Is it just us, is Fashion’s Night Out peaking like a pair of harem pants? The annual fall shopping crawl created in 2008 to inject energy and dollars into retail is tonight, and it doesn’t seem quite as fevered as past years, perhaps because all the fashion people are still shaking sand out of their neon gladiator platforms. The Cut rounds up the “best, weirdest, and most free-drinks-offering spots” (amen) here, while there are a whole bunch of pop-up shops listed here on Racked. Allure has the best beauty events (AKA massive free sample scrounge). If you’re keeping it local, the official FNO site lists 37 very random Brooklyn shops (Bird, Children’s Place, Lane Bryant) hosting shindigs tonight. A few happenings on our radar: Beauty Bar in the Slope has 2-for-1 cocktails. Peachfrog in Williamsburg is having a big 50 percent off sale starting today at noon and our friends at Dusty Rose Vintage are doing a block party in Greenpoint featuring indie designers and vintage sellers including one called Circus Freak Vintage. So you can pick up a pair of size 20 spats and be home in time to catch Mr. Michelle speak tonight.
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