Whether or not youre a style aficionado, theres no way in hell youll be able to escape the steam train that is Fashion Week and its unprecedented kick-off event: Fashions Night Out—Anna Wintours chic way of getting everyone in New York (and the entire world) shopping again. So whats in it for you? A ton! More than 300 stores will stay open till 11 p.m. Get a lesson on how to strut down the runway from Alexander Wang; experience a professional photo shoot at Dior; watch as Vogues Andre Leon Talley hosts a fashion game show at Bergdorfs; enjoy Thai ice cream from Band of Outsiders Thai tie truck outside the Opening Ceremony; and kick it with the lovely ladies of Vena Cava at an all-girl block party outside of Bird in Williamsburg. Christmas came early this year.
Thu., Sept. 10, 6 p.m., 2009