SHAY MITCHELL Photographed by DOMINIC PETRUZZI Styled by BRUNO LIMA Hair Styled by JOSEPH CHASE Dress by MONSOORI Earrings and Cuff by DAVID YURMAN
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Welcome to the March edition of Modeliste, which celebrates women and travel across the world. As always, the qualities that define the women we bring to you – creativity, strength, warmth, intelligence, thoughtfulness, sophistication, passion, dedication – are also at the heart of Modeliste. Over the years, Modeliste cover stars include newcomers as well as more established names, but each has a capacity for hard work, even if their accomplishments appear effortless. Modeliste cover stars also include actresses who are embarking on new roles and challenges, those who have achieved global success this year, and women whose careers continue to go from strength to strength. All of these women are uniquely talented, yet they also share something in common with the rest of us: the entwined experiences of love and loss, joy and despair, triumph and failure. And it is these vivid episodes in the stories of their lives – and ours – that bring us closer together. In this issue of Modeliste we bring you our Cover star actress, Shay Mitchell. Most known for her role on Pretty Little Liars, Shay has set off on a new path of adventure, intrigue and wonder as she pursues her love of travel and passion for working with global causes. Her video series, Shaycations, not only showcases her down-to-earth openness to newness but her embrace of all cultures all intertwined with her effortless hilarity which makes it all the more binge-worthy. We journeyed to India for Shay’s second cover with Modeliste and were captivated equally by both the beauty and the hustle and bustle of the province of Rajasthan. From the majestic blue city of Jodhpur to the Osian desert, to historic castles and the infamous Marwari horses, each day was a true adventure to be had and moment in time to reflect upon. We give many thanks to our hosts and guides Allison Rulon-Miller and Mr. Mahapaji Banerjee of From Lost to Found Travel and to the gracious staff of Turkish Airlines who never cease to impress us with their impeccable award winning service which makes their motto of to Widen Your World all the more enjoyable
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Model Diaries: Shay Mitchell
12 Editor's Letter 156 Horoscope
BEAUTY BOX 32 5 Pro Tips for Keeping Your Skin Looking Younger and Healthier
38 Springâ€™s Hottest Runway Trends 50 Labels We Love
TRAVEL 104 A Passage to India 148 Fashion Takes Flight: Turkish Airlines
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Get the Cover Look: Shay Mitchell
The Life of Shay: Photographed by Dominic Petruzzi
On the Cover Shay Mitchell Photographed by Dominic Petruzzi Styled by Bruno Lima Hair by Joseph Chase for Exclusive Artists R+Co and InStyler Shay is wearing Jumpsuit by Michael Kors Earrings by Topshop Necklace and Bracelet by Stella & Dot
Editor-In-Chief AMY MCCABE Deputy Art Director MONICA ROBLES
Managing Editor, Special Features Director JILL WINKLER Digital Director SHANNON DANNETTELLE Videography JON BRANDON CRUZ FLANNERY UNDERWOOD Contributing Editor ALLISON RULON-MILLER KAREN CALDERON Advertising and Marketing Assistants ISSA SUELTO BRITTANY HOANG MELISSA RIVERA TERA NOGUCHI RACHELLE ESCOBAR MICHELLE PHAN Public Relations Assistants VICTORIA SOTO JOYCE JIANG Cover Model SHAY MITCHELL
Online Director JEN CARLSON Men's Mode Executive Editor MICHAEL MCCABE Senior Travel Editor-at Large & Director of Mode with Meaning LYNNE CHIZZICK Public Relations & Marketing ERICA ANDERSON Photography DOMINIC PETRUZZI Stylist BRUNO LIMA Hair Stylist JOSEPH CHASE
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Shay Mitchell is no longer just one of the world's most captivating actresses and coolest girl in fashion (though she still is those things). She's now risen to icon status for her over 20 Million adoring fans who revere her extreme openness, hilarity, and honest sense of self. Shay seems to have it all figured out. The two-time Modeliste cover girl is living her dream, and has the career and jet-setting adventurous life to prove it. Modeliste Editor-in-Chief, Amy McCabe, met up with her in one of the most picturesque regions of Jodhpur, India, reminisced about their last photoshoot in Rwanda, and talked about everything from major turning points in her life to what is next on her bucket list. With her Shaycation video series, Shay has been able to artfully showcase her passion for travel, eagerness for unique adventures, love of diverse cultures and exotic cuisine all wrapped up with her quick wit and relatable charm. She is the girl who is always completely herself. With her cover-starring streak showing no signs of slowing, we canâ€™t wait for the next round!
