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May 29, 2011updated Jul 16, 2015

Plaza Athenee NY Partners with the Met for McQueen Exhibit Special

By Pardhasaradhi Gonuguntla

New York, New York – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine

The Hôtel Plaza Athénée, New York, a luxurious independent boutique hotel located in the heart of Manhattan’s Upper East Side, is celebrating Alexander McQueen: “Savage Beauty” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a “Savage Beauty Package” available May 4, 2011 – July 31, 2011.

Fashion and design aficionados who partake in the hotel’s “Savage Beauty Package” will have the opportunity to revel in the true art of this late designer, as well as relax with signature treatments in Hotel Plaza Athenee’s new spa.

Rates for the “Savage Beauty Package” start at $1,045 for a Deluxe Guestroom and $1,540 for a Classic Suite and include: -Accommodations in a Deluxe Guestroom or Classic One-Bedroom Suite -Daily Continental Breakfast for Two -Welcome gift of Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty hardcover book -Two Priority Entrance Guest Passes to the Metropolitan Museum to see Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty -Choice of one 50-minute Plaza Athénée Signature Massage OR one 50-minute Valmont Discovery Facial

Additional nights are $775 for a Deluxe Guestroom and $1,275 for a Classic Suite.

The “Alexander McQueen, Savage Beauty” exhibit is being organized by the Costume Institute and will feature approximately one hundred pieces, including signature designs such as the bumster trouser, the kimono jacket, and the Origami frock coat, as well as pieces reflecting the exaggerated silhouettes of the 1860s, 1880s, 1890s, and 1950s that he crafted into contemporary silhouettes transmitting romantic narratives.

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