I've moved on...
...to a different domain. Why, what were you thinking? The truth is, I just woke up one day and decided it's time for a change—a metamorphosis, if you will; or, in layman's terms, if Britney can shave her head, then maybe so can I? Nevertheless, it's been a rather handsome 10 years of talking to you, and thank you for putting up with all my moodswings and terrible dad jokes. Fear not! The hormonal imbalance and jokes are more terrible on CUBICLE, see you there.


creative direction & photography SHINI PARK location GSTAAD, SWITZERLAND



Le Grand Bellevue is home away from home, with all the right soft corners but with the edge that tends to come with boutique luxury.


Right: André Ledoux 1948 ad for anouraks. Left: unknown source.

Right: Winter 1963, Vogue.

Above: Spread with Jacques Heim 1938 Winter Sportwear








Whether you’re an all-terrain ripper or a lumbering human ice-cone-machine in stirrups (AKA me), après-ski cocktails by a roaring fireplace is equally rewarding, if not nourishing. Le Grand Bellevue is home away from home, with all the right soft corners but with the edge that tends to come with boutique luxury. The lounge sports House of Hackney wallpapers, the subterranean spa a labyrinth of sauna and steam rooms, and Le Petit Chalet that serves mind-blowing raclette*, just a stone’s throw away within the grounds. Pack for the glaciers but don’t forget the lightweight cashmere basics for toasty lounges.

*You’ve already scaled a mountain (on a chairlift) (WHATEVER) today, so go on, have some cheese and spuds.




Le Grand Bellevue
Untergstaadstrasse 17, 3780 Saanen, Switzerland
+41 33 748 00 00



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    Absolutely a very beautiful place with breathtaking killer views … It’s so soothing to the soul! :)
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  3. Incredible pictures


  4. Beautiful post as always Shini x

    Jessica — NinetyCo

  5. Great post!


  6. Marvellous place!

    Don’t miss today on the blog my new Urban-chic outfit with angora wool maxicardigan, hat…and a pair of super comfy Italian design booties ! ;)

    ❤Kisses from http://www.withorwithoutshoes.com

  7. The interiors look so gorgeous and cozy! Also, the last photo looks like gingerbread houses-I don’t know if I’m especially festive today or just hungry right now.

  8. Switzerland is one of those places I love to go to,to just relax. I haven’t been to Gstaad in AGES but I think it’s time I took a trip there.. with all your essentials too.


  9. I love your blog, your photos are just stunning!

  10. Hola, Shini.
    Muy buen post sobre tu viaje a Gstaad.
    Espero más adelante ir allá a conocer.
    Me encantaron las fotos. ¿Fueron tomadas con tu nueva cámara?

    Saludos desde Ecuador.


  11. I still rememeber Belle Vue Part I. I was wondering, if you post part II. so I´m happy you did. It´s beautiful!


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  13. Hai Shini, did you use your OMD camera to get this pictures ? so amazing love it so much, i currently use EPL7 for my web and still look for another option.Thanks for your help

  14. A beautiful decoration!
    With these decorative elements and those furniture you get a very nice harmony and style.
    We take note, greetings!