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MODEL DIARIES This has definitely been the year of Shay. What have been some of your favorite moments of the past year so far? Definitely the wrap of PLL. And still being able to see the girls and all that. So yeah, that was definitely one of them. New chapter. Shooting "Cadaver," which is a scary movie that I shot right after PLL, was super exciting. And show "You," that's going to be airing on Lifetime really soon. Tell us about the show "You." It's based on a book called "You," and is about a guy who falls in love with a girl, but is borderline stalkerish. It's 21st century love story incorporating social media. The character that I play is Peach and she is kind of like the queen bee girl you don't really want to mess with who's very blunt, but is very close to the character Beck. So this is going to be a new chapter, I'm super excited for people to watch this. We have been loving your YouTube channel lately, including your Shaycation segments where you travel around the world. Tell us about this and what makes it so unique. Shaycation started from my love of travel and wanting to share these experiences with my fans in more than just an Instagram photo. We started traveling all over the world and shooting it, which is how Shaycation came about. It's just something that I love. It's my passion project and my favorite thing that I do. I love hearing the fan responses, if they have visited a place or if they want to visit it after seeing the video, so that's always really cool. But I just want to share my experiences with people. I'm super excited about Shaycation India that they're going to be seeing, if they haven't seen it already, and just the trips I have to come. Tell us about your time here with Modeliste in India. This is my second shoot with Modeliste Magazine, and we always have such a blast. It really doesn't feel like we're ever working, even though everybody puts so much work into the costume and the hair. I did the makeup. But just shooting it and putting this whole thing together, it does take work. But it just doesn't feel like it, we have such a great time. From our breakfast to the shoot to dinner at night, it's just so amazing, and I wish I could do every issue. The first time we did Africa which was really amazing, and now are in India. 18
This is the second time I've been here and it's one of my favorite places. I truly look forward to showcasing India and the people and the culture in this spread, so I hope that you guys enjoy it. What are some of your go-to fashion items that you can't live without? Especially when traveling, I canâ€™t live without wraps. I had a cashmere wrap that I brought with me and it doesn't matter if you're going to a hot destination or wherever you're going, a wrap is always a good idea. Especially on the plane, late nights when it gets a little chilly, or early mornings when it's not as hot as it is during the day. Wraps are my go-to. I don't think I could have enough wraps.
with SHAY MITCHELL Since you're always on the go, how do you stay in shape while you're traveling? Eating a lot of naan bread for morning breakfast, for breakfast, lunch and dinner! No, I bring a little bag with me and I have sliders that I'll use, or I'll have a skipping rope. Or if I see something that's a little heavy I'll use that as a weight. It is important to get your fitness in, especially when you come to a place like India and they have such incredible food. It's hard not to just gorge and gorge and gorge and not workout. But I try my hardest. And there's stairs everywhere, run up and down stairs a million times. What kind of music do you like to listen to while you work out? Honestly it's everything. I think I just kind of go on Spotify and I just listen to whatever is a new playlist. Something that has a lot of energy. And actually I have been listening to a lot more Bollywood music since I've been here, it's gotten me in the zone. I like to listen to the kind of music of where I am.
What has been your favorite part of the photo shoot in India so far? Favorite part of the photo shoot was definitely I guess just getting to reunite with the Modeliste family. We had
Bruno Lima and Joseph Chase and of course Amy McCabe, that were all part of this shoot and it's just so nice to be able to work together again on something we all love doing... traveling and getting to shoot and share an experience. That's been something that's really great. And also this time getting to shoot for my Shaycation for my YouTube channel. That was also an incredible part to this as well, because now we're really bringing those photos to life in terms of video. So I'm super excited for people to see that component to it along with the print spread. What did you like most about flying on Turkish Airlines? The Turkish Airlines' people are so amazing. From when you get on-board you're greeted with a smile. When you leave, you're greeted with a smile. The food was so good. I mean, who knew you could eat so much and get full off of food on an airplane?! But, I'm telling you this was some of the best food that I've ever had. Probably the most memorable thing was that I got off the plane and I was full. Doesn't really happen that often. You are Modeliste's first ever celebrity to make a double appearance on the cover. Congratulations! Thank you! What is your favorite part about Modeliste Magazine? Just the team of people. Their spreads are always so great and creative, and because it's not just a fashion magazine, it's also a travel magazine, so it incorporates the two things that I love. And, we get to go to amazing places like this. It's not just like we're going to a place near California, we literally have gone to two amazing destinations, Africa and India. And where to next? I don't know, but I will break that record again and be the third person to do a cover, so watch out! Yes! So, any ideas on where Modeliste is going to take you next? We are going to go to either Vietnam or Peru. Putting it out there. Manifesting it, come on. You guys want to see it, don't you? You want to see it!
