You’ve waited all year for it(or maybe just thought about it after this post), you’ve even planned out what outfit you will wear to it but which one of the numerous Chicago Fashion’s Night Out events should you attend? Chicago won’t have as many fashion celebs as NYC but whatever this is Chicago we kick it our way!
Here are SociaLifeChicago’s recommendations for places to be scene on Thursday Sept. 6th for Fashion Night Out.
**This list is by no means a full representation of all the FNO festivities in Chicago and surrounding suburbs.**
Last Year Sak’s Fifth Avenue Chicago’s Fashion Night Out celebration was the big ticket! It was the the opening of their Shoe salon 10022 and launch of Brian Atwood’s B line. The fabulous party had passed mini Moët & Chandon, lots of great nosh and especially fun guests. This year looks to be no exception. Hosted by Amanda Puck, Kimberly Burt, Kristina McGrath, Lauren Buxbaum, Lisa Frame, Liza Sweitzer, Sam Saifer Berngard, Sherri Hoke and Susanna Negovan
Saks Fifth Avenue and Chicago Sun-Times invite you to celebrate Fashion’s Night Out and the launch of the paper’s new Sunday Splash. On the First Floor there will be complimentary makeovers at the Cosmetics section. The Third Floor will have nail polish changes in Fall’s hottest colors and some Luxury Giveaways(#jeah). The Fifth Floor will have an Action Booth to capture actions shots of you and your friends RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Haberdash and Haberdash EDC, Chicago’s favorite destination for men’s style,Welcomes LEVIS® Made & Crafted and Red Wing Heritage for Fashion’s Night Out 2012. Partnering with Levi’s® Made & Crafted™ and Red Wing Heritage for their Fashion’s Night Out celebration, guests have the chance to view Exclusively that night select pieces from the Red Wing historical archives that will be on display for a limited time only. Koval Distillery signature cocktails will be served and enjoy complimentary bites for Osteria via Strato. Guests will receive a gift with purchase. This is from 6-9pm at 607 N. State Street Chicago & 611 N. State Street Chicago
Neiman Marcus Chicago will have a fashion show hosted by Corri McFadden, bites and Sips from RPM, Paris Club, Rosebud on Rush,VitaminWater, SmartWater, and Lavazza, Ai Japanese Restaurant, KIND Healthy Snacks, more cupcakes and PopChips. Food and beverage will be located on the third and fourth floor. There will also be a Factor Runway Model Search that night.T he opportunity of a lifetime. Strut your stuff in front of the Factor Runway agents to see if you have what it takes to be the next big thing in fashion. All the fun is from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
MACY’S State Street has a plethora and I mean A WHOLE LOT going on Thursday starting at noon actually. but at 6pm On the 3rd Floor of the Impulse dept. Nzmiro Optua from NBC’s ‘Fashion Star’ hosts a fall fashion presentation styled by Chicago’s hottest bloggers, Shae Peppler of VanillaFringe.com, Nikia Jefferson of ChiTownFashionista and Hallie Wilson of CoralsAndCognacs.com . After the show step into Shae, Nikia and Hallie’s closets for styling advice and building your Fall wardrobe. Guys can meet with Nzmiro on the 2nd Floor, Men’s Department for wardrobe advice!
On the 1st Floor See the designers of the Chicago Fashion Incubator at Macy’s on State Street work their magic in a behind-the-scenes experience where we bring the workroom to you. Meet these emerging designers, learn about their passion for design, and shop local at this one-night only trunk show. Plus shop latest accessories from the Designers of Chicago.
The 900shops is teaming up with Michigan Avenue Magazine and McGrath Lexus and Acura of Downtown Chicago. The event will be hosted by celebrity, Ali Larter . Guests will enjoy Beauty Bazaar(Mario Tricoci Salon & Spa and Bloomingdales), The Gastronomy by Groupon restaurant tasting, Fashion show styled by Eric Himel, A GlossedandFound.com photo booth and Jena Gambaccini of ChiCityFashion will be there hosting as well. It’s from 6-9pm.
Kate Spade Oak Street Store will be hosting from 6-8pm a FNO celebration. There will be lite bites and drinks as well as an opportunity for shoppers to be entered in a raffle for a Kate Spade handbag. They are also partnering with Red Door & Spa
The Shops at NorthBridge in partnership with CS Magazine will host an extravaganza! Amy Creyer of Chicago Streetstyle, Emma Arnold of TresAwesome, Cheeky Girls Jessica Zweig and Erica Bethe Levin along with others will style fall looks that will be judged by a fab panel. There will be a lot going on there since Shops at North Bridge also house many stores. 6-8PM
If you don’t already have something to wear stop by SARCA, haberdash, or log onto E-dropoff and bid on something, whatever you do make sure you come out, spend(that’s why the started FNO) and look fab! See you on the scene!
*I will update this should more information come in*