A tale of two events: Rally & Yachting and Golf & Yachting, all in Gstaad Yacht Club
August is synonymous with topnotch events, and the Gstaad Yacht Club (GYC) knows how to contribute to this notion with a blend of social gatherings and sporting excellence. Two of its standout events, the Rally & Yachting and Golf & Yachting, brought together enthusiasts and participants for ...
Gems on Wheels: The Gstaad Palace Challenge
In the world of entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity are essential qualities. Back in 2016, Andrea Scherz, the Managing Director of the Gstaad Palace, found himself dissatisfied with the hotel occupancy rate during the final days of August. Fueled by this challenge, he teamed up with ...
Editor's picks: Shopping Guide to the Polo Greens
Game day is a spectacular affair, vibrant and filled with all sorts of people coming out to enjoy the day. Some are dressed to the nines, and others are sporting the practical and have carefully curated their “laid-back looks”.
Timeless chic from Bulgari Serpenti
When asked to choose one watch amongst the Bulgari Serpenti which celebrate their 75th anniversary this year, I was at a loss. And with good reason, I might add. While the serpent form in jewels is ubiquitous, in Greek and Roman mythology, it was believed to possess transformative and regenerative ...
Timeless chic in a snowdrop from Jaeger-Lecoultre
In this coronation year, let us revel in both the marvels of Swiss-watchmaking as well as post-war chic and glamour–but from the last coronation. On that day in 1953, HM Queen Elizabeth II’s watch–gifted by the French president–featured the same Calibre 101 movement as this Jaeger-Le-Coultre ...
Shopping in Gstaad - getting ready for the summer
I used to spend each summer by the sea, colourful and breezydays with fierce lawn pickleball battles and bicycle rides to the beach. Now that I am spending summers here in Saanenland, the mountains can be equally magical with intense yellow, green and blue and flower aromas that make your nose ...
An ode to the hide
I found a gateway to timeless elegance en route to Gstaad. Calling all connoisseurs of exquisite décor and those with an eye for beauty! I’m happy to report that Saanen now proudly hosts the alluring Norki Decoration store, a haven for those seeking to elevate their living spaces to new ...
Visit the Spring Market on Monday the 1st of May
On May 1st, the Saanen village hosts its first of three, traditional produce markets of the year.
The Great Dame has left the building!
Barry Humphries, Australian comedian and creator of Dame Edna Everage, dies aged 89.
Despite all of his accomplishments, my most vivid memory of him will be as Dame Edna Everage, the housewife who became a megastar known for her lilac hair and extravagant glasses, and an uncanny knack ...
No rest for the wicked it seems, not even this Easter Bunny takes a break from training. Mountain runner, and GstaadLife's summer profile, Charlotte Cotton took advantage of the beautiful Easter weather and ran up the hill, twice on Wednesday!
Fun & Fundaments of Gstaad Living
Alfredo Beracasa talks about his love for Gstaad
Star studded wonderwall at GreenGO
Jasmine Wheatcroft, a Gstaad-based artist, is giving the graffiti wall a new coat of paint with a hyper-realistic painted collage. Instead of street art, the wall is now adorned with stars and starlets that have been partying at GreenGo nightclub over the years.
Saanenland has been a muse for countless creatives, from painters to photographers, writers to musicians. Its unique blend of natural and cultural elements and rich history has made it a popular destination for artists seeking inspiration and new perspectives. GstaadLife has looked at two new ...
The new golden tokens from Seaman Schepps portray, amongst others, a skiing pug! Surely influenced by, and perhaps as an ode to, the cheeky pug at Huus called Charly.
Valentino - Brains, Beauty & Breeding
The legendary fashion designer and master couturier founded his eponymous fashion house in Rome in the late 1950s with his long-time business partner Giancarlo Giammetti. And has since established an illustrious career often associated with his signature colour, “Valentino Red”. In 1998, ...
Natural history features in modern interior design
Once destined for curio cabinet displays, today’s interior design magazines show beautifully preserved natural wonders taking pride of place on the other side of the glass. In line with the Green and circular economy trends, owning a fossil that is several million years old has become the ...
Gallery Guide - Artwalk Saanen
In the December edition of GstaadLife we took a mini-tour of some art galleries in and around Gstaad. But that’s just the beginning of what the Saanenland art scene has to offer. So join us as we continue through the valley to explore what’s happening in Saanen.
GstaadLife takes a look at what is new since last time. So if you need new inspiration for going out, look no further, have a glance at our selection and try something new!
Trough the lens - Gstaad Glam, pre Assouline
Siegfried Kuhn was a Swiss press photographer who worked for various magazines and newspapers from 1959 to 1995. Every winter, he went “celebrity hunting” in Gstaad. Now his book about his work has been published. It is a photographer’s autobiography and a source of photo-historical information ...
Come up, slow down & keep shining
How diamonds found new ways to shine and entertain us during and after Covid – The Excited Words and Work of a Jewellery Auctioneer