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In the Spirit of Gstaad by Assouline

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SKU: 9781614284741

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More than just a stop on the jet-set circuit, Gstaad’s great charm is its gemütlich—cozy and cheerful—style and atmosphere. The village owes much of its beauty to its natural surroundings as well as to the local architecture of enchanting wooden chalets in the Bernese style. Gstaad gained popularity as a destination after World War I and has since become one of the most fashionable Alpine stations known the world over, and despite considerable development it remains one of the most beautiful villages in Switzerland. From its storied hotels—Palace, Park, Bellevue, Alpina, Victoria—and the exclusive Eagle Ski Club and from the historic winter campus of the Institut Le Rosey to famed ski slopes and noted personalities—Elizabeth Taylor, Roger Moore, Valentino, Madonna—In the Spirit of Gstaad documents the history and allure of one of the world’s most exclusive ski resorts.

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W 7.63 x L 10.86 x D 0.9 in
Hardcover with Jacket
ISBN: 9781614284741
0.907 kg

For over twenty- ve years, Homera Sahni has been traveling to Gstaad, where she has enjoyed the village both as a glamourous international destination and as a farming community deeply rooted in nature. She lives in London.

Mandolyna Theodoracopulos started her career as a writer for Hamptons magazine in 1997. She has written for Gstaad Life magazine and is the editor of the popular website Taki’s Magazine. Mandolyna is also a full-time interior designer. She lives in London and Gstaad.

Taki has written the High Life column in London’s Spectator for over forty years. His books include Nothing to Declare, Princes, Playboys & High-Class Tarts, and The Greek Upheaval. He is an ex–Greek Davis Cup tennis player, an ex–Greek karate champion and world champion in Judo seventy and over. He lives in Gstaad and New York.

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