The next few days will be great for fashionistas in Bellevue. Tonight is Fashion's Night Out at and and Monday, the Bellevue Club is holding an open audition for its upcoming .
Fashion's Night Out
Last year, more than 5,000 fashion lovers packed The Bravern to experience the fall fashion trends, making it one of the largest FNO events on the West Coast. This year, The Bravern is THE place to be for FNO, featuring some of the hottest designers.
Some of the highlights will be:
- Walking the red carpet hosted by and get celebrity treatment as photographers snap photos of your arrival.
- Fall Runway Shows: 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
- Fashion Show: 7:30 p.m.
- Seattle Art Institute Styling Contest: 6- 10 p.m.
- After Party: 9- 11 p.m.
The Bellevue Collection also will have fun events for Fashion's Night Out in the center court rom 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 8.
You'll need to RSVP to the ‘Bellevue Collection Celebrates Fashion’s Night Out’ event on Facebook, and then be one of the first 200 people to arrive and check in to receive an exclusive FNO swag bag, according to the event's webpage. If you RSVP'd but you're not one of the first 200 people, you can still get a reusable FNO bag.
Many of the stores will have special offers, such as offering a complimentary consultation and espresso beverage, Aeropostale offering $10 off a purchase of $50 or more, and entering to win a handbag from . Click here for a full list of offers.
Attendees who go to Bellevue Square also can enter to win a $1,000 Bellevue Collection Gift certificate. There will also be models showing off the latest fashions in Center Court at Bellevue Square.
If you happen to be somewhere other than Bellevue today and you're near a Saks Fifth Avenue, you're in luck. Patch's sister publication Stylelist is cohosting Fashion's Night Out at Saks Fifth Avenue locations nationwide. Stylelist will be on site testing your Fashion IQ, entering you for a chance to win exclusive prizes and taking your photo to be featured in a New York Saks Fifth Avenue.
Stylelist also is holding a sweepstakes contest. Log on to stylelist.com/saks to win a $10,000 shopping spree at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Bellevue Club Fashion Show Open Casting Call
On Monday, models and aspiring models should head to the for a Model Open Casting Call for their upcoming Couture du Jour Fashion Show.
is same show that will feature some local designers that the public had a chance to choose in an online voting contest this summer. Designers at the show include ADICORA Swim, La Bijou, VINCE, , Hendricks Park, and .
A great thing about the show is that it a portion of ticket sales will benefit s Ensuring Excellence fund. Learn more about in the events listings.
If you want your shot at the runway, tryouts are 5-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 at the Bellevue Club.
The requirements for the models are:
- Age: 15 to 28
- Must be in excellent physical conditions
- Male minimum height: 5'11"
- Females: minimum height: 5'6" tall - Dress size 0-4
- No excessive tattoos or piercings.
- New faces is a PLUS!
WHAT TO WEAR for audition
- Men: Dress to impress
- Women: dress to impress, must bring high heels
Good luck and have fun!