If you’ve ever lived through a fashion week, you know how excruciatingly exhausting it can be—the endless Uber rides, the long waits before shows, the camera flashes that are essentially imprinted in your brain after a few hours. This means that a New York Fashion Week meal needs to be easy, quick, filling and, of course, stylish. So if you’re looking to brush shoulders with fashion insiders this fashion week, look no further than these classic NYC restaurants.
For a Chic Nightcap: Ophelia
If you find yourself at a show in midtown, don’t despair, and head to Ophelia, instead. Located on the 26th floor of the historic Beekman Tower, The Art Deco–style lounge boasts wraparound patios sporting expansive views of the East River and the Manhattan skyline. Previously a hangout for working women during the 1920s, the rooftop pays homage to the property’s past. Grab a seat at one of the rooftop’s velvet banquettes and relax over signature cocktails.
What to order: Truffle fries and a Caribbean old-fashioned