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Have luxury clients who are feeling inspired by the biannual fashion weeks held recently in New York, London, Milan and Paris? They can embrace their inner fashionistas at hotels designed by top fashion designers.
Browse our favorite picks below, which range from avant-garde boutique hotels to seaside sanctuaries.
Armani Hotel DubaiGiorgio Armani, an Italian designer praised for his clean, yet swanky suits, was one of the first designers to bring his ideas to life in the form of a hotel. The five-star Armani Hotel Dubai, which is surrounded by Dubai’s dynamic cityscape, is composed of 11 floors within the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.
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The 160-room hotel is just as stylish on the inside as it is out, with guestrooms and suites constructed with the finest stone materials and fabric panels. Each room includes bespoke Armani furniture, in addition to a personal butler station and a private bar with a coffee machine. Additionally, clients can enjoy fine dining and drinks at Armani/Amal, where dinner is prepared before their eyes.
Bulgari Hotel MilanoThe high-end Italian jeweler Bulgari is making a new name for itself in the world of hotels. In fact, by 2022, the company will have nine resorts that span Europe and Asia. It’s only fitting that the first, the five-star Bulgari Hotel Milano, is located in one of the fashion capitals of the world.
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Clients can arrive in style through Bulgari’s luxury car rental and choose between junior, superior and deluxe suites. Inside, the guestrooms entail several attractive features: floor-to-ceiling windows, open floor plans and walk-in closets, among others. Travelers should also take advantage of Bulgari’s curated experiences, such as a hydroplane excursion to Lake Como.
Hotel Le Bellechasse Saint-GermainIconic French fashion designer Christian Lacroix is perhaps best known for his “le pouf” dress, which features an eye-catching ball skirt. But when he’s not designing dramatic garments, Lacroix is putting his creativity to use, infusing boutique hotels with avant-garde and out-of-this-world designs around Paris.
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The 33-room Hotel Le Bellechasse in Paris is just one of his colorful properties, where each room bursts with an assortment of show-stopping fabrics, furnishings and wallpapers. In addition, the four-star hotel enjoys an enviable location in the heart of Paris, near Musee d'Orsay and the Louvre Museum, as well at the iconic Eiffel Tower.
Palazzo Versace Gold Coast One of the most renowned fashion houses worldwide, the Italian brand Versace, headed by Donatella Versace, exudes opulence with flair. At the five-star Palazzo Versace Gold Coast in Australia, every room features bespoke furnishings, parquet flooring and Italian marble bathrooms.
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In addition, Palazzo Versace features the first Water Salon in Australia (with cabanas and exclusive poolside service), as well as several award-winning restaurants. Clients won’t want to miss out on high tea at Le Jardin, a haute couture dining venue with pink floral furnishings.
Tortuga Bay Hotel at Puntacana Resort & Club Oscar de la Renta, a prominent Dominican fashion designer, was known for his ready-to-wear, colorful and feminine taffeta dresses and evening gowns. And the AAA Five Diamond-awarded Tortuga Bay Hotel, a 13-villa luxury resort within a resort in the Dominican Republic, reflects the designer’s eye for color and design at every turn.
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Each beachfront villa features Frette bed linens, kitchenettes and coralline-stone bathrooms for optimal comfort and convenience. Tortuga Bay also offers unforgettable experiences at the Six Senses Spa, the Oscar de la Renta Tennis Center and the Tom Fazio-designed Corales Golf Club.