Top 10 Must See Events For Fashion's Night Out
Sep 04, 2012 - by Samantha Lim
Happy Fashion Week! With more retailers participating than ever before, the incredible event lineup at FNO has become a bit overwhelming. From a Vogue photo op with Karlie Kloss to a free Chanel bag, we've whittled it down to our top 10 favorite events that you really won't want to miss.
The RealReal Where: The RealReal, Throughout Madison Avenue. Time: 6 to 9 p.m. Why: TheRealReal is sending models up and down Madison Avenue (from 59th to 76th) giving out coupons for their luxury site AND THEY ARE GIVING AWAY A CHANEL BAG. To enter, you need to approach a model saying "I am obsessing over The RealReal, do you have the Chanel gift card?" and you could be the lucky winner!
Alexis Bittar Where: 465 Broome Street (between Mercer and Greene streets) When: 6 to 10 p.m. Why: Celebrating FNO with a karaoke night, $50 gift cards will be given to all the braver performers! Get on stage and then get some Bittar.
Juicy Couture Where: 650 5th Avenue (at 52nd street) Time: 6 to 9 p.m. Why: Get your glam on with runway queen Karlie Kloss while she is in store for photo-ops taken by Vogue's one and only Ivan Shaw
Rebecca Minkoff Where: Saks Fifth Avenue, Fifth Floor, 611 Fifth Avenue (between 49th and 50th streets) When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Why: Rebecca Minkoff is hosting a Girls Night Out, for all our fashionistas. Think: ponytail bar, manicures, smoky eye station, and even a make your own arm party booth!
Blow, The New York Blow Dry Bar
Where: 4 West 16th street (between 5th and 6th avenues) Time: 6 to 8 p.m. Why: Free blowouts and free Time to Shine 3-D Illuminating mist. That's really all the information you need.
Where: Salvatore Ferragamo, 655 Fifth Avenue (at 52nd street); 212-759-3822. When: 7 to 9 p.m. Why: Its all about the house of Russe at Ferragamo, who is hosting a concert starring Russian New Wave pop band Tesla Boy Oh and rocking out with Russian street style stars Duma, Elena Perminova, and Anya Ziourova.
Saks Fifth Avenue Where: 611 Fifth Avenue (between 49th and 50th streets) Time: 6 to 10 p.m. Why: Oscar de la Renta. Amar'e Stoudemire. Darren Criss. Vanessa Carlton (performing). Erin Featherston. Not enough? That's the just beginning of the celebrity sighting list that you will see at Saks FNO event.
Where: 499 Broadway (between Broome and Spring streets) Time: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m Why: Swarovski Elements and Yoko Ono to design 2 limited edition crystal key cuts that are a must-see.
Christian Louboutin Where: 59 Horatio street (between Gansevoort and West 12th streets) Time: 6 to 10 p.m. Why: The uber iconic shoe designer will be debuting limited edition heels at his West Village outpost.
The Shops at Target
Where: Target Pop-up Boutique, 441 West 14th Street (between 9th and 10th avenues). Time: 6 to 10 p.m. Why: The first public showcase for The Shops at Target before the September 9 launch, plus there's ice cream so be sure to stop by.