Day 1: Parisian Chic (Paris)
We begin our fashion tour at the most stylish and chic city of the world, the epicenter of world fashion since the 18th century, Paris! Enter the boulevards of fashion dreams, nestled alongside opulent Italian palazzos and charming street cafes, soaked in the aroma of freshly baked macaroons and delectable hot chocolate. Settle down into your luxurious hotel, an embodiment of the style and decadence that awaits you on this trip!
Day 2: Rendezvous with Fashion (Paris)
The morning is yours to roam the city and delight in its many sights and sounds. Observe the women sashaying down the street; locals sitting at sidewalk cafés, savoring their early morning cup of fresh, frothy cappuccino with a freshly baked croissant. This is quintessential Paris.
In the afternoon, we will take you to a lesser-known part of the city for a private fashion show in a local’s apartment, styled like a contemporary studio. Sit and feast your eyes on edgy new styles, from shoes to bags to dresses; all tailored to your sensibilities.
Day 3: A New Look (Paris)
After breakfast, meet your personal stylist for the day. Walk along the lavish streets of the city to chic Carita, an elegant beauty salon located in a 19th century Haussmann building, where you get a complete hair makeover.
After hair, we go to the glamorous shops on Avenue Montaigne, known as Paris’s “Fashion Boulevard.” Large display windows offer glimpses into the trend-setting shops along the avenue. Grab a fashionable new attire for yourself here, because tonight we experience the elite Parisian nightlife!
Day 4: Bag it Big! (Paris)
Today, we make our way to the Ateliers Hermes, for a behind-the-scenes look at the artisans who create the world’s most coveted handbags. The workshop, located on the outskirts of Paris in Pantin, offers a rare look into the exclusive world behind Hermes’ exquisite craftsmanship. A single Birkin bag can take 14 hours to make, due to the elegant design and hand stitching. See the personal workstations of the craftsmen and artisans at work across the floor for a glimpse into their individual aesthetic.
Day 5: Welcome to Milan (Milan)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Milan – the fashion capital of Italy! A center of chic design since the Middle-Ages and Renaissance, Milan is synonymous with names likes Armani, Versace, and Prada. The creative pulse of Milan can be felt running right through its city where trendy high fashion walks across the streets, like a personalized runway. Check in to your hotel to begin your luxurious fashion holiday in Milan.
Day 6: Lakeside Luxury (Milan – Lake Como)
After breakfast, we drive to the foothills of the Italian Alps to get away from the bustle of Milan at the remarkable and pristine shores of Lake Como. The azure waters of the lake are set against the backdrop of the snowy Alps, embellished with grand Roman architecture around the shores. It is said that Gianni Versace divided his time between the tranquil lakeside town and the bustling fashion-forward ambiance of Milan. In the evening, we make our way back to Milan for an evening of theatre at the Opera House.
Day 7: Streets of Fashion (Milan)
Today, we take you to the Quadrilatero d’Oro, Milan’s answer to Paris’s Golden Triangle! Four streets converge to create a style icon’s dream encompassing Via Montenapoleone, Via della Spiga, Via Manzoni, and Via Sant’Andrea. The streets shine with haute couture, famous designer names and whimsically decorated windows showcasing glamor and grace. From the biggest names in high fashion to elegant perfumeries and trendy boutiques, this is your day to savor the best of Milanese style and lifestyle.
After one final breakfast at your hotel, wave goodbye to Milan as you are driven to the airport to board your flight home.