Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival & Fashion’s Night Out 8.26 – 9.8

When: August 26-September 8th

Where: Michigan Ave /Chicago, IL

Webwww.themagnificentmile.com
fashionsnightout.com

Meet Carson Kressley, Brad Goreski (formerly of Rachel Zoe), Real Housewives: Gretchen Rossi, LuAnn de Lesseps, Kyle Richards, Teresa Giudice & many more!

The Magnificent Mile is pleased to debut the first shopping festival of its kind in the nation this summer. In-Fashion: The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard® will take place August 26 – September 8, 2011, and will feature exclusive events, designer and celebrity appearances, trunk shows, exciting entertainment and more. The shopping extravaganza kicks off Friday, August 26 with an interactive celebrity event featuring renowned stylist and television star, Carson Kressley, and concludes September 8 with Chicago’s version of Fashion’s Night Out.

In-Fashion reinforces The Magnificent Mile’s reputation as a shopping mecca with large-scale celebrations and district-wide, in-store promotions. The event cuts across five primary categories of fashion and beauty, lifestyle, culinary, technology and culture. In-Fashion: The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard® will create excitement and motivate visitors as it brings together a roster of too-good-to-resist incentives and experiences.

Photos: Bravo

Line-Up

Highlights: Visit themagnificentmileshoppingfestival.com  for the full line-up of events

Check back each day starting August 26 for your daily dose of happenings in The Magnificent Mile district during In-Fashion. You won’t want to miss a thing!

Friday, August 26, 2011
Kick off media event begins at 5:30am
Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan Avenue

Two lucky shoppers will have the chance to win a virtual “Tour of Trends” on the Avenue with Carson Kressley featuring a $5,000 prize package from MasterCard®, 900 North Michigan Shops, The Shops at North Bridge and Water Tower Place!

Real Housewives of New York LuAnn de Lesseps at Water Tower Place

835 N. Michigan Avenue
(312) 440-3166
www.shopwatertower.com
Wednesday, August 31, 6:00-8:00pm
Book Signing with LuAnn de Lesseps of The Real Housewives of New York
LuAnn “The Countess” will be chatting about her book “Class with the Countess” and doing a book signing. Cocktails and hor d’ouevres will be served.

Real Housewives of Orange County Gretchen Rossi at Water Tower Place

835 N. Michigan Avenue
(312) 440-3166
www.shopwatertower.com
Thursday, September 1, 6:00-8:00pm
Celebrity Styling Event with Gretchen Rossi of The Real Housewives of Orange County
Look like an O.C. Housewife with some styling tips from The Real Housewives of Orange County’s Gretchen Rossi on Thursday, September 1st from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. in our In Fashion Lounge on Level 3 with complimentary cocktails and light bites.

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Kyle Richards and TV Host Marcellas Reynolds at Macy’s on State Street

111 N. State Street
(800) 329-8667
www.macys.com/events
Thursday, September 8, 6:00pm 
Fashion’s Night Out at Macy’s on State Street
Macy’s on State Street will shine the spotlight on Chicago’s hottest trends and fashion designers including a “Runway to Reality.” Fashion presentation hosted by actress, mother and “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Kyle Richards and TV host & entertainment reporter Marcellas Reynolds.

Real Housewives of New Jersey Teresa Giudice at Water Tower Place

835 N. Michigan Avenue
(312) 440-3166
www.shopwatertower.com
Thursday, September 8, 6:00-8:00pm
Fabulicious! Cookbook Signing with Teresa Giudice of The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Learn Teresa Giudice’s, of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, secrets to Italian family recipes on Thursday, September 8th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. in our In Fashion Lounge on Level 3 with complimentary cocktails and light bites. Purchase a Fabulicious! or Skinny Italian book and get it signed from Teresa herself!

Bravo TV’s Brad Goreski at 900 North Michigan Shops

900 N. Michigan Avenue
(312) 915-3916
www.shop900.com 
Thursday, September 8, 6:00 – 9:00pm
900’s Night Out – Fashion, Fun & Flavor
Join 900 North Michigan Shops and Bravo TV’s Brad Goreski for an extravagant Fashion’s Night Out featuring a flash fashion show, a glamorous beauty bazaar, delicious bites from your favorite restaurants, a VIP lounge, rockin beats, exclusive fashion photobooth opps, specialty cocktails, in-store celebrations, huge giveaways and more!

Thursday, September 8, 2011
Across The Magnificent Mile District

On September 8, The Magnificent Mile invites you to a grand conclusion of America’s first shopping festival: Fashion’s Night Out. Join fellow fashionistas as retail stores in Chicago and around the world celebrate an evening of fashion, fun and shopping. FNO is an unprecedented global initiative that was created in 2009 to celebrate fashion and put the fun back in shopping. Now in its third year, the event takes place in over 100 cities and globally in 15 countries.

Water Tower Place

835 N. Michigan Avenue
(312) 440-3166
www.shopwatertower.com 
September 8, 5:00pm – 9:00pm 
Water Tower Place Celebrates Fashion’s Night Out

Store Openings

See who’s opening their doors on The Magnificent Mile this summer and fall.

Recently Opened

Rolex, 636 N. Michigan Avenue (Opened Spring 2011)
AllSaints, 700 N. Michigan Avenu (Opened June, 2011)
Lego Store, Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Avenue (Opened June 1, 2011)
HomeGoods, 600 N. Michigan Avenue, (Opened June 12, 2011)
Charming Charlie, The Shops at North Bridge, 520 N. Michigan Avenue (Opened July, 2011)
Burberry, Temporary Location at The Shops at North Bridge, 520 N. Michigan Avenue (Opened July 26, 2011)

Coming Soon

TOPSHOP, 830 N. Michigan Avenue (Opening September 8)
Kiehl’s, The Shops at North Bridge, 520 N. Michigan Avenue (Opening September, 2011)
Stuart Weitzman, 701 N. Michigan Avenue (Opening September, 2011)

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