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Health/Beauty/Fashion news & information for Balearic Islands

Massimo Dutti opens first store in Ibiza
Health & Beauty Wed, Jul 17, 2019

Massimo Dutti opens first store in Ibiza

POPULAR high-street fashion store Massimo Dutti has opened its first branch in Ibiza – one of the few districts in Spain where it was not already present. The mid-upper end brand, famous for its demure classics,...

Copying Royal fashion costs just €15
Health & Beauty Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Copying Royal fashion costs just €15

DRESSING like a Queen is now within everyone's budget, as HRH Letizia has just proven in the latest round of snapshots of her family summer holiday. The TV reporter-turned-Royal, who is taking a well-earned break at...

Menorca's élite shoe designer Jaime Mascaró passes away
Health & Beauty Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Menorca's élite shoe designer Jaime Mascaró passes...

TOP Balearic shoe designer Jaime Mascaró has passed away at the age of 74 in his native Mahón (Maó), in Menorca. Although his logo states that the company was founded in 1918, the shoe label as it is known today was...

Baleària ferries to be jazzed up with Custo designs
Health & Beauty Mon, May 30, 2011

Baleària ferries to be jazzed up with Custo designs

Catalan fashion designer Custo Dalmau has designed the hulls and interiors of two high-speed Baleària ferries on the Miami-Bahamas route in the Atlantic Ocean and the Denia-Formentera-Ibiza route in the Mediterranean....

Nadal laughs off Olympic tribute trouser malfunction
Health & Beauty Thu, Sep 11, 2008

Nadal laughs off Olympic tribute trouser malfunction

Rafael Nadal's propensity to wear trousers at least one size too small for him caused a degree of hilarity at a tribute to the Balearic Islands' Olympic medal winners in Palma last night when his inner seams...

Health & Beauty Fri, Jul 11, 2008

Police investigate sunbather death

Police in Mallorca are investigating whether a 29 year old Bulgarian man who passed away in Son Llàtzer Hospital last Tuesday, died as a result of heat or sunstroke. Vladimir suffered severe sunburns last Saturday on...

Health & Beauty Mon, Jan 9, 2006

68 year old American arrested for fake Viagra scam

Guardia Civil officers in Mallorca have arrested a 68 year old American man -RJA- accused of illegally distributing fake impotence pills on the internet. The arrest was carried out at the man's home in the town of...

Health & Beauty Wed, Aug 10, 2005

Irish tourist dies after taking liquid ecstasy

A 27 year old Irish tourist died in Ibiza on Monday after taking a dose of liquid ecstasy. 25 other users have been treated on the island over the last four days, but police are not sure at this stage if these cases can...

'Glass girl' meets the president
Health & Beauty Thu, Aug 12, 2004

'Glass girl' meets the president

Vanesa Jiménez, known as “la niña de cristal” (‘the glass girl’) has travelled with her mother from Madrid to Mahón (Menorca) to meet national president José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero and personally hand him...

Adlib 2004
Health & Beauty Mon, Jun 28, 2004

Adlib 2004

The prestigious Adlib fashion show, which takes place yearly in Ibiza, celebrates its 30th edition this year with an evolution from traditional white clothes to colour, leather, denim and sequins. However, the inaugural...

Health & Beauty Thu, May 13, 2004

An affective addiction translated as domestic violence

Psychiatrist Micaela Mas today revealed that the reason justifying the continuity of many relationships in which either partner is the victim of mistreatment is an “affective addiction”, equivalent to other...

Health & Beauty Fri, Feb 27, 2004

Pencils taken off the market due to high lead content

Baleares Health and Safety Council has removed a batch of pencils from the market that did not comply with some of the necessary requisites to guarantee the users’ safety, as the level of lead was higher than...