Associate Director of Client Affairs
Chace Capwell is Associate Director of Client Affairs at 360bespoke, handling marquee artists and luxury brand accounts. In this role, he works day-to-day in securing media placements in top tier publications and platforms for 360bespoke’s clientele. A native of Saint Paul de Vence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of the South of France, Capwell studied at the Sorbonne, where he majored in International Affairs. He began his career at venerated Hotel du Cap Eden Roc, where he served as a Communications Attache. He later handled the grand re-opening of The Ritz hotel in Paris after its four-year restoration. Most recently, he served as a spokesperson for the Bettencourt family, owners of L’Oreal, and its family trusts. Capwell joined 360bespoke in April 2020.
My definition of heaven is … A Serendipity cocktail at The Ritz Paris served by my friend Colin Field (8 oz mint leaves, 1 ½ fl oz of Calvados and straight applejacks, 1 ½ fl oz of pressed apple juice, ¼ fl oz of Giffard Sugar Cane syrup, topped with Brut champagne)
One thing I never leave home without … My Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime
First thing I do in the morning is … Check alerts and clippings on 360bespoke clients
Favorite travel accessory … Hermes cashmere blanket.
My personal style is … My style is very French, rooted in my Southern heritage. I use five principles: “la nonchalance” (effortlessness), “l’élégance” (elegance), “la discretion” (understatement), “la singularité” (individuality) and “le plaisir” (fun)
Favorite designer is … Yves Saint Laurent
What I wore today … Dior Homme black skinny suit
Favorite musician(s) … Charlie Siem. Who else?
Ski or après ski? I do both
Favorite Hotel … L’Apogée Courchevel. The slopes are incredible.
Favorite scent and the memory it triggers … Jeff Leatham for KKW. It’s so new. My memory will be wearing it for the first time
Favorite drink … Macallan 12 on the rocks. We are not allowed to say anything else.
Favorite Restaurant … Pavillon Ledoyen, one of Paris’ oldest restaurants. Chef Yannick Alléno is ne plus ultra.
Favorite Bar … Bar Hemingway, bien sûr!
Favorite Store … Colette, RIP
Favorite destination … The Four Seasons in Seychelles. C’est magnifique.
Guilty pleasure … Loulou’s in 5 Hertford Street
When I go to a five-star hotel, the first thing(s) I do is … Compare it to the Michelin review
Personal motto … “Qui vivra verra.” He who lives, shall see.
Proudest Moment … Opening The Ritz after four year renovation
Pet peeve(s) … Americans who try to speak French. Non. Tu ne parles pas bien. We all speak English. So don’t even try
My favorite quote … “Qui n’avance pas, recule” What does not advance, retreats
Best thing to do on a rainy Saturday night … Meet new people
I most often dream about … Opening a boutique hotel in Nice