i'm not going to lie, i'm so freeking excited.
the whole of Bond St. handing out free champers/cocktails, whilst schmoozing with Vogue journos, models and fashionistas, oh and not forgetting the actual shopping extravaganza.
seriously, last year i got swirled up in an Armani fashion show, met Mario Testino and drank many Chanel cocktails.
the date: 8th September
venue: London - Oxford Street and Bond Street (thats the place to be)
events: if you wanna read the full listing of events go to Vogue.com
Here the events i shall be stopping by:
Mulberry: It’ll be a lively night at Mulberry’s Bond Street store with SingStar karaoke, face-painting on the first floor and a live DJ busting tunes on the ground floor. Refreshments will be provided in the form of pies, Prosecco and beer for the boys. - Beer! I think i'll need a break from the champers!
Manolo Blahnik: Following an appearance at Liberty, Manolo will be at his Old Church Street store signing shoes. Try your luck at winning a pair from the autumn/winter 2010 collection. I will meet this man, if it kills me.
Matthew Williamson: The British label will be teaming up with chic Moroccan restaurant Momo to transform the Bruton Street store into a Moroccan Souk, complete with a Gnawa music group, Moroccan-inspired drinks and canapés for guests. All guests visiting the store that evening will have the opportunity to enter a competition to win covetable front row tickets to the Williamson's London Fashion Week show in September. Matthew will also be making an appearance with a mystery star guest. BLATES Sienna Miller.
Liberty: The iconic British store will launch Manolo Blahnik’s World of Manolo pop-up shop selling an array of exclusive products including candles, shoehorns and chocolates. The mini boutique will also feature a bespoke bar with drinks named after his chic designs. Also, to celebrate Liberty’s new scarf room opening, the store will be hosting styling classes and mini-fashion shows showing customers how to wear their scarf.
Chanel: Get an express manicure in one of Chanel’s gorgeous new colours from its Les Khakis de Chanel collection; Khaki Rose, Khaki Vert and Khaki Br, created by, Chanel’s global creative director of make-up Peter Phillips, especially for Fashion's Night Out. - OH hello!
Burberry: One of fashion’s most stylish men, Christopher Bailey, will host an evening of Champagne and canapés, as well as offering shoppers the chance to win two tickets to the must-see Burberry spring/summer show.
Browns: The London-based boutique is launching its Shop 24 – a new concept store spanning over two floors, comprising must-have wardrobe staples from the perfect white shirt to the best worn-in biker jacket. Browns will also be marking September 8 with Back To School activities with leading authorities offering guests lessons on music, art and food. Shoppers will be offered mini shepherd’s pies, rhubarb and custard crumbles from the Tuck Shop and fizzy pop served from the Bike Shed.
Giorgio Armani: Vogue's editor Alexandra Shulman and Giorgio Armani will be hosting a glamorous cocktail party at the Emporio Armani store on Bond Street. Alexandra!
Alexander McQueen: The Bond Street store is holding a prize draw to win a covetable Britannia clutch bag. The British label is also launching an exclusive bracelet in five varying colourways.
Selfridges: Recently named the world’s best department store, Selfridges will launch Mulberry’s pop-up shop unveiled by Emma Hill. Colin McDowell will host a conversation with Peter Pilotto while Lily Allen will celebrate the opening of her sister’s vintage store, Lucy in Disguise, with a star-studded party and a pop-up boutique.