16th September 2016

Charter a private jet to fashion week

Male models wearing suits

The fashion elites and their stylish admirers are at large once again as the fashion world prepares for the Fashion Week season. Starting with London Fashion Week, London’s Saatchi Gallery will play host to the illustrious event, welcoming fashion deity’s including Christopher Kane, Paul Costelloe, Gianni Versace and many more.

Fashion Week is all about lavish displays and expensive, it’s about the top tier of wearable art. If you’re going to attend, arrive in style by chartering a private jet, ensuring you make it to every destination, in luxurious extravagance, looking runway ready.

Fashion week happens twice a year, so we’ve compiled the dates for your diary, along with the top shows to attend and where you can touch down in your private jet.

London Fashion Week

Dates for the Diary

London Fashion Week

  • September 16th 2016 – September 20th 2016
  • February 17th 2017 – February 21st 2017
  • September 15th 2017 – September 19th 2017

Shows to look out for

Fashions East
Established by Lulu Kennedy and the Old Truman Brewery in 2000, this non-profit initiative champions new designers, showcasing them on the catwalk at London Fashion Week.
Names to look out for include: Richard Malone Price, A.V Richardson, Matty Bovan & Mimi Wade.

Ryan Lo
Alumni of Fashion East, Lo is now going solo showcasing his own line at this years fashion week.

Topshop Unique
This highstreet brand manages to fend off its big name designer competition and hold its own in this highly competitive environment.

Christopher Kane
Celebrating 10 years of business this could be cause for something extravagant in celebration of Christopher Kane’s landmark fashion. Watch this space.

Where to touch down in your private jet

Farnborough Airport
Becoming one of the most fashionable locations around London for private jet owners in the last few years, Farnborough is an operational business/executive general aviation airport.

London City Airport
The most obvious choice when flying privately to London it is at the heart of the city. However there are limitation owing to London’s growing skyline creating a tricky descent.

Biggin Hill Airport
Having played an essential part in the protection of London in the Battle of Britain this is the most historical airport of the area.

RAF Northolt
The Royal Air Force Station in South Ruislip is a favourite of Her Majesty The Queen herself. It also has excellent connections to both London and the surrounding countryside.

Milan Fashion Week

Being held at the Muden – the Museum of Cultures, Milan Fashion Week is looked at as the mother of all fashion weeks.  Here at Bespoke Air Charter we understand that, you hear Milan, you think fashion.

Dates for the Diary

Milan Fashion Week

  • September 21st 2016 – September 27th 2016
  • February 22nd 2017 – February 28th 2017
  • September 20th 2017 – September 27th 2017

Milan: Men’s

  • January 14th 2017 – January 17th 2017
  • June 17th 2017 – June 20th 2017

Shows to look out for

If you have an appreciation for intellectualism in design and a desire to wear it in an artful way, this show is worth a watch.

Guccio Gucci’s small luggage company has erupted into an empire of cultural significance.

Marc Jacobs
From his oversized polka-dot sweaters as a design student to his streetwise aesthetic “a little preppy, a little grungy, a little couture”, Jacobs has been building his empire for 30 years.

Where to touch down

Linate Airport
Known as the city airport of Milan due to its vicinity to the city.

Malpensa International Airport
Dedicates terminal 2 for charter traffic only.

Paris Fashion Week

Location is everything for a designer, with the lighting, music and the space having a huge affect on the way the collection is perceived. Paris is a goldmine for elegant locations with many unique settings dotted around the city, including the Palais de Tokyo, Carrousel du Louvre and the Grand Palais.

Dates for the diary

Paris Fashion Week

  • September 27th 2016 – October 5th 2016

Paris: Mens

  • January 18th 2017 – January 22nd 2017

Paris: Haute Couture

  • January 22nd 2017 – January 26th 2017

Paris Fashion Week

  • March 1st 2017 – March 8th 2017

Top shows to look out for

Christian Dior
A classic name in fashion, especially at Paris Fashion Week.

Balenciaga First
Only recently has this designer started staging fashion shows, it will be intriguing to see how the collection performs.

Where to jet into

Paris Le Bourget:
Premier choice in private paris airports. It has the largest number of private jet charter terminal facilities of any European airport.

Other Airports:

  • Paris Charles de gaulle
  • Paris Orly
  • Paris Toussus-le-Noble

New York Fashion Week

Home to fashion Icons such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Carmen Dell’Orefice, the Olsen twins and Iris Apfel, New York City is known for its impeccable fashion sensibilities.

Dates for the Diary

New York Fashion Week

  • February 9th – February 17th 2017
  • September 7th – September 15th 2017

Who to be looking out for

Producing clothes that dazzle as wearable art you can expect a unique collection here in NY.

Proenza Schauler
Founders Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez represent the next generation of American Talent. The best of the up and comers.

Prabal Gurung
Entering the fashion world with a boldness that banished any notions of nicey-nice, Gurung’s collections can speak for themselves.

Which private airports are nearby

Teterboro Airport:
Being the most popular of the executive airports in the New York City area, it is also the oldest of the New York airports.

White Plains – Westchester County Airport:
The best airport for a real celebrity arrival. You will be landing straight into the very affluent area of Westchester.

Farmingdale – Republic Airport:
Farmingdale is a completely executive airport, meaning quicker take off and landing due to less traffic