Union Square’s designer boutiques, flagship department stores and trend-setting shops are teaming up for Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) 2012 on Sept. 6th, creating a fabulous evening filled with style inspiration, giveaways, raffles, mini-makeovers, fashion celebs, snacks, drinks and, of course, the latest fall trends often on live models with opportunities to meet the designers in person. Fashion’s Night Out is a global celebration of fashion created in New York in 2009 by American Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and NYC & Co. to energize the fall fashion scene. Union Square, being the fashion epicenter of San Francisco, is a hub of activity for FNO on the West Coast. Here’s a list of all the events happening in our area:
Fashion’s Night Out 2012 Events
Allen Edmonds (310 Sutter St.) – is hosting a launch of their Fall 2012 styles, including new hip and sophisticated gray and graphite selections. They’ll also serve light refreshment from 6:00-9:00 pm. Several other exclusive new styles will be available for preview and pre-order and shoppers will receive a complimentary gift with their purchase (dress socks, a money clip or a stylish tie).
Azadeh (110 Geary St.) – is celebrating their new fall collection with live models and Azadeh herself will be present for private consultations and couture orders. Guests can enjoy music, champagne and an evening with the hottest fashion trends. Plus, customers who spend at least $200 will receive a trendy Azadeh t-shirt. The shop will stay open until 9:00 pm
Babette (361 Sutter St.) - is displaying their Fall 2 collection with bold colors, new textures and unique silhouettes while guests enjoy hors d'oeuvres and sips. The shop is open until 9:00 pm.
Banana Republic (256 Grant Ave.) – is hosting an acoustic performance by Tristan Prettyman and will serve snacks and drinks while you shop in their flagship Union Square store. Guests will receive a stylish umbrella with a purchase of $75 or more (while supplies last).
BCBG (331 Powell St.) – is stylin’ out on Instagram. Guests can get styled in BCBG from head to toe, then are encouraged to post their BCBG look on Instagram #BCBGFNO to compete for a chance to win an amazing $1,000 BCBGMAXAZRIA wardrobe.
CAFE COTON (210 Grant Ave.) – is staying open until 8:00 pm and will be serving sparkling wine to keep guests refreshed. Guests will get a special deal on their sharp summer shirts and accessories.
5 Claude Ln. Gallery (5 Claude Ln.) - is hosting a pop-up trunk show and fashion industry mixer put on by the SFFAMA.
Cop Copine (343 Powell St.) – will serve refreshments and have special shopping incentives from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.
DSW, Designer Shoe Warehouse (400 Post St.) - will be offering a free Shoe Lover tote bag to anyone who stops by their new location on Post and Powell Sts. Check out the new women’s and men’s Fall boot collections and browse over 40,000 styles of the latest designer shoes. (Tote bag supplies are limited.)
Façonnable (253 Post St.) – is showcasing their French-inspired fall and winter collection, representing modern savoir faire with timeless style. The first 50 customers of the evening will get a special offer, and all visitors can enjoy Prosecco and hors d’oeuvres.
Forever 21 (7 Powell St.) – will give away a free Love & Beauty set inspired by their fall look book to the first 300 customers to spend $40 or more on their fresh fall trends. A live DJ will provide atmosphere while guests nosh on snacks and drinks.
Gallery of Jewels (427 Post St.) – is giving guests sparkling wine and chocolate to go with their sparkling jewels. They’ll also be raffling off a $250 gift certificate, so you can get the bauble of your dreams. The store will stay open until 8:00 pm.
Glory Chen (134 Maiden Ln.) – will be offering Prosecco and sparkling water to refresh guests as they peruse their sophisticated women’s shoes with the full sales team on hand to help out. Guests will receive a special offer in-store, and the shop will stay open until 8:00 pm.
Henri Hubert (Westfield SF Centre 4th Fl.) - is previewing their new booklets filled with grooming, style and accessorizing tips. They’ll also hold a drawing (eligible with any purchase) for a complete shave set or a designer gold necklace from their fall and winter 2012 collection. Light refreshments will be served from 6:00 to 8:30 pm.
H&M (150 Powell St.) – Guests who stop by H&M on Fashion’s Night Out will be entered to win access to a VIP H&M event with a private performance by Lana Del Ray.
John Fleuvog (253 Grant Ave.) – is giving guests a free gift with purchase and offering nibbles and champagne. Event will be from 6:00-9:00 pm.
Juicy Couture (105 Grant Ave.) – will celebrate with their new fragrance Viva la Juicy la Fleur. They’ll be sampling the vivacious new fragrance and have a special offer for guests.
