Atlanta’s answer to Fashion Week means more pop-up shops, runway shows, booze-infused parties, and designer goods than one can comprehend. We’ll break it down; all you have to do is climb aboard the complimentary FNO Freeway shuttle, which will cart you between Midtown locales.
A Night to Remember
What: Singer Kenny Lattimore, model Tyson Beckford (sigh), and FNO co-chair Judy Mauldin host an over-the-top shindig honoring fashion icon Bethann Hardison and late designer Willi Smith in a Michael Habachy-designed space.
Why: Get gussied up for an open bar, fab food, 69-foot-long catwalk, cigar bar, and entertainment.
When: Tonight, 7-11:30 p.m.
Where: 231 18th St., in Atlantic Station, Midtown. Tickets ($250-$500) online at antrfashion.org.
What: Mini makeovers from Woo Skincare and Cosmetics, Mara Davis DJs, and cha-cha lessons taught by Ballroom Dance Clubs of Atlanta.
Why: After they doll you up, there’s a quickie photo shoot in the store window.
When: Thurs., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Phipps Plaza, 3500 Peachtree Rd., ste. a3, Buckhead (404-237-9000).
What: Drinks, snacks, and music in three temporary boutiques stocking Streetela art and apparel and local clothing/jewelry faves (Meringue, Limón Verde, and Kristi Hyde).
Why: Streetela artists will create an installation while you mingle.
When: Thurs., 6-9 p.m. Shops open Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Streetela pop-up, 805 Peachtree St.; Meringue and Limón Verde pop-ups, 860 Peachtree St.; jewelry pop-up, 999 Peachtree St.
What: Three spaces filled with the likes of Megan Huntz, Les Nouvelles, Frank Tell, Striver’s Row, and Mel Boteri, plus booze (Kim Crawford Wines), music, and a runway show or two.
Why: An appearance by designer Frank Tell and a Paper-Cut-Project display.
When: Pop-up shop parties,Thurs., 6-9 p.m. Shops open Fri. & Sat., noon-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: In and around Atlantic Station, Midtown.
Michael Habachy Gallery Opening Soiree
What: The avant-garde interior designer does luxury vignettes showcasing his favorite artists’ works (Anke Schofield, Todd Alexander, John Folsom, Courtney J. Garrett).
Why: Fancy cocktails, finger foods, and live tunes while you shop (everything is for sale).
When: Thru Sept. 26. Thurs.-Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; party, Fri., 7-9 p.m.
Where: 999 Peachtree St., Midtown. Party R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
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