublimates the intense, carnal scent of Damascena flowers whilst bottom notes intermingling vanilla, Tonka bean, patchouli, amber and musk bring the delightful Nuit Trésor à la folie together for a voluptuous, indispensable floral fragrance.

You will find these two new perfumes in our Brussels and Charleroi IDF shops and online, in our webshop.

Lacoste-news
5Mar 2018

The crocodile is waiting for you!

Great news for Lacoste aficionados: the world-renowned polo shirt brand finally makes its grand entrance at Brussels Airport.

Created by legendary tennis champion René Lacoste in 1933, the polo shirt bearing a grinning (or famished!) reptile is an indispensable item in any urban wardrobe. The timelessly elegant shirt is truly ageless and its impressive range of colours can be adapted to every style, making it the perfect gift idea, since everyone loves easy, classic pieces…

Lacoste is synonymous with quality: the shirts are made out of resistant and soft cotton, carefully selected by the brand according to a very strict range of quality criteria that take into consideration essential preoccupations, such as sustainability for instance.

Quick. Come and discover the new 2018 collection at Terminal A’s Fashion Studio and at Terminal B’s Luxury Hall.

 

26Feb 2018

New: BARFLY, the iconic scent by Scotch & Soda

Scotch & Soda, the quirky clothing brand born in Amsterdam, launched its first perfume line: BARFLY. Much like the clothes, the perfume has its own distinctive character and is full of details. Intense, but simple, young and transparent.
 As the scent develops from its fresh top notes of citrus- herb to the middle notes of lavender and jasmine, mixed with outspoken components such as Sandal and Cedar wood, it eventually settles down to reveal its warm base notes of musk and Madagascar Vanilla.

As we’ve come to expect from the brand, their perfume also beams the typical Scotch & Soda’s design aesthetics. With its no-nonsense bottle, carefully selected through vintage archives and crafted top with the Barfly logo embossed, Barfly is a truly special addition to the brand. It stands out by its individuality, not only by its extraordinary and surprising scent but also by its name and product design.

BARFLY is available in the Fashion Studio Store in terminal A – don’t tame your curiosity and be sure to check it out the next time you pass by the store!

Limon Verde Aqua Allegoria
18Feb 2018

Avant-première: Guerlain’s Aqua Allegoria ‘Limon Verde’

During the months of February and March, we are proud to present an exclusive new perfume, in avant-premiere only available at the IDF stores!

The Traveler’s Exclusive avant-premiere of Limon Verde, a Guerlain scent that belongs to the Aqua Allegoria collection, is an event we’re all looking forward to. The eau de toilette has the freshness of a cologne, combined with the longevity of a typical Guerlain perfume.

Limon Verde is a tropical green citrus fragrance, that gives you that instant vacation feeling. Perfect while traveling! Be sure to pick up your very own Limon Verde eau de toilette the next time you travel through one of our IDF stores.

1Feb 2018

Valentine’s Day…

How shall I please my lover? Jewellery, chocolate or perfume… IDF offers a wide selection of wonderful gifts by prestigious brands at unbeatable prices.

… For her

St Valentin - For Her

Is anything better than jewellery to symbolise everlasting love? Swarovski thinks not and created a bow-shaped ring adorned with crystals to illustrate the unbreakable link binding two people. On the bracelet, a crystal-covered heart circled by a ring symbolises this union. You won’t have to worry about size either: a sliding clasp adapts to all wrists.

If you decide to buy her some perfume, fall under the spell of blackberries with Gucci Guilty Absolute from the brand’s GuiltyNotGuilty. The intense scent boasts irresistible and addictive notes celebrating free love.

Chocolate lovers are spoiled for choice: Godiva offers a limited edition chocolate hearts in a delightful golden heart-shaped box. Dark, milk or white… they are all gorgeous.

… For him

A watch is a timeless gift and will spend every breathing moment with your loved one. Simultaneously elegant and sportive, Swatch’ Grandino watch is perfect for every occasion. Its brushed steel casing is equipped with a date indicator at three o’clock and SuperLuminova hands.

St Valentin - For Him

For refined and multifaceted, dark handsome lovers, Prada’s Eau de l’Homme is an intense perfume that effortlessly treads the line between the freshness of red ginger and neroli essence and the intense amber and iris mixed with sandalwood and cedar wood.

St Valentin - LansonNow for the big night… Lanson Champagne especially imagined a duet of mini-bottles: Black Label and Rose Label. The mythical Black Label illustrates the power and finesse of the Lanson style, whilst the second paved the way to the trend of rosé champagnes, which are particularly fine and delicate. Are there such things as masculine or feminine wines? Try both and decide for yourself!

1Feb 2018

The ultimate Valentine’s Day gift: champagne & chocolate!

With the most romantic day of the year coming up, don’t forget to pick up a little something to express your love, even when you’re travelling! When you’re passing though the Walkthrough shops in Terminal A or B and you’re looking for a surprise for your partner, then we’ve got the ideal present for you to take home.

How about surprising him or her with a combination of two luxurious treats: a bottle of Pommery Rosé and a special heart-shaped Valentine’s box of delicious Godiva chocolates. The perfect delicacies to share once you get home! This special discounted ensemble is yours for €52 (when travelling outside AND inside the EU!) and is available throughout the month of February in the abovementioned Walkthrough shops.

We wish you a wonderful and romantic Valentine’s Day!