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The Musts: Fashion Week Part 2

September 22, 2015Column: The Musts

It’s that time of year again! The industry’s top designers are presenting their upcoming collections in the world’s top fashion-forward destinations. Fashion and travel go together like black and white, denim on denim, and leather and lace. While you’re jet setting from New York to London and from Milan to Paris, celebrate style around the world with JSC’s Fashion Capitals collection.

✈ The Musts: Fashion Week Part 2 from Jet Set Candy’s Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈

Milan Fashion Week
September 23rd–28th

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Pasticceria Marchesi, established in 1824, is one of Milan’s oldest and finest pastry shops. It was recently acquired by Prada, so it’s sure to be a hit with the fashion crowd.

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Who doesn’t love the irreverent, tongue-in-cheek collections produced by Moschino? We certainly can’t wait to see what’s in store.

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Live out your high fashion dreams at L’Atelier Sangalli, the only fully functioning workshop of haute couture open to the public.

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Opera was born in Italy, so a visit to La Scala, one of the world’s leading opera houses, is not to be missed.

Paris Fashion Week
September 29th–October 7th

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Witness Café Polisson, where Nathalie Joly pays tributes to the courtesans, kept women, absinthe drinkers, and ladies of the night from the Belle Epoque (“Beautiful Era”). The show opens the Musee d’Orsay’s first major exhibit on the subject of prostitution.

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Paris is the city of love, so why not stay at Hôtel Amour? Designed by Paris-raised graffiti artist, this location oozes cool.

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If you missed the Savage Beauty exhibition do one better and be the first to see the newest work from Alexander McQueen, which never fails to make waves in the fashion world.

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Step into the twisted mind of David Lynch at Silencio, a member’s club inspired by the club of the same name in Mulholland Drive, designed by David Lynch himself.


The Musts: Fashion Week Part 1

September 3, 2015Column: The Musts

It’s that time of year again! The industry’s top designers are presenting their upcoming collections in the world’s top fashion-forward destinations. Fashion and travel go together like black and white, denim on denim, and leather and lace. While you’re jet setting from New York to London and from Milan to Paris, celebrate style around the world with JSC’s Fashion Capitals collection.

✈ The Musts: Fashion Week Part 1 from Jet Set Candy’s Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈

New York Fashion Week
September 10th–17th

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Thanks to Anna Wintour culture and fashion always meet at the Met. This year’s costume exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass, explores the impact of Chinese aesthetics on Western fashion. It runs through September 7th, so you’ll have to arrive a few days early, but it’s worth it.

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Betsey Johnson always plays by her own set of rules and she’s a constant reminder that fashion can be fun, so her show is guaranteed to be a blast.

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The larger than life displays in the NYC Moschino Boutique create a shopping environment just as vibrant and funky as you would expect. It’s a must stop spot for a SoHo sojourn.

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If you have time to grab more than a quick salad in between fashion shows Forgetmenot is everything you could want in a New York restaurant. It’s an eclectic whole-in-the-wall tavern with amazing food, cheap cocktails, and there’s a good chance you’ll spot a celebrity or two.

London Fashion Week
September 18th– 22nd

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Berkeley is a fashionista’s dream when it comes to afternoon tea. Their delicious Prêt-à-Portea delicacies are inspired by themes from the fashion world that transform along with the seasons.

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Learn about the extremes of footwear from around the globe and throughout history at the Shoes: Pleasure and Pain exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum.

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For a look at something new on the fashion scene check out the highly anticipated accessory line, Hill & Friends, from Emma Hill, Mullberry’s much celebrated former creative director, in collaboration with Georgia Fendley, premiering at London Fashion Week.

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A glamorous night out will be had at The Arts Club, a members only bar that is a favorite of the fashion elite.


The Musts: Milan

September 18, 2013Column: FeaturedColumn: The Musts

 

In honor of Milan Fashion Week beginning 18th September, we suggest that if you’re in town, you must conquer these ‘musts’ in true Milanese style. As the second-largest city in Italy, Milano boasts cutting-edge international design, stylish and localized cuisine and breathtaking historical sites. Pack your best Dolce & Gabbana blood-red ensemble or chic accessory and sit sidewalk style with a short black. Appearances matter.✈ Milan Musts from Jet Set Candy's Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈

 

 1. Shop at 10 Corso Como – Discover a diverse and exciting mix of books, homewares, jewelry, fashion and design. Immerse yourself in style. / 2. The First and Last Supper – See Leonardo da Vinci’s 15th-century masterpiece “the last supper,” and then enjoy a meal at “the first supper”; a new restaurant featuring a fresh farmhouse feel and eclectic décor. Think tortelli stuffed with pumpkin topped with sage butter, pecorino and cookie crumble. / 3. The fashion forward drink great coffee at Trussardi – Enjoy a salad or an Aberdeen Angus Burger and bask in the scenery. FYI: Milan is the city in which Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz first formulated the concept of launching us espresso bars, where the public can work, meet and relax. / 4. Shop in one of the oldest malls in the world – During show breaks, shop in one of the oldest malls in the world. Luxury beckons you at the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Known as ‘Il Salotto Di Milano’ (Milan’s living room), you must look up to find ceiling vaults decorated with mosaics representing Asia, Africa, Europe and America. Pop into Prada and Louis Vuitton, even just for a look! / 5. You must seeVillas, monuments, modern-architectural buildings, churches and abbeys all underpin the rich, historical fabric of Milan’s past. You must see Duomo di Milano, Basilica di Sant’ambrogio, Central Station, Castello Sforzesco and so much more. / 6. Watch: ‘Vivienne Westwood 40 Years in Fashion‘ – ‘Vivienne Westwood 40 Years in Fashion’ plays this September at Via Montenapoleone, the main avenue of Milan’s haute fashion district. Described as ‘eclectic, transgressive, wild and revolutionary,’ Westwood’s influence on the fashion world has been epic.