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knows how to turn up the heat— and with that flawless radiant skin and eyes filled with a piercing intrigue, it's hard to look away. On this month's cover, Shay exudes a kind of whimsical romanticism as she set off to explore the wonders of India. It’s hard to imagine that Shay did her own makeup for our Cover shoot, however she is widely known for her ability to create her own looks. From dramatic to natural, Shay understands what works for her, and works it consistently—and to great effect. To complete this ultra glam look here are a few key products you will love:
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SPRING INTO ACTION
WITH THESE 5 PRO TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR SKIN LOOKING YOUNGER AND HEALTHIER
With Spring approaching the weather starts to warm up leaving behind stylish boots, pants, and cozy sweaters. Indoor heating, winds, low humidity, and cold weather have contributed to scaly, dry and itchy skin. As we prepare to update our wardrobe with sun dresses, shed the aftermath of winter with Dr. Schweitzer’s easy tips for a fresh and healthy skin glow.
DO YOUR SPRING CLEANING
Spring cleaning should extend to your skin care! “Go through your products and discard any products that may have been sitting in your drawer for a while. Opened and old products can harbor bacteria and lose efficacy. You should discard products which have expired or that have change in consistency and smell. Any products that contain SPF should be replaced with new ones after one year” says Dr. Schweitzer.
GET YOUR Z'S THE RIGHT WAY
It is not a secret that getting a restful night sleep will also promote a healthier looking complexion but are you sleeping in the right position? Sleeping on your back can help prevent fine lines and wrinkles. Dr. Schweitzer explains that “pressing your face onto your pillow promotes lines and creases on the skin” so in order to help prevent premature aging consider sleeping on your back. Try a firm pillow with a center depression so that your head and neck are supported while you get your beauty sleep. Wash your pillow case regularly so that your skin is not exposed to daily grime and old makeup.
SAY NO TO OVER- EXFOLIATING
Getting rid of dry, dead skin cells can leave your skin looking smoother and supple. “Over exfoliation can do to your skin more harm than good. Different skin types and textures will have different needs for exfoliation.
Start by testing any new product on a small area of your face and watch to see how your skin reacts. The right exfoliation for your skin type should leave your skin looking and feeling smoother and refreshed. You can start exfoliating once a week and can go up to three times per week depending on your skin type” Dr. Schweitzer says.
INCLUDE YOUR NECK, CHEST AND HANDS Chances are you are applying a moisturizer, anti-aging cream and sunscreen to your face on a daily basis but neglecting your neck, chest and hands. Dr. Schweitzer explains that “The neck, chest, and hands are also exposed to the sun and at risk of premature aging and skin cancer. Even if your face looks youthful, your neck, chest, and hands could be an age giveaway. Don’t treat these areas as an after-thought by only using whatever is left of the product on your fingertips.”
Whether you call them blemishes, acne, or pimples, sooner or later we all have to deal with them. “Picking at it and even applying treatment at the wrong stage of the breakout will only make matters worse by prolonging the condition and leaving a dark scar that can linger for a while” Dr. Schweitzer explains. Do yourself a favor and keep your hands away from blemishes For more information: www.prodermimage.com Book your next appointment with Dr. Schweitzer: 805-379-5970 ProDerm Image Cosmetic and Regenerative Dermatology 960 South Westlake Blvd., Suite 208 Westlake Village, CA 91361 29
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A PASSAGE TO
he area around Jodhpur, Rajasthan is a favorite of mine and of my clients, full of monumental architecture, traditional crafts, natural beauty and award-winning hotels. My original plan was to act as tour guide to Shay in the downtime between her photo sessions. However, the sheer number of looks that Modeliste wanted to capture, along with the logistical challenges of shooting in ancient towns and remote landscapes, did not leave much time for exploration. Imagine a caravan of tuk-tuks…one crammed with evening gowns and hair spray, another with bags of samosas and chai for sustenance, several more with the stylists and photographers, one with my Hindi-speaking guides, one with Shay and Matte…weaving its way at the speed of light through the old bazaar of Jodhpur in order to catch the light perfectly at a specific blue-tinted house or crumbling wall…I decided that everyone would be better off with a mid-day nap. In the end, the photo shoot was tremendous fun, and a welcome change of pace from my usual touring routine. Nonetheless, for aspiring travelers, here are some highlights of the region:
is the second largest city in Rajasthan. It is situated on the eastern edge of the Thar Desert, an arid expanse of over 77,000 square miles that forms a natural boundary between India and Pakistan. The visual centerpiece of Jodhpur is unquestionably Mehrangarh Fort, which rises out of the earth like an ancient ziggurat. The Marwar ruler Rao Jodha began construction on this sandstone fort in 1459, with subsequent additions made by later rulers up until the mid-19th century. My favorite spot within the fort is Chokhelao Bagh, an 18th-century Marwar garden lushly planted with fruiting trees and fragrant shrubs. I am also fascinated by a collection of miniature paintings made between the 17th and 19th centuries for the Jodhpur royal family, sometimes referred to as the Garden and Cosmos paintings. These images of courtly life, pleasure gardens, seasonal festivals, polo matches, Hindu deities, and the spiritual world can hold my attention for hours. www.mehrangarh.org
