Full Frontal FNO: Our complete (and constantly updated) guide to what’s going down in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal on Canada’s first Fashion’s Night Out

Photography by Lewis Mirrett

Photography by Lewis Mirrett

As we approach September 6, three of the country’s top metropolises are prepping for Canada’s first-ever Fashion’s Night Out, a veritable fashion fiesta that began with Vogue and CFDA’s first FNO in New York City in 2009. The one-night, after-hours festivities celebrating everything fashion will see exciting events taking place in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. Each city has an amazing and continuously growing lineup of participants on board, so check back here regularly as we update the list of events and participants!

Find out what’s happening in your city TORONTO | VANCOUVER | MONTREAL

Photography by Lewis Mirrett

TORONTO
Events run from 6 pm to 10 pm EST, unless otherwise noted

Aime, 198A Davenport Road
Celebrate FNO with Toronto-based designer Monica Mei as she launches her label Aime’s first bricks-and-mortar boutique.

Cole Haan, 101 Bloor Street West
At Cole Haan’s shopping event, shoppers will get a chance to check out the brand’s latest sleek day-to-night pump, snack on treats and enter to win a sweepstakes.

Comrags, 812 Dundas Street West
Odessa Paloma Parker, the editorial director of Plaid Magazine and a stylist with Judy Inc., will be on hand at 8:30 p.m. offering styling tips. Snacks will be provided, and the fall 2012 collection will also be unveiled. Shoppers can check out the design process and inspiration for the collection, while also watching Parker remix the collection with her styling tips.

Fuzz Wax Bar, 701 Queen Street West
Fuzz Wax Bar‘s event will have special offers in-store, including a free eyebrow wax with the purchase of any retail product. The store will also be partnering with jewelry line Stella and Dot to host a trunk show and raffle.

H&M, 13-15 Bloor Street West, 218 Yonge Street (Toronto Eaton Centre), 3401 Dufferin Street (Yorkdale)
Stop by H&M as they officially launch their retro-inspired fall campaign starring Lana Del Rey. Get a sneak peek at the Fall 2012 collection and enjoy food and drinks while you browse. Shoppers will be treated to special deals all night long, with more surprises and details to be announced. The event runs from 6-11p.m.

Holt Renfrew, 50 Bloor Street West
Holt Renfrew is ringing in its 175th birthday with its “Hot in the City” street party, which will take place between 7 to 10 p.m.

Intermix, 130 Bloor Street West
Shop the latest designer collections from Intermix while being treated to the latest in beauty trends from Ilia Beauty. Food and cocktails will also be served, while a DJ spins the latest hits. The event runs from 6 to 8 p.m.

Juicy Couture, Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Sherway Gardens, Toronto Eaton Centre
Juicy Couture’s new fragrance Viva la Juicy la Fleur will be celebrated at the brand’s shopping event, with fragrance samplings and special offers in store available to shoppers.

Shops at Hazelton Lanes, Oval Square, Lower Level, 87 Avenue Road
Representatives from Maybelline and Redken will be on hand to give style and beauty advice while shoppers can enjoy refreshments and shop the latest looks from TFI and TNT. There will also be limited edition FNO tote bags available for $50. Those that spend more than $200 get a Fashion Cares 25th Anniversary book, and if you spend $500 or more you’ll be eligible to win VIP tickets to Fashion Cares on September 9th. 10% of all purchases will go towards the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the AIDS Committee of Toronto. From 6 to 11 p.m.

THE BAZAAR by RAC Boutique, The Burroughes Building, 6th Floor 639 Queen Street West
Stop in to THE BAZAAR, RAC Boutique‘s pop-up-shop, to browse and shop over 20 of Toronto top independent retailers, with items ranging from shoes to jewellery. The three-day shopping event launches on FNO, and will feature designs from Foe & Dear, Love of Mine, Magic Pony, Chloe Comme Parris, Gotstyle, Travis Taddeo and more. Snacks by PopChips, drinks from Vitamin Water, complimentary cocktails and music by DJs Famous Players will keep guests entertained, and there will also be a chance to win a pair of plane tickets from Porter Airlines. MasterCard cardholders will receive 15 per cent off on selected merchandise from 5 to 6 p.m. The FNO festivities will go from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., while Friday and Saturday’s shopping events run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Rooftop Above THE BAZAAR, The Burroughes Building, Top Floor 639 Queen Street West
After shopping at THE BAZAAR, make your way to the top of The Burroughes Building to enjoy more cocktails and enjoy a screening of the fashion film Dressed. Presented by Maybelline New York, the film focuses around the journey of clothing designer Nary Manivong and his dreams of showing his collection at New York Fashion Week. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m.

