Your Fashion’s Night Out Guide 2011

Alexander Wang

Highlights in Manhattan

3.1 Phillip Lim
115 Mercer St.
212-334-1160
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Lim and some of the brand’s favorite ladies such as Marina Munoz  will serve you cocktails created by the designer. Plus, hear music by Alexis Krauss from Sleigh Bells and a lucky shopper will wheel away with a Linus Bike and a Pashli bag.

7 For All Mankind
347 Bleecker St.
212-924-4146
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Enjoy champagne and sweets, and receive Denim Therapy — a free hem — with any jeans you buy. Hello, fall.

ALDO
579 Broadway
212-226-7974
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Shoppers can look forward to snacks, drinks, DJs and appearances by designers Julian Louie and Christian Cota. And if you missed the ALDO x Julian Louie collaboration this past spring, they’re back for FNO along with a presale of ALDO x Christian Cota.

Alexander Wang
103 Grand St.
212-977-9683
7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
He’s known to have the best Fashion Week after-parties, but will Alexander Wang do the same for FNO? This year the designer is holding a talent contest. Bring your best act.

Alice + Olivia
80 W. 40th St., 212-840-0887
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Alice + Olivia will host a fun and fantastical carnival where guest will be treated to sno-cones, cotton candy and quirky games. Shoppers will also have the chance to win raffle prizes.

AllSaints Spitalfields
512 Broadway
646-862-1832
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
 AllSaints presents an exclusive acoustic set by The Pierces. In addition, shoppers get 20 percent off their purchases.  

Anna Sui
113 Greene St.
212-941-8406
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The first 50 customers to buy items from the fall collection receive a special gift. Plus, Anna Sui makeup artists will be on hand for mini makeovers.

Aritzia
524 Broadway
212-334-3255
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Party with the girls from Canada at their N.Y. flagship where every 10 minutes, a lucky group will get the chance to spin the “Wheel of Fashion” and win items. DJ The Rub will be spinning and Lady Luck  cocktails will be served.

Atrium
644 Broadway
212-473-3980
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
This SoHo staple will have a special giveaway along with drinks and snacks from the Mexicue food truck.

Barbie Loves FNO

37th Street & Fifth Avenue
212-465-1166
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Barbie has teamed up with designers Alexis Bittar, Alice + Olivia, Tracy Reese and Rogan for a social scavenger hunt. The way it works is that each designer created fall looks for Barbie which are strategically placed in their retail stores with a QR code. With the codes, participants can enter to win the pieces designed for Barbie in their size.  Hop on Barbie’s Gray Line double-decker bus to get between stores.

Barneys New York

660 Madison Ave.
212-826-8900
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Besides the fun lineup (Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Proenza Schouler and Daphne Guinness will be just some of the fashion folks to spy) you can shop for a cause at Barneys. The department store will donate 10 percent of its Madison Avenue location’s sales (and its Barneys.com sales for Sept. 8) to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

Bergdorf Goodman
745 Fifth Ave.
212-753-7300
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
There’s just so much going on at Bergdorf, from designers galore to musical performances. But the real highlight is the Designer Dog Show, where participants such as Joseph Altuzarra and Badgley Mischka hit the catwalk with their pets.

Betsey Johnson
138 Wooster St.
212-995-5048
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Enjoy tunes from DJ Kalkutta, makeup by Stila Cosmetics, cupcakes, champagne and a chance to win your very own Betsey tote.

Billionaire Boys Club & Ice Cream
456 West Broadway
212-777-2225
6 p.m. to 11p.m.
The store will launch two new releases —a Billionaire Girls Club T-shirt and a special T-shirt created with A Bathing Ape — available only for the night. Pharrell will be at the store for the releases.

Bloomingdale’s
1000 Third Ave.
212-705-2000
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The party is in full force at Bloomingdale’s, where shoppers can receive tons of special gifts. Highlights include: GQ magazine’s launch with Dockers. Appearances by Alexander Wang, Rachel Zoe and Erin Wasson — who’s there to introduce her new capsule collection with Zadig & Voltaire.

Calvin Klein Collection
654 Madison Ave.
212-292-9000
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Creative directors Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli will co-host the party with supermodel Lara Stone and basketball star Amar’e Stoudemire. Though the event is in honor of Stone — the current face of Calvin Klein — we think the best part is receiving style tips from Costa.

Coach
595 Madison Ave.
212-754-0041
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Coach is bringing its classic Duffle Sac — originally introduced in 1973 — back for FNO. Check out pictures of  style bloggers shot wearing the bag and sip on cocktails served to you by SNL alum Seth Meyers.

David Yurman
712 Madison Ave.
212-752-4255
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Actresses Camilla Belle and Olivia Munn, along with models Arizona Muse and Joan Smalls, celebrate the brand’s new ad campaign, “Born in New York. Designed in New York. Loved in New York.”  

Destination Maternity
28 East 57th St.
212-588-0220
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
One of the cuter events of the night: Guests join Laila Ali for bites, mocktails, music and giveaways — as well as a gift bag with special treats for mom and baby (worth over $150) with a purchase of $125 or more.

