It’s that time of year again! In partnership with American Express, Vogue are ready to launch their annual sartorial event…but with a 2020-twist. The fashion and retail industry’s biggest night out of the year is set to become the biggest night in with VAEFNO becoming Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night In for 2020.
The 11-day festival will celebrate the best in shopping, fashion, and beauty with over 200 retailers getting involved in the festivities, and an enviable line-up of events you’ll want to add to your calendar. Over and above the fun and glamour of this popular annual event, American Express and Vogue are hoping the festival will support Australian fashion businesses doing it tough by injecting some much-needed money into the retail industry and helping to reboot our post-COVID19 economy.
Featuring exclusive online shopping offers, online events and masterclasses, this COVID-safe fashion festival kicks off with a series of events in the lead up to the grand, inaugural virtual runway show.
Look forward to an ‘In Conversation’ panel on sustainability hosted by Vogue Fashion Features Director Alice Birrell (Friday 23rd October), and a beauty Q&A on skin health hosted by Vogue Beauty Editor Remy Rippon (Monday 26th October). Fashionistas cannot miss the virtual trends masterclass hosted by Vogue Australia’s Rebecca Bonavia on Wednesday 28th October as she talks through key looks in the new collections.
For anyone looking to get started in the fashion industry, jump online to experience the Vogue Meet the Australian Designers ‘In Conversation’ as renowned designers Johnny Schembri (By Johnny), Lizzie Renkert (We Are Kindred) and Lyn-Al Young (Lyn-Al) discuss their challenges, and aspirations (Thursday 29th October).
For the main event, strap yourself in for a night of pure fashion joy with David Jones Virtual Runway, presented by American Express at 5:15pm on Friday 30th October. Themed A Place in the Sun, this inaugural fashion show aims to inspire all Aussies to embrace the warmer brighter months of Summer. Featuring new season SS20 collections from David Jones’ exclusive range of Australian and International Designers, you’ll be sure to find the perfect Summer fit.
To register for complimentary tickets to the virtual runway show, head straight to vogue.com.au/fni. Better still, as you are watching the runway show you can jump straight onto davidjones.comand shop the looks immediately. Bonus!
For Eligible American Express Card Members, when you save the offer to your eligible Card and spend $100 or more, in one or more transactions, online at participating Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night In retailers, you will receive a $25 credit. Offer is available until Sunday 1st November 2020 and limited to the first 80,000 cards to save the offer. Exclusions, T&Cs apply. Be sure to head online to read the full disclaimer and take advantage of this great offer.
There are over 200 participating online retailers included in the Amex Offer. Featuring David Jones, The Daily Edited, Platypus, Camilla and Marc, Zimmerman, Lululemon, Mecca, Hype and more. To explore the full range of brands here.
Not an American Express Card Member? Make the most of their Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night In signup offer to earn 45,000 Reward Points or 22,500 Qantas Points when you apply by Sunday 1st November 2020, are approved, and spend $1,500 at locations excluding David Jones on your new Card within the first three months. Available to new David Jones American Express Card Members only. T&Cs Apply
Keen to experience Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night In for yourself?
Enjoy complimentary access to the David Jones Virtual Runway, presented by American Express on Friday 30th October by registering for tickets.
Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night In runs from Thursday 22nd October to Sunday 1st November 2020.
Thursday 22nd October- Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night In Starts
Friday 23rd October, 7pm- Sustainable Wardrobe Overhaul: How to Minimise Harm in Your Closet
Monday 26th October, 7pm- Sleep, Stress and Skin Masterclass, brought to you by Estee Lauder
Tuesday 27th October, 7pm- GQ Wardrobe, brought to you by BOSS
Wednesday 28th October, 7pm- Vogue Trends Masterclass, brought to you by H&M
Thursday 29th October, 7pm- Meet the Australian Designers, brought to you by Nivea
Friday 30th October, 5:15pm-David Jones Virtual Runway, presented by American Express
For more information on the event schedule, please visit vogue.com.au/FNI.