Fashion’s Night Out, an annual fashion bash, turns four this year.  Montclair retailers are celebrating the night — this Thursday, September 6 — with an array of exciting events, including of course, runway shows and giveaways.

ATELIER hosts a fashion extravaganza starting with opening ceremonies at 6 p.m., followed by a full scale fashion show at Gallery U Contemporary at 7 p.m. featuring fashions by emerging deisgners as well as Speakeasy Vintage, Blackbird Lane, Bumblebee and One Savvy Design.

The party continues at Parlor Hair Studio with an 8 p.m. fashion show celebrating the fall collection of Sofistafunk Clothing. Closing ceremonies and a fashion raffle giveaway provided by Bobbi Brown Cosmetics will take place at 8:30 back at ATELIER along with fabulous desserts and refreshments provided by Salute. .Customers will receive an exclusive swag bag with purchase filled with goodies from the evenings sponsors, while supplies last. (Reserved seating tickets can be purchased for $5.00 at Gallery U or Atelier)

Montclair is also home to a “green” fashion event, with Montclair’s First Sustainable Fashion Night Out. Born Again Vintage, along  with other area retailers,  will host a fashion show event for the re-launch of the eco-friendly vintage couture shop.

Prior to attending, guests will be asked to fill out a carbon footprint survey. The person with the smallest carbon foot print will receive a surprise giveaway from Born Again Vintage. Guests are asked to email results in with their RSVP. Celebrity Recycle will have live mannequins wearing fall fashions and open for touring from  7-9pm. Hip Chic hosts a special teen FNO event with glitter tattoos, 10% off  all fall fashions and refreshments.

Starting off the night, a private media hour will be held from 6-7 p.m. for a meet and greet with Born Again Vintage owner Bridgett Artise. During the evening, guests will be invited to preview Born Again Vintage’s newly revamped store and clothing line, produced from vintage and recycled clothing and recyclable fabric while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, champagne, and a live DJ. The night will commence with an exclusive fashion show beginning at 8 p.m. featuring the latest sustainable fall fashion from Born Again Vintage, as well as showcases from Corinthia People Designs, D-List, BANJO and BONE, Beautymarks Boutique, Patoise, Marigold Boutique, STAY by Stacey Angelaand Rewynd Vintage with an art exhibit by Christine Soccio.

Fashion’s Night Out Montclair:


6 p.m. – opening ceremonies/shopping, Atelier at 4 South Fullerton Ave.

7 p.m. –  fashion show, Gallery U, 179 Glenridge Ave.

8 p.m. – fashion show, Parlor Hair Studio, 223 Glenridge Ave., featuring Sofistafunk

8:30 p.m. – closing ceremonies, giveaways, Atelier, 4 South Fullerton Ave.

Born Again Vintage/Montclair’s First Sustainable Fashion Night Out

8 p.m. – fashion show (516 Bloomfield Avenue #3, 2nd flr)


One reply on “Fashion’s Night Out 2012 in Montclair”

  1. Just judging by appearances it seemed a huge success! My friend, Frank DiFilia, has just (September 1st) opened a fabulous new shoe store, My Blue Suede Shoes at 215 Glenridge Avenue in Montclair, the former home of Starseed Yoga.

    He had a number of visitors last evening traversing their way from one fashion venue to another, and all were surprised, delighted and transfixed at Frank’s amazing offering of quality shoes that really are pieces of ‘wearable art’ at advantageous prices! Come and see for yourself! My Blue Suede Shoes’ Facebook site is at

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