This is the most fashionable
Christmas tree shop in Rome and all the proceeds go to the Vatican-administered
Bambin Gesu Children's Hospital.
Fashion's most elite designers donated
their creations to the Natale dei Cento Alberi Dautore or 100 designer Christmas
Trees. It was the initiative of Sergio Valente that began 15 years
ago.Sergio Valente Founder, Natale dei 100 Albore dAutoreEvery
year it's an incredible fantasy. Each time I'm struck by the creativity and
beauty in these trees.
The Christmas trees go from the most traditional
to the most bizarre but they all carry a special gift. This designer Ferragamo
tree goes for 5,000 euros and it includes items from his
Founder, Natale dei 100 Albore
dAutoreWe ask designers for a useful tree. A useful tree means that the
structure of the tree has to have something. If someone works with cashmere the
tree should be made of cashmere. If you design children's clothes then put some
of the designs on the tree so that whoever buys it receives something they can
From Fendi to Cavalli these trees are the true gift of Christmas for
the Bambin Gesu Children's Hospital who also contributed with their own tree
dressed with the Nativity Scene.