a new lease

Design, Travel

A former skiing champion and a member of the Taittinger family have revived the historic Mont Blanc hotel together with Sybille de Margerie.

By Camilla Alfthan, ELLE, April 2014

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the treasures of istria


A road trip through the treasures of Istria – beginning from above.

By Camilla Alfthan, photos Peter Westrup, Scanorama, September 2014

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the short of the long

Arts, Culture, Fashion

David Bailey talks about his work – and the difference between making pictures rather than just taking them – in life as in art.

By Camilla Alfthan, Plaza, February 2014

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horse mountain


Modest and unassuming, horses are just a chapter in Flach’s career though they were always a part of his life.

craft and eccentricity


Kyoko Shimada has taken the reins of her mum’s fashion house while she’s also launched her own, equestrian brand.

By Camilla Alfthan, ELLE, January 2014

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a jazz age

Arts, Culture, Fashion

In an internet era, Bryan Ferry talks about sticking to his roots – in music as well as in fashion.

By Camilla Alfthan, Plaza Uomo, Fall 2013

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oh lord..

Sport, lifestyle

Fast maneuvering lessons in a Mercedes-Benz.

Text and photos, Camilla Alfthan, August 2014

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and tuned in to Zermatt for some skiing and music – and Marianne Faithful in a mountain lodge.

By Camilla Alfthan, photo Gerrit Starczewski, Børsen, October 2013.

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Arts, Culture, Fashion

Karl Lagerfeld talks about multi tasking as he exhibits his latest art works at the Gmurzynska gallery in St. Moritz –  in the middle of fashion week.

By Camilla Alfthan, ELLE, September 2013

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