Fashion's Night Out returns in 2012

Monday, 26 December 2011

The world's premiere shopping event, Fashion’s Night Out, has announced that it will return in September 2012 to stores in the UK, United States and around the world. The exact date of FNO will is yet to be decided and will be determined on the final confirmation of the New York Fashion Week schedule, which is expected in January, 2012.

The global initiative originally created in 2009 to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, and boost the industry's economy during the recession, is a fronted by Vogue. The first FNO happened in New York, where the scheme is supported by American Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company, and the City of New York.

In 2012, FNO is expected in more than 250 cities including London, Paris, and New York, and store registration will begin in the spring.

Highlights from London’s Fashion’s Night Out this year included: celebrity appearances from Gwyneth Paltrow at Coach, and ethical fashionista’s Laura Bailey and Livia Firth hosting activities at Stella McCartney.