Like last year, Parlour’s got your 2010 guide to Fashion’s Night Out in New York City. From free beauty samples to the pages of Vogue come to life at the Prada store (we love you Grace Coddington!), check out our list below of where to go and what to do. WOOT!
For the Beauty Maven
1540 Broadway Â New York NY 10036
Wanna get a good laugh while trying out the latest selection from MAC? Head over to the Soho location and check out comedian Sarah Silverman, who will be signing copies of her new book The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee and sampling Mâ€¢Aâ€¢Câ€™s Fabulous Felines Fall 2010 color collection;Â 8:00pmâ€”Performance.Â 8:15pmâ€”Book signing.
From the beauty team of Dior showing their Fall 2010 line to a special appearance by Kat Von D., Sephora promises a unique experience at their NYC locations. Check their website for details.
For the Budgetista
716 Lexington Avenue at 58th street New York NY 10022
What do Christian Siriano, Lela Rose, Patricia Field and Isabel Toledo have in common?Â Well, only two have zany hair dos, but all four are guest designers for Payless. At the Lexington Avenue location, these fashion superstars will be available for meet and greets as well as photos from 8-10 p.m. Check out their Fall 2010 collections (Siriano has a pair of rain boots for $49.99, pictured above, that strongly favor a much more expensive brand that may have to make its way into your personal collection).
517 E 117th Street Â New York NY 10035
You don’t have to actually leave your house to enjoy FNO (but you’ll miss all the free alcohol if you do). Spend $75 and get 20 percent off on select apparel, accessories and shoes.* Visit Target.com on your Web-enabled phone or text the word â€œFASHIONâ€ to 827438 (TARGET) to receive a direct link .* See offer details here.
For the Fashion Technista
Madison Avenue Business Improvement District (BID)
59 East 79 Street Lower Level New York NY 10075
Red Carpet? Check. Step-n-Repeat? Check. Famous photographer Patrick McMullan snapping photos? Check. While checking out the FNO activities on Madison Avenue on the Upper East side, make sure to get your red carpetÂ photo taken on Madison Avenue between East 61 and East 62 Streets.
Meatpacking District Initiative
829 Washington Street Suite 12 New York NY 10014
You already Foursquare your every locationâ€”why not participate in a scavenger hunt in the Meatpacking district during FNO? 50 different neighborhood eventsâ€”including celebrity appearances. music performances, and digital installations.
For the Fashion Collaborations
79 Mercer Street Â New York NY 10012
I’m curious to see how this fashion collaboration between Jimmy Choo and UGG Australia will turn out, especially sinceÂ I love Jimmy Choo and dislike UGGs.Â For FNO, you can pre-order the collaboration collection, released in October 2010.Â The capsule collection will be on display for pre-order from 6-11PM.
For the Fashion Elite
724 Fifth Ave Â New York NY 10022
If you want to rub elbows with the likes of Dakota Fanning and Grace Coddington, who’s bringing her September “Benches” fashion story to life tonight, check out the Soho Prada store during FNO. Oh, and you get your photo taken with the ladies with any in-store purchase (go for the perfumes).
For the One Stop Shop
151 West 34th Street Â New York NY 10001
The world’s biggest store will also have the most celebrities under one roof. Joss Stone, Diddy, Kimora Lee Simmons, Jennifer Lopez will all be pushingÂ their designer wares and fragrances for your immediate consumption. Fashion designers Rachel Roy, Rebecca Moses and Tommy Hilfiger will be on hand to help you choose which one of their fabulous frocks work best for you. The fun begins at 5pm.
For the Fashionable Male
We love UrbanDaddy’s keen sense of understated cool as they keep us in the know of the city’s subterranean events. Check them out at Bloomingdale’s Soho, where they’ve planned an evening of cigars and music – oh, and a few suits – in the men’s department. 6-9:30 pm
The Parlour Brooklyn
72 Greenpoint Ave Â Brooklyn NY 11222
A real man is groomed and The Parlour Brooklyn and In God We Trust will be offering men’s grooming, shaves, custom goods, live music and fresh cocktails by Herradura Tequila from 7-11pm.
For the Dope FREE MUSIC Performances
379 West Broadway Â New York NY 10012
The Plaza Beauty
One West 58th Street Â New York NY 10019
This should be listed under beauty, since The Plaza Beauty will offer complimentary mini-facials, hand treatments and makeup touch ups from companies like Alison Raffaele and Kimiko. However, the free concert by Corinne Bailey Rae hosted in The Palm Court at the Plaza Hotel is what may get us to head to midtown.
For the Aspiring Model
Rockefeller Center 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Concourse Level New York NY 10112
From 6pm-8pm Swarovski and Wilhelmina Models join forces for an exclusive casting call. Submit your picture and stats to firstname.lastname@example.org. Model hopefuls will get to meet with the industryâ€™s top scouts for their chance to become a Wilhelmina model. One lucky winner will receive a coveted wardrobe of Swarovski accessories.
For the Celebrity DJ Sessions
711 Madison Avenue Â Â New York NY 10065
Solange Knowles has been known to keep a party going with her musical stylings, vocally and DJ wise.Â Roberto Cavalli recognizes that and brings her to his Madison Avenue Boutique for an evening of music, cocktails and shopping.
For the Afterparty
Patricia Field Boutique
302 Bowery street Â NEW YORK NY 10012
Patricia Field is hosting the second annual Vogue‘s Fashion Night Out event. The legendary downtown boutique will stay open from 11 am until 1 am. Offerings by Maybeline Falsies Eyelash Bar, cocktails by SKYY, refreshments by Cafe Bustelo, Rescue Water and Golden Star Tea and treats by Pop Chips. The fun at this spot? Guaranteed.
628 Broadway Â New York NY 10012
Open Til Midnight. Lots of music and freebies.Â Good times.
SANTOS Party House
96 Lafayette st Â NY NY 10013
Music by JUST BLAZE, starts at 10pm. Gotta dance that alcohol out somehow!