Bettys unveils its glamour-packed Christmas gift selections for 2020
Bettys shop and tearooms is putting an early festive bit of pep into Harrogate by unveiling this year's Christmas treats.
The extravagant list of goodies is almost as much a part of the season as Bettys' Christmas window at its town centre shop on Parliament Street.
As well as the traditional treats and continental selections, Bettys customers can look forward to elegant gift ideas ranging from the modestly-priced to the luxurious.
The Christmas range of goodies includes:
A new Bettys Advent calendar which comes with 24 chocolate novelties.
A new Taste of Yorkshire Gift Box.
A wide array of hampers and gift boxes topped off by a Gourmet Christmas Adventure at £250 and a Christmas Banquet Hamper at £350.
The Christmas gifts will be presented with a touch of class and style painstakingly reflecting the glamour and sophistication of the Art Deco era.
When Bettysdesigners discovered the work of Art Deco pioneer Jean Dunand (1877-1942), it really struck a chord.
A Swiss native like Bettys' founder Frederick Belmont, he moved to Paris as a young man, initially working in sculpture and with copper and soon earning renown for his exquisite designs.
He brought a distinctive quality to everything from decorative screens to the interiors of ocean liners – a resonance with the history of Bettys York, whose own Art Deco style was inspired by the RMS Queen Mary.
Bettys designer Alex Meek painstakingly recreated the method by hand for our Christmas theme.
Taking inspiration from Jean’s streamlined Art Deco angles, he also paid tribute to the glittering Alpine landscapes of Bettys' Swiss roots.
Valued tradition, a touch of glamour and patience in the pursuit of excellence – all wrapped up for a Bettys Christmas.
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