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By Mrinalini Kamath


Here are even more listings of events going on September 8th!

Ann Taylor, Madison Avenue and 60th Street location and Fifth Avenue and 23rd Street location, 6 p.m.-11 p.m.

At the flagship store on Madison Avenue, Ann Taylor will be partnering with Step Up Women’s Network, a national, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to connecting and advancing women and girls, and will include a special live performance by world-renowned multiplatinum singer/songwriter Natasha Bedingfield as well as two fashion shows featuring real, inspiring women across multiple generations. Local college students as well as aspiring and successful career women will model Ann Taylor’s upcoming Fall and Holiday collections. There will also be shopping, styling, refreshments, a live DJ, and a free “Ann Loves Fashion” tank with any purchase over $100. Ann Taylor stylists will also be on-site to help clients put together chic, new fall looks.

The Flatiron store will feature special styling sessions with Vogue Fashion News Editor Emily Holt where the first five clients to pre-register will be styled by the editor in two looks and have their photo taken by a professional photographer. In addition to refreshments, styling and shopping. For more information on Ann Taylor initiatives for Fashion Night’s Out, visit The official FNO tees will be sold online at and at select Ann Taylor retail stores across the country.

Barney’s, 660 Madison Avenue, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Deborah Lippmann appearance and manicures, The Foundation, 6:30p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Meet fashion and celebrity mega manicurist Deborah Lippmann to get your personal nail care consultation from Deborah.
Receive a complimentary nail change from Deborah’s team of manicurists and a full size Some Enchanted Evening nail color with your purchase of $35 or more, with a complimentary gift while supplies last.
Please call 212.826.8900 x2686 for an appointment.

Shop at Barney’s on September 8th when 10% of proceeds from the Madison Avenue Store and will go to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

Brookstone, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 6-11 p.m.

Experience a mini-spa with the launch of Lyla, LELO’s newest personal massager featuring a world-first of SenseMotion™ technology where the massager can be controlled via movements in a wireless remote control, as well as signature massage chairs. Sip Société Perrier while a Brookstone wellness expert answers questions and demonstrates the benefits of products offered.

Dior Beauty, 19 East 57th Street (between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue), 6-10 p.m.

Enjoy complimentary makeovers by Dior Celebrity Makeup Artist Ricky Wilson (, as DJ Alexandra Richards spins music at the 57th Street boutique and DJ Harley Viera-Newton sports the new Velvet Eyes eyeliner patches out on the town. These couture-inspired, reusable eyeliner patches will be sold exclusively for Fashion’s Night Out at the Velvet Eyes artistry station in the boutique. Dior Makeup artists will be on hand to help clients try on the four different styles of liners.

Eileen Fisher and Bloomingdale’s, 59th Street, 1000 Third Avenue and other locations

Partnering with Women Thrive, the leading Washington-based organization shaping U.S. policy to help women in developing countries lift themselves out of poverty. Eileen Fisher will donate 3% of the day’s sales at 32 Bloomingdale’s locations as well as on-line sales on The brand’s three Eileen Fisher departments (petite, missy and women’s) will participate and Bloomingdale’s will contribute an additional $5,000 to support WTW’s campaign. Representatives from Eileen Fisher and Women Thrive will be on site in select Bloomingdale’s locations throughout the day.

Lester’s, 1534 2nd Avenue, 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Rock out to the latest tracks while you shop fall’s hottest new looks including limited-edition Painter Armor tees. Also, get 25% off any one item and stay until 8pm for our prize drawing where one lucky winner will receive a $500 shopping spree!

L’OCCITANE en Provence: L’OCCITANE Meatpacking 48 9th Avenue (between West 14th St. and West 15th St .), L’OCCITANE SoHo: 146 Spring St. (between Wooster and West Broadway)

Celebrate Fashion’s Night Out in Provençal style at L’OCCITANE’s new Meatpacking District and Soho boutiques. Both locations promise to transport New York fashionistas to the south of France, offering a “Passport to French Style.” Vive la France with these Provençal perks such as French fare and chilled rosé, complimentary hand massages to relieve overburdened arms carrying shopping bags and an exclusive Riviera-inspired tote bag filled with L’OCCITANE’s beauty essentials.

Ending the evening in true French Style, L’OCCITANE will raffle off a complimentary stay for two at the luxe Provençal hotel and spa, Le Couvent des Minimes, where the winner and a friend will be pampered from head to toe amidst the region’s iconic lavender fields.

Macy’s-Herald Square and online at, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Special guests at Macy’s Herald Square, New York, include Tommy Hilfiger, Joss Stone, Sandra Lee, supermodel and Karl Lagerfeld muse Coco Rocha, DJ Samantha Ronson, Rachel Roy, Amar’e Stoudemire, celebrity stylist Derek Warburton, Miss J Alexander, Bobbi Brown, INC Editor-at-Large Anna Dello Russo, Karolina Kurkova, Kelly Rowland, star of ABC’s “Pretty Little Liars” Shay Mitchell, among others.

Fashion’s Night Out, the fashion industry’s biggest celebration of its kind, is back for a third year proving that three is a charm! Shoppers who don’t find themselves near a Macy’s Fashion’s Night Out location at 6:00pm EST won’t have to miss out on the festivities, as for the first time ever, a special two-hour web event will coming to you live from Macy’s Herald Square, New York at

MATTHEW WILLIAMSON, 415 West 14th Street, 6:00 – 10:00PM

Celebrate FNO at Matthew Williamson with complimentary Belvedere cocktails and listening to Rockabilly and Oldies tunes spun by The Captain of Trouble and Bass. You also have the opportunity to buy the limited edition MW t-shirt for one night only.

Patricia Fields, 302 Bowery and Veselka’s at 9 East 1st Street, 6 p.m.-12 midnight

At Patricia Field Boutique at 302 Bowery, celebrate FNO with designers V.O.N., Seville Michelle Anastos, M.Y.O.B, and many more. Shop and enjoy refreshments by Vita Coco, snacks by PopChips and hors d’oeurves compliments of Veselka and music courtesy DJ Cunty Crawford LaDosha. There will also be a raffle with prizes by

At Veselka’s, the legendary East Village eatery, there will be a multimedia art exhibit curated by Patricia Field herself, with artists Fares Rizk, Hushidar Mortezaie, Jojo America, Keith Haring Foundation, Kevin McHugh, Maripol, Martine NYC, Paul Chelstad, Richard Alvarez, Scooter LaForge, David Dalrymple for House of Field, and Suzanne Mallouk.
RSVP to: [email protected]

Ricky’s NYC, 2387 Broadway (between 87th & 88th Street), 6:00-10:00 p.m.

Hosted by Ricky himself with amazing contributions from Too Faced, Skyn Iceland, Dashing Divas, Nest Fragrances, Sally Hershberger Hair Care and much more, you can shop their eclectic, hard-to-find beauty offerings and enjoy free makeovers by Ricky’s NYC’s Elite Pro Beauty Team along with complimentary manicures from Katy Perry’s nail stylist, Patricia Yankee.

Tela Beauty Organics, 31 Little West 12th Street, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Let your hair down at the Tela Beauty Organics flagship with wine, cheese and music. Receive 20% off all Tela Beauty Organics hair & body with any 2 Tela product purchase. Free sample of “Healer”, their USDA Certified Organic hair repair and heat protection miracle with every purchase, while supplies last! Special guest appearance: Philip Pelusi, celebrity stylist, CEO and founder of Tela Beauty Organics, plus a surprise at the door!

Originally published September 2011



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