The countdown is almost complete for the kick-off of the 2012 Spring Fashion Week in NYC! Again Fashion Week begins with an event so major it is happening in so many cities around the country (over 100 participating cities) and all over the world (15 participating countries) – Fashion’s Night Out! FNO’s headquarters may be in NYC, but the District in is celebrating in style from a distance.
Be in Georgetown Thursday, September 8, 2011 (6-11pm) for FNO in DC. With over 100 stores, restaurants and salons participating throughout Georgetown, you will want to plan ahead. See a full list of partaking retailers and special shopping events being held.
Here are some of DC’s East Coast Chic’s must attend events for the evening:
Annie Creamcheese (3279 M Street, NW) – Starting at 6pm visit this vintage venue for their special FNO sale, dancers, models and music.
Fornash (The Shops at Georgetown Park, 3222 M Street, NW) – From 7-10pm shop regular priced items at 20% off! See the Georgetown Angels: Kassie Rempel of Simply Soles, Heidi Kallett of The Dandelion Patch and Stephanie Fornash Kennedy of Fornash and Angels raffle, along with Andrea Rogers of AskMissA.com. Sip on Skinny Girl Cocktails, savor sugary treats, and indulge in a champagne and wine tasting.
Gilt City DC – Located at the Brightest Young Thing Tent on M Street (between Intermix and Dean & Deluca) find a Fashion Fortune Teller, fortune cookies, and free Gilt City Totes. Get photographed by Gilt for their Fall Style Guide and squeeze some style into their FotoWeekDC photo booth.
M29 Lifestyle (2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW – corner of M & 29th) – Celebrate the this falls ‘70s comeback from 6-11pm with their 70’s themed fall fashion party and meet The Post’s Fashion Washington assistant editor, Katherine Boyle (8:30-9:30pm).
Nectar Skin Bar (1633 Wisconsin Avenue, NW) – From 7-10pm eat, drink and be beautiful with mini spa treatments including polish changes, mini Oxygen Infusion facials, and Lash Royalty lash applications (first come, first serve for Lash Royalty). Present your Scout Book (FNO booklet DC Scout and Fashion Washington produced) and get a goodie bag! Also sign up to win packages of Chocolate Sun Organic Spray Tanning and Waxing services (winners will be chosen at the end of the night).
See Nectar a second time at the Brightest Young Thing Tent on M Street (between Intermix and Dean & Deluca) Nectar will stage an Oribe hair primping station and Lipstick Bar.
Both locations will be worth visiting to pick up a card offering a free Chocolate Sun Organic Spray Tan (normally $55) with any bikini wax.
Urban Chic (1626 Wisconsin Ave, NW) – From 6- 11pm see the Shoshanna Pop-Up Shop Grand Opening and shop the collection at 15% off! Enjoy drinks and treats from Freshii and salon make-overs by Easel. Center your style knowledge for ‘fashion jeopardy’ and the chance to win amazing prizes! Also meet Kate Michael, resident local fashionista, of KStreetKate.net!
These are, seriously, just a handful of the shops celebrating this stylish season. Join Georgetown in saluting the fashion field with sales, personal shoppers, stylists, snacks and so much more!