One of the best kept secrets of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week has to be the VIP treatment received by American Express card members.
Let's start with the American Express Skybox.
Card members are escorted through a door in front of show guests - you can almost see them drool as you walk by - and up a flight of stairs to the opulent suite, which is perched above the top row of the actual runway show. The suite features a fully stocked bar, a mini stage where Q and A sessions are held between shows, and comfy seats for guests to watch each sashay and swivel on the runway.
Passed hors d'oeuvres - everything from shrimp, salmon, and lamb - and drinks are brought to...