FASHION'S NIGHT OUT TORONTO LINEUP
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - TORONTO, Canada - SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 - Retailers and shoppers of Toronto are gearing up to celebrate the renowned global event, Fashion's Night Out (FNO). On the international day of FNO, September 6, 2012, participating retailers are planning open-invitation events featuring the season's must-haves offered by apparel and accessory brands. With boutiques involved throughout the city, a concentration of FNO events will take place in Yorkville and Queen West. Running from 6:00pm to 11:00pm, here is a recap on where to shop and what to do in Toronto this FNO.
Official Fashion's Night Out merchandise will be available at The Bazaar by Rac, Toronto Fashion Incubator, The Peacock Parade, eLUXE and Toronto Eaton Centre.
Shoppers are encouraged to shop with their MasterCard at FNO Toronto. Consumers can show their receipts at the MasterCard booth at The Bazaar or Stylicity Lounge for a chance to win a prepaid MasterCard.
- The Shopping Soirée - Shops at Hazelton Lanes, 87 Avenue Road, Oval Square, Lower Level
The Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI), TNT and Fashion Cares invite you to shop men's and women's accessories and apparel - spend $200+ and get a special Fashion Cares 25th anniversary retrospective book. Spend $500+ and be eligible to win two VIP Gala tickets to Fashion Cares on Sept 9th featuring Elton John (a value of $3000), PLUS two VVIP passes to the after party and two all-access event passes! 10% of event sales will benefit the Elton John Aids Foundation and the AIDS Committee of Toronto. FLARE Magazine editors will be on duty helping guests style some of the industry's finest fall pieces from TFI 's design stars and the racks of TNT's international brands.
- MasterCard's Stylicity Lounge - Shops at Hazelton Lanes, 87 Avenue Road, Oval Square, Lower Level
Visit the Stylicity Lounge to enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, complimentary styling and make-up applications from Maybelline and Redken, mingle with fashion stylists and enter for a chance to win a MasterCard gift card. Shop The Peacock Parade's Fashion's Night Out sale onsite for special offers.
- THE BAZAAR by RAC Boutique - The Burroughes Building, 6th Floor 639 Queen Street West 647.352.4433
The Bazaar will bring together a wide array of Toronto retailers including: Gotstyle, Lab Consignment, Drake General Store, Psalms:911, Vocado, Elle Hardware, Woodlawn, Rescue Vintage, Robber, Philistine, Canon Blanc, Magic Pony, Chloe Comme Parris, Life of Manek, Foe & Dear, Love of Mine, Fischer Street, Muskox, OnlyOne Gallery, 69 Vintage, Travis Taddeo, Fashionably Yours and The Cashmere Shop. Goods will include everything from jewellery to shoes to a wide array of clothing. The Bazaar will feature music by DJs Famous Players, snacks by PopChips, cupcakes by Short & Sweet Cupcakes, drinks from Vitamin Water, beer by from Kronenbourg 1664 and offer a selection of complimentary cocktails done by Banff Ice Vodka. Attendees will have a chance to win a pair of plane tickets from Porter Airlines to anywhere Porter flies.
- Aime by Monica Mei - 198A Davenport Road Upper Level 416.728.9213
Celebrating a new beginning, Aime by Monica Mei is opening their showroom boutique at FNO. Preview the latest collection and receive a gift with purchase where a portion of proceeds will benefit Fashion Cares (Elton John Foundation & Aids Committee of Toronto). Dance the night away in the back patio with Tunezy spinning tunes, while tasting hor d'oeuvres by Elizabeth Hill Catering.
- Aveda Canada - Civello Queen 269 Queen Street West, 416.977.7755, 155 Cumberland Street, 416.922.1025
Join us for an evening of Aveda rituals, complimentary fringe trims, music, refreshments and a little shopping of course! Connect with us over social media to win cool prizes, and experience the magic of our new Invati line with a complimentary scalp consultation and revitalizing treatment. We're turning Cumberland into a runway with this year's hottest looks from New York fashion week. Get glammed up for your night on the town with our brand new fall make up collection and try out one of our looks from the runway.
Toronto Eaton Centre, 416.979.8892, Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 416.782.8222
Amidst the fury of Fashion's Night Out - take a moment to relax and rejuvenuate with us at Aveda Eaton Centre or Yorkdale mall. Join us for comforting tea and cupcakes, as well as all of your favourite complimentary Aveda rituals as we get you geared up for fall fashions with our Looks of the Runway and new fall makeup collection. Relax with our new stress fix line, or keep the tempo up with our hottest hair and make up trends for this season! Tweet, Instagram, or Facebook your experience to win cool prizes and to receive samples of the magical INVATI!
- Bench - Toronto Eaton Centre 416.548.8656, Yorkdale Shopping Centre 647.477.4137
Bench celebrates Fashion Night Out with style advice from the cast members of MTV's 1 girl, 5 gays! Receive a complimentary gift with any purchase over $50.
- Cole Haan - 101 Bloor Street West 416.926.7575
Stop in for an exclusive Cole Haan Shopping Event at FNO Toronto. Shoppers will meet Chelsea, Col Haan's sleek day-to-night pump, that proves sultry shoes can feel street-ready. Enjoy treats while shopping and enter to win a sweepstakes!
- Comrags - 812 Dundas Street West 416.360.7249
Odessa Paloma Parker - editorial director of Plaid Magazine and stylist extraordinaire with Judy Inc - will be onsite offering styling tips.
