Portsmouth celebrates

                                                                                                                                Photo by Julia Russell Photography



Fashion's Night Out Portsmouth is a celebration of individual fashion and style.

Join in the fun and show us YOUR style!



5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

In shops (participating shops listed below):  * Designer Trunk Shows * Fashion and Style Demonstrations * Special Sales * Nibble & Libations * Style Consultants * Personal Portrait Photos

On the Streets:  Paparazzi * Models * Flower Girls * Miss Portsmouth Area and Friends * Photo Booth

Headquarters:  Popovers on the Square

8:00 -10:00 p.m.

Nightcap Party at the Hilton Garden Inn * Fashion Runway Show * Music by DJ Ryz * Slide Show of Paparazzi Shots * Cocktails (cash bar) * Nibbles * Kilwins Chocolates

Raffle prizes:  Gift baskets, Jay Schadler's artork, and two tickets to America's Fashion Capital - New York City - on the C&J Bus!


WHAT:  Fashion's Night Out was initiated by Vogue Magazine in New York City in 2009, as a world wide celebration of fashion with after-hours shopping extravaganzas and special events and entertainment.   Portsmouth has been an official participant in Vogue's Fashion's Night Out since 2011.  In 2013, Vogue's FNO went on hiatus, but Portsmouth's downtown shops continue to celebrate the fashion and style of our port city.  Portsmouth's 4th annual fashion celebration is hosted by the Retail Committee of the Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce. 

On September 4th, downtown Portsmouth will be the place to see and be seen on the Portsmouth fashion scene, when locally owned shops present the very best of their carefully curated new Fall and Winter collections.  The red carpets and red, black and white balloons will be in front of participating shops, welcoming you to designer trunk shows, fashion demonstrations, special sales, nibbles and libations and FUN!

WHEN & WHERE:  Visit shops from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., stop by Popovers on Market Square to meet Miss Portsmouth Area, and have your photo taken in our Tap Snap photo booth and uploaded to Facebook.  Keep an eye out for the famous Flower Girls, dressed in living flowers and flora, designed by Marcia Hansen Design with materials supplied by The Flower Kiosk.  Watch for paparazzi throughout the downtown, shooting pictures of YOUR fashion and style.  Raffle tickets for a chance to win shopping prizes and two round trip tickets to New York City on C&J Bus Lines will be handed out through the evening (must be present at Nightcap Party to win).


Join us from 8:00 - 10:00 at the Hilton Garden Inn for a Nightcap Party and Fashion Runway Show.  Nibbles, Kilwins chocolates, cash bar, music by DJ Ryz, and a slide show of pictures taken throughout the evening by the paparazzi will keep you entertained.  Raffle prizes will be drawn after the Fashion Show.  Must be present to win.

LET'S GET IT STARTED:  Kick off your fashion mojo on Wednesday night, September 3rd, by attending the first showing by The Music Hall of the NEW Yves Saint Laurent biopic.  Tickets at www.themusichall.org.

SAVE THE DATE and plan to come to downtown Portsmouth for the evening.  Bring your besties for a FUN Fashion's Night Out!


Participating Shops:
Alie Jewelers * Celtic Crossing *
City Shoes * Club Boutique * Concetta's Closet * The Flower Kiosk * Hazel Boutique * Jay Schadler Studio * Kilwins * Lady Pickwicks * Love Affair * Pretty Poppy * Puttin' on the Glitz * Tug Boat Alley

Popovers on the Square - FNO Portsmouth Headquarters, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Hilton Garden Inn - Hosting the Nightcap Party & Fashion Runway Show, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.


Rick Dumont Images

Minto Thorsen Photography

Julia Russell Photography

Portsmouth Harbor Photography

Mallory Parkington Photography

Models' Hair & Make Up:


Face Cafe

Salon Sabeha

Siren Salon



All events are FREE!!  Cash bars at Popovers and Hilton Garden Inn.  Raffle tickets will be given out in participating shops, and by paparazzi when you show off your fashion and style; additional raffle tickets will be sold at the Nightcap Party.


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