First class travel on Etihad Airways just got more luxurious with the airline choosing top international beauty and skin care brands to construct products for First Class guests.
Products will be from internationally renowned fashion designer Christian Lacroix, and pioneering Hungarian skincare brand, Omorovicza. The attractive new bags will initially be introduced on the airline’s Airbus A380 flights between Abu Dhabi and London, New York, Sydney, Melbourne and Mumbai, and then fleet-wide in early 2017.
With a reputation for attention to detail and a meticulous approach to design, the Christian Lacroix brand complements the elegance and flair synonymous with Etihad Airways’ First Class service. Both the male and female embossed bags come in two rich colours, plum for ladies and grey for men. A second phase will see new kits in burgundy for ladies and black for men.
There are two varieties for both male and female guests – featuring a wash bag and convertible flat case for men, and debossed fold over bags for ladies. The stylish ladies bag is designed to be used as a chic clutch, whilst the men’s bag can be used buttoned down as a wash bag or, when opened flat, as storage for tablet devices such as iPads.
The bags contain four anti-ageing and rejuvenating items by Omorovicza, hand-picked from the brand’s ‘Gold’ collection. The anti-inflammatory gold in the luxurious creams, serums, oils and scrubs heals micro-damage and strengthens mature skin, and also achieves maximum efficacy with only pure ingredients and no harmful agents
The inflight essential products include a perfecting lip balm that soothes and nourishes dehydrated lips; a facial moisturiser with cooling gel-cream that absorbs instantly and provides long-lasting hydration; a nourishing, lightly scented hand treatment; and a refreshing cleansing wipe.
Four Omorovicza items will be available in the First Class guest washrooms: a Queen of Hungary face mist: a hydrating and energising mist that refreshes the skin and stimulates the senses; a fragrant and refreshing face and hand wash to cleanse and hydrate the skin without stripping it of its natural oils; and a nourishing, lightly scented hand lotion.
Other comfort items included are ear plugs, a comb, a care pack (consisting of cotton pads, ear buds and an emery board), a dental pack, a sleep pack (with comfortable socks and eyeshades), and a relax pack (with pillow mist and pulse point oil). The offering for men also includes a shaving kit.
Aircraft Photo: Dirk Gorthe