Welcome DC Fashionistas!
Join us for an epic evening of fashion and entertainment, featuring splurge-inspiring events at over 60 Georgetown stores, restaurants and salons in DC's style district on September 10 from 6pm-11pm. See Jamie's spotlight here.
From Cirque du Soleil performances around the neighborhood, live music, a chic lounge for shoppers, and even a Wii tournament, Georgetown's Fashion's Night Out promises shoppers a memorable evening celebrating the fashion industry in DC's most stylish neighborhood.
Relax, rejuvenate and rehydrate at the swanky "vitaminwater zero™ hydration lounge" at Dean & Deluca.
Shop for a cause- purchase a $10 signature Georgetown DC eco-friendly tote bag from participating stores. 100% of proceeds benefit Labels for Love.
Enjoy free pedicab rides when you show a receipt from any purchase from a participating Georgetown merchant during this exciting evening.
The Georgetown "Blue Bus" shuttle will be offering complimentary rides to make getting around in those stilettos a little bit easier!
Event highlights include:
--“Juicy Boys” will greet customers at Juicy Couture with gourmet treats as shoppers enjoy fabulous fall merchandise and a gift-with-purchase fragrance with any purchase of $200 or more (full price only). 3034 M Street, NW.
--Shoppers can enjoy refreshments and participate in Lacoste's Nintendo Wii tournament for a chance to win prizes while browsing what's new for fall. 3146 M Street, NW.
-- Susan Calloway Fine Artswill host "The Art of Fashion" from 6-9pm, featuring live demonstrations of fashion illustration and techniques for painting on silk. Shoppers can enjoy nibbles and refreshments while checking out unique pieces from guest jewelry artists amidst a backdrop of figurative and fashion-inspired fine art. 1643 Wisconsin Avenue, NW.
--For shoppers who build up an "Appetite for Fashion,” Farmers & Fishers will offer special fashionista-themed cocktails for $5 with all proceeds benefitting a local charity. Cocktails will be offered from 6-11pm. Diners will also receive a free dessert of their choice when showing $100 or more in receipts from participating Georgetown retailers. 3000 K Street, NW at Washington Harbour.
--Cirque du Soleil will be in Georgetown as their Bug Dance Squad, a colorful group of costumed Cirque performers from their newest OVO show, swarms the neighborhood's cobblestone streets during DC's Fashion's Night Out.
--Fashion's Night Out shoppers will have a comfy (and chic) place to rest weary feet at the "vitaminwater zero hydration lounge" at Dean & Deluca (3276 M Street, NW) which will offer a comfortable, energetic place to relax and enjoy a cool beverage.
--Fashionistas in Georgetown will have a mode of transportation other than their heels! All Blue Bus rides will be free for all Fashion's Night Out attendees and designated stops will be in key event locations during the night of the event. Georgetown will also offer free pedicab rides when shoppers show a receipt for any purchase from a participating Georgetown merchant during the evening.
-Throughout the evening on Fashion's Night Out, participating Georgetown merchants and retailers will be selling chic, personalized Fashion's Night Out tote bags from Shagbag for $10 with all proceeds directly benefiting Labels for Love, local DC-based charity that raises funds for and brings awareness to women's and children's charities.
Complete in-store event details are listed here.
The 2010 Fashion's Night Out in Georgetown is hosted by a special committee of DC's most style savvy media professionals, stylists and socialites. Host Committee members are listed at: www.fashionsnightoutgeorgetowndc.com/host
Keep up with updates and information from Georgetown's Fashion's Night Out via Twitter at @FNOGeorgetown, www.FashionsNightOutGeorgetownDC.com, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fashions-Night-Out-Georgetown-DC.
Check out photos from pre-event soiree at Hu's Wear.
About Fashion’s Night Out
Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is an unprecedented global initiative created to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, and boost the industry’s economy. In the United States, the program is a collaboration between American Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company, and the City of New York. On September 10, 2010, Fashion’s Night Out will return to New York City and launch in cities nationwide to put the fun back in shopping, with designer appearances, live windows, celebrity guests, and other special events. Fashion’s Night Out will be the subject of a one-hour special on CBS on September 14, 2010. For more information visit www.fashionsnightout.com