On Sept. 6, in over 500 U.S. cities and around the world, thousands of famous writers, editors, celebrities, models and fashion designers flooded retail stores for “fashion’s most iconic extravaganza,” Fashion’s Night Out 2012. This was the fourth year for FNO, with more than 4,500 events taking place. More than 18 countries participated in the events.
FNO 2012 is not just about shopping. According to the International Business Times, Cirque Du Soleil performed at Henri Bendel and notable DJ icons were spinning at the fabulous fashion-strewn parties all over New York City. Plus, much of the proceeds for FNO go to AIDS charity foundations. Celebrities like Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Victoria Beckham helped endorse a video promoting the Fashion’s Night Out AIDS fundraiser.
According to FNO’s official website, “Fashion’s Night Out is an unprecedented global initiative created in 2009 to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, boost the industry’s economy during the recession, and put the fun back in shopping!” We’ve picked our top five cities and places that threw the best parties on fashion’s best shopping night of the year.
Some of the top retailers on the west coast, such as 3.1 Phillip Lim, Christian Louboutin, Cerre, John Varvatos, Stella McCartney, Balenciaga, Alberta Ferretti and Maxfield participated in this year’s festivities. According to JustJared.com, “Pretty Little Liars” star Lucy Hale hosted an event at the Beverly Center with “Breaking Bad” actor RJ Mitte. After an evening of shopping, fashion fans didn’t want to miss the chance to break in those new Valentino stilettos or boots. The official after party, featuring plenty of free swag and celebrity sightings, at the Standard Hotel on the Sunset Strip was one of the best parties of the year.
Ali Larter, Actress and fashionista hosted downtown Chicago’s Fashion’s Night Out events, according to People Magazine.
“Fashion’s Night Out is one of my favorite fashion nights of the year, and I could not be more thrilled to be in Chicago for it,” she was quoted.
The 900 North Michigan Shops teamed up with Michigan Avenue Magazine and McGrath Lexus/Acura to bring shoppers and fashion enthusiasts a fabulous event full of makeovers, freebies, parties and a fashion show featuring Chicago-based stylist, Eric Himel.
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Over 50 stores and restaurants participated in the FNO celebration by the Bay. Taking place on Santana Row, shoppers could enjoy plenty of giveaways, music food and seven pop-up fashion shows. Famed designer Michael Costello from Project Runway also made an appearance at the event.
In typical Sin City fashion, Vegas turned FNO 2012 into one big party. The Las Vegas Strip is strewn with famous shopping centers such as the Forum Shops in Caesar’s Palace, the Grand Canal Shoppes in the Venetian and the Miracle Mile in Planet Hollywood. This year, acclaimed fashion visionary Patricia Field hosted events at the Crystals in City Center along with other fashion school alums. According to a press release, Field’s work includes turning Sarah Jessica Parker into “Sex and the City” heroine, Carrie Bradshaw and styling Meryl Streep in “The Devil Wears Prada.”
Last but certainly not least, the epitome of fashion royalty, New York City. FNO was born in the Big Apple, so you know they brought a good show. Fashion expert Stacy London hosted the festivities at New York & Company on 58th and Lexington. Bergdorf Goodman saw a slew of fashion icons such as Rachel Zoe, Robert Verdi and Edward Bess. Kim Kardashian, Max Azaria and Kristi Yamaguchi made special appearances at Lord & Taylor on Fifth Avenue. Other celebrity sightings included Sarah Jessica Parker and even Miss Piggy from the Muppets made an appearance at DKNY, according to examiner.com.
Fashion’s Night Out keeps getting bigger and better every year. No matter what city you are in, FNO 2012 events are usually free and sure to deliver a night of stars, music, food, fun and, of course, fashion. If you missed this year, don’t forget to put it on your 2013 calendar!
You often face an embarrassing situation when one of your friend in a party suddenly came to you & says why you look so old & tired today, These types of statements often makes your sad & you are looking for ways to make your personality attractive, fashionable & fresh in every living space. This article can help you about how to take care of each organ of your body in a busy lifestyle & follow the modern fashion & beauty trends in effective way.
This is one of the most important element to improve or destroy your personality, Types of hairs varies from person to person & you must take care of it accordingly. especially means after the birth of their baby faces the problem of bald spots & dull hair, in that case you need to consult a nutritionist to find out what the best diet for you. Secondly a decent haircut plays a significant role to improve your look. You must not follow all the styles of haircut, try different styles with your hairs in a Photoshop & choose the one that best suits with your personality, you can change the hairstyle occasionally if there is some some special event & party.
The selection of right products & colors is very important in women makeover. You must use your Mascara, eyeliner in office with no or very light makeup. This will makes you look fresh. Do not sleep until you wash your face with any good face wash. Remember, these little things takes very little time but has very positive effects on your personality. In night parties you can do heavy makeover according to the occasion.
Clothes are always a reflection of your personality, Both in men & women. it is not necessary that your always wear expensive designers clothes, you can try anything that suits you in any specific occasion. You must choose the colors according to the occasions. If you are working women, You must change your dressing every day to look attractive & different throughout the week. apart from following official dress code, try Leggings, loose tops, striped sweaters occasionally. Do not repeat the same dress for two consecutive days.
