Virtuoso Life - May/June 2018 - 102
HOTELS AS ...
SHOPPING PARTNERSHIPS AND
IN-HOUSE BOUTIQUES BRING
FASHION INTO FOCUS.
"In one tiny shop, the Four
Seasons Hotel Prague has
collected everything that you
could spend days searching
for on your own, from handpainted Czech Easter eggs to
crystal and ceramics. It's one
of the best hotel boutiques
I've been to."
- Alysia Hopper, Virtuoso
travel advisor, Fond du
and bespoke goods
at The Cosmopolitan
of Las Vegas.
Brooks Brothers' San
Room Service: The 110-room
Taj Campton Place occupies
prime real estate in Union
Square - San Francisco's largest retail district - but a new
partnership with Brooks Brothers brings the shopping to you.
After the concierge refers you
to the store's personal shopper
to discuss your fashion preferences, Brooks Brothers will
deliver a selection of clothing
and accessories to your room.
Want more options? Visit the
sprawling store - a two-minute
walk away - where Champagne,
hors d'oeuvres, and a reserved
fitting room await. Doubles from
$280, including breakfast daily
and a $100 dining credit.
Desert Spree: The 237-room
Four Seasons Resort Dubai at
Jumeirah Beach greets guests
staying in its 49 suites with a
VIP shopping invitation - a
fitting gesture in a city known
for its upscale browsing. Choose
Bloomingdale's at the posh
Dubai Mall or Harvey Nichols
at the equally tony Mall of the
Emirates; at each, a personal
style consultant says hello
V I RT U O S O L I F E
before ushering you into a private fitting area to try on the latest sartorial trends. Save some
energy for a mini-spree back at
the resort: Sauce stocks a welledited selection of contemporary fashion, and 100% Capri
sells linen resort wear that's
ideal for the desert heat. Suites
from $1,825, including breakfast
daily and a $100 dining credit.
Get Fit: Take a break from classic Vegas diversions for a more
customized one at Stitched,
the men's haberdashery at The
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Available for guests of the 3,027room hotel, the shop's bespoke
experience includes 35 precise
body measurements by highly
skilled custom clothiers, a whiskey and bourbon tasting in the
store's Scotch Locker Lounge,
and a lesson on the finer points
of textiles, styling, thread color,
buttons, and silhouette. Custom
clothing is delivered within four
to six weeks - ready for your
next trip to Sin City. Doubles
from $160, including breakfast
daily and a $100 dining or spa
credit. - Kimberley Lovato