Friday, August 17, 2012

Win BIG at NorthPark Center on Fashion's Night Out 2012

NorthPark Center and Oh So Cynthia Celebrate Fashion's Night Out on Sept. 6 2012 6PM – 10PM 

What started in 2009 as a way to kick-start the Fall shopping season in the middle of recession, has since turned into a nation-wide evening of celebration about all things fashionable.  For one-night only, you can experience the hottest fall looks, live music and DJs, in-store special events and promotions, gifts with purchase, one-night-only discounts, dining specials, mini makeovers and more at shopping centers and boutiques all over the Metroplex - but smart Fashionistas know that NorthPark Center will be THE place to be this September 6 for Fashion's Night Out 2012. Literally. The Fashionistas have picked NorthPark Center has their official destination for style for this evening!

I am thrilled to have partnered with NorthPark Center this year as their blog partner. I will be covering all of the BEST events happening on site that evening.  The best part? We have put together an AMAZING prize for one lucky FNO shopper.

You heard right, I said CONTEST!!

Every tweet, post and pic you put out into the cloud on FNO, could give you a chance to win an amazing swag bag valued at over $2,500, including NorthPark Gold and items from dozens of NorthPark retailers such as MAKE UP FOR EVER, fresh, Ted Baker London, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Helen Ficalora, LUSH and more!

So how do you win? All you have to do is share your passion for fashion!  On September 6, post to Twitter or Facebook about what you are seeing at NorthPark Center on FNO. 

If you are TWEETING, tag@NorthParkCenter and use the hash tag #NPCFNO in your post for a chance to win! 

Posting to FACEBOOK? Tag @NorthPark Center so that your post shows up on their Wall. 

Checking into Foursquare? Make sure you are pinging that check-in to Facebook or Twitter! Using Instagram to capture the night's amazing style moments? Make sure you are connecting your photo posts to Facebook or Twitter! Every single post is an entry, so the more events you visit and the more posts you do - the more chances you have to WIN this amazing prize!

There are so many events, appearances, gifts-with-purchase and parties happening at NorthPark Center that I just couldn't list them all of this post would scroll on for days. I am hitting the highlights in this post. If you want to see a complete listing of event, download NorthPark Center's FNO brochure here

This glamorous evening will kick off in NorthCourt with three runway shows (more than any other shopping center in North Texas!) featuring splurge-inspiring fashions.

Runway Shows:
6PM: Nordstrom, bebe, Diesel and H&M
7PM: Neiman Marcus
8PM: Ted Baker London, Macy’s, Pinto Ranch Fine Western Wear, Gap and Dillard’s

Seating is first come, first served and will begin promptly 15 minutes prior to show time.

Aguilera in Cavalli
Roberto Cavalli Red Carpet Retrospective 
Located on Level One in SouthCourt (between Neiman Marcus and Dillard’s)

View a retrospective display of 16 red carpet gowns designed by Roberto Cavalli and worn by celebrities over the past 12 years, including Christina Aguilera’s fuchsia feather mini-dress worn to the 2001 VH1 Music Awards; the “Ming Vase” gown worn by Victoria Beckham to the 7th Annual White Tie and Tiara Ball in 2005; and gowns worn by Jennifer Lopez, BeyoncĂ©, Charlize Theron, Jane Fonda and Heidi Klum.

Experience Cirque du Soleil’s KOOZA
Located on Level One in NorthCourt, between Nordstrom and Macy’s

Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to return to Dallas with its new big top touring show KOOZA, an adrenaline rush of acrobatics in a zany kingdom. The critically acclaimed production opens on September 19 for a limited engagement; tickets are available now at

View actual costumes from the magical KOOZA on the runway in NorthCourt and have your picture made with Cirque models as they float through the shopping center on Fashion’s Night Out.

Free Hand Massages!
Kiehl’s Since 1851
While you’re updating your fall wardrobe, don’t forget to update your beauty routine as well. Receive complimentary hand massages and healthy skin samples while enjoying refreshments, as well as three deluxe samples with any $65 purchase. 214.265.5941

Stop by L’Occitane and become a VIP member of Passport to Provence! Enjoy complimentary hand massages, bubbly treats and a special gift with any $65 purchase. 214.890.4417

There is TONS happening at Neiman Marcus:

Confections + Cinema + Couture Designer Sportswear 
Get your fashion fix with a screening of The September Issue while enjoying sweet stations by TART Bakery, Tiff’s Treats, Trailer Cakes, Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory and Uptown Popcorn. Guess how much candy is in the NM life-size candy jar for your chance to win a $2,500 gift card to NM NorthPark.

