The San Fernando Valley joins Los Angeles, New York City and other national and international cities for this one evening affair that originated four years ago in New York. Vogue Magazine and the Fashion Designers of America worked together for a “global initiative created to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, boost the industry’s economy, and put the fun back in shopping.” General hours for the special event are 6 p.m. – 11 p.m., but some stores are celebrating all day. Department stores and boutiques will have special promotions and giveaways.
Outside of the 818, fashion block parties will include celebrity and designer appearances at various shopping districts, including Melrose Ave., South Robertson Blvd., West Third Street, Abbot Kinney, Los Feliz, Downtown Los Angeles, Westfield Century City, The Grove, The Americana at Brand and the Beverly Center. Check out all the FNO events in Los Angeles here . Or get the scoop on some of the best block parties over the hill courtesy of Racked LA,
Dari: The celebration is going all day from 11 a.m. -10 p.m. and is featuring a Wildfox (graphic tees and sweats), plus new clothes for Fall and some promo prices. The first 20 customers receive a Wildfox gift tote with purchase. Spend $500 and get 10% off until the end of the year; spend $1000 and get 20% off through the end of the year. 12130 Ventura Blvd, Studio City.
Free People: Stop by from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. for drinks, treats, a gift with purchase (no minimum) and a photobooth! 12130 Ventura Blvd, Studio City.
WESTFIELD TOPANGA (Canoga Park)
*A giveaway of a two-year lease on a brand new 2013 AUDI A4. Shoppers can enter-to-win the opportunity to drive around in style in a brand new AUDI. No purchase necessary- just come to Westfield Topanga on September 6th- submit a ticket with your name and email address information (raffle-style) and ten lucky entrants will receive a key to try and open the car (only one key will win).
*Fashion Shows -featuring looks provided by various retailers at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m, including: Bachrach (men’s suits) – Bebe (women’s fashion) – ECCO (footwear) – Foreign Exchange (young/modern fashion) – Henri Bendel (women’s accessories) – Hugo Boss (men’s suits/fashion) – J. Stephens (footwear) Lorna Jane (women’s fitness/fashion)- Max Studio (women’s fashion) – Ryu: by Stella (women’s dresses/fashion) – Steve Madden (women’s fashion footwear) – Swim Spot (women’s swim wear) – Zota (women’s accessories).
*The first 100 people to present at least $1000 in same-day receipts from two or more participating retailers will receive a $100 Westfield Gift Card by American Express.
*Present at least $500 in same-day receipts from two or more participating retailers to receive a VIP Smashbox Gift Bag.
*Shoppers can enjoy various in-store activations throughout the center, as well.
*Shoppers who download the new FREE Westfield App can search for the best FNO deals and latest trends at Westfield Topanga http://www.westfield.com/us/mobile
FNO Retail Participants at Topanga
- ANGL – 20% off entire store.
-Artisans Jewelers – Drinks & Appetizers
-Baby Gap – Music & Finger Foods
-Bebe - $25 off $150 purchase / $50 off $250 purchase / Gift with $100 purchase.
-Brookstone – Free Foot, Neck & Shoulder Massage with purchase of an OSIM Foot massager.
-Cache – 25% regular priced items, additional promos on sale items – refreshments
-The Children’s Place - 20% off $50 purchase / Lemonade & Cookies.
-Chinese Laundry – 20% off regular priced merchandise. Free Tote Bag with purchase.
-ECCO - Cocktails & Sweets.
-Free People – One of a kind hand-made gift with purchase. / Champagne & Sweets, Music, Free Henna Tattoos.
-Henri Bendel – Selling limited edition Swarovski Crystal FNO shirts. Gift with purchase (while supplies last).
-Hugo Boss - Cheese, Crackers & Wine.
-J. Stephens – Cocktails & Sweets.
-Jimmy Choo - Champagne & Sweets.
