Get well, get Arosa – destination Well-Being
Down to earth and up in Arosa… destination WELL-BEING! Unpretentious, authentic –that’s Arosa... Chill and let the good times roll... on the slopes, on the streets or at the spa. Take it easy. That’s Arosa style.
Arosa is THE place to get your feet back on the ground and feel the pull of nature. Indoors, outdoors, all year round. Herewith some fun pieces, some objects of desire and some of necessity – to make your summer simply perfect. See you there!
Nothing heralds the coming of spring more beautifully than the sight of budding flowers in an English country garden. These luxurious silk scarves and other gorgeous accessories from Seidenmann Switzerland literally transport one in a brilliant splash of colour, to the heights of luxury and style. Collections for him and her.
The name fusalp goes back to the good old days of 1952 when it was founded by two visionary tailors in Annecy, France. Today fusalp produce contemporary collections for both winter and summer for the slopes as well as the city. Combining technicity, functionality, and elegance – the three pillars of the brand’s DNA.
Timeless and classy, these ultra-cool retro-style sunglasses are a fashion statement and wardrobe investment all at the same time! Fashion accessories and eyewear made from recycled and deadstock acetate. Designed in Switzerland. Handmade in Italy.
Not just for sunny days but for every day! Protect and enhance your skin with this sunscreen not only intended for use in the summer but all year round. The best protection for sun-seekers, by one who should know: Max Gisler ski instructor and owner of Gisler Sport, Arosa.
Hermès recently unveiled this stunning collection of innovative luggage with customisable wheels in canvas or leather, in tune with the times and perfect for a few days away. If it’s high performance you’re after, with cases like this, it’s in the bag!
Happy to introduce ‘Vague d’Or’ the new Champagne 1er Cru Blanc de Blancs to you. Specially created for the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva by the champagne cooperative Vignobles & Quintessence in collaboration with the hotel’s Head Sommelier Salvatore Salerno.
The coolest destination in Arosa for all those searching for great food and wine, glorious scenery in an idyllic setting, and even a sleep-over perhaps, in the charming rustical hotel. Star chef Beat Caduff and hotelier Hitch Leu, local boys to boot, have pulled off an absolute coup… In short, the Alpenblick has it all!
There are sneakers… and then there are VYN’S! Nothing is more elevated than a pair of cool, classic VYN’S. The fact that they come with interchangeable heels in a variety of colours for a personal statement makes them the most unique and innovative sneakers out there.
It’s all about the wood! Become your own best wood-cutter with this charming tool set – the perfect gift, or to teach yourself and while away those summer afternoons on the terrace. Available online from Kurt’s Schweizer Geschenke or Klötzli’s.
This is your go-to address for sustainable and exclusive leather goods, designed in Switzerland and made in Italy. Cervo Volante transforms hides from red deer hunting, that are otherwise disposed of, into unique leather products. From elegant watch straps, beautiful boots and bags to the fabulous Vitra and Cervo Volante Eames Lounge Chair, made from wild Swiss deer leather. This brand has taken craftsmanship to another level.
Brioni Eau de Parfum Essentiel. This unexpected and compelling new fragrance from the luxury menswear brand Brioni, unleashes a power of its own and conjures up all the freshness and sunshine of a warm summer’s day. The bottle is adorned with a satin label, inspired by the ones sewn inside Brioni bespoke suits. As the scent lingers, memories are made. Another glorious summer! Enjoy!
No other author writes as sensually about ingredients and food preparation as Claudio Del Principe. He makes us rediscover familiar and also boldly explore new things. He sharpens our eye, trains our taste, and offers safe guidance for a relaxing cooking experience led by seasonal instinct. A cookbook full of inspiration and love of good food. Day by day.
This gemstone named Ballerina (Morganite 10,84 ct.) is part of Doris Hangartner’s unique gem collection in the heart of Zurich. Doris’ Gem Salon specialises in coloured gemstones and helps clients find their perfect gem match. She creates one-off pieces of jewellery and integrates brilliant gem finds into a growing number of private Gem Portfolios. At Doris Hangartner, clients can dive into a gem universe and discover gems with all five senses. Doris describes the gemstone Ballerina as follows: a swirling ballerina dancing to her heart’s desire, exuding her joy and sparkle. Join her in the spotlight, the star as she pirouettes.
The latest fashion boutique to open in Arosa with a great selection of cool clobber for sporty and lifestyle fashion aficionados bears the feisty name of RAW. Find that special outfit right here from designer denims to Peaky Blinders tweed caps to the classic plaid shirt and everything in-between. Take a walk on the wild side, take a walk to RAW!
Used fishing nets make up 40 per cent of the waste in the sea. What can we do about it? ‘This is the question we asked ourselves when we developed the NET-SWIMWEAR collection VON ALICE . It is made from regenerated fishing nets and nylon waste, called ECONYL®.’
This beautifully illustrated book of inspiring photos by the photographer, geographer, and mountain guide Robert Bösch, contains a superb selection of images of Ticino and Graubünden. Published by Tschuggen Collection AG as part of the Tschuggen Collection, it is available both on-site at Tschuggen Collection Hotels and online.
Words Wlifford Lilley
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