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Sleeping Beauty: Savoir Partners with London's National Gallery

Posted On: Aug 17, 2018   |   Posted By: Elite Traveler

Sleeping Beauty: Savoir Partners with London's National Gallery

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Elite Traveler .
If you've ever stayed at The Savoy in London, you know all about how wonderful the cloud-like beds are. Savoir beds were first created for the hotel in 1905, and to stop competitors from buying the sumptuous beds, The Savoy bought the company.
Throughout history, many famous characters have laid their heads on the handcrafted beds, among them Fred Astaire, Louis Armstrong, Marlene Dietrich and Claude Monet, who spent his mornings painting the sun rising over Waterloo Bridge during his many visits. Fittingly, Savoir has partnered with London's National Gallery, and now any piece of art from its legendary collection of over 2,300 pieces can decorate a Savoir bed. Clients choose their desired painting, be it a Monet, Degas or Rembrandt, and Savoir prints the work onto fabric that is then upholstered onto the headboard and base. Customers can choose between lustrous velvet, textured linen viscose or classic cotton, as well as a...

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