- eLUXE - 355 Adelaide Street West, Ground Level 416.977.3325
Debuting its exclusive Smythe for eLUXE blazer, eLUXE will host guests with a trunk show from Rebekah Price, branded sweets from Megan Wappel designs and six giveaways. Photostar will be onsite snapping all guests.
- Fuzz Wax Bar - 701 Queen Street West 647.738.3899
Fuzz Wax Bar invites shoppers to enjoy complimentary champagne while shopping and receive a complimentary eyebrow wax (which may be redeemed that night or at a later date) with the purchase of any retail product. Fuzz will also be partnering with jewelry company Stella and Dot to host a trunk show and raffle.
- GAP - Toronto Eaton Centre, 416.599.8802
- GASPARD - 913 Queen Street West, 416.546.7480
Join GASPARD to celebrate the arrival of the new Fall 2012 ANTIPAST COLLECTION from Japan. Champagne, fun activities and whimsical hosiery and accessories!
- GUESS - Yorkdale Shopping Centre 416.916.4120 GUESS by Marciano - Yorkdale Shopping Centre 416.640.1213
Stop by GUESS and GUESS by Marciano to enjoy DJ spun tunes and receive a gift with any $100 GUESS List or M Loyalty purchase.
- H&M - 13-15 Bloor Street West 416.920.4029, Toronto Eaton Centre 416.593.0064
Join the H&M as it celebrates Fashion's Night Out with the ultimate shopping party! Enjoy special offers and the best Fall has to offer all while enjoying fabulous drinks and music!
- Holt Renfrew - 50 Bloor Street West 416.922.2333
Holt Renfrew presents "Hot in the City" street party on Bloor Street West.
- INTERMIX - 130 Bloor Street West, 416.925.0111
INTERMIX invites shoppers to toast FNO & TIFF. Fall in love with must-know designers, exclusive product and covetable pieces. ILIA beauty will treat guests to a natural pop of color while the DJ spins of-the-moment music. Champagne and sweets will be served.
- Johnston & Murphy - Yorkdale Shopping Centre 416.789.1304
- Juicy Couture - Yorkdale Shopping Centre 416.783.2227, Sherway Gardens 416.621.1512, Toronto Eaton Centre 416.591.9300
Juicy Couture will celebrate Fashion's Night Out with its new fragrance Viva la Juicy la Fleur! The event will include fragrance samplings and great offers in store!
- The Peacock Parade - www.thepeacockparade.com
Visit the The Peacock Parade to buy official Fashion's Night Out tees and totes, on sale now. On Thursday, September 6th, at 11am est, The Peacock Parade will launch its special Fashion's Night Out sale, featuring exquisite jewelry from Kara Ross, and luxurious cashmere from White & Warren. Free shipping on all items in the Fashion's Night Out special sale!
- Preloved - 881 Queen St West, 416.504.8704
- Roots - 100 Bloor Street West, 416.323.3289, Toronto Eaton Centre 416.593.9640, Yorkdale Shopping Centre 416.783.3371
- Rue Pigalle - 927 Queen Street West, 647.352.8115
Discover the Peter Kent bags fall collection and marry them with unique European scarves, jewelry and accessories. Receive a complimentary card holder with every bag purchased or a complimentary travel bag with every purchase of $1,000 or more including a Peter Kent bag. Refreshments will be served.
- Tory Burch - Yorkdale Shopping Centre 416.783.0698
Celebrate FNO with passed refreshments and a sweet treat at our Tory Burch boutique.
- Yorkdale Shopping Centre - 3401 Dufferin Street, 416.789.3261
Enjoy exclusive Style and Beauty Seminars hosted by CityLine's Tracy Moore starting at 6 pm in Centre Court! 6 - 7 pm: International Hair & Make Up artist Diana Carreiro presents fall's latest beauty trends 7 - 8 pm: CityLine's Style Expert Lynn Spence shares the "TOP 20" fall and winter trends 8 - 9 pm: Meet your celebrity panel and get answers to your personal style questions followed by a night of shopping with our first-class retailers. Shops participating include 7 For All Mankind, Banana Republic, Bench, Gap, Gap Kids, Guess, Guess by Marciano, H&M, Holt Renfrew, J. Crew, Johnston & Murphy, Juicy Couture, Old Navy, Roots, Salon Donato + Spa, Sephora, Tiffany & Co., Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch, True Religion Jeans and Yorkdale's Food Collection.
- Toronto Eaton Centre - 220 Yonge Street, 416.640.5525
- Sherway Gardens - 25 The West Mall Space 1990, 416.621.1512
FASHION'S NIGHT OUT TORONTO
The City of Toronto is working with a committee including representatives from the Toronto Fashion Incubator, The Peacock Parade and Rac Boutique, together with industry organizations and the City's Business Improvement Areas on this exciting event.
ABOUT FASHION'S NIGHT OUT
Fashion's Night Out (FNO) is an unprecedented global initiative originally created in 2009 to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, and boost the industry's economy during the recession. On Thursday, September 6, 2012, in response to overwhelming demand, Fashion's Night out will return to New York City and cities across the country to highlight fashion and support retail with exciting events that include designer appearances, celebrity guests, fashion shows and musical performances. Purchase items from the 2012 FNO collection and a portion of the proceeds will go to the New York City AIDS Fund in the NY Community Trust. 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. For more information visit:www.fashionsnightout.com or FNO on Twitter at @fnonyc (#FNO).
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