Fashion week is a glamorous affair – an event to see and be seen at – and more affluent enthusiasts are learning to take advantage of special programmes created allow VIP access to the shows. Above, models pose backstage in clothes from LA-based Libertine before the ready-to-wear brand’s fashion show at New York Fashion Week Spring 2019, on September 10, 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE/Peter Foley

How the wealthy gain VIP access to Fashion Week

American Express and hotel groups Hilton and Ritz-Carlton run ‘reward points’ for top clients to exclusive catwalk shows, after-parties other celebrity events

Topic |   New York Fashion Week

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Fashion week is a glamorous affair – an event to see and be seen at – and more affluent enthusiasts are learning to take advantage of special programmes created allow VIP access to the shows. Above, models pose backstage in clothes from LA-based Libertine before the ready-to-wear brand’s fashion show at New York Fashion Week Spring 2019, on September 10, 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE/Peter Foley
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