Fashion’s Night Out – Design Style

By danielle

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It’s Fashion’s Night Out in NYC. The FNO calendar is packed full of parties with a number of leading design stores getting into the FNO action.  Our calendar-girls are ready to paint the town red. Check out what’s on our radar:

6-8PM: Crate & Barrel, 650 Madison Ave — Guests are in for a creative evening of home fashion, music, refreshments and some DIY fun.  Try your hand at some fashion and create your own wearable art, a custom necklace made from the bold color and pattern of Marimekko fabric.

6-9PM: DDC Lab, 427 West 14th Street — Mix & mingle with DDC Lab’s local designers and artisans. Guest DJ performance, local celebrities, new collection launches and more.

6-10pm:  TAC, 26 W 8th St (between 5th Ave and MacDougal St) — Celebrate (sustainable) Fashion’s Night Out with EcoSalon, Of Rags, NYC Fair Trade Coalition and the Textile Arts Center. Meet the designers of some of the top sustainable fashion lines as well as the managers of important sustainable retailers in the New York area. Participating brands include A.D.O Organics, Afia, Arcadia, Digs, Erin Considine, Feral Childe, Global Goods Partners, Kaelyn Garcia, LOVE IS MIGHTY, Mongo, Of Rags, Shabd, The Sock Hop, Tompkins Point Apparel, Wool and the Gang and more. Shoppers will be treated to an evening of interactive displays that chart the flow of clothing in the global marketplace, refreshments, music and a demonstration of fabric creation. The first thirty guests will receive a free gift bag with products from Hand/Eye Magazine, Pawling Prints Be Sweet Yarns, Jam Media, Of Rags and more.

7-9PM, TASCHEN Store, 107 Greene Street — Taschen will host award winning decorator and TV star Nate Berkus as he presents “The Nate Berkus Curated TASCHEN Library.” From 7:30 – 8:30PM, Nate will be on hand to take pictures, sign autographs, as well as give his own personal tips on how to start a fantastic TASCHEN library no matter what your price range. RSVP: store-ny@taschen.com

7-10PM, FLOS SoHO, 152 Greene Street — Flos, a leader in lighting, and Surface magazine are partnering with award-winning womenswear designer Wayne for an evening of “sartorial illumination.” Mannequins featuring Wayne’s clothing will be dispersed around the Flos showroom (located at 152 Greene St) and the shop will be open from 7 – 10PM. RSVP (flosfno@surfacemag.com) is required.

The Italian bedding manufacturer Frette is hosting a charity event with Same Skye. Jonathan Adler, Crate & Barrel, Fishs Eddy, Molton Brown, Wolf Home and the Cyrus Company are among the other design shops on the evening’s events list.

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