Last March I took a trip to Italy to visit the sites along with visting my sister while she was studying abroad. Our trip started to Italy started in Rome with a long stop in Florence and a jaunt to Venice.
Everyone knows the Italy is the birth place of many of the designers that we know and love. I personally adore many of the handbags designed by Fendi,Ferragamo and Bottega Veneta little did I know that had added interior designer to their resumes.
I recently found out that the designers mentioned above all had a hand in decorating some Roman hotels.
FENDI'S VILLA LAETITIA
Owned by the Fendi family and carefully restored by Anna Fendi Venturini this beautifully decorated villa along the Tiber river offers 15 thoughtfully designed rooms. The perfect get-away for the fashionista in your life. Each room has a unique theme such as the Karl Lagerfeld suite. The design aesthetic or a balance between traditional Roman culture and 20th century modernism.
Here is a sneak pic at some of the suites:
FERRAGAMO PORTRAIT SUITES HOTEL
Leonardo Ferragamo launched his own lifestyle and hospitality brand, Lungarno Hotels, in 1995, and it's most recent project is Portrait Suites hotel in Rome on Via Condotti. Right outside the Spanish Steps you can help yourself to luxury shopping at Ferragamo's flag ship store and then go upstairs to the townhouse in which the hotel resides. Designed by Michele Bonan, each room incorporates luxurius materials like wood, marble and even ultra luxe boar skin.
BOTTEGA VENETA SUITE at the St. Regis Grand Hotel
This amazing suite consists of a foyer, three bedrooms, three baths, and a living room with a fireplace and three large windows overlooking Rome. They used very light colors like uniform khaki, linen, parchment and taupe that make the room chic and sophisicated. Alcantara, leather, linen and all signature elements in Bottega Veneta interiors are used as upholstery and window treatments. The room is also furnished with pieces from the Bottega Veneta furniture collection.
Ciao Bella! I'm in the mood to plan my next vacation!