Cross September 6th off your calendars and ready your wallets—this year marks Canada’s first annual Fashion’s Night Out, with events happening in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal. Fashion’s Night Out is a citywide shopping event that marries supporting local retailers with a celebration of all things fashion and design. FNO was first launched as a joint initiative by Vogue and the CFDA in 2009, and has since become a global movement that has can be found in cities all over the world.
YOU’RE INVITED: Join FLARE‘s Erin O’Brien and Caitlin Kenny and Cosmetics’ Kristen Vinakmen’s at the heart of Fashion’s Night Out, inside The Shopping Soiree at Shops at Hazelton Lanes’ Oval Square (87 Avenue Road), presented by the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI), TNT and MasterCard. Our editors will be on duty helping you style some of the industry’s finest fall pieces from TFI’s design stars and the racks of TNT’s international brands. Plus, upgrade your beauty look at the MasterCard Stylicity Lounge with glam-to-go styling from Maybelline and Redken, and shop The Peacock Parade’s FNO sale at the e-commerce hub. Spot the official FNO collection and help celebrate Fashion’s Night Out in Toronto along with top cities around the world. 10% of sales from TFI and TNT will benefit the Elton John Aids Foundation and the AIDS Committee of Toronto.
Holt Renfrew (60 Bloor Street West): Shop during Holt’s Hot in the City Street Party and get a first look at the store’s 175th anniversary merch.
Cole Haan (101 Bloor Street West): Shoppers can indulge in complimentary food and drink while shopping the brand’s latest offerings.
The Bazaar by Rac Boutique (639 Queen St. West): Curated by the brands behind Rac Boutique, The Bazaar promises to bring together bevy of local retailers, as well as live music, complimentary cocktails and snacks, plus the chance to win a draw for a free flight with Porter.
Comrags (812 Dundas Street West): A stylist on site will help you prep for the new season with the Canadian label’s fall collection.
H&M (13-15 Bloor Street West): Enjoy music and treats while the Swedish fast fashion brand unveils their fall campaign, featuring Lana del Rey.
Fuzz Wax Bar (701 Queen Street West): Sip free bubbly, and receive a free eyebrow wax with the purchase of any product.
eLuxe (355 Adelaide Street West): Take in live DJ sets, yummy tequila-based cocktails and shop designers like Kate Middleton-approved Smythe and jewellery star Rebekah Price.
Yorkdale Shopping Centre (3401 Dufferin Street): Shop extended hours, and experience a fashion presentation from Yorkdale’s finest retailers, including Holt Renfrew, Sephora, Tory Burch, J. Crew, Tiffany & Co., H&M, Juicy Couture and more.
Eaton’s Centre (220 Yonge St): With stores open until 11 PM, take in a special fashion show featuring Gap, Stuart Weitzman and Juicy Couture.
Intermix (130 Bloor St. West): Intermix will be toasting both TIFF and FNO with cocktails, sweet treats and makeovers by Ilia beauty.
Aveda Canada (269 Queen Street West, 155 Cumberland Street): Downtown Aveda locations will be offering cocktails, appetizers, plus gratis bang trims and complimentary scalp consultations.
Stay tuned: Aime by Monica Mei (198A Davenport Road), Rue Pigalle (927 Queen Street West), Toronto Eaton Centre (220 Yonge Street), Roots (100 Bloor Street West), Gaspard (931 Queen St. W), TNT (Hazelton Lanes)
Ssense (90 Rue Saint Paul Ouest): Ssense plans to celebrate FNO in Montreal with DJs, refreshments, plus the launch of their Instagram.
Stop by each shop from 6:00PM to 11:00PM for an evening of personalized shopping: Ssense (90 Rue Saint Paul Ouest), Denis Gagnon (170B Saint-Paul Street West), H&M (1100 St. Catherine Street), Michel Brisson (384 Saint Paul Street West), Quai 417 (417 Rue Saint-Pierre), Reborn (231 rue Saint-Paul O.), Espace Pepin (350 St-Paul Ouest), Cahier D’Excercices (369 St. Paul O), Phillipe Dubuc (4451 Rue Saint-Denis), U&I (215 St. Paul Ouest), Aveda (880 rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest)
The designers and owners of participating retailers will be on site to welcome shoppers, and a cocktail reception will be open to the public at the Center Phi during the evening.
Banana Republic (1098 Robson Street): Sip delicious cocktails and receive a complimentary gift with any purchase over $75.
M.A.C Cosmetics (908 Robson Street): Staff will be on hand to provide makeovers while shoppers nibble canapes and enjoy drinks.
Bebe (1000 Robson Street): Enjoy a live DJ, apps and drinks and receive an exclusive gift with purchases over $100.
Habit of Urban (1193 Robson Street): With each purchase, shoppers will receive a complimentary reversible tank.
Ishara (38 Water Street): With extended store hours, the shop will feature a beauty lounge with a brow bar.
Miss Sixty (970 Robson Street): Preview the fall collection while enjoying complimentary cocktails.
Lucky Brand (2723 Granville Street): Enjoy extended shopping hours, plus a top-secret shopping surprise.
Plum (2799 Granville Street): Be the first to shop the fall collection, and those who spend over $95 will receive a complimentary lace camisole. At the Granville St. location, shoppers can meet designer Claudia Agusti.
Juicy Couture (701 West Georgia Street): Exclusively sample the brand’s new fragrance Viva la Juicy la Fleur.
Bar None (1222 Hamilton Street): You’re invited! Party with FNO’s behind-the-scenes crew at Bar None – the first 300 guests will receive 2 complimentary drink tickets.
Guess (1144 Robson Street, 1168-1170 Robson Street): Get down to a live DJ, and receive a free gift with any purchase over $100.
Tiffany & Co. (723 Burrard Street): Enjoy refreshments and entertainment while experience 175 years of Tiffany’s.
Stylist Clothing Co. (106 -5701 Granville Street): Experience the store’s live fashion installations and receive a gift on purchases over $200.
Aveda (111 Water Street, 1228 Robson Street) Aveda locations will be offering cocktails, appetizers, plus gratis bang trims and complimentary scalp consultations.
Stay Tuned : Secret Location (1 Water Street), French Connection (1150 Robson Street), Gap (1121 Robson Street), H&M (Pacific Centre), Wear Else (2360 West 4th Avenue)