The countdown is on till the 2nd Annual Fashion Night Out. The event will be held on Thursday September 8 all over the United States.Originated by Vogue Editor Anna Wintour to to celebrate and restore American consumer confidence. www.fashionsnightout.com
Shopping Centers and shopping districts will hold fashions shows, special events and promotions during this exciting evening. Some highlights in the Southern California Area are:
RODEO DRIVE, BEVERLY HILLS :
This iconic street will close down the 300 and 400 block to cars from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The street will feature 17 gourmet food trucks, cirque du soliel show, and a giant ferris wheel.
Over 70 stores will participate.
THE BEVERLY CENTER:
The Beverly Center events will kick off in Center Court at 5 p.m. with a welcome by Mayor Antonio Villagrossa and Vogue's Lisa Love. At 5.30 p.m. Nicole Richie will be the hostess of the first of two fashion shows of the evening. The first runway fashion show will feature stores from the luxury wing including Fendi, Ferragamo, YSL and others.A second fashion show at 8 p.m. will feature a Contemporary and Junior's fashions. There will be specials events and promotions and best of all FREE PARKING that evening.
FASHION ISLAND,NEWPORT BEACH:
Celebrity stylist Melis Kuris will host a Fall Fashion Presentation at 5 p.m in the Neiman Marcus/Bloomingdale courtyard. The festivities continue till 9 p.m. where there will be giveaways, sweet treats, DJ's and special promotions from 40 retailers.
Visit www.shopfashionisland.com for more detail.
SOUTH COAST PLAZA:
6 p.m. to 9 p.m. includes over 100 participating stores with fashions show, DJ's, discounts, gifts, special designs and more.
CENTURY CITY MALL:
VIP Event 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
In store specials till 9 p.m.
Other participating Westfield malls include: Sherman Oaks Fashion Square and Topanga Plaza
Events from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
AMERICANA AT BRAND
Events from 6.p.m to 9:30 p.m.