A dirty & old shoes destroys your personality no matter if you wear an expensive outfit with beautiful makeover. Whatever your wear, weather its boots, flats and sandals, make sure that it is shiny & you feel comfortable in it. You can loose your charisma & mood in no time with a shoe that hurts your feet.
So, the bottom line is, You have to follow the latest trends in hairstyle, clothing & shoes if you want to look attractive. This dont necessarily means that you follow every trends of last fashion, try diffing things & follow then one that suits you. The other things is to choose a dressing according to the occasion. for example if you are out for foxy bingo with your friends, you can try anything causal. But if you are going to attend a meeting you must wear a suit with tie. Fashion is not all about copying famous celebrities, you can follow your own style of fashion in which you feel comfortable & elegant. this is your own life.
Women with new clothing line created by the famous Lacoste. Give a touch of sportswear to all your outfit with Lacoste.
While the Lacoste brand was originally a clothing line and a set of accessories and fragrances dedicated solely to men, today it tends to feminize. Founded in 1933 by Andre Gillier polytechnic and the famous tennis champion Rene Lacoste, the house was propelled to the front of the stage with polo “Model 12-12″ mesh decorated with the famous green crocodile, derived from the nicknames of the man crocodile or alligator attributed to René Lacoste during its heyday in 1927. In the 1990s, the brand was equated with street style of young boys in the suburbs, which dulls a little the image in the eyes of the customers original composed of aristocrats and people from high society. To raise the profile of the company, the house holds in 2007 a modeling contest called “Second Life” that the integration back into their original world.
LACOSTE new communication campaign
LACOSTE also appears as a new concept of communication set up by the house. To revive the brand, Lacoste organized concerts and parties in the hippest places in France and the United States. This system aims to compete with other big brands like Puma and Adidas, who also organize live sessions by inviting stars internationally renowned. LACOSTE offers comfortable clothing and L! VE LACOSTE to wear when you go out into town for one of the most trendy urban look. The new sportswear line for women is available in stores Lacoste at very attractive prices suited to small budgets.
The headband displays a new face today. Like any fashion item, it also follows the evolution of time and new trends. Headband is a famous fashion accessory since the nineteenth century, the headband was worn mainly by girls who were still at school. If wore in college, it took for cheesy. But now it is back. The celebrities wear turbans instead of diamond or gold. At first, it was simply a rigid but flexible headband, or simply covered with plastic tape. which has been remodeled, revamped in order to follow new trends in 2009-2010.
Today, you no longer ashamed to go out with a headband to hold your hair. The stars themselves are a fan. Eva Mendes, the famous actress has cracked his fans by wearing a headband jewelry inlaid with black stones. Benoit Missolin creator, has meanwhile opted for it. If you’re more ruffles and feathers, you will be spoiled with the feathered headband. More chic again, you could choose the way python leather with a decorative gem. Or why not a set with nails and spikes, so they look totally hard rock.
Marc Jacobs, born in 1963 in New York, continues to talk about their new collections every season. At ease in different areas of fashion such as perfume, they demonstrates every time the confidence of major brands in diverse creations. Among the most recent, they has not missed the makeover of a headband. Through their inspiration, they has transformed the wise headband ordinary structures more or less voluminous.
The heat was imposed in the air since a week & you might be looking to find something stylish & comfortable in clothing for spring season! Yes! At the same time you might be wondering that what design of clothing and which material would be appropriate for this summer that represents freshness and lightness? So today we aimed to discuss about the clothing trends for spring & summer. Silk, Cotton, shorts & skirts are something that could suits your needs! But there are plenty of other things that can influence the fashion trends for hot weather. For summer, most of the designers tend to find lightness in the dressing like soft clothes, air and comfortable, these are the keywords of an outfit suitable for summer.
For summer skirts are the best friends of women when the outdoor temperature approaches 20 ° C, the twirling skirts reveal their legs! Fluid or straight, long or short, the key is to have legs in the air. On the other hand, Shorts tends to be a good choice if you live in a city that is near to beach, the shorts are almost mandatory! Whether in jeans in cotton, linen, or white or red with all sorts of reasons more improbable than each other, the shorts are eagerly awaited summer! In addition, for those who do not feel very comfortable with the skirts, the shorts facilitate the movement of the legs.
Summer clothes should be flexible, lightweight, and does not restrict the movement of the person wearing it. And finally, regardless of the length of the holding because it is above all the material that is light weight! Cotton is undoubtedly the most popular of all subjects. Very strong and lightweight cotton is a fabric that does not move with time. Linen is another good choice for hot weather. Trousers, dress, shorts, all are very flexible, but it is true that it is less resistant than cotton. Silk is a good choice for evening in summers, leave the little dress in silk or satin for your evening wear; it will be perfect for this purpose! Moreover, it is ideal evenings because of the cool summer nights making the material easier and more enjoyable to wear.
Spring in there and the weather of the upcoming months seems to be notorious for fashion geeks. Yes, the fashionable males never miss the chance to think about changing their style with the change in weather, so as a matter of fact, spring is one of the important season to change the way your look. today we will be considering to talk about perfect dressing according to the types of body you have.
