NYC Fashion’s Night Out And Cocktail Culture (Where to drink for free)

2011 is the third installment of Fashion’s Night Out (FNO), the global shopping extravagenza that has kicked off September Fashion Week since 2009. NYC isn’t the only place blessed with this mix of cocktails and clothes, countries such as Australia, Brazil, Italy, France, UK, India Spain will be part of this fashion/commerce initiative.

Helmut Lang will be featuring cocktails from the East Village bar Death and Co.

Catch a live performance by indie band Best Coast and get your picture taken in an interactive digital photo booth, snapshots will be posted on the new and curated by creative directors, Nicole and Michael Colovos. Best yet, feast on gourmet bites by Luke’s Lobster Truck.

Helmut Lang
93 Mercer St.
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Sponsored by Macallan and Heineken


If your preference is Gin stop by UK designer Ben Sherman’s store at the SoHo space for Oxley gin cocktails (96 Spring St.; 212-680-0160). At nearby Pimps and Pinups hair salon (101 Stanton St.; 646-861-3766), another British business, Bulldog gin will be up for grabs.

Pick up some denim, and do a shot or two of Riazul tequila at Jean Shop (435 W. 14th St.; 212-366-5326). Jake (nephew of Clarence) Clemons will provide tunes to drink (and spend) to.

For more in store events ( and free booze) click here

Check out FNO’s site here for the latest details in town and in over a dozen cities around the globe.

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