One of the merriest places to be in Europe during the holiday season is Brussels. Starting November 28, 2014, and running until January 4, 2015, the “Winter Wonders” event features a Christmas market, a Ferris wheel, an ice-skating rink, and a giant Christmas tree and light show on the historic Grand Place. If you’re looking for accommodations, one of our favorite hotels- the Amigo, A Rocco Forte Hotel- will be getting dolled up for the holidays with decorations by Belgian designer Diane Von Furstenberg.
“Diane is really the best of the Belgian designers and her brand DVF has become a sensation all over the world,” Olga Polizzi, director of design for Rocco Forte Hotels, told us. “At Hotel Amigo, our hotel in Brussels, we are lucky enough to have partnered with her for Christmas. She is personally designing all of our lobby decorations as well as giving our suite guests a copy of her book and a clutch bag.”
To be unveiled on December 1, the hotel decorations will pay homage to the history of fashion. For a really special experience, book the DVF Festive Break Package, which includes a night in a suite, the new book “The woman I wanted to be” signed by the designer herself, a bottle of Champagne and a special gift of a DVF black clutch. Guests may also discover the designer's latest collection during a private VIP session at the DVF Brussels boutique. The package is priced from € 1500 per night for a Classic Suite, available until May 31, 2015, with 10 days advance booking required.