Last year, Vogue editor Anna Wintour created a shopping frenzy around New York Fashion Week that helped bring everyone into the fashion fold with more than 800 stores participating and models, celebrities and fashion editors making public appearances. This year, the Fashion’s Night Out reaches out to Las Vegas, with Fashion Show mall, the Shoppes at the Palazzo and the Forum Shops at Caesars taking part in the Sept. 8-12 event.
At the Shoppes at the Palazzo and Fashion Show Mall, more than 250-plus designer boutiques plan to take part in the weeklong festivities. Look for runway shows from Betsey Johnson and Poleci, discounts and trunk shows at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Barneys New York. Fendi, 7 For All Mankind, Dooney & Burke, Banana Republic, Jimmy Choo and Guess among other plan to offer shopping incentives.
At the Forum Shops at Caesars, stores will offer special events, celebrity and designer appearances and promotional giveaways from 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 10. Enjoy special refreshments at Elie Tahari, celebrate the launch of the “W” bag and creative director Massimiliano Gironetti‘s first women’s collection at Salvatore Ferragamo and nosh on truffles and Champagne at David Yurman. Donald J. Pliner even makes a guest appearance at his boutique Sept. 11 from 1 to 6 p.m..
For a complete list of Fashion’s Night Out activities and participating retailers at Fashion Show mall and the Shoppes at the Palazzo, visit www.thefashionshow.com or www.theshoppesatthepalazzo.com. For the Forum Shops at Caesars’ complete list of events, visit www.forumshopsfno.com.
Fashion’s Night Out is a collaboration between Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Co. and the City of New York.