RAO JODHA DESERT ROCK PARK Another place in Jodhpur that I keep returning to is the Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park. This project was conceived by the Mehrangarh Museum Trust in 2006 as a way to restore the natural ecology of the area around the fort. Invasive species were removed and native lithophytes, which are plants specially adapted to arid, rocky habitats, were replanted. Today the park contains over 300 species of trees, shrubs, vines, herbs, grasses and sedges, and is a robust wildlife habitat that supports a variety of birds, butterflies and reptiles. www.raojodhapark.com
WATER IS KING
For over five hundred years, manmade and natural reservoirs have been utilized in the desert around Jodhpur for the collection of rainwater. The city still contains a sophisticated network of water channels and reservoirs which was once used to provide water to residents. Stepwells, also known as baoris, baolis or vavs, are water reservoirs that resemble inverted pyramids; a series of stone staircases lead to multiple subterranean levels. As water levels decline, indicating hotter, drier weather on the surface, residents could descend into the cool depths to collect water and enjoy each other’s company. Due to their popularity as a meeting point, stepwells frequently served as taxation points along the desert caravan routes. Toorji Ka Jhalra, an 18th century stepwell adjacent to the Raas hotel in Jodhpur, was recently cleaned and restored. Shay bravely made her way down into its mouth, in heels no less, so that Modeliste could capture the perfect pose. Not to be outdone, she was joined by several Indian brides-to-be who wanted the stepwell as a backdrop for their shaadi, aka wedding, photos!
one hour from Jodhpur, is home to a number of Hindu and Jain temples built by wealthy traders between the 8th and 12th centuries when the town was an important stop on the caravan route to Central Asia. While Shay unfortunately missed the temples, she did enjoy a camel ride in Osian’s sand dunes. All was going well until the last shot of the day…striding through the dunes in a billowing yellow gown, Shay’s furry escort got a little jealous and kicked her in the back. The only cure would be cocktails, dinner and traditional Marwari music under the stars at Reggie’s Camel Camp, a luxury tented camp in the desert.
two and a half hours from Jodhpur, is the 17th century ancestral home of the Mertiya Rathores. This atmospheric fort-palace complex features traditional Rajput architecture, and is filled with historic artifacts belonging to the ruling family. The castle was a fashion photographerâ€™s dream, and the editorial team had a hard time narrowing down locations for the shoot. My personal favorite, which thankfully made the cut, was a carved marble baradari, which is a gazebolike structure found in Mughal and Rajput palaces and gardens. Strolling through Ghanerao town one morning enabled the team to see mothers cooking breakfast and getting their children ready for school and locals performing morning temple rituals. Visitors to Rohet, one hour from Jodhpur, should venture out in a jeep through the scrub desert to view local wildlife such as blackbuck antelope and herds of peacocks. We were grateful that Modeliste was able to photograph Shay in a traditional Bishnoi household (in a relatively modest gown and with the approval of the house elder). The Bishnoi are fervent environmentalists who strive to protect every living creature. While Bishnoi men dress only in white, the women wear bright colors and spectacular jewelry, including heavy nose rings that tie around the forehead and ears to lessen the load on the nose. Some of the group also visited a Brahmin village and participated in a recreation of a traditional opium ceremony. Shay was later photographed with the regionâ€™s famed Marwari horses, a rare breed known for its inward-turning ear tips and ambling gait. Marwari horses are descended from native Indian ponies that have been crossed with Arabian horses, and equestrians worldwide come to Rohet to ride them. 108
WHERE TO STAY Jodhpur –
Our group had a very comfortable stay at Vivanta by Taj - Hari Mahal, making full use of the pool and fitness room and basking in the caliber of service for which the Taj Group is known (www.tajhotels.com). Architecture and design enthusiasts will fall head-over-heels for Raas Jodhpur, a boutique hotel in the middle of the old bazaar with fabulous views of Mehrangarh Fort (www.raasjodhpur. com). If price is no object, splurge on a night or two at Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace. Built in the 1930’s by Maharaja Umaid Singh, this is one of the largest palaces in the world, and was used as a stand-in for the Presidential Palace in
Delhi in Gurinder Chadha’s recent film, Viceroy’s House.
Osian – You cannot beat the old Hollywood glamour and cocktail party soundtrack found at Reggie’s Camel Camp. Reggie Singh, who hails from Jodhpur’s royal family, is usually the DJ and cocktail hour lasts well into the night. Reggie’s camp is well known in Rajasthan, and plays host to an annual camel race and the Mahindra Open Sky music festival. If your travels have you heading south from Jodhpur, definitely stay at his all-suite property in leopard country near Ranakpur, The Mountbatten Lodge (www.indiasafariclub.com).
