That’s so last Christmas.
Christmas trees don’t have to be traditional to look spectacular.
In fact, some of the most memorable ones this year are anything but.
How about a Christmas tree made from Lego?
Even the odder entrants in this selection of the world’s most amazing Christmas trees on public display tend to be big and bright.
And there are still plenty of sparkly stars to be found and photographed.
They’re just much bigger and much brighter than the ones on the tree in your living room.
Built with 400,000 Lego blocks Hey, did kids make this thing
Fendi bag bugs festoon the fashion house’s tree at the Hotel de Russie, Rome.Get up close and you’ll hear it going mwah mwah and making snotty comments in five languages
It’s big, it’s bright — and it’s not actually a tree but a 25-meter metal frame covered in fir tree branches. At least they’re not plastic. But they probably are flammable.
Made by a luxury umbrella maker Fulton and unsurprisingly festooned with said rain gear Problems start when you imagine what other manufacturers might come up with
The Tree at Rockefeller Center
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Norway has given Berlin a Christmas tree every year as a sign of peace and solidarity since the fall of the Berlin Wall But no shockingly expensive Scandinavian thermal wear Well, it’s the thought that counts
The 900 plastic bottles used to make this London tree were meant as a statement on Christmas consumerism And a good one 900 bottles sounds like a helluva lot
The hotel pastry team at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, took 58 hours to create this 8,000-cakelet Christmas tree And were paid in macaroons
The world’s largest in-store Christmas tree was designed by Swatch Batteries not included. Good luck getting it home
This one reflects the baroque style shared by the host Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa and Bordeaux’s opera house Also sings in a nice soprano We assume
At 85 meters and 540 tons, it’s the world’s largest floating Christmas tree and possibly the world’s only one of any note. Parabéns, Brazil