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2018 Gift Guide from The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place

‘Tis the season for days filled with joy, laughter, and traditions. It wouldn’t truly be the holidays, however, without the hustle and bustle of shoppers trying to buy the perfect gifts for their loved ones. This year, we’ve pulled together a holiday gift guide courtesy of The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place that’s for him, her, kids, and home.Shopping for her can be a difficult task, but thanks to a variety of stores such as Everything But Water, Kate Spade, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and more, you are guaranteed to find something that the woman in your life will love.  If she prefers accessories, head down to Pandora to pick up a bracelet that you can personalize with custom beads and colors. If clothing is on her list, Chicos has the perfect style that any woman will love.

If the man in your life fancies grooming products, check out the classic gift sets available at Art of Shaving. For the outdoor enthusiasts in your life, Sperry has boots that are durable and trendy that are perfect for all types of weather or adventures.If you want to get your child something that they will love this year, stop by Pink Chicken to get stylish, yet functional, apparel and accessories.  From warm sweaters to holiday books, your little one will be filled with delight.Buying gifts for him or her can be difficult, but an item for a home is always welcome.  The Mary Martin Gallery has eclectic artwork that can complement any home or style.  Or, if you have a person in your life who loves kitchen accessories, believe it or not, Tommy Bahama has got you covered with beautiful glasses and cutlery.Looking for some last-minute stocking stuffers? Stop by Lou Lou for a variety of holiday surprises from intricate accessories to special gift sets. If your special someone prefers luxury skincare, L’Occitane has some of the best products for all types of skin. Stop by and pick up the Shea Butter Collection set that will help you stay moisturized all winter long.

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Arts & Culture

Make the Most Out of December’s Art Walk

The last Art Walk of 2018 will take place on Friday, December 7, and there’s no better way to explore Charleston’s historic art district than by foot. From 5PM-8PM, more than 40 galleries will be participating in the event, which will allow you to see a range of artwork while mixing and mingling with artists and indulging in light bites and beverages. Here are our top four ways to make the most out of this year’s final Art Walk.
Dress Comfortably

While the majority of the galleries are confined to the French Quarter, there’s still a lot of ground to cover. We suggest wearing comfortable walking shoes to help navigate uneven walkways and cobblestone streets. Depending on the temperature, you’ll want to have a jacket in tow. If you forgot proper attire, stop in to The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place where you’ll find a unique collection of shops to browse.
Make Dinner Reservations

Plan the perfect evening, post-Art Walk, with a stop at Charleston Grill. Savor Four Diamond Dining while indulging in highly creative and uniquely presented cuisine from only the finest ingredients. Wine Director and Sommelier Rick Rubel is the mastermind behind the largest wine collection in Charleston. The traditional French service creates a flawless dining experience, and you can relax in the warm, intimate ambiance while enjoying the sounds of nightly live jazz.
Spend Time At Mary Martin Gallery

Stop by the Broad Street location of Mary Martin Gallery to view the contemporary wildlife art exhibit from Laura Palermo. Here you’ll experience fine art, conservation, and a personal bird experience in collaboration with Charleston’s Center for Birds of Prey. Plus, check out the second Mary Martin Gallery, located in the East Gallery of The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place, where they will be showcasing local artists.
Savor The Holiday Scene at Belmond Charleston Place

After dinner, take a stroll through the hotel lobby to discover a replica of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE). Marvel at the train’s intricate design as it travels across 300 feet of track. Complete with a hand carved, eight-foot mountain, hundreds of handcrafted trees, and a miniature world of ski resorts, hotels, inns, shops, and vintage automobiles, this scene will certainly put you in the holiday spirit.
 

 

 

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A Cyber Monday Offer: Save Now, Celebrate Later

Cyber Monday deals aren’t just for household goods, clothing, and accessories.  Why not save on a hotel stay in America’s favorite city?  Take advantage of our limited time offer, Save Now, Celebrate Later, and receive 40% off the second night.  Marvel in the beauty of the Charleston, and explore all the city has to offer.  Located in the heart of downtown, our retreat is just steps away from the city’s famous market, historic homes, award-winning restaurants, and exceptional boutique shops.
Save Now, Celebrate Later
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40% off your second night
 

 

DISCLAIMER: Rates do not include taxes and gratuities. Valid for booking November 23-26, 2018. Valid for travel November 23, 2018-February 14, 2019. Not valid for select dates including holidays; December 28-31, 2018. Two-night minimum stay required. Subject to availability. Restrictions may apply. Cannot be combined with any other packages or offers. Not cancellable, changeable, or refundable.

 

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