-Joseph A. Collection – Free Tie with Suit purchase
-Kiehl’s Since 1851 - Receive 3 travel ready deluxe samples with every Skincare Consultation.
-L’Occitane - Receive an exclusive tote & samples of our favorite products with a purchase of $55 or more. While supplies last.
-Max Studio – 25% Off Fall Collection. / Enter to Win a $1000 Shopping Spree at Max Studio.
-Michael Kors – Complete Michael Kors look give-away / Champagne & appetizers.
-New York & Co. – Refreshments.
-PAPAYA – $10 Gift Card with $50 purchase.
-Ryu: By Stella – Sample Sale: $29, $39, $49 and 20% off regular priced items. / Gift & Cookies with Purchase.
-Sports Authority Elite
-Swim Spot – Free Hurley Beach Towel with $99 purchase / Champagne, Water & Cookies.
-Tiffany & Co. – Food & Wine
-Tous - Free Gift Basket with $250 purchase. (gift basket includes: Tous keychain, Tous specialty Diary, Ziba or Sephora gift card, and a special eatery gift card) / Mimosa’s & Champagne w/ Subway Sandwiches & Brownies (LIVE DJ).
-True Religion – Gift with purchase. (While supplies last). / Refreshments
-Tycoon – 40% off entire inventory (excluding loose diamonds & special orders).
-Yankee Candle Co. – Free Baby Jar with purchase of Large Jar
-Young & Chic – Spend over $30 receive a free bracelet / Bottled Water & Chocolate.
-Zota – 60% off select items.
WESTFIELD FASHION SQUARE (Sherman Oaks)
* A screening of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and enter-to-win a “LBD” contest.
*Live models sporting film-inspired fall trends will be featured in the Center Court.
*A “Mini-Mani Lounge” by Sephora, where guests can receive their own mini-manicure by Sephora make-up artists.
*The Tech-Social Lounge – shoppers can enter-to-win the newest Beats by Dre headphones, take custom photos in the lounge photo booth, and demo other fun tech accessories and gadgets.
*The Fashion Perks Lounge – the first 100 shoppers to sign up for the Westfield Fashion Square email list and ‘LIKE’ the center’s Facebook page will receive access to the lounge, which includes a gift bag of giveaways and special offers from center retailers, the opportunity to redeem receipts of $300 or more for a $25 gift card, and complimentary refreshments and mocktails.
*Shoppers who download the new FREE Westfield App can search for the best FNO deals and latest trends at Westfield Fashion Square http://www.westfield.com/us/mobile
FNO Retail Participants at Fashion Square:
- ANGL – Enjoy 20% off the entire store.
- L’Occitane – Gift With Purchase. FNO gift bag with $65 or more purchase. (Value $47)
- Michael Kors – In-store party with champagne and hors d’oevres.
- Nail Garden – Visit their pop-up in the Beauty lounge outside Sephora and receive a free nail polish change and bottle of nail polish.
- ProActiv – Free Sheer Cover Makeover.
- Salon Dioro – Enjoy a free gift certificate for $65 towards a haircut, blowdry & color treatment.
- Steve Madden – Gift With Purchase. Receive a limited edition studded iPad case with minimum purchase. Enjoy 20% off full-priced merchandise.
- Sunglass Hut – Enjoy 20% during the event.
- SYLK – In-store party with Music and dessert. Buy 1 regular-priced item and get 50% off the entire store.
- Tous – In-store party with champagne and music. Gift With Purchase. Receive a special gift with every $250 or more purchase.
- True Religion – Enjoy in-store refreshments and a free gift with any purchase.
- Victoria’s Secret – Gift With Purchase. Receive a limited edition VS tote with any PINK purchase.
- Westfield Concierge – Gift With Purchase. Receive a $25 Westfield American Express gift card when you spend $300 or more among 2 or more participating retailers.
- White House Black Market – Receive $25 off on your entire purchase for every $125 you spend.
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