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Luxury Holiday Gift Ideas from Marie France Van Damme

Updated: Nov 3



Marie France Van Damme collections are available online at mariefrancevandamme.com and city stores including her new boutique in Miami at Bal Harbour Shops

Gifts for Her


Marie France Van Damme | Silk Printed City Pajama - ($990)


Dare to wear it any time of the day. Cut from luxurious washed silk satin, with intricate piping detail; this new city suit works from morning to night. Start with flats and a mini shoulder bag for daytime. Pair with heels, statement earrings and a precious clutch to take you through the night


Metallic Metallic Silk Blend A Line Skirt - ($750)


This eye catching maxi skirt makes a dramatic statement. Lined in silk chiffon, this is the ultimate boho chic item for your wardrobe. Available in gold, silver and nude


Marie France Van Damme | Babouche Slippers - ($180)


Handmade in the souks of Marrakesh, Morocco, using Marie France Van Damme’s silk fabrics, the slippers were created in the designer's signature fabrics. Leather sole. Silk chiffon fabric from Lyon. Perfect to pair with one of MFVD's signature caftans. Wear them at home or out to make a statement.


Gifts for Pets


Marie France Van Damme Pet Capsule Collection Designed


Designed to seamlessly match Marie France Van Damme’s collections, the pet collection is named after Marie France’s two rescue dogs, Boubou and Momo, and includes a selection of metallic leather leashes and dog collars: the small size Boubou set ($450 USD), and medium Momo set ($550). Created for the chic traveler and their canine companions, the pet accessory collection is available in a metallic color palette of gold, black, bronze, and silver, to match the designer’s available collection of bags and clutches. The soft, texturally-rich, and multi-layered leather material incorporates the iconic braiding techniques and intricate leatherwork of Jay Ahr (a.k.a designer Jonathan Riss), who collaborated with Marie France Van Damme to design the pet capsule collection. A portion of proceeds will go to help rescue animals

Gifts for the Home/Holiday Host


MF Candle - ($86.00) A perfect blend of solar notes: lemon, bigarade and green mandarin with a heart of musk, coriander and neroli and a base of patchouli and oak moss. Made in France.


Marie France Van Damme Leather Trays - Made In Italy - ($350)



The first MF Private collection includes a collection of leather trays from a small factory in Genoa, Italy, in the designer’s signature metallic color palette in gold, silver, dark silver, and bronze.

HOLIDAY TIPS


Marie France offers the following for an effortless holiday from her first book with photographs by Herbert Ypma of the Hip Hotel series. RSVP: Simple Sophistication. Effortless Entertaining (Thames & Hudson)


(R.S.V.P.) Simple Sophistication. Effortless Entertaining ($40.00) A perfect gift for any hostess is Marie France’s coffee table book which includes 200+ color illustrations. Fusing understated elegance with the dramatic Asian aesthetics of her Hong Kong home, Marie France reveals the secrets of successful entertaining with a forward by Francois Curiel, President of Christies Asia.


Use A Splash of Color – A ‘’table runner’’, makes any event brighter and more festive


Flowers – Flowers create a sense of occasion. But more is definitely not better. Stick with one color


(Invented) Vases – The Best vases were never intended to be vases. Be creative.


(Tons of) Tea Light – Tea light can be used everywhere. Especially to highlight shapes or features


Uncomplicated Food/Wine - Food should be the simplest part of the equation. An easy way to entertain is to buy great cheeses, and do just one fantastic tray of different cheeses with fresh figs, apples and pears for decoration


Work Before the Party (Not During It)- Make a checklist ahead of time. I can’t live without them and I have one for everything. When you entertain, you should completely enjoy the occasion.

Short on time, Marie France Van Damme has also introduced an exclusive gift page in time for the holidays mariefrancevandamme.com Marie France Van Damme offers complimentary Fedex shipping, duties and all costs are included.

MORE ON MARIE FRANCE VAN DAMME


Located on the second floor of the Bal Harbour Shops (9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour Shops, Unit 267, Bal Harbour, FL 33154), the new 800-square foot store offers Marie France Van Damme’s exclusive collections of essentials including day dresses and evening wear, resort wear, bathing suits, and caftans, so as to provide the best of both worlds: luxe day resort wear and chic evening looks. In keeping with Marie France Van Damme’s signature aesthetic and elegant simplicity, the boutique features teak wood, bronze panels, and embossed crocodile leathers with textiles.


For more info visit Marie France Van Damme.


By ML Staff. Images courtesy of Marie France Van Damme