On the 20th and 21st September, join the epicentres of Sydney's fashion and arts scene for discounts, freebies and style consultation opportunities. Get your hands on discounted Isabel Marant, collaborate with an experienced fashion designer, fill yourself with free champagne, relax to a fashion film and fill up on free cupcakes this weekend all at Sydney's best shopping spots.
Here are our picks for Fashion In The Villages.
The Corner Shop | William Street, Paddington
A melting pot of esteemed international brands, The Corner Shop is an impeccable curation of global design, stocking names like Isabel Marant, Givenchy, Kenzo and Helmut Lang. Come along and grab $50 off every $250 you spend!
Alannah Hill | Oxford Street, Paddington
Synonymous with 50's silhouettes and zany prints, Alannah Hill is a microcosm of classic femininity fused with luxurious materials. For the whole weekend, all full-priced items are available for 20% off.
Black Velvet Sydney | Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst
If Hepburn vibes and custom cupcakes strike your fancy, head over to Black Velvet Sydney for a some bubbles and a sampling of their new designer cupcake collection. Style and fine food coalesce with pairings like Chocolate CHANEL, Espresso de Gucci and Champagne de LV. With a professional photographer on hand and a free petite cupcakes (for the first 300 people) for anyone who visits, there's no reason not to drop by.
Dessange | Oxford Street, Paddington
With over sixty years experience in all things hair, acclaimed French hairstylist and makeup brand Dessange has gone antipodean, opening its first Australian store last year. On Saturday the 20th, come by for a complimentary glass of champagne, makeup touch up and a colour consultation with your regular treatment.
Provocator | King Street, Newtown
Birthed from a roll of borrowed denim in the 70's, Provocator has now come to embody radical minimalism and trans-seasonal functionality. Head over for some champagne and a custom clothing design session with Provocator's designer. Don't forget to bring along a collection of designs and moodboard pics to get you started.
Cinema DEN | Burton Street, Darlinghurst
Watch a selection of fashion films free in their courtyard in this ambient space of cinematic creativity. There's a 10% discount for students, filmmakers, actors and models AND happy hour from 5.30pm – 6.30pm.
Grand Days | William Street, Woolloomooloo
Trawl through vintage records, books and collectables at this eclectic gem. Grab some snacks and drinks at the fashion market down in the Old Growler bar downstairs and scope out their collection of fashion books and vinyl.
The Standard Store | Crown Street, Surry Hills
The guys at The Standard Store are partnering with Gelato Messina and will be selling salted caramel with white chocolate ice cream from the store all weekend (first come, first served!). Great shopping and delicious ice cream? We're there!
Head to Fashion In The Villages website for all the details.