Plan Your 2010 Fashion’s Night Out Schedule
Fashion Night Out fever is already starting to spread. The second annual worldwide shopping extravaganza will take place on September 10th 2010, and that means you have 25 days to plan your strategy. But first you'll need to know where your favorite designers will be and what unique activities they will be participating in. Here are 10 spots we'll be hitting up on FNO:
Why Go:Calvin Klein will be collaborating with talented musician and photographer Bryan Adams during FNO. The CK store on Madison will be hosting Adams for an exclusive in-store photo demonstration showcasing influential American women. To add an enjoyable cherry on top of an already delish pie, Adams will be performing throughout the evening.
Why Go: In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Mrs. Herrera's first free-standing boutique on Madison Avenue, the elegant designer will have a photo booth set up to take pictures of you and your oh-so-chic friends during. The photos will be yours to keep and will be available immediately for your Facebook posting pleasure. Naturally, there will also be a performance by magician, Mark Mitton, and music by DJ Paul Sevigny.
Why Go: Take the rare opportunity to color customize a pair of Chanel's iconic ballerina flats. You will be able to choose from a colorful selection of leather and linings to put your own unique twist on a classic. Chanel's newest nail polish color will also be available. Get a chic manicure with Les Khakis de Chanel, a limited-edition shade made specifically for FNO.
Why Go: Dancing with the Stars superstar Julianne Hough will be celebrating FNO at the David Yurman Townhouse. Join her for cocktails and appetizers, while browsing the limited edition dog tags and bracelets made exclusively for the event.
Dolce & Gabbana
Why Go: Supermodel extraordinaire Naomi Campbell will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of her career. Just be sure to stay out of her way and everything will be fine. Limited edition t-shirts featuring amazing photographs of Campbell will be available for purchase at the Madison Avenue boutique; she'll even sign 'em for you. There will be a surprise performance choreographed by Laurie Ann Gibson and music by DJ Lindsey.
Saks Fifth Avenue
Why Go: Saks Fifth Avenue will be the place to go to rock out with celebrities, designers, and of course, rock stars! Donna Karan, Victor & Rolf, Charlotte Ronson, Zac Posen, Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas, and many more, will be amongst the A-list crowd you are sure to bump into. Watch designers compete in a fashion sketch-off, while getting “rocker chic” tips from top cosmetic experts.
Barneys New York
Why Go: Where else can you shop with fashion icons Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Daphne Guinness, Julie Gilhart, and Simon Doonan all at once? You may also run into The Proenza Boys, Isabel and Ruben Toledo, the Rodarte ladies, the Rag & Bone gents, Alexander Wang and many more of fashions coolest faces! Play ping-ping, sing karaoke, drum up a tune or engage in a game of musical chairs with some famous competition. Check out Barneys.com for the complete schedule and details!
Why Go: To mix and mingle with reality stars, while getting a handle on your future. Sign up for a 10 min reading with famed astrologer Susan Miller; the $25 fee goes to charity. Atelier Swarovski will be launching their latest collaborations with Karl Lagerfeld, celebrity hair stylist Fredric Fekkai will be providing hair consultations, and The City's Olivia Palermo will offer her styling services to help you find the perfect Marchesa frock.
Why Go: Coach'sMadison Avenue flagship will be hosting a number of talented NYC-based artists, who will create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece on Coach's FNO canvas totes.
Why Go: Face painting isn't just for kids. Mullbery will turn into a circus of sorts, complete with glittery lions, who will be on hand to pose for pictures. As the fun continues throughout the evening, Mulberry will give away a number of amazing prizes to a few lucky winner; stop by for a chance to win the new Mini Margaret bag, and two tickets to Mulberry's Fashion Week Presentation at Soho House!