Iconic style clothier Diane von Furstenberg has been selected to design the Christmas tree for Claridge’s, London’s mythical Mayfair lodge.
Claridge’s Christmas Tree has lengthy been a vacation landmark in London. That is the ninth 12 months that Claridge’s has invited a outstanding visitor to reinterpret the tree in their very own taste. Earlier designers of the tree have integrated Karl Lagerfeld, John Galliano for Dior, Dolce & Gabbana and extra.
The just about 20 foot “Tree of Love” can also be noticed within the artwork deco foyer. Her inspiration got here from her pastime and trust within the energy of affection, and attracts from the ingenious influences of the traditional traditions of the astrological global.
Glowing with a blue iridescent shimmer, celestial backdrop and zodiac indicators, the tree is embellished with over eight,000 had painted silver-leafed leaves, hand blown glass spheres and 150 hand-blown glass hearts. The tree additionally options six other silver-leafed summary designed animals, all representing other parts. An owl representing wisdom and knowledge, a dove represents peace, a horse represents energy and staying power, a deer for gentleness, a peacock for good looks and a mouse for interest.
Diane has additionally integrated sure affirmations akin to Peace, Solidarity, Reality, Freedom, Enlightenment and Knowledge within the design. The Claridge’s foyer has additionally been reimagined below Diane’s imaginative and prescient with a middle of the night blue skylight lined in stars and astrological megastar indicators from the constellations. All over the foyer there are structural arches or silver leaves intertwined with magical fairy lighting fixtures and hand blown Murano glass baubles. The “Tree of Love” used to be unveiled these days to mark the start of the vacation season.