Saving money is always in fashion, as far as we’re concerned. And the whirlwind of a fashion week is no exception – don’t believe us? Well here’s how to check into hippest of hotels and still save a few pounds – to put towards this season’s must have shoes of course.
London’s time on the catwalk is drawing to a close, following shows from British icons of fashion such as Vivenne Westwood, Julien Macdonald and House of Holland. If you want to catch a show, well you’re beyond fashionably late now darling. The cases are packed, and all the fashionistas are already lining the runways of Milan.
However if you want to grab a bargain from the catwalks head over to ‘Fashion Packed’ at Somerset House from 20th – 23rd September. And for after how about treating yourself to a stylish afternoon tea at a London hotel?
London Deal: London Cocktail Afternoon Tea & Thames River Cruise for Two – From £54!
In this deal you can take a friend for afternoon tea with a cocktail at Berry Bar & Lounge at The Hilton London Green Park. You can also see the sights of the capital from the water with unlimited travel on the Thames River Cruise Tour.
Click here for details
Italian fashion is next under the spotlight and you can expect plenty of glam Italian style from big name designers like Gucci, Armani and Versace. The boutiques that fill the quadrilatero della moda (fashion quadrilateral) are a massive draw to Milan all year round, but you should also visit the spectacular Gothic cathedral – it did take six centuries to build, we’re sure you can spare a few hours!
Milan Deal: Two-night Milan City Break with British Airways Flights – From £270 per person
We found two-night breaks staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Milan from £270 per person in the British Airways Sale! There’s availability for October and November dates but you will need to *book by 25th September* which is when the British Airways Sale ends.
Radisson Blu is a gorgeous luxury hotel on the edge of Milan, with a tram line at hand to whisk you to the heart of the action within 20 minutes.
Visit the British Airways sale to check availability and book
Paris has always been a Mecca for fashion so expect the shows from renowned designers like Galliano, Balenciaga and Dior to be something special. Even if you can’t hit the French capital for fashion week you’re pretty much guaranteed a chic getaway from the City of Light whether you’re after designer style at Louvre-Tuileries and Faubourge Saint-Honore or you’d prefer to head out the vintage finds from Paris’ many flea markets.
Paris Deal: 15% off stays of four nights or more at central design hotel, Secret de Paris
Of all the gorgeous boutique hotels in Paris we love the quirky design of the Secret de Paris, where rooms capture the flirtation and fun of the Moulin Rouge or appear to be on the top of the Eiffel tower. They make it very tempting to extend your break too with 15% off when you stay four nights or more.
Check out the photos on their website
New York Fashion Week might have been and gone already, but we couldn’t especially as now is the best time of year to grab a cheap New York flight! Prices are lower in autumn and winter, and you can always mix up a little fashion with some Stateside Christmas shopping.
New York Deal: £699 per person for a four-night stay minutes from 5th Avenue shopping
Best@Travel have prices from £699 per person for a four-night break staying at New York’s stylish W Hotel on Lexington Avenue – including flights!
Read all about it on their website