Ghanerao – Each room at
Ghanerao Royal Castle is unique in layout and decor, featuring traditional furnishings and a selection of treasures belonging to the royal family. The guest rooms are spread throughout the castle, which is full of hidden staircases, tiny courtyards, marble verandas, and a small family temple. If you want
something more remote, stay instead at Ghanerao Jungle Lodge, a 100 year-old hunting lodge with just seven rooms built from local stone (www.ghanerao.com).
Three fabulous properties, all at different price points, exist in this small village. Take your pick from the luxurious Mihir Garh, the understated Rohet Wilderness Camp, or the traditional Rohet Garh. The royal family of Rohet still lives in Rohet Garh, which has played host to notable writers such as William Dalrymple and Simon Winchester, as well as the cast of Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited which was filmed nearby (www.houseofrohet.com).
TAJ HARI MAHAL Taj Hari Mahal, Jodhpur email@example.com
odhpur is the second largest city in India’s northern state of Rajasthan. Once the capital of the Marwar dynasty, the famed Blue City lies beneath the Mehrangarh Fort where the commanding views across plains and desert speak to the power and majesty of its history. The walls painted blue once denoted the importance of the home’s resident family and now offer a distinctive glow that enhances the beauty and pride of Jodhpur past and present. In a regal splendor reminiscent of Mughal legends, the 21st century palace of Taj Hari Mahal stands in modern Five Star majesty in Jodhpur’s center.
Ensconced in 6 acres of lush gardens, its prominence as a premiere destination for business and discriminating travelers evident in its opulent presence. The grand entrance welcomes guests like royalty with signature service and hospitality revealing an extravagant interior decor that is carried from the lobby throughout the 93 rooms. The exterior impresses with architectural features of towers and domes, arches and columns, pools and fountains. The tribute to Mughal heritage extends to the brilliant enamel murals, rich tapestries, and intricate craftsmanship displayed in wood carvings and sculptures. The bright renditions of India’s jewel colors throughout are also reminiscent of the fabrics and wares of street bazaars, the silks of the saris flowing by, gold bangles gleaming.
There is an air of palatial formality, but the sundrenched pools, umbrella sheltered loungers, and poolside bar promise fun and casual relaxation. Guestrooms and suites offer spacious tranquil retreats with dazzling pool and garden views and choice of king, queen and twin beds dressed in high thread count cotton linens and custom pillow choices, artistic decor manifesting the colors and designs of the region, marble baths with soaking tub, separate shower, and high end contemporary design and amenities. Flatscreen TV, WiFi and business services, event and conference planning, meeting rooms and catering for groups of all sizes meet the varying needs of business tourists and international conferences. A helpful concierge service arranges tours and excursions with expertise. Recommendations for tourist experiences including desert safaris to rural villages, cultural events, visits to nearby bazaars, boutique and mall shopping destinations, workshops, and the stepwell can be arranged.
A spa retreat with massage services reflecting the Indian healing traditions, 24 hour fitness center with sauna and steam room, poolside bar, rooftop terrace, high tea, bar lounge and coffee shop enhance every guest’s stay. Family friendly activities include a puppet and magic show performed by local artists. The Kid’s Club offers daily activities for children. Childcare and babysitting services are available for grown-up getaways. Dining at the Taj Hari Mahal features a range of international cuisines and elegance in preparation and presentation. A nightly outdoor barbecue is followed by poolside entertainment, music and dancing by performers from across India. The Good Earth presents an extensive Chinese menu with Szechuan specialties. Ola is the Rajasthani inspired bar with glass atrium. Marwar offers European and Indian specialties pleasing guests with flavor and variety. This Vivanti Hotel brand boasts the Taj Hari Mahal as their Jodhpur crown jewel, a Conde Nast world top 125 hotel. It offers the very best of Jodhpur, one of India’s top
A stay at the Taj Hari Mahal promises a modern day palatial experience in Five Star luxury. destinations, a destination of riches in its history, the famed artistic surprises of Mehrangarh Fort, monuments, iconic architecture, and foremost international festivals, notably the Raj International Folk Festival and the World Sacred Spirit Festival. The international guests of Taj Hari Mahal, Jodhpur, are seeking to experience Rajasthan’s culture and, increasingly, business, tech, and commercial opportunities. It is, most definitely, the place to be.
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he Mughal architecture captivates, none more than the Mehrangarh Fort magically lit in the darkness suspended above the city of Jodhpur. Viewed in awe of its majesty from below at the beautiful Raas Jodhpur hotel, it rules from its imposing rocky promontory. Located next to an ancient stepwell, Raas is an idyllic treasure that enhances the wonder of the cityâ€™s charm. This boutique hotel with 39 rooms is a gem hidden in a garden wonder. Dining under the stars with candlelight bathing the terrace, you are transported to a magical kingdom. The cuisine blends traditional and modern, Indian and western, fragrant and tantalizing with savory and sweet. Delectable and satisfying, dining at the Raas was superb.
