A Guide to Chicago's Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival and Fashion's Night Out: Stylish Fun Thru September 6th!

A Guide to Chicago's Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival and Fashion's Night Out: Stylish Fun Thru September 6th!

Fashion's Night Out is a global happening on Thursday, September 6th,  but the ongoing 14 day celebration leading up to it has something for EVERYONE!   The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival (presented by MasterCard)  offers a full lineup of fashionable festivities from fashion shows to cooking demos to outdoor concerts.   Stores along The Magnificent Mile are hosting soirees with tasty bites, fun cocktails, celebrity appearances and more!  See details below....

900 North Michigan Shops
September 6, 6:00 - 9:00PM
FAME, FASHION & FLAVOR with Celeb Host Ali Larter
900 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 915-3916

"Fame, Fashion & Flavor" on September 6th, from 6-9 pm will be hosted by glam actress Ali Larter.  900 North Michigan Shops will be transformed into a multi-level event space that will feature a Beauty Bazaar courtesy of Mario Tricoci Hair Salon & Day Spa and Bloomingdale's.  There will be delicious food provided by some of Chicago's top restaurants and Stella Artois at the Gastronomy by Groupon restaurant tasting.  A fashion show will feature the hottest fall looks styled by top stylist Eric Himel.  There will be special gifts with purchase and festive in-store promotions.  DJ Megan Taylor will be spinning while shoppers can get their glam on at the Glossed & Found's photobooth!  The VIP Lounge will be waiting! (Michigan Avenue Magazine is a sponsor)

The Shops at North Bridge
September 6, 6:00 – 8:00PM
Fashion’s Night Out at The Shops at North Bridge
520 N. Michigan Avenue, Nordstrom EBar, Level 1, (312) 327-2300
Join The Shops at North Bridge on Michigan Avenue for Fashion’s Night Out!  This one-of-a-kind event will feature Chicago's best stylists, fashion bloggers and fashionistas as they go head-to-head to pick the hottest new looks for fall and compete to win fabulous prizes.  The looks will be showcased from 6-8 pm on Fashion Night Out, Sept. 6th.  Guests can vote for their favorites and enter to win amazing giveaways, all while enjoying live music, bites from Chicago’s top restaurants and one-night-only specials and promotions throughout the evening. Additionally, a VIP roster of the city’s most influential fashion insiders, media and professional athletes will be on hand to judge the fashions and award prizes throughout the evening.  (CS Magazine is a sponsor)

"A Magnificent Taste” Culinary Event
AUGUST 28, 6:30PM - 9PM
Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan Avenue
The haute outdoor foodie event of the summer, A Magnificent Taste celebrates the culinary delights of the Windy City. Enjoy delicious bites from Chicago’s best restaurants surrounded by one of Chicago’s most iconic settings –The Magnificent Mile. Guests will also get the chance to meet James Beard and Top Chef winner Paul Qui.  (A portion of proceeds benefits  Common Threads).
Tickets $125; VIP Tickets $200  (VIP includes 5:30pm reception with Paul Qui and gift bag)

Water Tower Place

Now thru September 6th, Water Tower Place will be a shoppers' paradise!  The In Fashion Lounge, located on Level 7,  will feature a series of special events ranging from styling workshops and fashion shows to hair, makeup, skincare and cooking demos.  There will be special store promos, gift certificates plus guests can participate in the Dress For Success Suit Drive by donating new or gently used women's career wear and accessories.   Admission is free to most events but space is limited.  (Monday-Sunday)

Style Down the Aisle--A Lifestyle Show
AUGUST 29, 6:00 - 8:00PM

Conrad Chicago Hotel and Oak Street Design, 521 N. Rush Street, (312) 645-1500

Style Down the Aisle, a lifestyle show highlighting trends in fashion, home and entertaining for the bridal market will unveil at the Conrad Chicago Hotel's new Conrad Ballroom on August 29th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.  Host Ryan Beshel will MC guests through interactive vignettes of fashion, food and cocktails capturing the essence of design simplified for everyday life.  Tickets $15 per guest.

R5 Concert Featuring Ross Lynch
John Hancock Center Plaza, 875 N. Michigan Avenue
September 3, 12:00PM
Rock out with a free concert outdoors in the John Hancock Center Plaza over Labor Day weekend on Monday, September 3 starting at 12:00 pm. The Radio Disney Road Crew will rev up the crowd followed by a live concert by young pop-rock group R5 featuring Ross Lynch from Disney Channel's #1 series, Austin & Ally.  (Open event)

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