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An Everything Guide to Fashion’s Night Out Around the World

Fashion

An Everything Guide to Fashion’s Night Out Around the World

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Tomorrow night the global village will come together for the glorious purpose of celebrating the things that prevent us all from walking around totally naked. In other words, clothes! Below, a global guide to Fashion’s Night Out.

Sydney, Australia
Date: September 6, 2012
Location: Sydney around Pitt Street, Castelreagh Street, and Martin Place
Details: Vogue Australia is celebrating its 3rd year of FNO with the theme Fashion Meets Music. “Designers love musicians, musicians love designers, It’s a marriage made in fashion heaven,” explains Vogue Australia on its website. Jessica Mauboy, Sarah de Bona, Emma Birdsall, and Diana Rouvas are among the artists scheduled to perform.
Fashion’s Night Out Sydney 

Moscow, Russia
Date: September 6, 2012
Location: GYM, TsUM, Petrovsky Passage, and Vesna and Tsvetnoi shopping centers.
Details: Many of the world’s biggest brands including Christian Louboutin, Chanel, Fendi, Burberry, and Hermes are participating in Russia’s Fashion’s Night Out. Fendi is giving away two handbags, the Vera Wang bridal shop will be passing out cocktails for shoppers to enjoy while looking at the newest haute couture collection, and Diesel is hosting a party complete with a martini bar, DJ, and party favors. Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova is FNO’s official celebrity and the sale of limited edition FNO t-shirts will go to her charity, the Naked Heart Foundation.
Fashion’s Night Out Russia

Paris, France
Date: September 6, 2012
Location: Shopping district between the Elysée Palace on rue du Faubourg St Honoré, and Madeleine
Details: This is Paris’s fourth fashion night out, but the first event that’s invite only. Vogue readers and special guests can enjoy in-store events with DJs, cocktails, and exclusive giveaways ranging from diamond jumping ropes to FNO t-shirts. Burberry is celebrating by hosting a photo exhibition of anonymous individuals sporting their famous French coat in its store. Vogue.fr will conduct a live stream of the events and keep updates going with Facebook and Twitter.
Fashion’s Night Out France

Madrid, Spain
Date: September 6, 2012
Location: Calle Serano
Details: Stores in Madrid will stay open from 7:30 to 10:30, way past their normal hours, to celebrate fashion’s night out. They will offer discounts, cocktails, cupcakes, ice cream, music, free photo shoots, celebrity appearances, and specially designed gifts for the occasion. Highlights include Pandora, which will be giving away some of its new animal print charms, and 12 professional manicurists who will be available in a stand in the ABC Serrano, a shopping center, to do free shellac manicures.
Fashion’s Night Out Spain

Berlin and Dusseldorf, Germany
Date: September 6, 2012 in Berlin and September 7th in Dusseldorf.
Location: Various locations.
Details: More than 200 shops, boutiques, and department stores will be open across Berlin and Dusseldorf. Germany’s FNO is focusing on raising money for charity. Participating vendors will sell a green, metallic, limited-edition FNO bag that was designed by Vogue and handmade dolls that were inspired by the drawings of orphans and made from fabric donated by Bogner, Boss, Escada, Odeeh, Rena Lange, Schumacher, Talbot Runhof, and Windsor. Proceeds go to the Zola Crèche orphanage in Soweto, South Africa.
Fashion’s Night Out Germany

Athens, Greece
Date: September 20, 2012 in Athens and September 25, 2012 in Thessaloniki
Location: Various Locations
Details: For the first time Thessaloniki will be participating in Vogue’s Fashion Night with boutiques, stores, and department stores open their doors with parties, discounts, the launch of new collections, and drinks. Limited-edition FNO t-shirts will be sold with all proceeds supporting various City of Athens charities.
Fashion’s Night Out Greece

New Dehli, India
Date: September 7, 2012
Location: DLF Emporio, New Delhi
Details: To celebrate this year’s FNO designer Sabyasachi has fashioned an FNO-themed tote and both Rohit Bal and Shantanu & Nikhil have designed t-shirts that will be sold with all proceeds going to charities. Glee star Darren Chris also filmed a version of Madonna’s Dress You Up for the event; Armani Junior is serving cupcakes; Bally is holding a raffle for Bally gift; and Canali is offering free makeovers to male shoppers.
Fashion’s Night Out India

