Journal

re-create the look – corderie

20 August 2018

Having to fill a luxury chalet with furniture, fixtures and fittings may seem like the most wonderful challenge. But in reality, creating a luxury space requires a series of design choices that accumulate in the thousands – from light fixtures, bathroom features and bed sheets to the perfect set of knives and forks; from the most sumptuous sofa and decadent room scents to the most inviting collection of cushions. So what are some of the design choices behind Ferme de la Corderie? How can we recreate the look? 

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The James Bond chalet – Meet the design team

17 July 2018

For the last three years, I’ve been working assiduously on Chalet Joux Plane. In my world of interior architecture, it’s rare to meet a client with such an open mind and such a tolerance for my vision.

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Why build the ultimate luxury ski chalet? From the owner of Chalet Sapphire

11 May 2018

Having travelled the world, staying in some of the finest luxury ski chalets, the owner of Chalet Sapphire noticed one thing. Every single one of them came with a compromise. Whether that be the layout, facilities, location, or the logistics; nothing was truly built for purpose. And so came about the vision for Chalet Sapphire. A quest to build the ultimate luxury ski chalet. We talked to the owner to find out the real story behind this incredible new ski chalet.

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New Ski Tech for winter 17/18

12 November 2017

From the potentially life-saving advances made by Helly Hansen, to the fun-factor from GoPro, there is much to get excited about. Here are 8 of our favourite new releases and innovations for the mountain this winter.

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Gear Guide | What the Professionals are wearing

10 September 2017

Mark De Rosenwerth is our go to guy for all things ski. As one of the most highly qualified and experienced ski instructors and guides on the mountain, he gives us an insight into what he will be wearing on the slopes this year.

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Barolo and Barbaresco

14 February 2017

We don’t just want to serve wine. We want to serve great wines, produced by people who are as passionate about their product as we are ours. Our wine list isn’t simply the output of a boozy tasting or a ‘de facto’ recommendation by a local wine shop. We regularly visit producers…

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ski chalets | stateside

12 November 2016

We all have some stereotypical image in our head of what a traditional American ski lodge looks like. There is normally an abundance of wood, checked-fabric covered soft furnishings, stone accents, big fireplaces and taxidermy galore. But it seems that North America has embraced a modernist revolution over recent years…

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Ski with a GB Olympic skier

11 November 2016

This year, our in-house ski instructor team has gone Olympic-standard with the addition of GB Olympic skier, Andy Freshwater. Andy spent 8 years on the British Alpine Ski Team and 6 years racing on the World Cup Circuit alongside the Bell brothers…

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BC Christmas Gifts for you

10 October 2016

Here at BC we want your Christmas to feel like the best one yet! So for any Christmas Week booked in our Exclusive Collection Chalets our guests receive our amazing Boutique Stocking filled with all these amazing goodies…

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A Boutique Christmas

25 September 2016

I can’t imagine spending Christmas anywhere other than the mountains.Ever since I was little, I dreamed of a white Christmas. Even now, even though we live in the mountains and even though a white Christmas here is there is still a spark of excitement on Christmas morning when I look out at the blanket of soft white snow.

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A 21 year love affair with The White Company

12 May 2016

Over the last 21 years, The White Company has developed from simple concept into global brand. The vision of founder Chrissie Rucker – to offer beautiful products, outstanding value for money and first class customer service – has always resonated with us at The Boutique Chalet Company…

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Ultimate 2016 Spa Guide

22 February 2016

In honour of the opening of Twenty26’s luxury spa we decided to take a look at the best of the rest around the globe bringing you the ultimate 2016 spa guide. Here are our hand-picked top 7.

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