Fashion's Night Out Returns to Chevy Chase
Here's what's happening near you during the fashionable evening of Thursday, Sept. 6.
It's that time of the year again, when fashionistas all over the world don fabulous frocks, suave suits and shiny shoes to hit the hippest fashion spots for Fashion's Night Out, which takes place this year on Thursday, Sept. 6.
"Last year's bash featured events in  countries and more than 4,500 events [in the U.S.]. With special limited-edition products, celebrity appearances, and unforgettable performances, FNO 2012 is promising to be even bigger and better than before," according to the event's website.
Fashion's Night Out takes place around the world, but you don't need to jet off to London or Milan to participate. There's a slew of participating businesses in the Bethesda-Chevy Chase area, and even more in Georgetown.
Here's what's happening in your neck of the woods, according to the event's website:
BCBG (5402 Wisconsin Ave., Suite B, Chevy Chase, MD, and 7101 Democracy Blvd., Suite 2040, Bethesda, MD): 6 to 8 p.m. Post a photo of yourself in BCBG garb on Instagram (#BCBGFNO) for a chance to win $1,000 to spend at the store.
bebe (7101 Democracy Blvd., No. 1232, Bethesda, MD): 6 to 10 p.m. Special offers, snacks, drinks, music and an exclusive gift with a $100 purchase.
Cache (7101 Democracy Blvd., No. 2400, Bethesda, MD): 6 to 9 p.m. An "exciting incentive" will be available for shopping for full-price merchandise, according to Fashion's Night Out's website.
Coldwater Creek (White Flint Mall, 11301 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD): 6 to 11 p.m. Hourly drawings for fashion pieces, mystery offers for everyone and refreshments.
Eileen Fisher (7101 Democracy Blvd., Suite 2420, Bethesda, MD): 6 to 11 p.m. Light refreshments will be available.
Guess (7101 Democracy Blvd., No 1310, Bethesda, MD): 6 to 9 p.m. Listen to the disc jockey; receive a gift with certain purchases.
Madewell (7101 Democracy Blvd., No. 2036, Bethesda, MD): 6 to 9 p.m. Drinks, sweet treats and hair braiding at the Braid Bar.
Neiman Marcus (Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC):
- Runway presentation (7 to 7:30 p.m.): Featuring fall fashion trends—shades of green and navy, leather, digital prints and more.
- Tom Ford lipstick bar (6 to 9 p.m.): A photo booth will let you share your new look on Facebook and Twitter.
- Lafayette 148 New York special presentation (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.): Get a limited edition gift with qualifying purchases.
- Beats by DJ Adrian Loving (6 to 9 p.m.): DJ Adrian Loving spins disco hits by the Bee Gees, Olivia Newton John and Donna Summer, while models model the latest evening looks.
- Sips and bites (6 to 9 p.m.): Cocktails and sweet treats throughout the store.
- Cupcake station (6 to 9 p.m.): Fashionable cupcakes.
Saks Fifth Avenue (5555 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, MD): 6 to 10 p.m.
South Moon Under (10247 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD): 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a signature Fashion's Night Out champagne cocktail, and enter to win a $100 gift card. The DJ will spin tunes for a mini-fashion show.
Steve Madden (7101 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, MD): 6 to 11 p.m. Get a limited-edition, studded iPad case with purchase, while supplies last.
Tommy Bahama (Westfield Montgomery Mall, 7101 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, MD): 6 to 9 p.m. Get a limited-edition Tommy Bahama scarf, exclusively designed for Fashion's Night Out, with a qualifying purchase of $50 or more.
Torrid (7101 Democracy Blvd., Suite 2094 A, Bethesda, MD): 6 to 9 p.m. Earn triple points when you shop with your Torrid credit card, or sign up for a Torrid credit card and receive a complimentary gift while supplies last.
Westfield Montgomery Mall (7101 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, MD): 6 to 9 p.m. In-store specials, a free Fashion's Night Out gift bag and goodies for the first 200 shoppers to check in at the Westfield concierge desk.
White House Black Market (7101 Democracy Blvd., No. 2030, Bethesda, MD): 6 to 9 p.m. Check out the new fall collection.