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Karl Lagerfeld Designs this year’s Claridge’s Christmas Tree

The Claridge’s Christmas Tree has long been a seasonal landmark and symbolises the start of the festive season in the capital, drawing visitors and Londoners alike to admire its design. This is the eighth year and Claridge’s has invited creative visionary, Karl Lagerfeld to reinterpret the tree in his own distinctive style.

Nov 14, 2017 | By Andrea Sim

London’s Claridge’s on Brook Street, Mayfair is most happy to reveal Claridge’s Christmas Tree this Nov 22. This year, the tree is designed by Karl Lagerfeld, who is widely regarded as one of the fashion world’s most influential and a decorated designer of his time, and he is also at the helm of his eponymous fashion label.

Visionary, eclectic, and iconic, is what Karl Lagerfeld is! Over the years, Karl has put his fashion sense into designing more couture collection for the haute couture and has also spent his time being involved in a wide variety of fashion projects and art-related undertakings. And this year is no exception.

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Think of Karl Lagerfeld, and you’ll be reminded of his white hair and his most prominent black sunglasses with high starched collars.

In the past years, Claridge has invited creative visionaries to redesign the tree according to the tastes and styles of the designers. Big names such as Dolce and Gabbana, Jony Ive and Marc Newsome, Burberry just to name a few, had done so and Claridge has always been pleased with the iconic designs. This is the eighth year and German designer, Karl was invited to flaunt his decorative skill.

This year, Claridge’s Christmas Tree will be designed by Karl Lagerfeld

Commenting on the collaboration, Karl Lagerfeld said: “Christmas trees are the strongest ‘souvenir’ of my happy childhood.”

This landmark in London has always attracted visitors and Londoners to admire the decorated tree. All the more, Claridge’s Christmas Tree is a big deal in London as it ushers in a significant season that marks the start of the festivity.

For guests and visitors to Claridge, let’s wait to find out very soon what’s in store for you this Christmas!

 
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