Fashion's Night Out is finally here! Taking place on Thursday, September 6th, the same day as New York Fashion Week begins, the annual event is designed to boost revenue for retailers and get consumers excited about shopping for fall. Here's a rundown of FNO events taking place around the city.
The Bellevue Collection will celebrate Fashion's Night Out with over 50+ retailers offering special in-store offers and exclusives. The first 200 guests to RSVP (using code FNO) will gain exclusive access to the ‘Fashion’s Night Out Lounge,’ located in Center Court featuring a live DJ, sweet treats and a stylish swag bag. Local fashion fans will also want to check out the special fashion exhibit showcasing looks from designers that will be participating in the Independent Designer Runway Show taking place Sept. 26th and sponsored by Fashion Group International. FNO at the Bellevue Collection will take place from 7-9pm.
Pacific Place and Seattle Met magazine are partnering to present “Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway” featuring an exclusive fashion show that will give 250 seated ticket holders a close-up view of fall apparel and accessories from Nordstrom, Macy's, Mario's, Barneys New York, Alhambra, Baby & Co, The Finerie, Karan Dannenberg Clothier and more. The festivities will begin at 5:30pm with red carpet photos and a cocktail reception for ticket holders. Seattle Met’s Style Editor, Laura Cassidy, will be on hand to entertain and emcee the runway show. Admission is $75 for general admission and $125 for VIP packages. Net proceeds from ticket sales will fund college scholarships for young women through the O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship Program.
The Bravern will be celebrating Fashion's Night Out in Style from 6-10pm with a red carpet arrival (and photo op), live music, fashion shows, outdoor DJ's and plenty of champagne. Nieman Marcus will be holding runway shows at 6:30 and 8:30pm highlighting Fall 2012 trends, Anthropologie will be hosting a special fashion show at 7:15pm, David Lawrence will be spotlighting local designers including Lila Getty, Mandy Moon and Anne Sylvain and offer guests a special gift with purchase. Check out the Full line-up of FNO events at The Bravern.