March 26, 2018 Introducing Madison Avenue Preferred Privileges and Luxury Shopping Experience
Introducing Madison Avenue Preferred Privileges and Luxury Shopping Experience
Madison Avenue, America’s longest luxury shopping street, recently introduced a new program for visitors called Madison Avenue Preferred Privileges. This program is reserved exclusively for travelers who reside outside of the New York City region and are seeking the finest in retail, dining, spa and entertainment experiences the city has to offer.
Domestic and international visitors are eligible to receive Madison Avenue Preferred Privileges, which provides an array of special offers, luxury services and experiences provided by participating retailers, galleries, salons and personal service providers. Some of these offers and services include fully styled looks in a digital package or on consignment from alice + olivia; customized photography classes at Apple; a personalized private styling experience with the Dolce & Gabbana stylist for the US; private pre- or after-hours shopping at Emilio Pucci; in-hotel shopping with a Master Tailor at Etro; a tea time experience at the Laduree; white glove service at Lalique, boutique fitness classes at lululemon; express makeup services at NARS; complimentary car service at Panerai; special accommodations and complimentary alterations at Roberto Cavalli; VIP stylist services at Theory; and the opportunity to create a bespoke timepieces at Vacheron Constantin.
In addition, Madison Avenue offers an uber-luxe shopping experience by appointment. The Madison Avenue Luxury Shopping Experience is a private, bespoke, full-day or half-day tour of this celebrated area tailored to a visitor’s tastes, interests, and preferences. Enjoy a completely streamlined luxury experience featuring door-to-door chauffeured car service, private shopping appointments, and lunch while accompanied by one of New York City’s most experienced personal shoppers.
Louise Maniscalco of Simone Studio NY heads the team of highly experienced personal shoppers behind The Madison Avenue Luxury Shopping Experience. For over 25 years, Louise has enhanced and perfected the personal and professional style of prominent business people, celebrities, international royalty, and society figures. Maniscalco began her career as a stylist at prestigious luxury retailers including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Bloomingdale’s. She launched and directed the personal shopping services for fashion powerhouse Barneys New York before opening her own styling studio for private clients.
Louise co-authored The Trade Off, a novel dedicated to the world of personal shopping in New York. Her goal is simple—to enhance and reveal the unique style each client inherently possesses and assist them in navigating the world’s most prestigious boutiques on Madison Avenue. She also provides shopping services in advance for international travelers who arrive with a shopping list for coveted designer items for themselves and friends and family at home.
ABOUT MADISON AVENUE
Madison Avenue, from East 57 to East 86 Streets, is the largest luxury shopping district in North America, containing over 400 establishments in this 1.5 mile historic area. Madison Avenue exhibits timeless elegance with a contemporary flare that is distinctively New York. The district is surrounded by internationally renowned hotels and located just a short walk from the City’s most popular attractions, including art galleries, Museum Mile and Central Park.
Madison Avenue is the exclusive NYC partner of the USA Luxury Shopping Consortium, a distinctive portfolio of luxury shopping centers and retail districts located throughout the U.S. As a result, Madison Avenue is an official Lifestyle Partner and recognized as a Preferred Shopping Destination of the Virtuoso Travel Network, an international agency network comprised of over 11,400 elite travel advisors in over 40 countries that serve the most affluent, well-traveled individuals in the world.
For further information and a listing of retailers, galleries and restaurants, visit www.madisonavenuebid.org