Cultist Guide to Fashion's Night Out

Annie Vazquez guest blogs on fashion for Cultist. Visit her blog at TheFashionPoet.com.

Fashion's Night Out is baccccck, and this time it's bigger and better in the 305. The third annual global shopping event takes place tomorrow, uniting legions of shopping addicts and fashion fiends. Of course, FNO in the Big Apple where it was originally founded will host celebrity attended parties and the sales will be off-the-chain.

And, oye, in Miami we have everything from Pitbull's record producer spinning at Neiman Marcus in Bal Harbour to a Betsey Johnson fashion show in Kendall's Dadeland Mall, bro. Plus, Sex and the City stylist Danny Santiago will host a runway show at Aventura Mall, joining Real Housewives of New York star Jill Zarin.

Here's your official 305 Cultist FNO guide to score some sales, get crunked on comp booze and party like a fashion star. It's all for free. So yeah, you cheap asses can join in the fashion festivities too.

Aventura Mall
19501 Biscayne Boulevard,(305) 935-1110, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Sex and the City stylist Danny Santiago hosts Decades of Passion

for Fashion runway show and exhibit at the mall's center court at 7 p.m.

Make a dash over to Macy's before to meet Real Housewives of New York

star Jill Zarin.

The reality star will be presenting fall

trends, including looks from INC International Concepts, Vince Camuto,

Sunglass Hut, and other select designers. Her fashion show commences at

6:30 p.m. on the second level of the department store. The first 100

shoppers who spend $50 or more at Macy's will have the opportunity to

meet Zarin and receive an autographed picture with her. There's also

plenty of  sales and discounts at Bloomingdale's, Anthropologie, Charles

David, AX Armani Exchange, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Cole Haan, Zingara Swimwear

Guess, Herve Leger by Max Azria, J.Crew, Michael Kors, Ted Baker, and

Tommy Hilfiger.

Bal Harbour Shops' Neiman Marcus
9700 Collins Avenue; (305)866-0311; 6:30 p.m. (fashion show starts at 7:30 p.m.)

Tara Solomon will emcee the event, which features a fall trends

fashion show, a Glee-like chorus, and Pitbull's record producer DJ Affect

will spin. The loot includes a free lipstick from the

Bordeaux Beauty Bar and complimentary hand massages at the Blackberry

Relief Station. If you wanna chow down and get your buzz on, this is the

spot to be as a sips and snacks will be courtesy of Herradura Tequila,

Korbel California Champagne, Il Mulino New York at Acqualina Resort

& Spa on the Beach, Texas de Brazil, and Divine Delicacies.

Village of Merrick Park

358 San Lorenzo Avenue; (305) 529-0200, 6 p.m.

Here you'll find tunes by DJ Ess & Emm, complimentary cocktails as well as

signature Perrier waters. Ocean Drive Magazine and Neiman Marcus

present a runway show. Plus, the glossy will also have a pop-up shop. Ping pong fanatics can get their inner nerd on by playing a round or

two inside the department store.

For some free pampering, shimmy on over

to Elemis Day Spa where hair and skin treatments will be offered.

Bibliophiles can enjoy a book signing with designer Silvia Tcherassi at

her boutique as well as 20 percent off select merchandise there. Don't

forget to do a good deed and bring a gently worn handbag and a check to

help raise funds for Dress For Success Miami women's program.

Grand Central's City Style Collective Pop Up Shop

697 North Miami Ave.;(305-389-1545); 6 to 11 p.m.

Celebrity guests include Real Housewives star Adriana De Moura

and Latin celebrities Pepe Calderin and Carolina Lizarazo. The pop-up

shop will feature over 30 vendors as well as a beauty bar where guests

can get their hair styled by Blo Blowdry Salon as well as their nails

and make up done complimentary. Shop clothing designers like Alex

Hamdan, boutiques such as My Best Friend's Closet and accessories

creators like Bohemian Designs. Vintage lovers can also stock up on

goodies from Furor Moda and Chiquitas Eclectic. Plus tunes by Rob Di

Nero and DJ Kaos.

The Falls

8888 SW 136 Street; (305) 255-4571; 6 to 9 p.m.

Enjoy fashion and cosmetics demonstrations by M.A.C and Estee

Lauder and booze and bites by Blue Martini and Macy's Taste Bar while

shopping the sales. Stores like BCBG will have items marked down from 40

up to 60 percent off. Apricot Lane will offer 20 percent off the entire

store while Bloomingdales has an informal fashion show featuring label

Lipsy London. The first 100 attendees get swag bags. Finish off the

evening with some skin treatment at therapeutic oxygen bar, Dream Bar,

which is brimming with over a dozen soothing aromas including

peppermint, spearmint, eucalyptus, and lavender.

Dadeland Mall

7535 N.Kendall Drive; (305) 666-6226; 6 to 8 p.m.

Miss Miami USA Melissa Ramirez will MC the Kendall shopping event

in the mall's Center Court. Find a fashion show featuring White House

Black Market, Cache, Ann Taylor, and Betsey Johnson. Plus, hair and make

up skin demonstrations, discounts, cocktails, and hors d'oeuvres inside

the center court.

Dadeland's Saks Fifth Avenue
7535 N.Kendall Drive;(305) 666-6226; 6 to 8 p.m.

Jennifer Valoppi will be signing copies of her book Certain Cure

while handbag lovers can design their own bag in a Fendi bag workshop.

Those in need of some R&R can indulge in complimentary makeovers,

mini massages by The Spa at The Mandarin Oriental and watch a Vhernier

trunkshow. On board will also be an AOL interactive iPad Kiosk with

Stylist, cocktails by SX Liquours and bites by The Capital Grille.

Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami, Humane

Society of Greater Miami and Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship


ISA Boutique

3400 N. Miami Ave;(786) 558-8027; 6 to 9 p.m.
Discounts on selected merchandise up to 50 percent off. Find labels like Ramona La Rue, Bianca Coletti and Kai Lani.

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