Gorgeous Hotels Owned by Fashion Royalty – from Florence to Cartagena, Colombia.
Diane von Furstenberg’s suite at Claridge’s in London or the Dior suite at New York’s St. Regis, but a few select properties have even deeper ties to the world of haute couture. See our favorites:
Hotel Lungarno, Florence, Italy
Hotel Lungarno is also home to the Michelin-starred Borgo San Jacopo restaurant and one of the most extensive collections of privately owned 20th-century art, including more than 450 pieces from Picasso, Cocteau, Bueno, and more. lungarnocollection.com
Fendi Private Suites, Rome, Italy
The Fendi Private Suites features just seven luxurious chambers, outfitted with fluffy Fendi towels and toiletries from Diptyque. There’s even a “Menu Guanciali,” for guests to select a pillow just to their liking. fendiprivatesuites.com
Bulgari Resort & Residences Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Designed by Italian firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, the building—constructed to resemble a jewel—is decked out in hand-selected marble and granite from Italy and Mongolia, iconic Bulgari photographs, and a custom-designed “Maglia Pantheon” mesh pattern on the floors, evoking the architectural traditions of Baroque Rome. The property is home to 101 hotel rooms, 20 hotel villas, a beach club, and the first Bulgari-branded marina and yacht club. bulgarihotels.com
Tcherassi Hotel and Spa, Cartagena, Colombia
Colombian-born designer Silvia Tcherassi restored a 250-year-old Cartagena mansion to house her unique guesthouse. Architecturally conceived by Álvaro Barrera and Richard Mishaan, Tcherassi’s first hotel project has just seven rooms, all named after fabric used in her airy, Caribbean-infused fashion collections. tcherassihotels.com
The Raleigh, Miami, Florida
Miami’s historic Raleigh was purchased by Tommy Hilfiger back in 2014 for a whopping $56 million. The American clothing mogul plans to transform the South Beach stalwart into a private boutique hotel, offering exclusive benefits to guests who pay an annual fee.
Hôtel Petit Moulin, Paris, France
Christian Lacroix has designed three Parisian hotel interiors, but perhaps the most charming is Hotel du Petit Moulin, a secret residence housed in what was once the city’s first bakery.
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