Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Amex - NY Fashion Week

Call me a purist. Call me a snob. I'll plead guilty to both.

American Express sent the below information to its Starwood card holders. It's so sad to think of all the effort we went through trying to scam seats to shows while in college, design school or just playing poser. For just $250 you can now preview all the fashion week shows without even changing out of your Banana Republic chinos. The all the information you need is below. Just don't be surprised if you hear chuckles as you turn your back.

NY Fashion Week
Your preview of the 2009 spring collections is the must-have invitation of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
*This insider event includes a private skybox reserved exclusively for Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Cardmembers:
* Enjoy a unique view of the fashions coming down the catwalk
* Talk one on one with an in-the-know, high profile fashion insider
* See and be seen at a stylish cocktail reception
* Take home a gift bag

Price per ticket: $250.00, limit two tickets per Cardmember (proceeds go toward the Council of Fashion Designers of America)

Only 24 packages available. Reserve your seats now: Call 1-800-445-7374

5 comments:

Yang said...
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Yang said...

Called the number. It was already sold out on Jan 8.

Lila Delilah said...

That can't be right. I just got the email this morning.

Tina said...

I have a Amex Plat, and I got notifications of their package maybe a month ago? It was $750 for the whole hair/make-up and a whole day of shows. Same deal as in Sept (you don't know the line-up when you book). With so many cancellations though, why risk it?

Anonymous said...

I just called. The rep was asking me "which package specifically" and "you should have received an invite to be eligible" Also noticed it says "Starwood cards.

The way the economy is going, they better do all they can to get clients excited to purchase in this environment.