We’ve talked about how Savannah is an arts destination, travel destination and a great place for food, but this week, Savannah is a place for fashionistas! Savannah,
Georgia is participating in its first Fashion’s Night Out on Thursday, September 8, 2011.
This is a global fashion and shopping event with cities such as New York,
Boston, Sydney, London, Milan, Paris, Los Angeles and Dallas participating.
The Fashion’s Night Out was created in 2009 to spark consumer confidence during an
economic downturn. It is collaboration between American Vogue, Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company and the City of New York. Fashion’s Night Out is an evening of shoppers to participate in premiere events that include celebrity and designer guests, musical performances, catering, art installations and more!
There will be 38 downtown Savannah retail establishments participating in the festivities.
Broughton Street will be closed to motorized traffic at 3pm on Thursday, leaving
the street open for pedestrians and shoppers to enjoy the events, which
includes fashion shows on a runway built on the street. The events start at 6pm
and the admission is FREE! There will be trolleys stops in the area of the
participating stores. Local sponsors of the event include: Savannah College of Art and Design, AVIA Savannah , Savannah Magazine, The Creative Coast and Telfair Museums to just name a few. Some of the retail stores that are taking part in the festivities include, Trunk 13, Style House, Daydreams, Fab’rik, Copper Penny, Banana Republic, Savannah Shoe Company, Mint and many more. You can see the list of participating stores and
their special Fashion’s Night Out events on the website.
For more information on the day’s activities, go to the Fashion’s Night Out’s Facebook
and Twitter pages. Store your old clothes at Stop n Stor and come out and shop at Fashion’s Night Out. See you at the events on Thursday night! Come out and support your local shops and boutiques!