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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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Black Friday Deals at The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place

Filled with luxury labels and gifts for all, The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place is the perfect place to start your holiday shopping.  With Thanksgiving just a few short days away, Black Friday is fast approaching.  Get new looks for less while shopping these amazing deals.

Anne Fontaine
● 25% off select fall and winter styles November 22-25
● $75 off select 2018 styles November 27-December 16

Art of Shaving
● 40% off all full-size and mid-size shaving kits November 21-26
● $90 beard bundle with a free travel bag
● Buy any cologne and receive $20 off shaving cream
● 10% off entire purchase on Thanksgiving Day

Chicos
● Doorbuster coupons to the first lucky 30 customers to use in-store only on Black Friday
● Entire store 40% off November 18-24

Lou Lou
● $10 scarves and $30 shawl vests on Black Friday only (exclusions may apply)

Mori Classics
● Free $20 gift card promotion on Black Friday
● All Bravo luggage at an additional 20% off on Black Friday

Pandora
● 25% off from November 20-26
● 35% off from 8am-10am on Black Friday. After 10am, the discount will continue at 25%

SOMA
● Entire store 30% November 23-27

Sperry
● Up to 50% off select styles, plus doorbuster boots starting at $49.99 from Thanksgiving until the November 26

Tara Grinna
● Entire store 20% off on Black Friday

White House Black Market
● 40% off entire purchase November 23-25

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Experience the Magic of the Belmond Charleston Place Holiday Train

Inspired by the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE), the world’s most legendary train and one of Belmond’s seven luxury rail experiences, the holiday train is one of Belmond Charleston Place’s most memorable traditions. Since 2001, this fully operational replica has been traversing the hotel’s grand lobby every holiday season. Visitors will marvel at the train’s intricate design as it travels across more than 300 feet of track. The immense spectacle of the scenery is certain to grab attention. 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, the glorious scene takes visitors back to alpine Europe during the early 20th century, how the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express was in its early days.

New this year, guests and visitors can witness several train models that replicate the famous Thomas & Friends television show, courtesy of model train designer and enthusiast Lou Nappi. The Nappi family has been arranging the impressive model train scene for nearly two decades, with four generations of family members working to put the centerpiece of the Belmond Charleston Place lobby together.

Watch our time lapse video of the magical train come to life. The train operates daily from 8am to 10pm in the lobby of Belmond Charleston Place from November 22, 2018, to January 2, 2019. The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express has often been called the “king of trains and the train for kings” – quite fitting for this behemoth among miniatures.

 

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