Text Cesare Cunaccia. Jeff Koons, hotter than ever right now, meets the craftsmanship of Louis Vuitton. And it all started with the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci, than followed up Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Monet and Géricault. The signature of the collection is the bunny, reinterpreted by the artist himself. A true Koon-style manifest.
Text Angelica Carrara. A fog river covers the Grand Hotel Kronenhof, the Grand Dame of the valley. The exterior is like a castle in a fairytale and the restaurant has the ambience of a theatre. The Kulm Hotel is in the same group. The suites, designed by Pierre-Yves Rochon, enjoy the best views of the lake St. Moritz.
Francis Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby, spent the last years of his life in Hollywood to write screenplays for the cinema: not one was ever made into a film. Infidelity, describes the couple’s crisis, the cooling of the relationship, the boredom of life together and the shattering of the lost dream of love.
Text Angelica Carrara. On Monte Seceda, in Val Gardena, there are secrets to discover: the botanicals. Among those of the Gin 8025, with zero sugar, there are stone and mountain pine cones. Down in the valley, in Ortisei, the last five-star Hotel MontChalet smells of stone pine. Where luxury lives in only sixteen suites.
Text Carlo Mazzoni. In Saint Moritz, behind the last hill on the water edge, the most beautiful hotel in the world appears in the midst of fir trees: Suvretta. It overlooks the Lake Silvaplana. It soars as stronghold before the Engadine villas. It resembles a Ludwig’ s court palace, but with no frenzy. All this fantasy exists and resists.
A first by Sinclair Lewis, he had won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel in 1926, but refused to collect it, with a letter which we are publishing here for the first time in Italy. Sinclair, to date, is the only writer to have refused the Pulitzer. He certainly didn’t decline the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1930.