The architecture of this amazing structure in the context of the ancient walled city of Jodhpur is a feat of loving respect for the old and its ability to meet modern luxury. Materials and workmanship have captured the beauty of the original historic structures of Jodhpur sandstone and incorporated design elements with authenticity.
Jodhpur is a feat of loving respect for the old and its ability to meet modern luxury.
The shuttered windows which shelter the privacy balconies are made of traditional sandstone latticework or jali. When opened, they display the full panorama of the Fort and resemble Mughal jharokhas often used for royal thrones. When closed, they create privacy while still allowing cool air to circulate and inviting speckled natural mood lighting to shelter the luxurious spacious rooms with king-sized bed, sitting area, writing desk, flat screen TV, wifi, and beautifully appointed bath with glassed-in shower and soaking tub. Aaah. The large central courtyard houses the three restored heritage buildings, the lovely boutique shop and spa. The indoor and terrace dining are adjacent to the pool with cabana lounges facing the cliffs of Mehrangarh. Rudyard Kipling described the Fort as â€œthe creation of angels, fairies, and giants.â€? He may have also used those words to describe Raas Jodhpur.
ROHET GARH Jodhpur, Rajasthan
he Thar Desert of Rajasthan is best known for its major city of Jodhpur. Tourists are drawn to this area of northern India for its phenomenal art and architecture, preeminent cultural offerings of the Marwar and Mughal dynasties in its castles, palaces, and temples. The desert calls to tourists seeking adventure travel, a tranquil getaway, an encounter with indigenous village life, unequaled stargazing, or possibly just an escape from the often overwhelming crowds and tourists in the cities. In Rohet Wilderness Camp, the Singh family host a deluxe camp of 7 spacious cottage style tents for the
traveler eager to step into the desert wilderness for a unique experience without relinquishing the modern conveniences of a huge comfortable bed, stylish furnishings in polished teak with saffron and crimson accents, locally woven rugs, a flush toilet, hot water shower, high end amenities including royal blue dressing gowns and Rohet Garh toiletries. The crafted writing desk will inspire you to fill pages of your travel journal in leisure. Nutritious eating begins with breakfast served buffet style, picnic lunches, high tea, snacks and gourmet dining. Relish the blazing colors of sunset on the raised deck with your favorite beer or cocktail and an array of delightful appetizers. Dining in luxury in breathtaking starlight overwhelms with the magnitude of stars revealed in the night sky. Wishes on â€œfalling starsâ€? magically streaking across the heavens are certain to come true.
Plan your excursions to meet your need for solitude or romantic adventure. Ride in Marwar style on horseback, camelback or 4 wheel drive luxury. Experience the ultimate in stillness disturbed only by a lonely birdâ€™s call, the desert breeze rustling across the camp behind sandstone ramparts, the snigger of the horses, or a rush of antelope stirring the sands. Your senses are awakened and alert, observant and aware. Your visit to the indigenous villages in the remote desert are an opportunity to experience diverse cultural experiences. As a guest of Rohet Wilderness Camp, Mihir Garh, and Rohet Garh, you are a partner in the tourism sponsored projects of the Singh family. Modeliste Magazine Mode for Meaning is delighted to highlight the initiatives for health and education for these village communities your stay assists in funding.
The crafts and textiles produced by generations of local artisans are the highlight of the decor of the Singh properties and contribute to the economic vitality of the villages. An opportunity to watch the families gathered to weave their distinctive rugs or carve native woods is memorable and enlightening. Eye Camps, Medical Camps providing treatments including surgeries in partnership with the Rotary Club, and school development are supported by the tourism partnership promoted by the Singh family. Guest contributions to the Village Welfare Fund are welcomed with gratitude. The desert wilderness experience at Rohet Wilderness Camp promises a unique time of relaxation and reflection, exploration and connection. It is truly unforgettable.
