Avenue Montaigne sets the stage for a special night of shopping in the City of Lights…
[dropcap]P[/dropcap]aris VOGUE celebrates the third annual Vogue Fashion Night as part of the international Fashion’s Night Out party in the golden triangle in Paris. For one solitary evening, the stately facades of the world’s chicest street will dress up in a magnificent array of colors, styles and sounds as Avenue Montaigne celebrates the beginning of the new fashion season. Luxurious boutiques that need no introduction, from Balmain and Balenciaga, to Chloé and Chanel, Dior and Dolce & Gabbana, Erès, Ferragamo, Gucci, Prada, Akris, Valentino, Cavalli and more. Vogue Fashion Night is the perfect way to mingle with the oh so fashionable Parisians for an evening of sensational shopping that is sure to add a bit of luxury to any wardrobe.
Sharpen up your Haute Couture skills with a visit to the House of Akris, as it presents an overview of the Swiss brand’s creative history, with a chance to pick up an original sketch by designer, Albert Kriemler.
Akris 49 Avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris
Barbara Bui teams up with nail expert Essie for an evening at the Nail Bar. Lucky guests can enjoy a glass of champagne and a macaron while trained experts paint fall’s favorite colors on their nails.
Barbara Bui 50 Avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris
Be the first to own a pair of limited edition moccasins, baptised ‘car shoes’, designed for the 2012 Cruise Collection for women, launched exclusively for the event.
Bottega Veneta 12 Avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris
Let yourself be seduced by the sensual voice of Lisa Li-Lund of The Big Crunch Theory, as she sounds out two free concerts full of rock and folk emotion. Concerts begin at 7h30 pm.
By Marie 8 Avenue Georges V 75008 Paris
Blue-jean baby for Chanel, who taps the talented beauty director, Peter Philips, for an original take on a new nail color that will go with any rock and roll wardrobe…an exclusive collection of blue-jean inspired varnishes.
Chanel 42 Avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris
Champagne and chocolate, the way to any woman’s heart, is being offered by the famous footwear designer, Charles Jourdan, as the company makes a comeback with an electric collection of high-voltage sandals.
Charles Jourdan 23 rue François 1er 75008 Paris
Chloé creates the event for VOGUE FASHION NIGHT with a flash mob dance choreography that will be performed in front of the boutique at 8 pm And 9h30 pm this evening. Check out the video of the choreography and study up for tonight, for everyone can join in the fun as Chloé rivals Oprah in creating a flash mob dance scene in Paris.
Chloé 44 Avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris
Diane von Furstenberg
The divine Diane lights up the night as usual with an energetic campaign launch for her new fragrance, aptly named, Diane. Join the party as DJ Emmanuel Caurel turns the tables for an ‘olfactory’ tour of the designer’s new scent, while Pinxo serves up a selection of their ravishing creations along with a hefty dose of libations.
Diane von Furstenberg 29 rue François 1er 75008 Paris
Velvet Eyes are bedroom eyes, and Dior make-up artists will be donning the season’s newest trend of velvet eyeliner, exclusively sold for the evening’s event, as the lovely Leigh Lezark lays it low on the electro. The brand new ‘Miss Dior’ bag will also be on view for the lucky few.
Dior 32 Avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris
Dolce & Gabbana
You’ll definitely be seeing stars tonight as the infernal Italian duo lights up the night with their astronomic collection for fall and winter.
Dolce & Gabbana 54 Avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris
Vogue Fashion Night Agenda – September 8, 2011 from 6pm – 10 pm
Avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris M Champs-Elysées Clemenceau
(Photo Credit: Avenue Montaigne, 2010 © Alison Smith)