Images of the Day: The Macallan Harmony Collection Green Meadow pops up at Changi Airport

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SINGAPORE. Today’s choice of images comes from Singapore Changi Airport, where Lotte Duty Free and Edrington Group are celebrating the launch of the third travel-exclusive edition in The Macallan Harmony Collection – Green Meadow – with a pop-up showcase. It is located in Terminal 1 departures and open from 1 March to 10 April.

The third release in The Harmony Collection, created in collaboration with Stella and Mary McCartney, celebrates the lands of Scotland that connect all those who have stood upon them for generations. Green Meadow and its domestic counterpart Amber Meadow are inspired by the sisters’ love of Scotland, which stems from their memories in the Scottish countryside. Click here for our original story on the launch.

Taking inspiration from nature: The Macallan Harmony Collection Green Meadow pop-up at Changi Airport T1

Visitors to the immersive pop-up can taste the limited-edition whisky and personalise their bottle at a gift-wrapping station. The pop-up also features interactive elements that allow visitors to learn more about Stella and Mary’s memories of Scotland and a scenting tray that “transports travellers back to the meadows of Scotland”.

The Macallan Whisky Mastery Team took inspiration from natural Scottish grasslands to create the distinctive, single malt whisky aged in both sherry seasoned oak and bourbon casks, with a primrose scented finish.

The Harmony Collection Green Meadow also has distinctive packaging; both the presentation box and bottle labels are made using discarded meadow cuttings, embracing the re-use of natural materials. Each side of the presentation box also includes a photograph of The Macallan Estate, captured by Mary McCartney and selected by Stella McCartney to feature on the packaging.

Edrington Regional Managing Director – Global Travel Retail Jeremy Speirs commented: “In partnership with Lotte Duty Free and Changi Airport Group, we’re excited to bring to life the concept behind The Macallan Harmony Collection Green Meadow with this vibrant and immersive pop-up space. We look forward to introducing the latest travel exclusive release in The Macallan Harmony Collection to even more consumers across Asia and beyond in The Macallan’s 200th anniversary year.”

Changi Airport Group Head of Airside Concessions Chandra Mahtani said: “We always strive to deliver exceptional experiences to our travellers, making their time in Changi Airport a memorable one. We are pleased to work with Lotte Duty Free and The Macallan on yet another exciting launch of a travel retail-exclusive product, with the pop-up concept being a first in Southeast Asia. We hope visitors will enjoy the immersive elements of this interactive pop-up, appreciating both the brand’s story and a momentary glimpse into the lush meadows of the Scottish countryside.”

Lotte Duty Free Singapore Managing Director Jeong (Jeff) Soongyu said: “Every year, Lotte Duty Free looks forward with great anticipation to collaborating with The Macallan for the launch of The Macallan Harmony Collection. The collection’s exclusivity to travellers, appeals immensely to collectors worldwide, and we are elated by The Macallan’s consistent delivery of exceptional shopping experiences and immersive brand elements to our customers. We eagerly await future opportunities to work closely with The Macallan on innovative collections.”

The Macallan Harmony Collection Green Meadow is available since 1 March at Lotte Duty Free, Singapore Changi Airport, retailing for S$246 (US$185). ✈

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