GSTAAD Palace–Family Summer Holidays or Romantic Mountain Hide-away at the WALIG HUT

Bring your family to Gstaad Palace and your kids stay for free! Or opt for a Romantic Glamping adventure at the Walig Hut

Kids aged up to 15 years can stay for free in their own room, a saving of up to CHF 375 per child per night, breakfast and dinner at the Grand Restaurant included.

Between June 21st and September 12th 2015, two children traveling with their parents can stay in their own direct connecting room at no extra charge, for a stay of five nights or more.

To make sure you get to see the best of what the region has to offer for families, we will also arrange a complimentary visit to the Cailler chocolate factory with a tour and chocolate workshop, as well as a stopover at a local Alpine farm or zoo, where your children can see and play with the animals, and learn how to make cheese.

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Walig Hutte

The Palace Hotel coined the term ‘glamping with their new old summer mountain hub located 1700 meters above the nearby village of Gsteig. An award winning Alpine pasture from the late 18th century, Walig Hut was named ‘Best Wilderness Hotel’ by Condé Nast Traveller. This former summer home to a local farmer family, and is now offered to a discerning couple seeking a luxurious but truly alpine experience during their stay at the Gstaad Palace.

A one night get-away to this magical Alpine destination is now available for those ready to tear themselves away from the ultimate luxury The Palace Hotel offers and embark on a true Alpine experience–without sacrificing the Palace’s 5 star service.

Intoxicatingly beautiful, thanks in part to Maurizio, who welcomes the privileged guests with drinks and nibbles of the Bündnerfleisch– regional dry-cured meat. Next he gets to work at the wood-fired stove, where he stirs up a rich, smooth cheese fondue. A stunningly beautiful day draws to a close with the guests left to savor a serene 200 year old kingdom, audibly guarded by cows.

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For further information or bookings, please contact us on
+41 (0) 33 748 58 59, info@palace.ch, or visit www.palace.ch/offers to check availability online.


Emilio Pucci Palm Beach Summer Sale

It’s what we’ve been waiting for! The snowbirds went away, and now us locals get our chance! Emilio Pucci is launching their summer sale Tuesday May 26th! Most of us know it’s a race for the best! I’ve already selected 3 outfits, and circling around another two…

If you haven’t met Julie Logan, Emilio Pucci’s new ‘manager, this is the time to introduce yourself! Visit the Worth Avenue Store or call Julie at 561 655 7070 for special inquiries.
Julie has been with Pucci for 9 Years and is excited to dedicate some time to the Palm Beach year round residents, now that the snowbirds are gone…

Emilio Pucci
150 Worth Avenue
561 655 7070

Signature Sundays at Meat Market Palm Beach

This copy stems from a Palm Beach Daily News post

At a Palm Beach restaurant known for its Prime-grade cuts of beef and its contemporary spin on the traditional swank steakhouse, how much will an 8-ounce New York strip set you back? You’d be right if you pegged the price at around $30 or so. And also right if you figured around $15. It’s a sign of the times, as in post-high-season restaurant-deal times.

Starting Sunday at Palm Beach’s Meat Market, the restaurant’s Prime “signature” steaks (with the imprimatur of Meat Market’s executive chef Sean Brasel) are half price on Sundays. Normally, a full or half 16-ounce Chicago Prime New York strip is $58 and $29 respectively; a full or half 12-ounce Prime filet mignon is $47 and $26 respectively; and a 16-ounce Prime ribeye is $45.

Now do the 50-percent-off math and those prices start at $14.50

Signature Steak Sunday at Meat Market, 191 Bradley Place, will be offered through the summer to guests in the dining room, as well as those seated at the bar and lounge, where daily happy hour serves up its own perks.
Happy hour in the bar and lounge, 4-7 p.m., features such drink specials as $7 signature cocktails, and a bar-bites menu with items ranging from $2-apiece oysters-on-the-half-shell to a daily ceviche ($9) and a duo of Kobe beef sliders with bacon and Gouda cheese ($14).

