20th December: Alistair Hughes
Alistair Hughes is Managing Director and owner of Savoir Beds, a London- based company which creates bespoke beds that are widely regarded as the world's most luxurious. Savoir’s heritage lies with the iconic Savoy hotel. The company was started in 1905 as the Savoy Bedworks with the aim of giving guests the best night's sleep. Alistair purchased the brand back in 1997 with his business partner Stephen Winston and Savoir Beds was born. Previous to this Alistair graduated from Jesus College Cambridge with a degree in Economics and worked as a strategy consultant with LEK in the UK, Australia and the Philippines. Savoir’s tailor made beds have become almost as legendary as the stars who have slept in them and the brand now has 3 London showrooms and also exports worldwide with 9 showrooms internationally including New York, Berlin and Beijing.