One of the world’s most iconic fashion designers Diane Von Furstenberg has been picked to design the wonderful Christmas tree for Claridge’s, one of London’s legendary Mayfair hotels.
Claridge’s Christmas tree has long been a vacation landmark in the UK, London. This is the ninth year that Claridge’s has invited a distinguished person to reinterpret the Christmas tree in their individual style. Earlier designers of the tree have included John Galliano for Dior, Karl Lagerfeld, Dolce and Gabbana and more.
The nearly twenty-foot amazing tree of love can be seen in the art decoration lobby. Her unique inspiration comes from her passion and belief in the power of love and draws from the incredible creative influences of the very old traditions of the astrological world.
Sparkling with a celestial backdrop, blue iridescent shimmer and zodiac signs the tree is decorated with over 8k had planted silver leafed leaves, amazing hand-blown glass spheres and 160 hand blown glass hearts. The Christmas tree also features 6 diff silver-leaved abstract designed creatures, the entire representing diff elements. An owl represents wisdom and knowledge, a dove represents peace; a horse represents endurance and strengths, a peacock for beauty, a deer for gentleness and a mouse for curiosity.
She has also included positive affirmations such as Harmony, Truth, Peace, Enlightenment, Freedom, and wisdom in the design. The Claridge’s deck lobby has also re-imagined below her vision with a midnight gorgeous blue skylight covered in stars as well as astrological star signs from the constellations. Throughout the lobby, there’re silver leaves or structural arches intertwined with stunning fairy lights and hand-blown glass baubles from MURANO. The Christmas tree of love was recently to mark the starting of the holiday period.