Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Get Shopping, Fashion's Night Out

On Thursday, The Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue are hosting Fashion Night's Out a global event meant to inspire consumers to spend money all in the name of helping out the fashion industry. The worldwide event is the brainchild of Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief at Vogue. Expect champagne to flow, yummy nibbles to be passed and other fun surprises to happen all with the hope to stimulate shoppers to loosen their grip on their wallets.

Here is a list of some of the events that are happening around the Los Angeles area.

3.1 Phillip Lim Los Angeles
6 to 11 p.m.
631 N. Robertson Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 358-1988

Phillip Lim is re-imagining five signature pieces from his archives with today's fabrications and embellishments. Get there early as the special edition archival items are available in a limited-size run on Thursday night only.

Fred Segal Feet
7 to 11 p.m.
8100 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 655-9500

There will be cocktails and live music adding a festive spirit to the event.
Artist Michael Norice is rumored to be on-hand creating crystallized custom sneakers and album covers.

Fred Segal Flair in Santa Monica
4 to 7 p.m.
500 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 393-4477

Hoping you'll be one of many shoppers deciding you can't live without both outfits, there will be free gifts to those who spend $75 or more.

Moods of Norway
6 to 11 p.m.
113 S. Robertson Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90048
(310) 271-7172

With 75% off everything in the store it'll be easier to hand over the credit card especially knowing it's for a good cause. Champers and music will be on-hand to help the process along.

Neiman Marcus
6 to 9 p.m.
9700 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 550-5900

Lisa Love, West Coast editor for Vogue will be on-hand with a trend presentation at 7 p.m. The store will have a New York City vibe that evening with Nathan's hotdogs and Factors New York cheesecake served. Jazz music and runway shows are also set to happen.

Rock & Republic
6 to 11 p.m
105 S. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 285-0486

Makeovers, giveaways and limited-edition leggings will be for sale at their Robertson's location. Rock & Republic's creative director is set to be guest DJing for the evening.

Ron Herman at Fred Segal Melrose
7 to 11 p.m.
8100 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 651-4129

There will be a plethora of designers, stylists and photographers on-hand for the evening. Some of the designers attending will be Chan Luu, Rory Beca, Paige Geller, and Whitley Kros designers Sophia Coloma and Marissa Ribisi. Limited-edition T-shirts and free gifts with purchase are also being offered that evening.

6 to 10 p.m.
1111 N. Crescent Heights Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 822-3600

Head over to Roseark if you are looking to attend a more upscale event with fine art, music, bubbly, tarot cards and a ton of shiny, sparkling jewelry.

Open those wallets and spend even if it's just a tube of'll be helping to boost the fashion industry and economy. If you don't live in Los Angeles visit the official Fashion Night's Out website for a list of events in participating cities. This will be the one time that your significant other will support your shopping habit since it's all for a good cause!

Fashion Night's Out


Martinis or Diaper Genies? said...

man why am i in philadelphia.

Sydney said...

happy SITS Saturday Sharefest! cute blog!

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