Calling All Beauty Junkies! We've Got Your FNO Schedule Right Here

There is a bright, shining light before the chaos of Fashion Week begins: Fashion’s Night Out. For the third installment of this shopping mega-event—and hot on the heels of our sartorially themed FNO story—we’ve rounded up the coolest beauty events happening this Thursday. From karaoke with a former boy-band star and meeting a True Blood vamp to dope live performances and complimentary hairstyling, manicures, and more, here’s all the beauty-themed party-hopping your schedule can handle during NYC’s biggest citywide fashion party.
1. What: Join the experts at John Frieda for an evening of hair consultations, makeup touch-ups, cocktails, and sushi. Stop by early (from 2 p.m. to 5pm), and enjoy discounted blow-outs and manicures.
Where: Serge Normant at John Frieda Salon, 825 Washington Street (at Little West 12th Street)
Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
2. What: Catch Chantecaille’s Creative Director, Olivia Chantecaille, as she creates hand-painted works of art with their new palette and pose for photos after getting a “Hollywood Makeover.”
Where: Bergdorf Goodman, 754 Fifth Avenue (at 58th Street)
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
3. Sephora is going all-out for FNO! Here are a few we’re especially excited about:
What: Hang out with Josie Maran as she shoots her new campaign (and gives away 200 bottles of her Argan Oil). Then, get hair-inspired with new ‘do’s and cut a rug with Carol’s Daughter spokesperson Solange Knowles as she DJs at 9:30 p.m.
Where: Sephora 5th Avenue (between 48th and 49th streets).
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
What: Get snapped with True Blood’s Kristin Bauer and get a makeover by Tarte’s expert beauty team.
Where: Sephora, 5 Times Square (between 42nd Street and 7th Avenue)
Time: 6:30 p.m.
What: Get your nails did with custom manicures by Nails Inc.
Where: Sephora 34th Street (between 7th Avenue and Broadway)
Time: 9:00 p.m.
What: Get your portrait drawn with Peter Thomas Roth’s new liner while learning how to achieve to-die-for lashes.
Where: Sephora, 10 Columbus Circle (between 58th and 60th streets)
Time: 6 p.m.
(Check out Sephora's website for the complete list of their FNO events).
4. What: Live out your tween dream and sing karaoke with The Backstreet Boy’s AJ McLean, courtesy of Kiehl's.
Where: Kiehl’s, 109 Third Avenue (at 13th Street)
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
5. What: Dolce & Gabbana throws a party devoted to duos: A new Passion Lip Duo, four pairs of hot hosts, music by DJ Ruckus and Hannah Bronfman, personalized T-shirts featuring your "passion duo" portrait, and, ahem, a solo performance by Asher Roth.
Where: Dolce & Gabbana Boutique, 825 Madison Avenue (at 69th Street).
Time: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
6. What: Celebrate Maybelline’s Great Lash Mascara’s 40th birthday with free mascara, a makeover, and a free limited-edition T-shirt to the first 300 lucky guests!
Where: Maybelline New York Color Studio at the Gansevoort Hotel in the Meatpacking District, 18 Ninth Avenue (at 13th Street)
Time: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
7. What: Essie is offering free manicures by celebrity manicurist, Elle Gerstien, using their new fall collection, or choose from a variety of nail-art designs. And make sure you stay for the live music at the Teen Vogue Block Party.
Where: Bleecker Street at West 11th Street.
Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
8. What: Vibe out with the baddest chick in town, Beth Ditto, as she performs live at the MAC Boutique in SoHo.
Where: 113 Spring Street (between Mercer and Spring streets)
Time: 8 p.m.
9. What: Get Fashion Week ready with Ric Pipino’s prep party offering complimentary hairstyling, blow-outs, manis, spray-tanning, mini-facials, and more! All services are 20% off, all day.
Where: Pipino 57, 115 E. 57th St (between Park and Lexington avenues)
Time: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
10. What: Satisfy your inner Chanel-ophile by picking up their new denim-inspired hues sold exclusively FNO events across all Chanel boutiques. Get 'em while you can.
Where: Chanel, 15 East 57th Street (between 5th and Madison avenues); 139 Spring Street (at Wooster), 737 Madison Avenue (between 64th and 65th streets)
When: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
11. What: New Yorker’s favorite beauty drugstore, Ricky's, is opening a new location on the Upper West Side. Escape the downtown crowds and get a complimentary makeover and manis by Katy Perry’s personal manicurist, Patricia Yankee.
Where: Ricky’s, 2387 Broadway (between 87th and 88th streets)
Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
12. What: Custom lashes? Yes, please. Custom Louboutin lashes? Yes, please! Head over to the Christian Louboutin boutique in Soho for custom lash application by Make Up For Ever’s talented artists and check out over-the-top wig creations on display. FNO has never been so fly!
Where: Christian Louboutin, 59 Horatio Street (at Greenwich Street)
Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
13. What: Preview Tom Ford’s first-ever makeup collection at his Madison Avenue Boutique. Call 212-572-6868 to schedule a complimentary makeover during the event.
Where: Tom Ford, 845 Madison Avenue (between 70 and 71st streets)
Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
14. What: Snap up NARS' glittery Silver Odyssey duo, made exclusively for FNO, and meet founder and creative director, Francios Nars. He'll be at the Bleecker Street boutique from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: NARS, 413 Bleecker Street (between Bank and West 11th streets)
Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
15. What: Preview the whimsically enchanted film, Wild Bluebell, by Tim Walker in honor of Jo Malone’s new fragrance, Wild Bluebell. Enjoy the film and fabulous festivities. You deserve it!
Where: Jo Malone Boutique 946 Madison Avenue (between 74th and 75th streets)
Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
16. What: Preview Bare Escentuals' holiday collection and check out the new bareMinerals Ready Eyeshadows while getting gorgeous with expert-created looks from the team’s gurus.
Where: Bare Escentuals Boutique, Herald Square, 44 W. 44th Street (between 5th and 6th avenues)
Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
17. What: Swing by the Dior boutique for the launch of their new eyeliner patches (yes, stick-on eyeliner that looks like liquid liner!) and stay for complimentary makeovers by Dior celebrity makeup artist Ricky Wilson and tunes by DJ Alexandra Richards.
Where: Dior, 19 East 57th Street (between 5th and Madison Avenues)
Time: 6pm-10pm

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