When fashion week hits New York each season, it's not just the Lincoln Centre that is buzzing. The city that never sleeps well and truly comes alive as the fashion pack swarms to the city's hippest new hangouts. Whether you're looking for a quick bite to eat or the best cocktail bar to be seen in, there are a few key names to put in the address book.
Keep up with those in the know before taking a trip to The Big Apple and take a look through some of the city's latest hotspots. You can never tell who you might bump into...
Fashion Week Hotspots: New York
The Standard is one of the city's hippest hotels and is always buzzing during fashion week. Whether it's a quick breakfast, or a full blown three course dinner, The Standard Grill is the place to get some much needed sustenance after a day at the shows. If pancakes and waffles at brunch aren't enough to tempt you, the late night dishes served from 12pm-4am are just the thing for the fashion party pack.
Find out more at The Standard Grill.
The James opened in New York's Soho last year, and its modern, luxurious feel has quickly made it one of the top spots to stay in the city. Stand out attractions include the Urban Garden and the rooftop pool deck and bar with panoramic views of the Hudson, not to mention the range of cosy guestrooms filled with custom-designed furniture. Those racing to make the front row should make use of the complimentary car service – a god send when wearing your favourite pair of heels!
Find out more at The James New York.
Located within easy reach of the East Village, West Village, Chelsea, Union Square, Soho, and Nolita, there's no excuse not to stop by The Rose Bar at the Gramercy Park Hotel. Famous for its display or artwork by the likes of Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst, the hotel's quirky, Bohemian style is not to be missed. Those in the know can be spotted sipping on cocktails and enjoying the stunning views over the city at The Roof Club and Garden, before seeing the night away in the decadent bar.
Find out more at The Rose Bar.
New York's Museum of Modern Art is should be on any visitor's to do list. Drop in for a few moments of calm, or check out one of the many exhibitions. Andy Warhol's early film-based works are currently on show until 21 March, with a focus on the cinematic portraits of Warhol "superstars" such as Edie Sedgwick and Allen Ginsberg.
The museum is open from 10:30am – 5:30pm Wednesday to Monday and 10:30am – 8pm on Fridays. It is closed on Tuesdays. Find out more at Moma.
Intermix is a one-stop shop for anyone on the hunt for the latest must-have piece. Filled with Mulberry bags, Jimmy Choos and collections from famous fashion names such as Thakoon and Zac Posen, it's hard to stay away from one of the five New York stores.
To save room in your suitcase, Intermix will deliver to the UK. Start making your wishlist at Intermix now.