Mint polo in the park
Hurlingham Park in Fulham will host one of London's most hotly anticipated sporting and social events for the fifth consecutive year, making its hallowed turf thunder with the galloping of world-class polo ponies. Competing in the event will be teams from Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Moscow and New Delhi, besides the defending champions from London. Eat, drink, shop and socialise with thousands of guests at this world-class event.
Tickets are available at www. polointheparklondon.com.
Istanbul Shopping Fest
The 21-day annual shopping extravaganza in Istanbul, Turkey, will be spread across hundreds of its bazaars and exciting shopping centres. Avail fabulous discounts on a range of products and attend concerts featuring famous performers. Also enjoy street parties, fashion shows, and the city's night life for a vacation like none other. Details on www.istshopfest.com
Here's another reason to visit Bordeaux, the beautiful winerich province of France, this summer. Vinexpo, dating back to 1981, is the world's biggest wine and spirits exhibition. Make the most of tasting sessions hosted by liquor giants and the most humble family-owned producers who showcase labels under one roof. For reservations, log on to vinexpo.com.
Paris Men Fashion Week
The fashion capital of the world has set the stage for the Fall/ Winter 2014 edition of global fashion. From spectacular shows featuring iconic designs and the latest technology in garment manufacturing to up-to-theminute analysis, the Paris Fashion Week is a mecca for style lovers. For schedules, visit modeaparis.com/en/fashion-shows.