Dior
19 E. 57th St.
212-931-2950
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
No time to primp? No worries. Dior makeup artist Ricky Wilson will be on hand offering complimentary makeovers as Alexandra Richards mans the turntables. Don’t forget to try their new Velvet Eyes reusable eyeliner patches.

Dockers at Bloomingdale’s 59th St.
1000 Third Ave.
Main Men’s Floor
212-705-2000
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dockers, GQ magazine, the CFDA and Bloomingdale’s team up for the “Best New Menswear Designers in America” program. Now’s your chance to meet winner and design star Alexander Wang along with nominees Michael Bastian, Patrik Ervell, Riviera Club, Miller’s Oath and Warriors of Radness as they unveil their limited-edition looks for Dockers.

DVF Meatpacking District
874 Washington St.
212-542-5754
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Get amped at DVF with an icy coffee from the Coffee Bean’s before Grammy winning artist Estelle takes the stage. Wind down with cocktails and bites, and capture the night in the flip-book photo booth. Before you leave, sample DVF’s new fragrance, DIANE.

MAKE UP FOR EVER Lash Lounge at Sephora SoHo
555 Broadway
212-5625-1309
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Batting those lashes to get what you want just got easier. At Sephora Soho Make Up Forever teach you how to apply falsies and customize lashes (think: bows, feathers, beads).

GENERRA
823 Washington St.
212-457-2499
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Shoppers have a chance to win a $750 shopping spree and can get a free tote bag with purchases of $300 or more.
 
GUESS by Marciano
537 Broadway
212-925-0817
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Stop by for this I Heart NYC-themed event where you’ll enjoy beats by DJ DexterLove, mini makeovers by NYX Cosmetics and mini manicures — all while models showcase the latest fall looks. Shoppers who make a $5 donation to The NYC AIDS Fund receive a gift bag filled with goodies.

Helmut Lang
93 Mercer St.
212-242-3240
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Catch a live performance by indie band Best Coast and get your picture taken in an interactive digital photo booth. Best yet, feast on gourmet bites by Luke’s Lobster Truck and drinks by Death + Company.

Henri Bendel
712 Fifth Ave.
212-247-1100
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Uptown and downtown party together. The LES Hester Street Fair and Bendel’s are uniting for a street fair-type experience inside the Fifth Avenue flagship. You’ll find an eclectic mix of food, beauty, accessories and lifestyle products including Hester Street Fair favorites Melt Bakery (who’ll have a special FNO-inspired ice cream-sandwich flavor). Another bright spot: Henri Bendel has partnered with Swarovski Elements to bling the night out with crystal.

Kenneth Cole SoHo
595 Broadway
212-965-0283
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Drop in for a live in-store show by Parachute. Kenneth Cole himself will be mingling, and DJ M.O.S. will get you away from the racks and on the dance floor. All FNO guests  will receive a free customized T-shirt. And any guest who checks in on Foursquare will receive a free gift.

Kiehl’s Since 1851
109 Third Ave.
212-677-3171
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
This year, Backstreet Boy AJ McLean host’s Kiehl’s Karaoke Karnival. Karnival goers can expect celebrity performances  raffles every hour, cocktails, cotton candy, hot dogs, pretzels and more. If you do make it to the mic, participants receive a complimentary lip balm.

Kirna Zabete
96 Greene St.
212-941-9656
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Talk about star power. Here you’ll get a chance to meet designers such as Proenza Schouler, Thakoon and Altuzarra  while you shop their exclusive FNO designs. Plus: music by DJ Wolf, treats by People’s Pops and a photo booth with Yestadt Millinery.

L’Occitane en Provence
146 Spring St.
212-334-0830
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The store will transport fashionistas to the south of France with a series of Provencal pampering possibilities including rosé wine, French fare and complimentary hand massages. But the real reason to stop by: L’Occitane will raffle off a trip to Provence for two.

LEVI’S Meatpacking
414 West 14th St.
415-501-7311
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Levi’s hooks you up with a live musical performance, gourmet sips and snacks, gift with purchase and custom fittings.

Lisa Perry
976 Madison Ave.
212-334-1956
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Celebrate ’60s-style with Lisa Perry and the cast of the upcoming television show “PAN AM” while shopping and sipping on cocktails.

Macy’s Herald Square
151 W. 34th St.
212-695-4400
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
There’s a ton of fun stuff going on in the Herald Square location, including personal appearances by Tommy Hilfiger, Coco Rocha, Rachel Roy, Amar’e Stoudemire, Bobbi Brown, Anna Dello Russo and the Gucci Guilty Dance Party with DJ Samantha Ronson. There’ll also be performances by Kelly Rowland and Joss Stone. Our favorite part: the Macy’s Flower Cart will hand out flowers to FNO attendees.

Manolo Blahnik
31 W. 54th St.
212-582-3007
6 p.m. to 11p.m.
Make Carrie Bradshaw proud and head to Manolo Blahnik where Sarah Jessica Parker will be on hand to unveil the shoe she designed with the deigner. To toast to their collaboration, a van will be tooting around the city with Blahnik’s favorite treat — milkshakes. A portion of the proceeds will go to The Fund for Public Schools.