For more information, call 354-9800 or visit www.meatmarketpalmbeach.com for full details.


Top Yachting Destinations this Summer

by Sienna Charles

As more and more travelers begin to check destinations off of their bucket lists, yachting opens new horizons to unexplored parts of the world. Exploring by sea is certainly not a new thing, but some destinations are emerging that offer very unique experiences.
Here are a few destinations becoming increasingly more popular that Sienna Charles can arrange for you.

Private beaches are the best part about yachting around Brazil. Most are untouched, completely remote and only accessible by boat.

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Destinations that are absolutely stunning are Palawan Island Philippines, Raja Ampat Indonesia, Myanamar’s Mergui Archipelago, Similan Islands and Palau.



Sicily, Malta, Spain, and Porquerolles ar fabulous yachting destinations for 2015

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The Solomon Islands, Marshall Islands and the Cook Islands, as well as Bora Bora and Tahiti make the Pacific Coast one of the world’s best yachting destinations.


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For more information, contact Jaclyn@siennacharles.com

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Third Annual Le Rosey Reunion at BICE Palm Beach

Global and generational representation lives up to the motto “SCHOOL FOR LIFE”


Institut Le Rosey, internationally acclaimed boarding school recently hosted the Third Annual Rosey Alumni reunion at Bice, Palm Beach , Saturday April 25th.  Referred to as the ‘School of Kings and Leaders’ in a recent Town and Country article, the reunion brought together over 3 generations of alumni, living up to its motto ‘A School for Life’.
Alumni co-hosting the event were Palm Beach resident and Florida Representative for Le Rosey Maribel Alvarez and her son Robert Riva along with co-host and fellow alumni Hashem Khosrovani.
 “It’s so wonderful to see the multiple generations all part of the Rosey family mingling and sharing memories.  Attendees ranged in ages from 21 years of age to 91, and the beauty of it is that most of us offered our children the same experiences.  We even shared the same teachers!  The camaraderie transcends the ages…. That is the beauty of our alma mater,” says Hashem Khosrovani
In addition to mother and son Maribel and Robert,  also representing two generations of Rosey alumni were Palm Beach residents Aleco Keusseoglou and daughter Daphne and Bill Mann who attended Rosey in the late 1930’s, left due to the war, but offered his son Paul Mann the opportunity to fulfill the experience. Other locals and neighboring alumni residents included Jim and Tori Grey, Margarita Arias Allinson, Allison Reed, Bob Reynolds, Fernando and Karin Marques, Henrik and Louise Vanderlip, Didier and Louise Stickel, Grover Austin, Charles and Christopher Spalding, Charles and Kate Hudson, Jorge Otaola, Peter Bender and friends of Le Rosey Averell Harriman Fisk, Kimberly Swift, Pierre-Olivier Carles, Jim Pappas, Cristina Camerana.



Hamilton Jewelers Mother’s Day | Video Contest

Hamilton Jewelers has launched a digital campaign to allow guests to vote for their mom as ‘the best’ with aFacebook video contest. The campaign, “My Mom is the Best” will launch on April 18th, 3 weeks prior to Mother’s Day weekend. The contest will encourage families and/or children to video-tape a short testimonial about why they believe their mom is the greatest. All videos will be posted to Hamilton’s Facebook page and voted upon by thousands of fans and friends. Guests can upload their video to YouTube, Vine, or Instagram using#HamiltonMyMomIsTheBest and then submit their entry via Hamilton’s Facebook page (Click).
For more Mother’s Day gift ideas, please visit: www.hamiltonjewelers.com

Spring Masters New York

by Joshua Burcham

Spring Masters New York brings together leading galleries in a new and interesting fair concept unlike anything New York has seen before. The bold hexagonal fair design by architect Rafael Viñoly creates unexpected juxtapositions between paintings, sculptures and design objects across the centuries.
The Silver Fund will be exhibiting their unique mix of exceptional 20th century furniture, silver, decorative art, and design.
Spring Masters New York
Park Avenue Armory
May 8 – 12, 2015

