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TRAVEL DIARY

INSPIRED BY TRAVEL: HAUS ALKIRE ESCAPE TO VERBIER

The design duo behind Haus Alkire have combined their unique backgrounds and style sensibilities to create one of the most exciting fashion brands coming out of New York today. The founders of Spoon magazine, Julie and Jason Alkire moved beyond publishing to start their own retail brand where design meets storytelling, knowing style from the inside out. The partners-in-fashion soon caught the eyes of editors at Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, and reside as part of the prestigious CFDA {Fashion Incubator} class. Always crafting new ideas, explore the diary of the pair as they set off on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to W Verbier in Switzerland, photographed by The Coveteur, to explore the sights and sounds in a bid for new inspiration.

 

EXPLORE

Verbier, Switzerland offers an Alpine adventure all year round, from pristine white ski slopes to summer hikes in the mountains. Julie and Jason hit the hills by bike, then flew to the clouds for incredible views of the country’s epic landscape.

 

EAT

There’s no shortage of eats and treats here, from picnics to fine dining. Whether it was dining in style with a view back at W Verbier, taking a tour of the renowned Swiss winery, or packing the gastronomic feast for the ultimate picnic, the duo was always ready to indulge. Just don’t forget the wine.

 

DESIGN

Haus Alkire is known for its distinctive structural, graphic, and poetic perspectives – from the city to the slopes. Julie and Jason’s designs are of the same creed, so Verbier was the perfect place to reflect on the hues and geometry of nature.

 

 

ESCAPE

Woods, sea, pool or bar – after a long day of work and play, there’s no place like W Verbier to kick back, relax, and process the inspiration of an epic journey.