Sorry my blogging has been a little MIA in the last few days…between the Topshop shopping preview, the Topshop dinner, Fashion’s Night Out and now leaving today for New York Fashion Week, my life has been a little crazy. But I just wanted to update you on the events I attended this week, and stay tuned for Fashion Week coverage [hopefully] starting tomorrow!
I’m off to New York now…be sure to follow me on Twitter for Fashion Week updates!
Happy Fashion Month! With Fashion’s Night Out, Fashion Week and the Fall collections rolling out, September is THE month for fashion.
I recently posted about Fashion’s Night Out but I wanted to give you the run down on the must attend events for FNO Chicago. Keep in mind, this is not the full list of events…but it’s a pretty damn good list. And I’ll leave it at that.
900 North Michigan Shops: Hosted by Brad Goreski, this “Fame Fashion & Flavor” themed event will have a beauty bazaar with complimentary services, a runway photobooth from eDrop-Off, in-store promotions and more. I’m hoping Brad will be werking a major lewk. (900 N. Michigan Ave, www.shop900.com)
Saks Fifth Avenue: Host Brian Atwood will unveil the new 10022-SHOE salon at Saks, which includes his new B Brian Atwood line. This is a great opportunity because Brian himself is from Chicago. Oh, and he’s ADORABLE! (717 N. Michigan Ave, www.saks.com)
Cerato Boutique: Enjoy complimentary wine, champagne, dessert, and additional surprise discounts. Guests can pick-a-flower from Cerato’s “blooming discount garden” and receive anywhere from 10% to 40% off their entire purchase in addition to 20% off fall merchandise. Serious discounts and supporting local designers…definitely not one to miss! (3451 N. Southport, www.ceratoboutique.com)
Oak Street: Your favorite stores on Oak street are teaming up for a fabulous FNO. Sofia, Jimmy Choo, Pomellato, Vince (just to name a few) are all participating in this major FNO block party. I suggest starting at Michigan and Oak and working your way down. You’re bound to end up with some goods by the time you get to Oak and Rush. (www.oakstreetchicago.com/fno)
Cynthia Rowley: Dana Weiss of the Possessionista is hosting the exclusive launch of BANDAID Brand by Cynthia Rowley Adhesive Bandages for FNO. Enjoy treatments from Bliss spa and enter for a chance to win a pair of Cynthia Rowley sunglasses. If you read Dana’s blog at all, that’s reason enough to go. (1653 N. Damen Avenue, www.cynthiarowley.com)
H&M: They’ve got some serious prizes to offer for FNO. One winner at each participating store will receive an H&M gift card valued at $200 and all entries will be entered to win the Grand Prize of an all-expense paid trip to NYC to attend a prelaunch shopping event celebrating Versace for H&M. Pretty sweet! (840 N. Michigan & 22 N. State, www.hm.com)
Topshop: It’s opening day on the 8th…and Topshop is offering FREE makeovers, styling tips and more. Get your hair done by top stylists from the Kelly Cardenas Salon, enjoy live VIP DJs, and get a free gift with purchase when you spend over $100. Coincidence that Topshop opens the same day as FNO? I think not. (830 N. Michigan, www.topshop.com)
Macy’s: It’s a celeb-filled evening at Macy’s on State for FNO. Appearances throughout the night include Kelly Osbourne, Kyle Richards of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and celebrity stylist Marcellas Reynolds to name a few. There’s so much going on at Macy’s…there’s something for everyone! (111 N. State, www.macys.com)
Events are generally from 6-9pm. More information at www.fashionsnightout.com