Tory Burch: Montana
Fashion designer and founder of Tory Burch.
Stay: Ranches near Big Timber
and Yellow Stone National Park.
Eat: The fish caught on an all-day
Expect: Think A River Runs Through It
and The Horse Whisperer, which were both filmed in the area.
Karl Lagerfeld: Sorry, he’s working.
Head designer and creative
director for Chanel and Fendi.
Stay: “I have no time for vacation …
I’m working tonight.”
Eat: The Observer suspects
Diet Coke and sushi.
Expect: To find the candle burning
at both ends
as he finishes his collections.
Julia Flynn: Palm Springs California
Creative director at luxury label
Stay: The Parker Palm Springs Hotel.
Eat: Norma’s (for some fine al fresco dining).
Expect: Gorgeous mountain views, sunset walks, with places for play and pampering
at the spa and tennis courts.
Ian Murray: New England Coastline
CEO and co-founder of Vineyard Vines
Stay: His home in Martha’s Vineyard.
Eat: Homecooked meals at the beach house.
Expect: Family and friends who have
been coming for generations
gathering on the beach.
Vince Camuto: Italy
Women’s shoe designer and
CEO/chief creative officer of the
fashion company Camuto Group
Eat: The Observer suspects pasta
(unless Vince is going gluten-free).
Expect: Splashing around in the Mediterraneanwaters and culture for inspiration and a quick getaway.
Jeff Goldstein: The Hamptons
Owner of Blue & Cream
Eat: East Hampton’s Nick & Toni’s. Get the zucchini chips and a whole branzino.
Stay: His summer home.
Expect: Hot coffee, cold beer and lots
of great company, mixed with the Hamptons’ beachfront playground.
Son Jung Wan: Busan, South Korea
Fashion designer and founder of Son Jung Wan
Stay: Westin Chosun Hotel on Haeundae Beach.
Eat: Loves the sushi at Kuromatsu,
a beachside restaurant at the hotel.
Expect: The peace and
tranquility of a beach getaway,
but a little closer to home.
Rolando Santana: Acapulco, Mexico
Fashion designer and founder of Rolando Santana
Stay: The Banyan Tree Cabo Marques Hotel.
Eat: A tropical cocktail while taking a dip
in the hotel’s infinity pool.
Expect: Refuge along the Pacific cliffs.
Tito Pedrini: Positano
Jewelry designer and owner
of Titopedrini Inc.
Eat: Spaghetti alle zucchini
at Lo Scogli. Molto bene!
Stay: Le Sirenuse Hotel.
Expect: The only thing better than
the exquisite cuisine is the view
(and the company you share it all with).
Ali Fatourechi: Paris, London, Positano, San Tropez, Portofino, Cinque Terre, Sardinia, Capri, Naples, Ponza and New York
Creative director and founder of GENETIC
Stay: The Seanna, a 213-foot
Benetti superyacht. All aboard!
Eat: Drinks on deck anyone?
Expect: Exclusive ports, posh hotels
and extreme glamour.
Phillip Lim: Cat Island in the central Bahamas
Creative director of Philip Lim
Stay: Shannas Cove Resort.
Eat: The Observer suspects the rum the area is known for
Expect: To see Caribbean destination
weddings and many couples
in this haven.
Helena and Kaya Stuart: Europe and the Catskills
Mother/daughter designers and owners
of Only Hearts
Stay: Mother Helena: Staying with friends
or any hotels near them. For daughter Kaya: Home in Catskills.
Eat: Helena: All the decadence
of London and Europe,
as long as her friends join her.Kaya: Homegrown dinners foraged
and cooked on her Catskills land.
Expect: Helena: Beautiful ocean walks.
Kaya: Couples hanging out
on peaceful front porches.