Above- view of the hotel from the Promenade in Gstaad. Opened in 1913, the Palace has mock-fortified corner towers and a neomedieval facade . Perfect setting for the Rapunzel fairy tale! That was the determining factor in the choice of hotel of course.
The hotel hosted characters such as Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Sophia Loren, Roger Moore, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and the return of the Pink Panther (1975) with Peter Sellers was also filmed here. The designer, Valentino, called the architecture a ‘brutal Sleeping Beauty castle’. It really is a fairy tale. One of the nicest hotels I have stayed at. Really. It is managed now by the third generation of the Scherz Family, the initial and only owners of the hotel. This is what gives the hotel special touch and makes it very authentic-there is a feeling of tradition, heritage but of a very warm and homey feeling as well. I felt like I was back Swiss boarding school. Back in the little bubble that it was.
Doing the purple Rapunzel vibe on the terrace (it’s freezing) whilst waiting for my hair to grow a touch more.
And having a VERY important conversation. Are those Milan shows going well? They are looking great on style.com
Rag & Bone hat, Toujouri jumsuit, Zara shoes, Amanda Wakeley fur gilet, Brunello Cuccinelli sweater
The lovely room and check out the 80′s snow leopard vibe of this Bogner ski helmet.
Loving the black and white images in the lobby- here are a couple from back in the day.
One thing that was missing…is this Each X Other T shirt. Next time I might make it my Palace outfit per excellence.
T shirt: Each X Other