Best Bets for Fashion's Night Out
The dress is ready and the shoes have been selected. Now debut your ensemble at this stylish September 8 event.
NorthPark Center is a hot spot for Fashion’s Night Out. Find fashion podiums with designer collections, mini makeover stands, and in-store parties, including: champagne at 7 For All Mankind; drinks, bites, and complimentary gifts at the new Elie Tahari store; Prosecco and other Italian cocktails at Gucci; Fashion’s Night Out tees, girly sips and bites, and gifts with purchase at Betsey Johnson; champagne and gifts with purchase at Herve Leger; cocktails, light bites, and gifts with purchase at Stuart Weitzman; and more. Don’t miss Neiman Marcus’ big to-do, with separate events in each department. Highlights include a runway show styled by Dallas fashion bloggers, Scotch and hand-rolled cigars in The Man Store, a birthday party for Hanky Panky panties, hair feathering, a photo booth, fall beauty demonstrations, and, of course, cocktails, sweets, and music by DJ OB-Jen and Juice.
FORTY FIVE TEN
Forty Five Ten is hosting Hollywood-based Decades’ first Dallas pop-up shop with owners Cameron Silver and Christos Garkinos. Shop the best in designer consignment clothing (including pieces from celebrity closets), with a soundtrack by DJ Lucy Wrubel’s tunes and cocktails in hand. Don’t miss Dezso jewelry designer Sara Beltran, who’s also making an appearance.
Sachin + Babi designers are sending their wares down a runway, followed by a trunk show, a dress to be raffled off, and special gifts with purchase. Extra treats include music by DJ WISHFM, light bites, and cocktails from Patron and Ultimat Vodka.
Jan Strimple’s runway show, featuring a quarter-mile long catwalk, will be the star. But you won’t want to miss complimentary champagne lounge, tunes by the Fashionistas’DJ Brandon Olds, or the cocktails, snacks, and discounts happening at retailers all over the mall. Gucci is serving Prosecco and other Italian cocktails; Juicy Couture is doing fragrance sampling and offering 20-percent-off deals; Karen Millen is hosting a DJ with champagne and style advice; and Robert Stock of Robert Graham clothing is signing autographs at Saks Fifth Avenue, with live music, signature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, mini facials in the cosmetics department, and fashion shows throughout the store.
HIGHLAND PARK VILLAGE
Highland Park Village is a fixture of Fashion’s Night Out events. Don’t miss Jan Strimple’s fashion shows (at 7 pm and 9 pm) in front of Escada, and mini parties at Jimmy Choo, where D Magazine introduces its new fashion blog, StyleSheet, with girly snacks and wine; Christian Louboutin; Frederic Fekkai’s vintage hair parlor and wig shop, where you’ll find the exclusive FNO shoe and cocktails; Diane von Furstenberg, which features food, drinks, a new fragrance, home goods, and a photo booth with a take-home flip book; Scoop NYC, featuring an in-store stylist, champagne and beer, and make-your-own bird boxes; Hadleigh’s Bespoke Lifestyle, celebrating its new storefront with a bar.