Toronto Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge Street
More than 25 retailers including The Gap and Victoria’s Secret will be open for extended hours for FNO. There will also be a fashion show in Centre Court featuring the latest looks from Stuart Weitzman, Juicy Couture and The Gap at 7:30 p.m. The event runs until 11 p.m.

Toronto Fashion Incubator Fashion Cares Shopping Soirée, Location TBD
Shop mens and womens accessories & apparel at the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) & Fashion Cares soiree. Spend over $200 and get a special Fashion Cares 25th anniversary retrospective book. Spend over $500 and be eligible to win two VIP Gala tickets to Fashion Cares on Sept 9th featuring Elton John (a value of $3,000), plus two VIP passes to the after party and two all-access event passes.

Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 3401 Dufferin Street
If you want to brush up on Fall 2012 trends, then check out Yorkdale mall. On top of extended shopping hours, you can join CityLine’s Tracy Moore at 6 p.m. for a fashion clinic in the center court, and at 8 p.m. hair and makeup artist Diana Carreiro will share the season’s top trends. Other noteworthy offerings include a preview of the Vintage Costume Exhibit that will be displayed during the upcoming Fashion Cares Gala.

Photography by Lewis Mirrett

VANCOUVER
Events run from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. PST, unless otherwise noted

Alberni pop-up shops, Alberni Street between Thurlow Street and Bute Street
Ishara, Lucky Brand Jeans and more will be setting up shop along the Alberni block-party. Join Ishara for special beauty bar offers, such as eyebrow threading from Bombay Brow Bar, while Jennyfleur Loves will be setting up a mobile fashion truck. Refreshments will be provided by The Urban Tea Merchant.

Bar None official after party of FNOV, 1222 Hamilton Street
Gastown nightclub Bar None will be the official party locale for all FNO revelers. The after-party will start from 10 p.m. and run until 1 a.m.

CBC fashion show, 700 Hamilton Street
With doors opening at 5:30 p.m., some of Vancouver’s best-known designers will be sending looks down the runway for a fashion show in the downtown core. Jason Matlo, Jacqueline Conoir and Daryle White are among the designers featured, while retailers such as Wear Else, French Connection Canada and more are set to contribute looks as well. The show will run from 6 to 7 p.m.

H&M, 609 Granville Street (Pacific Centre)
Stop by H&M as they officially launch their retro-inspired fall campaign starring Lana Del Rey. Get a sneak peek at the Fall 2012 collection and enjoy food and drinks while you browse. Shoppers will be treated to special deals all night long, with more surprises and details to be announced. The event runs from 6-11p.m.

M.A.C Cosmetics, 908 Robson Street
Pop into M.A.C’s Robson shop to get expert advice from makeup artists and get snapped by a photographer. Pick up a style seekers guide while you’re at it and map out the rest of your night!

Plum, Granville, West 4th and Lonsdale locations
Plum will all be ringing in FNO in three unique styles: brand designer Claudia Agusti will be on hand at the Granville location, an in-house style blogger will be helping out with styling tips at the West 4th location and all shoppers who spend more than $95 will receive a complimentary lace-trim camisole from any of the three locations.

Robson Shopping, Robson strip, from Burrard Street to Jervis Street
Robson’s famous shopping strip will be kicked up a notch as retailers including Bebe, Banana Republic, Gap and more provide shoppers with special offers, discounts and treats.

Stylista Clothing Co., #106-5071 Granville Street
Stylista’s fall 2012 arrivals will be unveiled in store and refreshments, food and a DJ will be on hand as well. Shoppers who spend more than $200 will receive a gift.

Tiffany & Co., 723 Burrard Street
Enjoy a canapé provided by nouveau-Japanese restaurant Ki in Tiffany’s luxurious Burrard Street location, which will be adjacent to the event’s Alberni pop-up shops.

Photography by Lewis Mirrett

MONTREAL

H&M, 1100 St. Catherine St. West
Stop by H&M as they officially launch their retro-inspired fall campaign starring Lana Del Rey. Get a sneak peek at the Fall 2012 collection and enjoy food and drinks while you browse. Shoppers will be treated to special deals all night long, with more surprises and details to be announced. The event runs from 6-11p.m.

SSENSE, 90 Rue St. Paul West
Promised to be an evening of refreshments, music and entertainment, this event also features the launch of SSENSE’s own Instagram account. Music will be provided by DJs Markus Garcia of LOL Boys and CFCF. Also for those in attendance there will be a best-dressed contest open to those who think they have what it takes. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.