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MO-Chic Arrives at Mandarin New York

Mandarin Oriental, New York is pleased to offer MO-Chic, a fashion package of unrivaled exclusivity for individuals planning next season’s wardrobe with the latest fashions, straight from leading designers. The package includes a hosted one-on-one, full-day tour led by a true Manhattan fashion insider, Ms. Kathleen Beckett (previously at VOGUE), who can arrange for consultations with leading fashion designers, or key representatives, at more than 70 top fashion houses in New York.  This customized experience provides valuable fashion advice and unparalleled access to private salons, showrooms, boutiques and ateliers of notable established and new designers such as Vera Wang, Carolina Herrera, Eugenia Kim, Pixie Yates, Vivienne Tam and Tory Burch. For $3,741 (exclusive of taxes and gratuities), participants can place orders from the latest collections hot off the runways before they travel on trunk show and are purchased by discerning fashion buyers.  In addition to shopping, the MO-Chic package includes two nights luxury accommodation in a Central Park View guest room and a signature two-hour Time Ritual treatment in The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, New York.

During Fashion Week, attendance to certain fashion shows can also be arranged. The 2004 fashion shows held in New York City from September 8 through 15, will mark the unveiling of the Spring/Summer 2005 collections. MO-Chic clients can be amongst the first to place orders from those collections’ directly from showrooms in the month immediately following fashion week, from mid-September until mid-October.

The Fall/Winter 2005 collections are scheduled to debut on runway shows in February 2005, exact dates yet to be determined, with the collections in the showrooms mid-February to mid-March 2005.  Select designers showcase Holiday (June 2004), Resort/Cruise, and Pre-Spring collections, which present additional opportunities for MO-Chic clients to attend shows
and place orders.

Customized shopping tours, with introductions to designers, are arranged based on
availability throughout the year. MO-Chic shopping days include a personalized itinerary, transportation via chauffeured town car, access to leading fashion advisors and lunch at a leading New York restaurant.  ** All appointments are subject to availability and require advance booking.  Group rates subject to negotiation.

Reservations can be made a by calling the main hotel number 212 805 8800 or toll free direct on 866-801-8880 For additional information about Mandarin Oriental, New York please see our website Website: