Mandarin Oriental, New York Celebrates Fashion Week with Fashion-Forward Events

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In celebration of Fashion Week from September 6 to 13, Mandarin Oriental, New York welcomes fashion designers and fashionistas to experience a bevy of runway-inspired events and offerings throughout the week.

In celebration of Fashion Week from September 6 to 13, Mandarin Oriental, New York welcomes fashion designers and fashionistas to experience a bevy of runway-inspired events and offerings throughout the week.

HTC Lounge: Media Headquarters for Fashion Week at Mandarin Oriental, New York
Mandarin Oriental, New York, and HTC invite fashion media to take time to reflect on the day’s runway inspirations and escape Fashion Week madness at the HTC Lounge: Media Headquarters for Fashion Week. The media lounge will be located at MObar on the 35th floor.

Located just steps from Lincoln Center, HTC and Mandarin Oriental have created a media home base where fashion bloggers, editors and journalists are welcome to charge phones, enjoy complimentary wi-fi, snacks, and footage of the week’s runway shows.

The HTC Lounge: Media Headquarters for Fashion Week is open to fashion media beginning Thursday, September 6 to Thursday, September 13 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. All media are required to present a press badge or business card for entry to the HTC Lounge. For more information, please contact the Mandarin Oriental, New York press office at +1 (212) 805 8820.

Designer Q&A Series at HTC Lounge
Fashion media mavens are invited to attend the Designer Q&A Series featuring special guest appearances by Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs, the talented women behind fashion forward Cushnie Et Ochs on September 9, Yuna Yang, known for designing high-end collections for women who love classic luxury with a modern twist on September 11, and Kate and Laura Mulleavy, the designers behind the fashion powerhouse Rodarte on September 13. The designers will be visiting the HTC Lounge to speak about the inspirations behind their latest collections hitting the runways this September. Coverage of these special appearances can also be followed on Twitter using hashtags “#MOFashion” and “#HTCMADE” and appearances will be live pinned on Pinterest at MONewYork. The Designer Q&A Series is an invitation-only event. For more information, please contact the Mandarin Oriental, New York press office at +1 (212) 805 8820.

Runway Ready Package
With coveted runway show tickets, a personal shopper from Barneys New York, and a glamorous day filled with pampering, Mandarin Oriental, New York’s exclusive Runway Ready package is guaranteed to bring out two lucky fashionista’s inner top model.

Guests will look and feel like they belong on a runway while indulging in this luxurious package featuring Premier Central Park View Suite accommodations for up to two people, tickets to the Rodarte Runway Show on Tuesday, September 11, assistance from a Barneys New York personal shopper, in-room hair styling from Columbus Circle’s luxurious Salon SCK, makeup application and complimentary lipstick courtesy of GIELLA Custom Blend Cosmetics® as well as a Mandarin Oriental Manicure and Pedicure from the Five-Star Spa at Mandarin Oriental, New York.

There is only one Runway Ready package available and may be booked for stay either September 9 to September 11 or September 10 to September 12, 2012. The rate for the two-night package is USD 8,382, excluding taxes for up to two guests. The exclusive Fashion Week package is based on availability and cannot be combined with other offers. Additional nights may be booked at prevailing rates. Purchases at Barneys New York are incremental to this package’s cost. To book, please contact reservations at +1 (212) 805 8800 x8804.

Fashion Tea and Couture Cocktails
Celebrate Fashion Week in true style with Lobby Lounge’s couture cocktails and its famous Fashion Tea throughout Fashion Week and September. With its spectacular, scenic 35th floor views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline, the Lobby Lounge is the perfect place for fashionistas and guests alike to indulge in a post-show cocktail or chat about the latest collections over a cup of tea. For reservations contact Lobby Lounge at +1 (212) 805 8800.

About Mandarin Oriental, New York
A stunning fusion of modern design with stylish Oriental flair, Mandarin Oriental, New York features 248 elegant guestrooms and suites — all with breathtaking views of Manhattan and Five-Star hospitality. Luxurious amenities include Asiate, the hotel’s elegant restaurant; MObar created by noted interior designer, Tony Chi; the Lobby Lounge with dramatic views of Central Park; a 14,500-square-foot, Five-Star Mandarin Oriental Spa; and a state-of-the-art fitness center with a 75-foot lap pool. In addition, there is premium meeting and event space, including a 6,000-square-foot pillar-less ballroom with three walls of windows overlooking Central Park. Located in Columbus Circle’s Time Warner Center, Mandarin Oriental, New York is in an idyllic location just steps away from world-class dining, shopping and entertainment, including the Broadway Theater District, Lincoln Center, Central Park, Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Time Warner Center’s collection of upscale retail shops and restaurants.

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world's most prestigious hotels and resorts. The Group now operates, or has under development, 45 hotels representing 11,000 rooms in 28 countries, with 19 hotels in Asia, 13 in The Americas and 13 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates, or has under development, 14 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

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For further information, please contact:

Mandarin Oriental, New York
Gina Galatro (ggalatro(at)mohg(dot)com)
Director of Public Relations
Tel: +1 (212) 805 8820

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