Postcards from Puerto Rico: Inside the Launch Party of Our First-Ever Destination Special

Postcards from Puerto Rico: Inside the Launch Party of Our First-Ever Destination Special

In partnership with Discover Puerto Rico and Casa Bacardi, SUITCASE recently celebrated the launch of its first-ever single-destination special surrounded by pioneering creatives, exotic cocktails and exceptional sharing plates at London’s Buckle Street Studios by Locke

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few weeks ago, a flock of talented trailblazers and pioneering
creatives came together to celebrate the launch of SUITCASE’s
first-ever destination special: Puerto Rico. The event saw us
taking over the sultry and sophisticated Buckle Street Studios by Locke, whose high
ceilings, extravagant floral displays and clay-plastered walls
became the backdrop to a night of tropical magic.

Live Art Installation

On arrival, guests were welcomed in a low-lit gallery area
showcasing some of our favourite images from the special issue,
alongside a live installation by artist Roots, who transformed a surfboard into a majestic
mural as we watched, spellbound. Thanks to our good friends at
Casa Bacardi, glasses were never not filled with a
stellar rum blend.

Upstairs, DJ
took to the decks, spinning Caribbean classics and
inviting guests to dance the night away. Between busting a move and
scoffing plates of spicy tacos (shoutout to Nobody’s Cafe
for delivering the goods), we were all also invited to take part in
a cocktail masterclass led by a brilliant Casa
mixologist, whipping up our own take on a piña colada –
a workshop that saw some of us consider a career change.

DJ at SUITCASE Launch Event
Bartender, SUITCASE event

As the night drew to a close, our fellow visionaries departed
with canvas tote bags filled with postcards from the island – and
the issue in hand, too, obvs. In true SUITCASE style, the
afterparty was only just getting started, but we’ll spare you those

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