Retailers and shoppers in over 10 countries and 500 cities are gearing up for the 4th annual Fashion’s Night Out – an exhilarating evening of sales, celebrity appearances, performances, and the obligatory complimentary cocktail. With so many incredible events on the docket, Stylesight has called out a few key goings on in the major cities, along with all the info you need to chronicle your FNO evening.
Check out the FNO Facebook page for updates, and visit FNO Live for real-time images from the evening’s festivities, starting at 5pm EST. Want to get in on the action? Tag your Instagram pics with #FNO for a chance to get featured on the photo roll.
BEAUTY - Hip hop it girl Azealia Banks performs at MAC’s SoHo store. Beauty buffs can also pick up limited-edition lipstick in dark plum called Yung Rapunxel, named after Banks’ alter ego. (506 Broadway)
FOOTWEAR – Cyndi Lauper preps for the release of her upcoming memoir and Broadway show with a performance at Manolo Blahnik. (31 West 54th Street)
CHILDREN – Carolina Herrera ditched the champagne flutes for balloon animals, opting for a kid-friendly carnival complete with games, magic shows, and mom-and-tot matching leather wrap bracelets. (802 Madison Avenue)
STREET/ACTIVE – Billionaire Boys Club’s flagship is offering an exclusive selection of logo T-shirts, which will be sold to the first 100 customers to visit the store. Oh, and inimitable designers Pharrell and Marc McNairy will be there talking shop with customers – no biggie . (456 West Broadway)
VIP – Emporio Armani and MTV Brand New showcases an evening of fresh music performances. The event is invitation only but promises to offer plenty of celebrity sightings. (51-52 New Bond Street)
ACCESSORIES – Hermes offers a more traditional event for FNO, with scarf styling sessions, photo opps, and 50s style dance lessons. (155 New Bond Street)
APPAREL – Liberty’s Second Floor has plenty on offer from some of London’s hottest emerging talent. Highlights include Jonathan Saunders’ in-store photo booth, Richard Nicoll and Jade Parfitt providing personal style advice, and Roksanda Ilincic signing original sketches of her F/W collection for customers. (Great Marlborough Street)
APPAREL – Rendez-vous with designers Anthony Vaccarello, Aurélie Bidermann, Guillaume Henry (Carven), Maison Michel, Olympia le Tan, Pièce d’Anarchive, Yazbukey at Colette. All will be here in person, with unique pieces made especially for the occasion. Calligrapher Nicolas Ouchenir will cover your coveted new purchases with pretty words to truly personalize the experience. (213 rue Saint-Honoré)
APPAREL – Always one to up the ante when it comes to innovation and style, Kenzo is holding a hula hoop party, complete with hip hop, exclusive T-shirts, and cocktails. (27, Boulevard de la Madeleine)
APPAREL – Sandro continues the circus theme with ‘Sandro fait son cirque’. Enjoy a wheel of fortune, cotton candy, candy apples and surprise cocktails. ( 269 rue Saint-Honoré)
APPAREL – Chloe’s FNO event can be summed up in one word: cheerleaders. (253 rue Saint-Honoré)
ACCESSORIES – Pirelli celebrates with a very special shopping event; the flagship store is transformed into magical museum celebrating the brand’s history, and it will be selling limited edition scarves and footwear. ( Corso Venezia)
APPAREL – La Rinascente, an Italian shopping institution, will host a full array of special events, exclusive previews, and limited edition items. (Piazza del Duomo)