Having garnered a slew of nominations since its launch final November, House of Gucci—the biographical crime drama starring Girl Gaga—has spurred renewed curiosity within the glittering Italian megabrand based in Florence a century in the past.
Now, a singular collaboration between the style home and one among Europe’s most storied inns provides Gucci aficionados a possibility to take pleasure in its charms in unmatched opulence.
In celebration of Gucci’s newest star flip and 2021 centennial, The Savoy has remodeled one among London’s most luxurious resort suites into an impressed homage to the venerable model. The Royal Suite—famend for its parade of rooms spanning your entire size of the resort’s fifth ground, providing dazzling views of the River Thames—has been reborn as a microcosm of Gucci’s rarefied world, that includes furnishings and ornamental furnishings from the Gucci Décor assortment. Artwork and antiquities from Christie’s complement the distinctive aesthetic, conceived to meld the model’s inimitable ethos with the illustrious design and heritage of the London landmark.
Constructed to supply visiting People the exalted degree of luxurious and repair to which they had been accustomed again house, The Savoy—which debuted in 1889 with electrical energy, hydraulically-operated elevators, and limitless scorching water all through—rapidly turned Europe’s most enviable handle, attracting numerous luminaries by means of the following many years together with Charlie Chaplin, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, and Sophia Loren, in addition to scores of dignitaries and heads of state.
The connection between the style and hospitality icons dates again almost 125 years, to a little-known seminal occasion within the lifetime of Gucci founder Guccio Gucci. Having left his hometown of Florence in 1898 at age 17 to hunt his fortune in Europe, he landed a job at The Savoy as a baggage porter earlier than later turning into an elevator attendant. His tenure served as a each day immersion within the form of glamour, innovation, and class that may later inform Gucci’s imaginative and prescient for his leather-based items firm upon his return to Italy.
Visitors of the Royal Suite by Gucci have entry to signature companies—together with a devoted butler and use of the resort’s Rolls-Royce inside a three-mile radius—together with the next facilities:
- In a single day lodging with breakfast
- Non-public return transfers from London arrival airport or station to The Savoy
- A particular Gucci x Savoy welcome, together with a spread of presents and a bottle of Louis Roederer Cristal on ice upon arrival
- A number of modern Italian cocktails for a night aperitif
- A personalised, VIP Gucci procuring expertise inside the suite or at one among Gucci’s flagship London shops, with personal Rolls-Royce switch
Savoy friends and guests alike can get pleasure from an array of signature resort experiences, similar to its world-famous afternoon tea in the Thames Foyer, craft cocktails within the uber-glam Beaufort Bar, and dinner on the newly opened The River Restaurant by Gordon Ramsay, the multi-Michelin-starred chef’s second eatery on the resort.