This post, in particular, is about males with short height. Well the key tip to bear in mind for men’s clothing is to maintain and elongate the vertical structure of your body. Whereas with tall and skinny gentleman it is best to break up the vertical linear structure with as many rolls, twists, contrasts and horizontal structures as possible, the shorter gentleman should concentrate on two things: maintaining a constant flow from toe to head (not the other way around), and remaining top-heavy. The former can be achieved by creating a complimentary palette of similar colours throughout the outfit, particularly with your shoes and trousers. Use your top half to bring variety into your colour palette, but make sure that the colour of your bottom half is continued through in order to draw the eye upwards (this can be done in subtle detailing, or perhaps a jacket or coat). The latter tip, of creating a top-heavy outfit, will help to draw the eye upwards – and most importantly, keep it there – instantly adding height to your appearance. It also helps to elongate the legs (aided with slim jeans and a belt with henleys t shirts , which is they key to elongating the rest of your body.
This year, the creators have managed the coup to make the user look skier, which was nevertheless the epitome of mediocrity and anti-class absolute. Satiating the fantasy of every woman who wants to be fashionable without sacrificing comfort in winter, this tendency to say the least unexpected promises finally to stay warm while keeping the Style. But the mountain does not look all fancy and even less to lose her femininity, the point of excessive bundle up!
To begin, faux fur, after years of rejection, is finally assembled better, it becomes fun to the streets and democratizes, This winter we will take any fur-free complex, with buttons on a jacket or a mantle over, but still close to the body. Exit long fur coats, we must wear jackets curved, with jeans! Try the orange very trend. Lined boots, Whether boots thicket of high-heeled boots, our feet should be warm, this is cool
Long skirts are increasingly present on the catwalk! Tweed, wool, leather, there is for all tastes and choices. The skirt is by far the most feminine clothing: short or mini, she reveals her legs and gives a sexy look, chic and glamorous. Long, it enhances the silhouette and drape. It is still present at the parades of fashion designers such as Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Dolce & Gabbana or. Scope most often in summer, spring or fall, fashion is now to wear in winter. Changes are made to make it more comfortable and convenient to carry.
According to George Taylor, a professor at the Wharton Business School (Pennsylvania), where periods of splendor, lift economic skirt length tends to shrink considerably: in fact, the miniskirt has appeared to the 1920 … and about 1929, after the stock market crash, the long skirts reappeared. Hemline theory is the theory or the hem. Info ou intox? No response has yet been made so far, but the key is to follow fashion: short or long, the skirt is a woman in value. View on the catwalks of Celine, she is in the style “rock”: while a high black leather skirt and white or beige leather, highlighted by a black belt. This style is not really a mat is ideal when going out with love: do not forget the boots, they give life to all. At Kenzo, the skirt is floral, cotton, giving a bohemian look or “good girl”: the skirt reveals part of the legs, with the slight crack in the middle. The skirt of the sixties is back: it is characterized by its retro look, and goes above the waist, and with a belt: warm colors are in fashion: black, navy blue or gray. For example, the long skirt ZARA, with its beautiful color and gray matter in cotton, is ideal to wear in winter. With its folds, she stresses your body and your hips and gives you a look awfully attractive. Choose your boots and your hat, guaranteed.
Being the most beautiful on the day of marriage is surely the desire of every bride? If you are looking for different collections of wedding dresses that is designed for 2011. You decide to buy your gown or you feel you have to measure everything according to your favorites and desires! Anyway for those who dream of a wedding dress unique and tailor-made, there are few designers whose talent should you must admire and their creations will amaze you. here are few points you needed to think before selecting a weeding dress.
Your wedding dress reflects your personality, Look for a unique dress and put me at my top, You ask for what dress you flashed Well, Must confess to a real favorite for short dresses. Exude the elegance & superb materials with flawless finish at the same time. So what do you think of your wedding dresses now? I must say a tailor-made dress is something that appeals to everyone. Anyways, i appreciate if you leave your opinions about this and share your tailors addresses and tips
Hair styling today simply means giving a different and unique look during various occasions. Family gather, formal meetings, weddings so so forth. each occasion required different looks that is elegant and unique. Modern hairstyles can be found worldwide in every fashion magazine and very popular used by celebrities from Hollywood and Bollywood.
There are plenty of formal hair styles designed for specific types of hair and face shape. To choose the right hairstyle that suits the hair type, hair length, facial structure, facial features and clothing can be a big chore. With the right choice of hairstyle is mixed with the ambiance of the occasion, the hair can look elegant, beautiful and unique.
Most of these hairstyles are simple and can be uprooted from home and some require a good stylist. If one has less time for any special occasion then easy formal hairstyles is the best option. Choosing the right hairstyle that is easy to wear and low maintenance needs infinite patience and courage. Some of the most popular haircuts that give a sleek look is classic French braids, ponytails multiple loops and ringlets. French Twist is the most popular among professional women. The fundamental objective of any of these hairstyles is to simply accentuate the facial features giving volume, texture and elegance of style to the hair.