Simply Summer … Fashionably Fall
Jay Strongwater Personal Appearance Gift Galleries
Meet the incomparable Mr. Strongwater as he unveils his newest collection and enjoy cocktails by Oxley Gin.

Simply Summer … Fashionably Fall benefitting Turtle Creek Recovery
Private reception benefitting Turtle Creek Recovery Center, featuring cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres and tunes by DJ Jen Miller and DJ Paul Parades. Have your fashion photo made with The Photo Booth and visit with a henna tattoo artist, while learning if the fortune teller’s crystal ball knows your fashion fortune. Tickets may be purchased at for this special reception.

Manolo Blahnik Trunk Show Shoe Salon
Step out in the season’s most stylish stilettos after previewing the newest collection from Manolo Blahnik, all while moving your feet to the tunes of DJ Blake Ward.

Lagos Trunk Show Designer Jewelry
Experience the beauty of Lagos with exclusive complimentary Fashion’s Night Out nail lacquer with any Lagos purchase.

Carrie Bradshaw toting Fendi
Celebrate 15 years of the FENDI Baguette and indulge in one of your own, as FENDI reissues six styles of the iconic handbag made famous by Carrie Bradshaw. Also available, FENDI Baguette by Silvia Venturini published by Rizzoli. Also, meet designer Anthony Luciano and view his latest collection.

75 years of Ray-Ban Accessories
Celebrate 75 years of Ray-Ban and enjoy a special gift with Ray-Ban purchase.  For a limited time, Ray-Ban is re-releasing four sunglass shapes: the Classic Aviator, the Classic Aviator with curved temple, the Outdoorsman and the Shooter with mother-of-pearl accents and “cigarette holder” circle between the brows.

It’s a Man’s World Men’s Complex
Slip in to the Smoking Slipper at the NM smoking lounge and enjoy cigar rolling with City Cigars and scotch tasting, all while chilling to the beats of DJ Spacebar while you view the latest men’s trends.

About Face Cosmetics & Fragrances
The Beauty Event, with rhythms from DJ Licorice Girl, kicks off with a VENeffect Personal Appearance with co-founder Cecil Booth and National Makeup Events from Chanel and Guerlain. Let your pucker tell all and learn your fashion fate from DIOR. Get juiced with the cherry lip while enjoying cocktails at our Beauty Bar. And with every red lipstick purchase, receive red heart frame sunglasses, while supplies last.

Alex Young at Original Penguin
Original Penguin – Join blogger Alex Young of Eat. Style. Dallas. for creative cocktails, bites and beats in-store. Enter their Instagram contest to win one men’s or women’s fall 2012 look. 214.750.0952

Origins / White House | Black Market 
Origins and White House | Black Market are joining forces for FNO! Visit Origins first and get energized for your night out with a complimentary mini facial personalized just for you, followed by a 5-minute makeup touch-up. Receive 10% off your White House | Black Market purchase and receive deluxe Origins samples with your appointment and skincare purchase. Call now to reserve your spot. Origins: 214.265.7116 White House | Black Market: 214.265.1171

Pinto Ranch Fine Western Wear
Celebrate FNO the western way, with Boots & Bubbles! Sip on champagne as you tour the largest selection of handmade boots in the U.S. Boot experts will be on hand to show you the ropes of high-fashion boot styling. Enter for the chance to win a pair of handmade boots given away on FNO! 214.217.6200

Sperry Top-Sider 
“Sperry Fashion Icon” – Sperry Top-Sider is celebrating Fashion’s Night Out with complimentary monogramming on authentic, original, qualifying Sperry Top-Sider purchases. Enjoy fall desserts and ambiance while you shop for fall footwear. 214.987.3676

NorthPark Center is located at 8687 North Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas 75225 (214.363.7441)  

Click here to see a complete list of activities, events, fashion shows and parties happening all over town.