The current ‘must have’ for any major fashion label is without doubt an ‘it’ hotel. Ralph Lauren, Bvlgari, Missoni, Christian Lacroix and Versace now all have interior-designed hotels. Last year, a cruise ship appeared on the horizon boasting interiors that could easily have been conceived by the most en vogue of fashion-led designers.

Less Art Deco, more smart deco, Celebrity Solstice was situated somewhere in a curious dream-world between the fin de si