GHANERAO ROYAL CASTLE
ndia is a treasure trove of history, diverse cultures, religions, indigenous peoples, architectural wonders created across centuries, natural wonders and ecological diversity. As a tourist, the wonders are mesmerizing and often overwhelming in sensory intensity and sheer beauty. Each experience, each discovery, each day, each monument breathes a significance and relevance that enchants and enlightens. Beyond each city lie small rural villages steeped in history and home to enclaves of indigenous peoples and cultures revealing a window into the past, navigating its role in modern India and awakening to the economy of tourism. Equidistant between the major cities of Jodhpur and Udaipur, the pristine village of Ghanerao holds its iconic castle, Ghanerao Rawla, in continued reverence. 130
It remains the home and residence of the local royal family and celebrates the glorious history of the Mertiya Rathores. For the very fortunate few, this ancestral home is now a sought after boutique experience shared with guests who can enjoy a stay in this magnificent showcase of marble and red sandstone exemplary of Rajput architecture built in 1606. A wonder of history preserved and renovated with a desire to remain true to the beauty and cultural authenticity in decor, retaining its traditional colors and textures along with pictures of the royal family and artifacts reflecting its storied past. Guests are welcomed with warm hospitality into the original castle maze of rooms and the newly visioned museum of artifacts including a historic collection of elephant hodas and palkis used by the rulers when elephants and horses were the only means of transport. Each of the 17 rooms has a private terrace or veranda, a king size heritage bed, seating area, en suite bath with shower with high end toiletries, and the modern additions of a swimming pool and dining room makes a stay here a unique memorable experience. A work station, complimentary WiFi, air conditioning, tea and coffee maker are important concessions to comfort and modernity. The dining room features fresh organic meals, locally sourced with a flavorful Indian cuisine guaranteed to delight..
Enhancing this experience is the added wonder of the three family temples where prayers are performed each morning and guests are welcomed to participate. Nearby, UNESCO World Heritage Kumbhalgarh Fort stands sentinel watching over the entire valley including the Kumbhalgarh National Park. Known as a natural preserve where wildlife and indigenous tribal inhabitants, the Garacias and Rabaris, have coexisted in harmony, a safari reveals this very special environmental and cultural treasure.
A stay at the Ghanerao Royal Castle is a unique experience on your journey across northern India. It remains a special interlude of quiet tranquility where a guest has the opportunity to pause, appreciate, connect and engage with a fascinating history and culture off the tourist track.
The village is also close to the amazing Ranakpur Jain temples carved entirely from marble, another rarefied site to be viewed in awe and wonder. More discoveries await in the village and beyond with a lake with crocodiles, bird watching, hiking and rock climbing.
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rom its rich history of iconic castles, palaces, and temples, to its dynamic present of limitless architectural potential and possibilities, India continues to inspire dreams and visions. Some see a desertscape as endless emptiness. Others, like visionary Sidharth Singh, see enchanting mirages of imagination rising from the dunes. For the tourist already dazzled by the imposing wonder of Mehrangarh Fort dominating from high above the Blue City of Jodhpur, the wonder of a majestic palace arising from the nearby desert dunes seems magically plausible in its modern rendition of beauty and regal serenity. 134
The stunning Mihir Garh is the realization of the inspired vision of Sidharth Singh, ultimately rising from the sands of the Thar desert only 40 miles from Mehrangarh Fort. The dreamlike palatial hotel was designed by Sidharth and decorated by his wife Rashmi, seamlessly blending ancient with modern in the golden stone of the desertscape, the cultural elements, wood and metal works, colorful rugs and textiles of the indigenous desert villages, the arches, alcoves, towers and walls of palaces of old, distinctive courtyards and fountains. With the skilled workmanship of local artisans and craftsmen, the hotel was completed in 2009 becoming the exemplar of boutique chic in a retreat designed for intimate romantic getaways, a unique adventure holiday, or family destination.
Impressive in providing contemporary luxury, sumptuous comfort, and personalized royal hospitality catering to every guestâ€™s needs and expectations, this has become a jewel in the Relais and Chateaux Five Star luxury brand. The nine elegant suites, each appointed with singular details of design and decor in furnishings, art and woodwork, are over 1700 square feet of relaxed retreat. Each suite boasts amazing views of the Thar desert and either a private jacuzzi or plunge pool. Spacious interiors feature bespoke furnishings, deluxe sleeping choices from king to 2 twin beds, curved stone soaking tub in designer baths, top of the line Forrest Essential amenities, sitting/ lounge area, flatscreen with DVD player, stocked minibar. Highlights are numerous with artisan sculpted traditional fireplaces, infinity pool and terrace sheltered by lounge umbrellas, attentive service, sublime spa, eco friendly gardens, dining under the stars and a seldom encountered surprise.
Mihir Garh, the Fort of the Sun offers the ultimate Rajasthan experience with the superlative stables of the Singh family’s prized Marwari stallions. An equestrian’s dream and an opportunity for even novices to experience a desert ride. A camel safari across the dunes is a possibility to encounter wildlife and view botanical elements. A jeep venture into the neighboring indigenous villages brings a connection to the people and culture, with tourism supporting the community and local artisans.
