FNO: Bridal designs strut their stuff

Fashion Night out will have a full choice of places to go, things to do and see.  If you are wondering what bridal designers are up to look no farther.  To make things easier for you, you can truly “Plan Your Evening” print it out and take it with you.

Meet Michael Aram, NewlyWish, Belle Flur, Gabriella NY Bridal, Loulie Walker, NY Wedding Dance, and cocktails and desserts provided by Bottlerocket Wine & Spirits and Tawny Ong

Michael Aram Flagship Store – 136 West 18th St.

Bergdorf Goodman will have lots of going on, including a Karoke Party hosted by Cynthia Rowley and many others.

Marchesea will also be on hand I’m sure showing this season latest looks and perhaps you’ll get a sneak peek at their new make-up line “Marchesa for Le Métier de Beauté”.  I’ve been lucky so see some samples and there are lots of ‘frosts and shimmer’ in the lipstick line.  Their Palette collection is the perfect compact offering a complete signature look for your eye, cheek, lip and face to complete your own transformation.

Bergdorf Goodman – 754 Fifth Ave New

Vera Wang will be making appearances at both of her shops and have some special guests with her. See her at the flagship store on Madison Ave from 6-7pm.  She’ll even sign copies of her bride stylebook if you make a purchase.  At 7:30 head downtown (158 Mercer Street), where she will be there with Olympic skating gold medalist Evan Lysacek . Vera and Evan will give dancing lessons to customers a la “Dancing With the Stars”!  Bring your honey and pick up some great wedding day dance moves.

Vera Wang Flagship Store – 991 Madison Ave; Vera Wang Downtown: 158 Mercer Street

Douglas Hannant will be hosting a concert by recording artist “Corrine Bailey Ray”, 8PM in the Plaza Hotel courtyard. Join him between 6PM and 8PM prior to the concert performance in his Boutique for his famous Hannant margaritas.  I’ve tried them and they are yummy.

Plaza Hotel – 1 W. 58th Street

Reem Acra will be having, what I think will be the ultimate in bridal beauty FNO nights. Come over and enjoy the Reem-tini cocktail and delectable sweet treats. Join Reem Acra, Preston Bailey, Sylvia Weinstock, and The Knot.  This is my “MUST” for all brides in the NYC Area.

Reem Acra – 14 East 60th Street

Kiki de Montparnasse is one of my favorites in luxury intimate apparel. Enjoy live music, champagne and aphrodisiac tasting, private romance salons, our Erotic Portrait Booth and preview our latest collections on our renowned Kiki Models.

Kiki de Montparnasse – 79 Greene Street

Oscar De La Renta and his Evening of Merengue at our Madison Avenue boutique hosted by Mikhail Baryshnikov. (Honestly both make my heart sing).  While this is an invitation-only event, stop by and perhaps you can see Oscar himself doing the meringue.

Oscar De La Renta – 772 Madison Avenue

Carolina Herrera is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of her first freestanding boutique on Madison Avenue. A photo booth on hand to capture you and your friends. The photographs are available immediately and are yours to keep. Magician Mark Mitton will join Mrs. Herrera and there will be Music by Paul Sevigny. Cocktails, Classic American of course.

Carolina Herrera – 954 Madison Avenue New York 10065

From 6-11 PM there is a massive block party downtown and you should stop by the Cynthia Rowley West Village.  She will have a new look—a giant mirrored façade reflecting the crowds below on Bleecker Street. Catch a glimpse of yourself and your friends, pose for photo ops with Cynthia herself.  Make sure you take a look at her bridesmaid’s collection while you’re there.

Cynthia Rowley – 376 Bleecker Street

This list will get you started and considering FNO2010 event.  With so many shops participating, there is something for everyone.  Before you head out, don’t forget to enter my Fashion Week exclusive giveaway thanks to American Express and Tory Burch.  Be apart of this backstage pass, meet and greet and a goodie bag you won’t believe.


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