Marc Jacobs
382 Bleeker St.
212-929-0304
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The designer is hosting a carnival-themed block party. Shoppers will receive a limited-edition Marc Jacobs carnival tote bag (while supplies last) and Sofia Mini champagne cans will be served.
 
MAC Cosmetics Times Square
1540 Broadway
646-355-0296
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Confident in your look? Take it to anonymous performance artists Gill & Jill Bumby, who will provide their “Fair and Honest Appraisals of Your Appearance” at MAC stores in SoHo and Times Square.

MAC Cosmetics
109 Spring St.
212-334-4641
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Until 9 p.m., Beth Ditto takes the stage for a special three-song set.

Nicole Miller

77 Greene St. 212-219-1825
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Sip on Absolut Vodka cocktails and get down to the beats by DJ Harley Viera Newton. Then consider buying yet another tote — Miller created one just for the night, and 15 percent of the proceeds for each bag goes to Indego Africa,  an organization helping female artisans in Rwanda.

OAK
28 Bond St.
212-677-1293
7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Get groovy with OAK. There’ll be disco and ’70s psych playing; and discover limited-edition ’70s T-shirts by The Seventh Heart. Plus: shopping incentives all night long.

Opening Ceremony
Ace Hotel
29 Street and Broadway
OC is celebrating Argentina — its country of focus for 2012 — with a carnival-themed party. Band of Outsiders and Rodarte are involved, plus dance performances outfitted by designers like Alexander Wang and Suno. But what’s sure to blow minds is an appearance by Miss Piggy, who’s on hand to unveil the new Muppets x Opening Ceremony collection.

QVC

428 Broadway at Howard St.
484-701-1000
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Live broadcast from 9 p.m. to midnight
Stopping by QVC’s FNO soiree are celebs such as Kris Jenner, Anna Wintour and Heidi Klum. Look for lots of free giveaways and exclusive offers.

Rag & Bone
119 Mercer St.
212-219-2204
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Knicks fans, we’ve found your event: Rag & Bone’s Marcus Wainwright and David Neville, along with co-hosts Carmelo and La La Anthony will be holding court at the SoHo store. Quick: Sign up online for an invitation to the event.

Ralph Lauren
109 Prince St.
212-625-1660
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Hunky Argentine polo player Nacho Figueras will be on hand making the ladies swoon. Plus: champagne and beats spun by Scratch DJ Academy.

Revlon at the Mondrian SoHo
9 Crosby St.
212-527-4657
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Primp for the night with Revlon’s global artistic director Gucci Westman. Ticket-holders get access to a personal consultation with Westman followed by a makeup application from a member of Gucci’s team. Also, treat yourself to a manicure, accompanied by cocktails and small bites. Attendees will also get a chance to win two tickets to Rag & Bone’s show. Tickets to this event are on sale, and all proceeds will be donated to “Look Good Feel Better,” a charity that supports women undergoing cancer treatment.

Saks Fifth Avenue
611 Fifth Ave.
212-753-4000
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Floors of fun at Saks feature:  designers Alexis Bittar, Yigal Azrouel, Prabal Gurung, plus actress Tilda Swinton. Get Marc Jacobs Minx Nails manicures, dance to a DJ set with Questlove and visit a braid bar hosted by Rebecca Minkoff and The Man Repeller.

Shopbop.com
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Stuck at work or out of the city? Shopbop.com will keep you in the loop. Just visit www.shopbop.com/fashion-night-out to shop the FNO collection and watch live-streamed footage of the night’s festivities; and watch for a chance to win a $5,000 shopping spree.

Stuart Weitzman
625 Madison Ave.
212-750-2555
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Meet Michelle Trachtenberg and Hayden Panettiere as they  unveil their Young Hollywood Cares shoe collection benefiting ovarian cancer research.

Target
1095 Sixth Ave.
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Shop a special preview of the Missoni for Target collection before it arrives in stores on Sept. 13. Angela Missoni and Margherita Maccapani Missoni will both be on hand; and the first 20 guests to spend more than $100 will have the chance to take a quirky, family-style portrait with the Missonis!

Teen Vogue
Bleecker and W. 11th streets
212-286-7087
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Teen Vogue is hosting a block party that will include free manicures from Essie, a pop-up shop, AriZona iced tea smoothies, photo booths, a performance by Sky Ferreira and more.

Tommy Hilfiger
681 Fifth Ave.
212-223-1824
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Meet Tommy Hilfiger and Theophilus London. Guest who spend a minimum of $250 will receive VIP access to see Theophilus London perform.

Tracy Reese
641 Hudson St.
212-807-0505
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Put your back into it at Tracy Reese’s Meatpacking location, where they designer will judge a dance contest and prizes will be awarded. Those not up for dancing can enjoy the music and wine. Guests who spend more than $300 will be entered in a raffle to win a prize.



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