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Fashion´s Night Out in Paris and New York
September 9, 2009, 12:38 pm
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Fashion´s Night Out is a program by Vogue Magazine meant to give fashion back to the people, from what I gather.  The big players in the fashion and media industries will be trolling around stores, streets, and wherever else they can get attention in honor of fashion…  Hypebeast has the dirt about the Paris event…

From helping boost consumer confidence to celebrating the notion of fashion itself, the event will see marquee events being highlighted in numerous urban enviroments across the globe. The high-profile event will get a strong push from the legendary Karl Lagerfeld as he will assume the role of shop-keeper alongside French Vogue editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld at the Chanel flagship store on Avenue Montaigne. For a full run-down of the event which takes place September 10th, 2009, head over to

PARIS — Karl Lagerfeld — the peripatetic designer, photographer, publisher and budding filmmaker — will be wearing yet another hat come Thursday night: shopkeeper.

He said he plans to join French Vogue editor in chief Carine Roitfeld to mind the Chanel boutique on the Avenue Montaigne in support of the Fashion’s Night Out initiative.

“I have no problem doing that. I’m a shopkeeper anyway since I have a bookshop,” said Lagerfeld, referring to his 7L boutique on the Rue de Lille here.

In fact, the designer relishes the prospect of the event, which will center on the so-called golden triangle shopping area bound by Avenue George V, Rue François 1er and Avenue Montaigne…


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