By Alex Cove
What you wear tells the world who you are. From the looks we see created by our favorite designers every season, you can tell that these fashion houses are design savvy and chic to boot. Who better than these high-end retailers to design suites fitting of the lifestyle they create with their clothes.
Here’s a look at some of our favorite suites around the globe designed by the world’s most fashionable.
1. THE Grand Piano SUITE by DIane Von furstenberg
The Grand Piano Suite in London’s Claridge’s Hotel by Diane Von Furstenberg is known for its glamour. Claridge’s style blends effortlessly with the elegance of the legendary fashion designer. When entering the suite, you’ll be pleasantly greeted with visions of marble and gold hues. Perfect for entertaining, the large living area features a marble fireplace and breathtaking grand piano, the suite’s focal piece. The black leather-topped private bar in the suite is fully stocked with a selection of drinks and treats. If you are in the mood for some indulgence, you can also take advantage of the personal butler service on hand to cater to your every need.
2. THE VIVIENNE TAM DESIGNER SUITE by VIVIENNE tam
The Vivienne Tam Designer Suite at Hotel Icon in Kowloon, Hong Kong perfectly exudes her signature brand of “China Chic”, especially when you take a gander at the the “Opera Girl” portrait made of Swarovski crystals hanging in the foyer. Some of the suite’s highlights include high ceilings that are inspired by traditional Chinese screens and decor inspired from Shanghai’s Art Deco era. Along with the crystal portrait, the suite includes other extraordinary pieces of furniture like the ultra-stylish “Ploum” sofa by Bouroullec Brothers, a porcelain plaque personally selected from the designer’s New York apartment and a Japanese-cherry wood table. The Designer Suite offers stunning panoramic views of Victoria Harbour and a suite experience unlike any other.
3. THE Dior SUITE AT St. regis new york
The Dior Suite in New York unites the legacy of the original St. Regis hotel with the French elegance of Dior. Distinctive design details and signature soothing, muted hues are pulled straight from the Dior ateliers in Paris. This sumptuous suite houses a spacious living room with a decorative fireplace and windows overlooking Central Park. An eight-person dining room perfect for entertaining with complementary kitchen and glamorous statement pieces throughout add to the one-of-a-kind ambiance.
4. THE Bottega veneta Suite at St. Regis rome
The Bottega Veneta Suite at the St. Regis Rome, designed by creative director Thomas Maier, is the coming together of luxurious fabrics, handsome furniture pieces and accents that carry the brand's iconic intrecciato woven technique. The colors are classic Bottega Veneta, all within the neutral family—taupes, caramels, chocolate and cafe au lait. The suite features views over the river once crossed by the Medicis and great Italian masters via the Ponte Vecchio. The centuries-old building, which sits right along the banks of the historic Arno, was the palace of Filippo Brunelleschi, architect of the Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore, before it was converted to a hotel in the 1800s.