Nicole Richie to Host Fashion’s Night Out at Beverly Center
by Daniel Haim
Global sensation, actress, designer, best selling author, and mom Nicole Richie is set to kick off Fashion’s Night Out at Beverly Center on Thursday, 9/8. Following Mayor Villaraigosa’s welcome of the event to Los Angeles at Beverly Center’s Center Court, Nicole Richie will be the hostess for the first of two runway fashion shows. The large-scale production will feature Fall lines from the Center’s new luxury wing of tenants. Scheduled stores are Fendi, Salvatore Ferragamo, YSL and more. Styling for the show will be courtesy of Maybelline New York and Wen® by Chaz Dean.
Nicole Richie is world renown as a tastemaker in style and fashion and for inspiring young women everywhere. Richie founded both Winter Kate l House of Harlow 1960 and she is the Creative Director of a global fashion business. She will soon be seen in the NBC competition series, “Fashion Star”, and her other television acting credits include the hit, prime-time series, “Chuck,” HBO’s “Six Feet Under,” Bravo’s “Project Runway,” as well as, “American Dreams” as Brenda Reid, lead singer of The Exciters. Her film credits include Wes Craven’s “Cursed” and “Kids In America.” In the philanthropic realm, Richie and Joel Madden launched their own foundation The Richie-Madden Children’s Foundation in 2007. The Foundation provides meaningful opportunities to children around the world, while also striving to bring light and laughter into their lives through unique entertainment and special events. Other organizations Nicole has supported are Beyond Shelter, The Young Musicians Fund and, The Race to Erase MS. Beverly Center felt Richie’s aesthetic combined with her many good works made her a perfect match for the Center known as the fashion and shopping destination for the west side of Los Angeles.
Beverly Center is again the epicenter for Fashion’s Night Out, L.A. with more than 100 participating stores for this year. At 5:00 p.m. in Center Court, the 2nd Annual Opening Ceremony kicks off the fashion extravaganza with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa as host, along with Vogue’s Lisa Love and celebrity co-hosts. Top designers, celebrities, and a projected 25,000 guests will then join Nicole Richie following the Opening Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. to take in a Luxury Fashion Show on the Beverly Center runway with the hottest fall looks from the newest stores. The front row will be filled with celebrities, stylists, press, bloggers, top clients and more.
At 8:00 p.m., guests will experience a high energy, edgy and modern Contemporary/Juniors Fashion Show featuring looks from L.A.’s top brands along with Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s. A massive LED jumboscreen will display the ceremony and runway for three-level viewing making Beverly Center the first and only stop for thousands of Angelenos on FNO. Beverly Center will also offer free Self Parking from 3 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. For updated information, please go to www.beverlycenter.com/fashionsnightout .