Tokyo, Japan
Date: September 8, 2012
Location: Harajuku, Omotesando and Aoyama
Details: Last year Tokyo held it’s Fashion Night out months after everybody else, but this year it’s right on schedule with over 300 stores participating from 6pm to 11pm. DJs will play at Omotesando Hills, and shoppers can collect stamps in the official guide book (You get one stamp for every ¥5,000 spent) which can then be entered into a raffle to win gifts including a Milly bag, Toni & Guy styling products, and Chloe jackets.
Fashion’s Night Out Japan

Mexico City and Guadalaja, Mexico
Date: September 6, 2012 in Mexico City and September 13, 2012 in Guadalaja
Details: The Director and Editors of Vogue Mexico and Latin America are so excited about Fashion’s Night Out this year that they created their own playlist that participants can download from the Vogue website. They have also revealed their favorite outfits online and have created The Vogue Cocktail just for the event. Shoppers will be able to try this concoction (made of Absolut Pear, cranberry juice, fresh strawberries, star fruit and Sprite Zero), at a select location.
Fashion’s Night Out Mexico

Lisbon, Portugal
Date: September 13, 2012
Location: Chiado, Avenida da Liberdade, Rua Castilho and Príncipe Real
Details: Stores located on four streets in Lisbon will be blasting electronic and house music and passing around trays of strawberries and champagne for an entertainment and hopefully, therapeutic, evening. Proceeds from sales of Lisbon’s FNO tote bag will support Portugal’s Make A Wish Foundation.
Fashion’s Night Out Portugal

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date: September 13, 2012
Location: P.C. Hooftstraat and Van Baerlestraat
Details: Models, designers, fashion editors, photographers, and shoppers will come together to celebrate FNO in Amsterdam as stores stay open later than ever before, hosting parties and selling limited edition products. Highlights include Michael Kors launching his new sunglasses and Chanel presenting a fresh lipstick. Stores have also created specially styled windows for the event.
Fashion’s Night Out The Netherlands

London, United Kingdom
Date: September 6, 2012
Location: Mayfair, Soho, Other locations in the City Center
Details: London’s boutiques are hosting musicians, DJs, and even break-dancers to celebrate this year’s Fashion’s Night Out. With main streets closed to traffic, the streets should be as colorful as the stores with fashion bloggers, photographers, and just crazy-dressers out in full force. Vidal Sasson is giving free trims, Louis Vuitton is hosting a Yayoi Kusami-themed party, and two Vivienne Westwood locations will have live entertainment. Yasmin Le Bon will perform a public catwalk show with Lizzy Jagger and musical groups Dear Prudence, Jess Mells, AlunaGeorge, and Wolf Gang will each perform 30 minute sets in Burlington Gardens.
Fashion’s Night Out United Kingdom

Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date: September 10, 2012 in Sao Paulo, and September 12, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro.
Location: Sao Paulo – Shopping Cidade Jardim, Patio Higienopolis, Rua Oscar Freire, Rio de Janeiro – Shopping Leblon, Fashion Mall
Details: In Sao Paulo Tiffany & Co will be participating in FNO by offering non-stop service of champagne and cakes in the shape of the famous blue box that all Tiffany jewelry comes in. In addition, Tiffany will be launching its new collection, designed specially to celebrate its 175th anniversary. Also, for the second year in a row the ice cream fashion cocktail will be made available that mixes tropical fruits such as mango and passion fruit. In Rio de Janeiro Juliana Burlamaqui, an expert image consultant, will be online ready to connect with shoppers through Facebook and Instagram, giving her take on the fashion and highlighting collections, concerts, street fashion, and more.
Fashion’s Night Out Brazil

Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, China
Date: September 7, 2012
Location: West Nanjing Road, Huaihai Road, Xintiandi, and the Bund
Details: Highlights include Powellato offering VIP cocktails and VIP consultation services; Lane Crawford giving out surprise gifts and the chance to win gift cards, and Liu Jo giving away limited edition gifts with purchases.
Fashion’s Night Out China 

Milan, Rome, Florence Italy
Dates: September 6, 2012 in Milan, September 13, 2012 in Rome, and September 18, 2012 in Florence
Location: Milan – Surrounding Piazza Duomo, Rome – Unspecified, Florence – Unspecified
Details: Many events for Italy’s Fashion Night Out revolve around food. Lavazaa, for example, produced a limited edition coffee, that is signed by designers such as Marni, Cavalli, Missoni, Etro, Versace, and Moschino, which it will sell during Fashion Night’s Out. A portion of the proceeds will go to the charity Fashion 4 Development. Misura Stevia has also created a low calorie cotton candy that will be served to shoppers in Milan on the evening.
Fashion’s Night Out Italy