Saks Fifth Avenue Dadeland Fashion’s Night Out 9/8/11

Saks Fifth Avenue Dadeland Celebrates Fashion’s Night Out
Thursday, September 8th
Saks Fifth Avenue Dadeland
7687 N Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33156

Saks Fifth Avenue Dadeland will transform into fashion’s ultimate social media party with a night of style, makeovers, music and more.

Saks Fifth Avenue Dadeland has invited three charities (Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami, Humane Society of Greater Miami and Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program) to participate in a night of shopping that will benefit these charities and give back to the community.

Begin the night out by joining us on the ground floor with the FENDI Fatto a Mano event. In this incredible workshop, the customer will be able to design her very own, completely one-of-a-kind Selleria bag. A Fendi craftsman will be present to help the clients choose from a selection of gorgeous exotics, leathers and trims in a wide range of colors.

Customers will also enjoy complimentary makeovers in our Beauty Department, as our expert artist teams show how to get the season’s latest looks. As part of the FNO @Saks theme, customers are invited to tweet and Facebook their new looks directly from our Beauty Department. The Spa at The Mandarin Oriental, Miami will be offering five minute neck massages and raffling of a gift certificate to their spa.

The Fur Salon located on the second level, will be hosting an exclusive trunk show of must have pieces by American Fur Designers with the Fine Jewelry department will host a Vhernier trunk show.

AOL will be hosting interactive iPad kiosk for clients to check in with Stylelist, the source for the latest fashion news and trends, to test your Fall Fashion IQ for the chance to win exclusive prizes.

The event will be accompanied by sexy cocktails provided by SX Liquors and The Capital Grille will be present during the night. The affair will also have DJ’s in the contemporary department and handbags department. In addition, Jennifer Valoppi, president and founder of Women of Tomorrow will be signing her book Certain Cure.

For further information, please visit our Facebook page for an updated event schedule by market.

Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is an unprecedented global initiative created to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, and boost the industry’s economy. In the United States, the program is a collaboration between American Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company, and the City of New York. On September 10, 2009, more than 700 stores stayed open late to put the fun back in shopping, with designer appearances, live windows, celebrity guests, and other special events. On the same night around the world, and led by twelve international Vogue editions (United Kingdom, Greece, Italy, Russia, France, Brazil, India, Spain, China, Germany, Japan, and Taiwan), each country tailored its Fashion’s Night Out celebration to appeal to its city’s unique retail environment.

Saks Fifth Avenue, one of the world’s preeminent specialty retailers, is renowned for its superlative American and international designer collections, its expertly edited assortment of handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and gifts, and the first-rate fashion expertise and exemplary client service of its Associates. Today, Saks operates 50 full-line stores in 24 states, 5 licensed stores in the Middle East and 1 licensed store in Mexico City, 55 Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores and, the company’s online store.

They serve thousands of children in South Florida by pairing them with caring volunteers who serve as friends and role models. The volunteers provide the young person with the support, friendship and guidance that is missing in their lives and helps prevent them from getting involved with drugs, gangs and the juvenile justice system. They work to help the children and young people become caring, confident and competent adults.

About The Humane Society of Greater Miami Adopt-A-Pet They are dedicated to placing every dog and cat in our care into a loving home and to promoting responsible pet ownership and spay/neuter programs.

Women of Tomorrow was conceived in 1997 by Television Journalist Jennifer Valoppi and co-founded with Don Browne, Former Telemundo Network President. The Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program is designed to inspire, motivate and empower at-risk young women to live up to their full potential through a unique mentoring program with highly accomplished professional women and scholarship opportunities. Women of Tomorrow currently mentors approximately 2,000 at-risk young women in 98 public high schools within 42 cities in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties with its network of 250 Mentors. Research shows that Women of Tomorrow Mentees have increased self-esteem, a 92% high school graduation rate, and increased academic performance each year they are in the program, to a statistically significant degree. Women of Tomorrow has awarded almost $3 million in scholarships to over 1,000 mentees. With support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, WOT will launch its program in Metro Detroit in Fall 2011, and will continue expansion into Philadelphia and Charlotte in following years. For more information, call 305.371.3330 or visit

Contemporary in design and with a prominent waterfront location, the luxurious Mandarin Oriental, Miami features 326 elegant guest rooms including suites – offering dramatic views of the bay and the Miami skyline. Amenities include two high-energy restaurants, M-Bar – a dynamic cocktail lounge and martini bar, an award-winning tri-level spa, Oasis Beach Club, the luxury boutique Shanghai Tang and extensive meeting and business facilities. For reservations, call (305) 913 8383 or visit

SXLiquors is a line of premium spirits including an award-winning tequila, aged rum, and cachaca-style rum. Infused with sensual and exotic ingredients to deliver the ultimate taste experience, its products appeal to discerning consumers looking for delicious drinks that can be enjoyed over ice or inside their favorite cocktails. Learn more at, become a fan on the SX Facebook page, and follow SX on Twitter. For more information or to schedule an interview with SXLiquors CEO David Knight, please contact Evan Nierman at

The Capital Grille owns and operates 41 locations nationwide. The restaurant is known for its dry aged steaks, award-winning wine list and professional service in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance. Routinely recognized by Wine Spectator magazine, The Capital Grille has received the American Culinary Federation’s “Achievement of Excellence Award.” In June 2010 The Capital Grille was voted a guest favorite on Open Table’s “2010 Best American Cuisine Winners – Top 50 Restaurant List,” with 10 The Capital Grille locations filling out the List’s coveted 50 spots. The List is derived from more than 5 million reviews submitted by Open Table diners for more than 11,000 restaurants in all 50 states.

The Capital Grille offers more than 325 New and Old World wine selections, including a Captain’s List of some of the world’s most highly allocated and sought-after wines. The restaurant also offers a variety of elegant private dining spaces for meetings and group events. For more information on The Capital Grille, please visit

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