With its centuries-long history of art and craftsmanship, it’s a no-brainer that Europe is one of the world’s most stylish continents. Here, we share tips for incorporating three of its countries’ distinct looks into your home.
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You know it’s top-notch, but did you know this luxe company has crafted linens for foreign embassies worldwide? We didn’t think so. Read on for more reasons to indulge.
Fit for Royalty
In 1881, Frette became the official linen purveyor to the Italian Royal Family. Soon after? Over 500 noble European dynasties followed suit.
Frette’s accolades began rolling in during the late 1880s. The first: a gold medal at the National Exhibition in Milan.
Made to Be Treasured
The altar cloth at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome was created by a Frette artisan in the 1890s. A replica of the original remains there today.
Celeb-frequented hotels – from the Mandarin Oriental, Boston to The Peninsula Tokyo (plus 748 others) – dress their beds in Frette linens.
Not a royal? No worries. Check out our Frette Boutique on Monday, March 24, at 11AM ET.
By Julia Ivins, Staff Writer
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