Lacoste (172 Geary St) – is offering 20% off your purchase of $150 or more of their classic polos and sportswear.
Loehmann’s (222 Sutter St.) – will be giving guests a sneak peek of their back room with a sample sale and a special offer. Guests can enjoy refreshments and music while perusing designers like Oscar de la Renta, Akris, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino and more. The store is open until 10:00 pm.
London Sole (19 Maiden Ln.) – will be serving treats and have a special offer for FNO guests. They’ll also be raffling off a pair of Olivia Palermo's favorite leopard ballet flats.
Macy’s (170 O'Farrell St. ) – is throwing an all-out fashion fête in the Impulse section on Level 3. Guests can check out the brand new Tout Sweet Patisserie with a discount on treats and get inspired by a fall fashion closet styled by SF publication The Bold Italic. They can also glam up with a DIY nail bar by Pamsandkin, hair how-tos with Cinta Salon and a denim remix workshop with HolyStitch. Guests will get to meet the talented and stylish team from this year’s Fashion Incubator program, see their latest creations and rub elbows with NBC Fashion Star Ronnie Escalante.
Marc Jacobs (125 Maiden Ln.) will be giving away an exclusive gift with purchase and serving champagne to guests. The shop will stay open until 9:00 pm.
Neiman Marcus & 7x7 Magazine (150 Stockton St.) – will present works created by Academy of Art University designers alongside the hottest fall 2012 trends on live models posed throughout the store. Guests can get glammed up by their favorite beauty line before a fun red carpet photo opp. Cinta will be demoing fall hairstyles to get you up on the trends, and a DJ will be spinning tunes, while guests enjoy treats from LUNA Bar, popchips and more.
Marlowe (231 Grant Ave) - will be offering champagne to guests and holding a raffle for one of their beautiful feather-weight stoles. The store is open until 8:00 pm.
Pashma (29 Maiden Ln.) – is giving guests an exclusive preview of Pashma Fall Cashmere Collection and a lesson in trendy scarf tying techniques. They’ll also be serving wine and stay open until 8:00 pm. Please RSVP to email@example.com by Sept 3rd to reserve your spot.
Paul Smith (50 Geary St.) – is extending hours to 8:00 and will be serving white wine and sparkling water as you browse their British chic fall clothing.
Porsche Design (100 Grant Ave.) – will have snacks, cocktails and a live DJ to get the party started while you browse their brand-new Fall Winter 2012 collection. Guests can also participate in a raffle and win an exclusive gift bag filled with iconic Porsche Design products such as sleek aviators. In addition, Porsche Design will introduce its exclusive new men's fragrance TITAN and be open until 8:00 pm.
Saks Fifth Ave (384 Post St.) – At Saks guests will be greeted by stylists and have a chance to try on hand-selected designer accessories that many only dream of owning. Stylized FNO mannequins will showcase the top colors of the season, and Mini-makeovers will be provided by several of Saks’ exclusives beauty lines. A DJ will be spinning fashion rock, and light bites as well as a signature cocktail by Karlsson’s Vodka will be on hand. Guests will get in on several special offers, including $10 off Uber Cab with the code SaksFNO and a gift certificate for a 50 in spa treatment with a purchase of $1000 or more. Plus, one lucky winner will get a one night stay in a deluxe room with “couples” spa treatment at the Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco and a gin tasting at Brasserie S&P. (Valued at $1,600. Blackout dates apply.) Please RSVP at 415.438.5411 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Event is from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
Ted Baker ( Grant Ave.) – will have a live DJ spinning tunes, British-themed refreshments and a complimentary tote bag with any purchase from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
Thomas Pink (255 Post St.) – is offering guests a pair of their signature colorful dress socks with any purchase of $200 or more (while supplies last, retail value $33). The store will stay open until 8:00 pm.
Vilebrequin (75 Geary St.) – will offer guests refreshments as they take in their colorful luxury bathing trunks for men and kids. They’ll be offering a beautiful, 100% cotton beach towel ($170) as a free gift with any purchase of $500 or more.
Westfield San Francisco Centre (865 Market St.) kicks off its celebration under the dome on Level Four with a ticketed VIP event from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. with light bites from The Restaurant Collection, cocktails and more. Tickets are $10 and benefit ArtPoint, a young professionals’ organization promoting interest in San Francisco’s Fine Arts Museums. All guests will enjoy special in-store celebrations throughout the Centre from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Participating retailers include ECCO, True Religion Brand Jeans, Tourneau, kate spade new york, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Vera Bradley, L'Occitane and Max & Co. A complete list of in-store events will be available the night of at the Westfield Concierge located on Level 1.