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There is no better place for celebrity spotting in New York than The Pierre

From fashion royalty to Hollywood A-listers

By Aman Mehta  September 21st, 2018

Anyone who’s walked around the Upper East Side since the 1920s has passed by The Pierre New York, A Taj Hotel. One of the city’s most iconic buildings, the 41-storey skyscraper is an ode to Georgian architecture, with a heavy dose of French influence thrown in for good measure. What’s more, it still holds its allure even today standing calm amid the frenzy of Fifth Avenue and the madness over on Madison, unfazed by the other neighbourhood towers jostling for attention.

Michael Kors and Priyanka Chopra
Uma Thurman at the hotel
Shawn Mendes and Hailey Baldwin
Rachel McAdams with Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccioli
A Dolce & Gabbana soirée at Cotillion Room

But it’s not just the stunning architecture that turns heads. For years, the hotel has been a magnet for the rich and famous too. From Hollywood A-listers and socialites to the glitterati, everyone has been here. Then, there’s fashion royalty too. Iconic designer Karl Lagerfeld once famously said, “I discovered New York from The Pierre. It was like a starting point I always went back to. Distances in the city were measured only by how far they were from here.” If it’s good enough for the visionary charged with safeguarding the legacy of legendary French designer Coco Chanel, who stayed here on her very first visit to the city, it’s got our stamp of approval too.