Patricia Condé Gallery introduces ‘Another Planet’ to Mexico City

by Sarah Rogers

Patricia Condé Gallery will introduce internationally renown New York photographer and author of “Another Planet”, Christophe von Hohenberg, during an exhibit and booksigning in Mexico City, on Wednesday May 27 at 7:00 pm.  In ‘Another Planet’ Von Hohenberg captures  the big apple during the 70’s and 80’s,  immortalizing models, artists, designers musicians, gallerists and other icons who reigned during that era, including Andy Warhol, Leo Castelli, and Blondie among others..
A time capsule from its time, Another Planet features 20 years of images.  This historical review is a diary which narrates the era and the life Hohenberg belonged to.  The title of the exhibition “Another Planet”, refers to th same titled book, published by Editions Trilce which compiles much of the vast photographic collection of Christophe von Hohenberg.
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The Private View Gallery—a best kept secret for connoisseurs

by Victoria Woodhull-Cushing

For those who are in the know, The Private View Gallery,  located at 212 Brazilian Avenue in Palm Beach, opened in March of 2014. For those who want to learn more about contemporary art and build their art collection, they should make an appointment at The Private View Gallery, founded by Paige Rense Noland, former editor-in-chief of Architectural Digest, where she served from 1970 to 2010.  Private View is curated by Victoria Woodhull Cushing.
The majority of the artwork for sale at the gallery comes directly from artist Kenneth Noland’s (1924-2010) personal collection – works of his own that he held back over the years and works of artists he collected and admired. As a collector, Noland purchased many important works in his lifetime, and it was also common for his peers to trade amongst themselves.
While the gallery operates as an exclusive showroom for Noland’s own paperwork (Noland’s works on canvas are represented by Pace Gallery in New York and London) they also represent several private collections of Noland’s work and collaborate with the estates of other artists.  For example, our current exhibition includes not only works by Noland but also sculpture by Sir Anthony (Tony) Caro and works on paper by Hans Hofmann.
If you would like to attend a private reception third week of May  and meet Paige Rense, please email me at maribel@altimacclub.com
or call Altima International at 561 833 8283
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2nd Annual Art and Design on Worth Avenue, Palm Beach

Arcature Fine Art, Friedrich’s Optik, The Silver Fund and Holden Luntz Gallery Host Exclusive Block Party During 2nd Annual Art and Design on Worth Avenue adds exhibits, book-signings and a new fashion element.

A consortium of local shop owners in the 300 block of Worth Avenue continued their efforts to establish this block of famed Worth Avenue as a destination for those seeking the best in art and design by hosting The Second Annual Art and Design on Worth on Tuesday, April 7th.   Arcature Fine Art, Friedrich’s Optik, The Silver Fund and Holden Luntz Gallery rolled out the red carpet and popped open the champagne for over 150 clients and guests who strolled store to store to sample a variety of delectable treats and unique collectibles.
Highlights of the evening included exhibits and book-signings by renowned photographers Harry Benson and Patrick McMullan, as well as informal modeling of CADE’s Spring and Fall collections, presided by fashion designer Bevin ButlerFriedrich’s Optik showcased their exclusive eyewear collection popular with many notables including Iris Apfel.
Seen balancing a Sharpie in one hand and a camera in the other, New York photographer to the stars Patrick McMullan remarked, “Had I known how many fabulous attendees this annual event attracts, I would have brought more books!” His collection of books with photos of well-known people celebrating in style sold out in short order.
 “I’m always amazed at the number of people this event brings to the Avenue.  What a delightful evening.  I bumped into many friends who delight in the many new quality offerings found each season on the Avenue.  We enjoy these curated events targeted to those who wish to add to their collections,” said prominent collector Susan Lloyd.