Haute Hangouts During Milan Fashion Week

With the glitterati roving through Europe for London, Milan, and Paris Fashion Weeks, travelers (and locals) seeking to rub elbows with the fashion set should refer to travel insiders' lists of popular hangouts with designers and models.

For Milan Fashion Week, Tom Ford has been known to book a table by the week at Alla Cucina delle Langhe. Angela Missoni of the heritage label Missoni was spotted having lunch at Il Bacaro del Sambuco with a Vanity Fair editor. And Il Salumaio di Montenapoleone's hidden courtyard is host to models reposing after a long day on the catwalk.

Not content to send amazing designs down the runway, many designers have also expanded their empires and discerning eye to lounges, cafes, and restaurants. Gold Restaurant by Dolce and Gabanna, Marc by Marc Jacobs Cafe, and Just Cavalli Hollywood are a few of the designer-owned hot spots frequented by the fashion elite.

These are just a few of the recommended places for those in-the-know and fashion fans to experience fine dining and luxe lounges with their favorite models and designers.