Your breakfast buffet begins your day and Chef Bahadur prepares meals representing the varied cuisines of Rajasthan with lamb, chicken and vegetarian specialties along with western offerings to please every palate. Spectacular sundowners under magical skies and dining on the rooftop terrace under a canopy of stars complete your day. The bar ensures a flow of cooling refreshments from icy gin and tonics, Indian Sauvignon Blanc, and local craft beers. Nightly entertainment resonates with the music and dance of local performers. All of this can be transported as a Royal Picnic experience in the desert with impeccable white tablecloth dining under a lantern lit tent for an unforgettable romantic interlude. For all this and more, Lonely Planet has named Mihir Garh the World’s Most Extraordinary Hotel, Conde Nast has featured its wonders, and Mihir Garh has also been awarded the World’s Best Boutique Hotel for the years 2013, 2016 and 2017 by the World Luxury Hotel Awards. Modeliste joins in celebrating this contemporary palace and the exemplary experience it brings guests immersed in the beauty of the desert and the cultural charms of Rajasthan.
WHERE TO EAT Jodhpur –
With its spectacular view of Mehrangarh Fort, my clients always enjoy the rooftop restaurant at Pal Haveli (www. palhaveli.com). On the Rocks in the Ajit Bhawan hotel features a quiet garden and superb sweet and salty lassis (www.ontherocksjodhpur.com). Raas Jodhpur has two restaurants, Darikhana and Baradari, the latter being one of the few places I dare to eat raw salads in India. Adjacent to Raas, try the Stepwell House Café, if only for the amazing view down into Toorji Ka Jhalra. For samosas that Shay couldn’t stop talking about, visit Shahi Samosa in Sardar Bazaar. 140
Aspiring chefs can join a vegetarian cooking demonstration at Spice Paradise. Owners Rekha and Anil are knowledgeable and charming, and their custom spice mixes always find their way into my suitcase (www.spiceparadise.in). For a special occasion, spring for dinner by candlelight in Chokhelao Bagh in Mehrangarh Fort. Local Rajasthani delicacies that I particularly enjoy include a desert bean dish called ker sangri, chickpea flour dumplings in a yoghurt gravy called gatta curry, and a hearty winter bread made from millet called bajra roti.
The House of Rohet is known for its delectable Rajasthani cuisine. Rohet Garh has even published several cookbooks, including Cuisine of Rohet Garh and Quick and Easy Rajasthani Cuisine, and has its own demonstration kitchen for culinary workshops.
WHERE TO SHOP Jodhpur – A collection
of fashionable boutiques, including Good Earth, Forest Essentials, Royal Blue, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Play Clan, Portside Café, Andraab, Nicobar and Via Jodhpur, recently opened next to Toorji Ka Jhalra in the old bazaar. Raas Jodhpur contains outposts of Jaipur’s Hot Pink and Gem Palace. Adjacent to Ajit Bhawan, one can find Anokhi, Amrapali, Fab India, U Boutique, Gems & Jewels Palace and a shop that sells ready-made jodhpurs, a type of horse riding pant developed in Rajasthan. The Mehrangarh Museum Shop sells hard-to-find books, home decor, beaded handbags, jewelry, and ouds and perfumes, including Vaara by
Penhaligon’s London, a scent inspired by the Maharaja’s granddaughter. The shop also offers a vast selection of miniature paintings made by Jodhpurschool masters and their apprentices. To peruse glass bangles in a rainbow of colors, head to Bibaji Churi Wale, while for embroidered leather shoes, visit Mochi Bazaar. Stock up on tea and spices in Sardar Bazaar, hunt for silver jewelry in Sarafa Bazaar, and admire bandhani and lehariya tie-dyed textiles in Kapra Bazaar.
This small town 45 minutes from Jodhpur is a center for the production of dhurrie carpets. Dhurries are thick, flat-woven carpets typically made from cotton, jute, and sheep or camel wool. Many weavers still use organic dyes and feature traditional patterns, while others create modern, stylized designs using today’s bright chemical dyes. My U.S. office is decorated with several carpets from Roopraj Prajapati’s dhurrie cooperative, which is located in his family compound in Salwas (www.rooprajdurry.com).
Rohet – Mihir Garh and
Rohet Garh both feature boutiques selling a range of local textiles and handicrafts. The village of Rohet also contains a number of small shops selling embroidered textiles and leather goods. Allison Rulon-Miller is the founder of From Lost to Found Travel, which designs custom and theme-based travel experiences in India. Some of the specialty themes she has developed for clients include Body Art and Adornment, Horticulture and Gardens, the Durga Puja Festival of West Bengal, Ancient and Modern Architecture, and Crafts and Textiles of Gujarat/South India/West Bengal. www.fromlosttofoundtravel.com A big Thank You to Subhamay Banerjee, Lalit Kumar Purohit, Reggie Singh, Bhanwar Shakti Singh of Ghanerao, Thakur Sidharth Singh and Kunwar Avijit Singh of Rohet, Indian Tourism Pvt. Ltd., Travel Plan India, Sita Travel India and Abid Khan’s crew of rickshaw wallahs for their invaluable assistance during the Modeliste shoot. 141
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