After the Tadashi Shoji show and Candela presentation on Thursday, it was time for photos at Lincoln Center with Mon Petit Chou Chou and the fun of Fashions Night Out (FNO). First stop was to meet up with Lynzy of Sparkling Footsteps at Bloomingdales for fashion fuel and a cocktail. Having waved a swift hello to Rachel Zoe on her way into the store, we headed to Alice Yim‘s trunk show to take a look at her new Spring/Summer collection: a gorgeous mix of chiffon skirts and shorts in bold poppy red and electric blue, lace tops, draped dresses and lotus flower prints:
Photo below from Alice Yim – you can see more on Alice’s Facebook Page:
After Alice Yim where else to indulge my British-ness but at the SoHo branch of Reiss, to explore their new Fall collection whilst sipping “London lemonade” cocktails and having our photos taken in that classic oh-so-British symbol, the red phone booth
Whilst Lani and her fabulous red Milly pants were highjacked for a street style interview, I browsed the new looks in store (the entire lookbook for the Reiss Fall collection is now available online.) Here are my favourites from the mainline collection – I’m totally in love with the halter dress, second image from the left – and there is some very chic tailoring in store right now:
Final stop on Fashions Night Out was lingerie boutique Journelle. There is always a heap of beautiful items on display in Journelle but that didn’t stop them from filling the store even further with a DJ set, a bar area, and a few live models…. Sadly I did not win the raffle nor did I purchase my coveted item of the insertion bra by VPL (I think it was at this point that Lani dragged me away from all things lingerie related and for the moment my credit card thanks her)
Back home, a perfect end to Fashions Night Out was achieved when my friend Anne arrived at my apartment bearing macarons. Anne wrote an account of her own FNO along with review of the new Laduree in NYC on her blog and you can read it here. At this point, the Marni heels were consigned to the back of the wardrobe, wine was consumed and macarons were tasted. Until next year…..