A Legacy of Lace

A Legacy of LaceNestled along a cobblestone street near the Bruges Market Square (Markt), the luxurious Hotel de Orangerie overlooks the picturesque Dijver Canal. Boats drift lazily by, admiring the inn’s history-steeped location—a former Carthusian convent dating to the fifteenth century.

Text Karen Callaway
Photography Jane Hope

Learn more about the tradition of lacemaking and the historic sites in Bruges in our January/February 2020 issue, available on newsstands and at Victoriamag.com.


  1. Thank you for Victoria !
    I collect vintage lace & use and wear lace all the time.
    Nice to see it featured here.
    Bonne Annee
    Jacquelyn Goudeau


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