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Design hotels for the Aussie fashionista

By , October 13, 2015

Style queens know that it’s not enough to look good – fashionistas should also sleep in style.

That’s why we’ve been busy finding the ultimate fashion & hotel pairing*: for the best in interior design and fashion envy, look no further than our list of Australia’s favourite clothing labels to match the country’s best design hotels.

*All hotels and fashion brand pairings were chosen by trivago. For the purpose of this post, none of the hotels mentioned are in any way affiliated with the matching fashion labels.

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Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley Resort (Blue Mountains) – Alice McCall


Alice McCall combines folk-like craftsmanship with modern design to create pieces that embody playful, airy and charming qualities – the picture perfect ensemble for this beautiful country-chic retreat.

The Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort in the Blue Mountains is situated within 7,000 acres of protected wilderness and consists of 40 elegantly-appointed, free-standing suites. Each offer the utmost privacy in beautiful surrounds and are equipped with its own private swimming pool, double-sided fireplace and verandah.

Star gazing, horse-riding and wine tasting are all activities you can enjoy at the resort, whereas those looking for a spa experience can take advantage of a range of health and beauty treatments on offer – the perfect retreat for a relaxed weekend away.

View prices for the Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort here.

Art Series – The Blackman (Melbourne) & Alannah Hill

Blackman - AlannahHillLovers of Alannah Hill tend to appreciate the finer things life has to offer, which makes Art Series – The Blackman the perfect place to stay. The sophisticated boutique accommodation provides a contemporary and enchanting feel with its spacious suites and designer décor.

Pink teapots with flowers are a common theme throughout the hotel, a perfect fit for the charming and feminine Alannah Hill fashion fans.

View deals at Art Series – The Blackman here.

QT (Gold Coast) & Princess Highway


Princess Highway is for those who prefer fashion with an edge, with the label loved all-round by Aussie vintage queens. That’s why fans of the fashion brand will also appreciate QT’s beachside hotel on the Gold Coast; just like Princess Highway, the accommodation is all about bold and unique design that is both fun and flirty.

So don your best florals and full skirts (some colour-blocking won’t go astray, either) and make yourself at home in this hub for food, wine, music, art and design. There’s even a DIY lemonade kit provided in every room – so guests can enjoy summer’s classic beverage, the old-fashioned way.

Each spacious room awaits the Princess Highway fan with quirky designer furnishings, free WiFi and deluxe amenities.

Click here for more on the QT hotel.

1888 Hotel (Sydney) & Manning Cartell

1888 hotel - manning cartellManning Cartell fans will love the bold pops of colour and edgy contrast at Sydney’s 1888 Hotel. Fashionistas staying at this hotel can expect the luxury of beautiful contemporary surroundings, with three-metre-high ceilings, exposed brick walls and original Iron Bark Beams.

Artwork by Australian artists adorns the walls whilst bespoke furniture adds a unique touch to each room. Socialites will also be pleased to know that the hotel is located in the heart of trendy Pyrmont; the perfect base for exploring bars and restaurants or for spending a night out in town.

At the end of the day, kick off your heels and relax with the luxurious walk-in rain showers and fluffy MicroCloud bed toppers provided in each room.

Check out the 1888 hotel here.

Establishment (Sydney) & Bardot


Bardot delivers the latest trends to fashion-forward women who are on the lookout for classy ensembles with a touch of attitude. This confident, sleek and stylish approach is also ingrained at the Establishment. Here, city-dwelling fashionistas can expect ultra-stylish décor which contrasts light and dark palettes.

Guests have access to a private gym and all of the Establishment’s coveted bars and restaurants, so you can drink, dance and dine all under one roof with all of Sydney’s party elite.

View deals at the Establishment here.

Emporium (Brisbane) & Backstage


Just like the Backstage label, the Emporium hotel Brisbane is the perfect fusion of retro and edgy design. Each of the hotel’s studio suites are custom designed based on contemporary elegance and bold statements, with some of the hotel’s exotic vintage pieces imported from around the world.

The hotel’s rooftop terrace is the cool place to relax. Alike to Backstage clothing lovers, some decent tunes play a very important role at the Emporium, with the hotel offering a top music selection accompanied by a poolside food and drink service – all this amidst a spectacular view of the Brisbane skyline.

Click here to compare prices at the Emporium.

Four Seasons (Sydney) – Ginger & Smart

The Four Seasons’ classic colour palette of sterling blues and silvers are perfect for the Ginger & Smart lover. Fans of the brand are calm and confident types who express this through the contemporary design aesthetic of their fashion choice, opting for clean and structured lines, geometric patterns and contrasting floral motifs.

When it comes to luxury accommodation, the Four Seasons Sydney offers fashionistas elegant furnishings in high-quality textures, such as rich silks and exotic mahogany wood trimmings. Down pillows and thick terry bathrobes ensure a comfortable night’s stay, so fashionistas can remain pampered, primped and primed for their next social calendar appointment.

Go here for more information on the Four Seasons Sydney.