September 6th marks the start of Fashion’s Night Out 2012. Last year’s Fashion’s Night Out featured events in eighteen countries and more than 4,500 events here in the States.
Timeout.com has picked the best locations to shop on Fashion’s Night Out 2012. Some of our favorites are:
For its latest collaboration, Target has commissioned small-business owners throughout the country to create exclusive collections for the chain. At this pop-up shop, you can score the goods three days before the merch hits stores. Fight the masses for Kirna Zabête ikat-print shirtdresses ($40) and Odin men’s bomber jackets ($70). Also pick up stuff for your pad, including the Curiosity Shoppe kitschy dinnerware ($3–$5 each) and Patch NYC rustic lamps ($50). • target.com. 6–10pm. 441 W 14th St between Ninth and Tenth Aves
Saks Fifth Avenue
Hit up this fancy department store for a plethora of free beauty services. You can meet designer Erin Fetherston and then cop her edgy bangs with the help of hairstylist Edward Tricomi (6–8pm); get a Minx Nails manicure with custom-made Suno designs while you chat with designers Max Osterweis and Erin Beatty; and grab a painted-on tattoo from Rihanna’s tattoo artist, Josh Lord, or a henna version with Sachin and Babi Ahluwalia. Head up to the fifth floor to spend the night with Rebecca Minkoff, and get primped with a chic ponytail, smoky eyes by Minkoff’s personal makeup artist, Anthea King, and a nail-art manicure from the ladies behind Valley Nails. You’ll also be able to make woven friendship bracelets using a selection of charms for free. • 212-753-4000, saks.com. 6–10pm. 611 Fifth Ave, (at 49th St)