Hey Tampa Bay fashionistas – are you going to Fashion’s Night Out this Thursday, Sept. 8? Trust us, you don’t want to miss it! International Plaza and Bay Street is pulling all the stops by celebrating their ten-year anniversary with Fashion’s Night Out Tampa Bay. It’ll be an evening of fashion shows, hot music, new fall fashion collections, cool red carpet photos, dining, giveaways and after parties throughout International Plaza and participating stores and restaurants. So many things happening in one fun, shopping event – What to do first? Where to go? What to wear tonight!?
There’s certainly plenty to get into before Tampa Bay Fashion Week and we want you to join us in all of the fashion fun! We hope to see you at FNO Tampa Bay as we shop-til-we-drop!
Here are some of the juicy details:
Showcasing exclusive trunk shows from designers including Christian Louboutin and John Hardy, as well as a Lipstick Lounge and Beauty Bar where make-up artists from the world’s most renowned brands will be sharing complimentary tips and secrets. Enjoy sips and DJ beats.
Meet fashion icons (designers from Adrianna Papell, Jessica Simpson, Tahari ASL and more) at Dillard’s fashion shows at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., as well as a Cosmetics Trend Show at 6:30. There will be hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, gift with purchases and sweeps worth over $5,000 in prizes.
Come celebrate fashion’s biggest block party as Nordstrom rolls out the red carpet for a night of fun and fashion with friends. Enjoy refreshments, yummy treats and check out the stylist lounge debuting the latest trends and beauty tips of the season.
Dine on special $35 prix fixe menu with your choice of salad, entrée and dessert.
Brio Tuscan Grille
A $35 prix fixe menu along with $2.95 Tuscan Tasters and $5 martini’s will be available for shoppers from 3-7 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close.
Enjoy a free FNO Smoking Cosmo martini and special $39 three-course menu. The Lexus Limo from Bay Street Valet will provide shoppers with complimentary round-trip transportation.
The Capital Grille
Receive a free signature Stoli Doli martini sample with the FNO three-course menu for only $39. Choose a soup or salad, entrée, accompaniment and dessert.
Runway Fashion Show by Dillard’s
Watch runway fashion shows by Dillard’s from 6 to 7:30pm. Meet reps of some of the hottest fashion houses and some of the hottest designers including Adrianna Papell and Jessica Simpson.
Lipstick Lounge and Beauty Bar by Neiman Marcus
Complimentary touch-ups and make-up expertise
INTERNATIONAL PLAZA’S FREE GIFT WITH PURCHASE
Just make a purchase of $500 or more in one day of shopping at International Plaza to receive this exclusive signature gold-tone clutch with a detachable gold, cross body chain. Gift also includes a voucher valued at $100, good for two (2) best available tickets to any Florida Orchestra concert during the 2011/2012 season (some restrictions may apply).
FASHION’S NIGHT OUT SWAG
Is it possible to look fabulous in a t-shirt? Totally! Especially when we’re talking about the official Fashion’s Night Out t-shirt. Check out the rest of the FNO collection at Neiman Marcus: here. Totally getting the white FNO t-shirt!
For more information about participating stores, live performances and entertainment, visit http://www.shopinternationalplaza.com/fno
Oh, and by the way, in the spirit of all things shopping ~ we’re going to be having a sale, too! From 5pm-11:55pm this evening, you can purchase tickets to the Tampa Bay Fashion Week runway shows for only $30!! FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY! Limited number of tickets will be released for this price and last year we sold out! Set your timers and get ready here.