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Time to shop til you drop – Winter Sales

From 3rd to 31st January, the shopping streets in Brussels are bustling with winter sales activity. Some shopping districts where you have to go to and where you hopefully find your perfect winterdeal:

Louise

The international brands are heavily represented here alongside high-end local shops.

What you’ll find: Delvaux, Chanel, Giorgio Armani, Hermes, Tod’s, Vuitton, Wolfers, Tiffany’s, Diane Von Furstenberg, Max Mara, Francis Ferent, Natan, Kenzo, Lancel, Sandro, Maje, and more.

Dansaert

The very trendy Dansaert district plays host, in bold spaces, to original projects in the field of contemporary fashion.  The sales here are well worthwhile for fashion-fans looking for unique pieces.

What you’ll find: Annemie Verbeke, Marc Jacobs, Le Fabuleux Marcel, Essentiel, Valérie Berckmans, Stijl, Jean Paul Knott, The Kooples, Gabriele Vintage, Hoet Optiek, Zadig et Voltaire, Kure, Ba&sh and more.

Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert

The oldest and most beautiful shopping arcades in Europe offer a selection of specialist shops.

What you’ll find: Tropismes, Delvaux, Longchamps, Neuhaus, Mary chocolatier, la Champagnothèque, Ciel Mes bijoux, les Néréides, Mer du Nord, Ganterie Italienne, and more.

Sablon and Marolles

The Sablon and Marolles areas are famous for their antique dealers and vintage shops. When you need a shopping break you can enter one of the many chocolatiers.

What you’ll find: Wittamer, Dinh Van, Charlotte aux Pommes, Patrick Roger, Leysen, Costermans, Flamant Home Interior, Baobab, Au Bon Repos, Marcolini, Espace 161, and more.

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X-mas Vintage Market 14/12

secondlifefestivalChristmas here, Christmas there, Christmas everywhere… but on Saturday 14th of December, the place to be is La Tentation for The Second Life Festival!  Discover the Vintage Christmas market with clothes, jewellery, and decoration.  You can get a full “Christmas-look” with the help of a make-up artist, who’s ready to transform you into a pin-up. Afterwards a photographer will shoot you at your best! For the dancers, there will be introductory classes in Swing (you have to register in advance). And finally, live concerts will plunge everyone into the festive ambiance of the 1950’s!

Where to go?

La Tentation
Rue de Laeken
1000 Brussels

Take metro 2 to metrostation Yser and walk 5min.

More information on: www.secondlifefestival.net

Brussels’ Winter Wonders Package at BLOOM!

Winter Wonders PackageWinter Wonders is a 2km long stretch of fun, the Christmas market, the big wheel…
In short, Brussels is bathed in Christmas joy from 29/11/13 to 05/01/14!

From the Grand-Place to the Marché aux Poissons, this latest edition offers 240 various chalets offering seasonal food, drinks and gift ideas, a sleigh run, an ice-skating rink, the big wheel, and a host of unforgettable surprises. The Grand-Place is the setting for Winter Wonders’ sound and light display.

The Winter Wonders voucher booklet offers discounts and freebies worth over €50, containing the cultural and touristic attractions of the winter season.

Discover our special Package as from € 79 !
1 Winter Wonders vouchers booklet for 2 persons
A welcome drink in SmoodS bar & restaurant
A wonderful sleep-over at hotel BLOOM!
A delicious breakfast buffet the morning after

Valid on Friday or Saturday night
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Brussels’ Winter Wonders Package at BLOOM!

Winter Wonders PackageWinter Wonders is a 2km long stretch of fun, the Christmas market, the big wheel…
In short, Brussels is bathed in Christmas joy from 29/11/13 to 05/01/14!

From the Grand-Place to the Marché aux Poissons, this latest edition offers 240 various chalets offering seasonal food, drinks and gift ideas, a sleigh run, an ice-skating rink, the big wheel, and a host of unforgettable surprises. The Grand-Place is the setting for Winter Wonders’ sound and light display.

The Winter Wonders voucher booklet offers discounts and freebies worth over €50, containing the cultural and touristic attractions of the winter season.

Discover our special Package as from € 79 !
1 Winter Wonders vouchers booklet for 2 persons
A welcome drink in SmoodS bar & restaurant
A wonderful sleep-over at hotel BLOOM!
A delicious breakfast buffet the morning after

Valid on Friday or Saturday night
https://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?HotelID=6500&ProdID=527666&killcookie=1&LanguageID=1

 

Winter Wonders Festival Opening

Winter Wonders is a 2km long stretch of fun, the Christmas market, the big wheel…
In short, Brussels is bathed in Christmas joy from 29/11/13 to 05/01/14!

As night falls on Friday 29 November, the Grand-Place will sparkle as never before with the lightshowMagical History City“, which will set alight the start of a dazzling inauguration evening.
Visitors will then accompany the festive wandering of light and sound artists that will pace the Brussels paving in light-bathed streets: from the Grand-Place to the Bourse and going through the Place de la Monnaie, Place Sainte Catherine and the Marché aux Poissons.
The parade ends near the ice-skating rink with an enchanting show on ice.

More information on:http://visitbrussels.be/bitc/BE_en/minisite_winterwonders

Discover our special Package as from €79 !

  • 1 Winter Wonders vouchers booklet for 2 persons
  • A welcome drink in SmoodS bar & restaurant
  • A wonderful sleep-over at hotel BLOOM!
  • A delicious breakfast buffet the morning after

Valid on Friday or Saturday night

https://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?HotelID=6500&ProdID=527666&killcookie=1&LanguageID=1

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