02 November 2015
CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS IN ROME AT HOTEL DE RUSSIE WITH A SPECIAL FENDI ID-EA CHRISTMAS TREE
Rome, November 2015- After the extraordinary success of the last two years, Hotel de Russie, a Rocco Forte Hotel, is delighted to announce a renewed partnership with FENDI to celebrate the festive season. This collaboration with the globally renowned Roman Maison is a tribute to the excellence of Italian craftsmanship and creativity.
Recreating the festive feeling of the FENDI headquarters’, the luxury house has displayed in the iconic courtyard at Hotel de Russie, a majestic five meter tall tree, made of 350 red, white and golden light bulbs in strobe lights inspired by the FENDI ID-ea light bulbs, the new and powerful symbol, which has become synonymous with FENDI’s daring creativity without boundaries. It will stand on a golden platform with glittering gifts and the recalling red and white macro light bulb as a tree topper.
From the 4th of December, the Hotel de Russie will be also adorned with charming Christmas decorations inspired to the FENDI ID-ea light bulb concept. Playing with this concept the Hotel de Russie’s in house florist, Sebastian Bierings, has designed an impressive dome of pendant flowers and lightbulb installation.
In addition, during the festive period, guests staying at Hotel de Russie will find a special gift upon arrival. These FENDI amenities will enrich the experience of guests staying in suites and rooms, giving a truly memorable escape.
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Communications Manager Hotel de Russie
Ufficio Stampa Italia FENDI
Notes to Editors
The house of FENDI was established by Adele and Edoardo Fendi in Rome in 1925. Soon after the opening of the first FENDI boutique– a handbag shop and fur workshop followed. Soon winning international acclaim, FENDI emerged as a brand renowned for its elegance, craftsmanship, innovation and style. In 1965, the collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld begins and continues today. In 1992 Silvia Venturini Fendi is appointed FENDI’s accessories creative director. In 2000 the LVMH Group acquires FENDI becoming in 2001 its majority shareholder. Today FENDI is synonymous with tradition, experimentation and creativity.
Hotel de Russie
Part of Rocco Forte Hotels, The Hotel de Russie is a luxury five-star hotel located in the heart of the beautiful city of Rome between the Spanish Steps and Piazza del Popolo on the Via del Babuino. The hotel is within easy walking distance of Rome's key attractions, fashion houses and Via Condotti. The Vatican City, with St Peter's and the Sistine Chapel, is just a ten-minute walk from the Hotel de Russie while Piazza Navona and the Trevi Fountain are also within easy access. The most unique luxury hotel in Rome, Hotel de Russie provides a stunning feature - extensive, terraced gardens, the “Secret Garden”, so called because it is hidden behind the building which overlooks Via del Babuino, and provides a tranquil oasis amidst the bustle of central Rome where you can dine alfresco at “Le Jardin de Russie” Restaurant or enjoy a peaceful stroll.
Rocco Forte Hotels
Established by Sir Rocco Forte and sister, Olga Polizzi in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels is a family of 10 individual hotels and resorts. All of the hotels are landmarks, both old and new, occupying magnificent buildings in exceptional locations. Led by a family who has been in hospitality for four generations, the hotels are united by their distinctive approach to service ensuring guests experience the best of the cities and surrounding areas.
Rocco Forte Hotels comprises: Hotel de Russie, Rome; Hotel Savoy, Florence; Verdura Resort Resort, Sicily; The Balmoral, Edinburgh; Brown’s Hotel, London; The Charles Hotel, Munich; Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt; Hotel de Rome, Berlin; Hotel Amigo, Brussels; Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg.
Future opening: Jeddah in 2016, Shanghai in 2018
Rosie O’Brien, Group Communications Director
Rocco Forte Hotels