Posts tagged "fashions night out"

Sorry, Mooches, You Ruined Fashion’s Night Out And Now It’s Over

So this is what they mean when they say “this is why we can’t have nice things”: Fashion’s Night Out is dunzo, folks, and it’s all your fault. No, I’m just kidding. Kind of. See, Americans have a way of taking a perfectly good, maybe even ingenious idea and blowing it up into a different…

By: Rachel Krause / February 27, 2013

Paul Frank In Hot Water For Appropriating Native American Culture On Fashion’s Night Out

Fashion, music, art — they all routinely mine the world’s bounty of riches for inspiration. But there’s an area where appreciation for someone else’s history and culture becomes straight-up appropriation and that is why allegations of insensitivity are being lobbed against fashion line Paul Frank.

For its Fashion’s Night Out celebration in New…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 19, 2012

So … About Fashion’s Night Out?

As much as we hate that we want to know, we want to know: how did your Fashion’s Night Out turn out? Did you hit any great deals? See anything amazing? Score any free drinks? I skipped the whole thing and went to a TV on the Radio/Broken Social Scene show where I was withi…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2011

La Di Da It’s Fashions Night Out!

Pssst … Have you heard? It’s Fashions Night Out–the third annual retail explosion-a-thon where mega-retailers and indie designers alike stay open late as a sort of a commercial nuit blanche, aimed at encouraging customers to engage with their stores, check out new items and buy, buy, buy. Started by Vogue and the Council of Fashio…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 8, 2011

Cathy Horyn Wants Fashion’s Night Out To End

“I hope it doesn’t go on. I don’t want it to continue … You know, we’re a nation of shoppers. That’s how people spend their time, shopping online, shopping in stores, acquiring. And I feel like we perpetuate that with Fashion’s Night Out. What are you really celebrating? Not art or great books. You’re celebrating…

By: Annika Harris / October 17, 2010

Would You Rather … Spend Fashion’s Night Out In NYC Or Paris?

Fashion’s Night Out is upon us! And now for a very trying question: Would you rather celebrate the event in New York City or Paris? Interestingly, FNO already happened in Paris, and unfortunately it was no big whoop. We were there and trust us, the NYC lineup sounds like Disneyland on crack compared to what…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 10, 2010

Anna Wintour Educates Jimmy Fallon On Fashion’s Night Out: “No Sales!”

Anna Wintour and Marc Jacobs stayed up past their bedtimes last night (well, maybe just Anna) to talk about Fashion’s Night Out on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” The best part is when Jimmy asks Anna a bit about FNO, saying, “So the stores stay open and you have, like, sales?” To which Anna…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 2, 2010

Yes, We Khaki: Chanel Does Special Polish Collection For Fashion’s Night Out

Come September 10, we won’t be painting the town red during Fashion’s Night Out. Rather, we’ll be painting it khaki thanks to Chanel‘s special trio of nail polishes created in honor of the event. Looks like Chanel is positioning itself as the taste maker for nail polish trends (thank you for the gray and jade…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 24, 2010

Fashion’s Night Out Travels Around The World

Unless you live in New York City, you probably didn’t care much about last September’s Fashion’s Night Out. This year, however, Anna Wintour‘s pet project is going global. From Sept. 7, when the event begins in France, to Sept. 16, when it ends in Greece and Turkey, 16 countries will participate in the shopping extravaganza,…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 5, 2010

Sneak Peek: The New Fashion’s Night Out T-Shirts!

If you missed out last year, then make sure to clear your schedule for the second annual Fashion’s Night Out on September 10th, when stores and retailers will keep their doors open late for customers. Celebrities came out to join in the fun, there were free drinks galore, and the evening was like a giant…

By: Bianca Posterli / April 16, 2010

Fashion’s Night Out—The Sequel

Did you go to Fashion’s Night Out in September? Well we did, and we had lots of fun (and even had the hangovers the next day to prove it). Of course, the question everyone asked after the Anna Wintour-organized extravaganza was “did it work?” because so much of the hype appeared less about shopping, and…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 31, 2009

Did “Fashion’s Night Out” Fix Any Of The Fashion Industry’s Problems?

There’s no doubt that Fashion’s Night Out was a huge social success (just ask our hangovers the next morning). But with all the hype, celebs, and cool parties, it’s been easy to forget the event’s intent—Anna Wintour‘s mission to help save the ailing industry through a night of fashion and spending.

So, did…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 14, 2009

Miss J.’s Tips On How To Work A Runway

Maybe it’s that I was drinking—no, chugging—the Fashion’s Night Out Kool-Aid the other night, but, gotta say, getting out and about and shopping felt pretty damn good, though not in a “I’m slapping down my credit card” way. Anyways, I wasn’t the only one who turned up at H&M’s Herald Square store. Miss J. Alexander…

By: Nina Carbone / September 14, 2009

The Great Big Fashion’s Night Out Recap

Take it with a grain of salt from a jaded old editor, but Fashion’s Night Out was actually really, really awesome and fun. I say that because no one really knew what to expect, and plenty of fashion editors were downright down on the whole thing. Maybe it’s because industry insiders are so used to…

By: Erin Flaherty / September 11, 2009

Potential Surprise Celebrity Guests At Fashion’s Night Out

From Anna Wintour‘s imminent trip to Queens to stores staying open until 11pm (gasp), odd/fun news regarding Fashion’s Night Out is cropping up every day. But today brought with it by far the strangest new info. Apparently Rosie O’Donnell will be reading from Nora and Delia Ephron’s new book, Love, Loss and What I Wore

By: Lily Q / August 31, 2009

Please Watch The Fashion’s Night Out PSA Immediately

We’ve been chatting away about Anna Wintour and Diane von Furstenberg’s mega project, Fashion’s Night Out, all month long, but today the video has arrived. Watch Anna (being all smiley/giggly/cutesy!), Diane, Sarah Jessica Parker, P. Diddy, Isaac Mizrahi, and many more, explain why they want you to shop so dang badly. Enjoy! [Stylelist]…

By: Erin Flaherty / August 26, 2009

The Queen Of Queens? Anna To Make Awkward Store Appearance

So, we are already cringing at thoughts of Vogue editor and fashion royal Anna Wintour addressing the masses at Macy’s in the New York borough of Queens, of all places. The collision of these two worlds is guaranteed to be the stuff good reality shows are made of. (Too bad they’re no longer filming…

By: Zandile Blay / August 18, 2009