Here, a listing of highlights at stores around New York City.
This story first appeared in the September 8, 2009 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Barneys New York: Appearances by Narciso Rodriguez, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and Loomstate custom T-shirts.
Bergdorf Goodman: Zac Posen painting; Victoria Beckham; Peter Som, Cynthia Rowley, Gilles Mendel and Lela Rose cooking; Donna Karan playing “Fashion Rules” with André Leon Talley, and an Isaac Mizrahi talk.
Bloomingdale’s: Howie Day performance and numerous other activities.
J.C. Penney: Cindy Crawford appearance.
Lord & Taylor: Patrick McMullen photos, and Lauren Santo Domingo hosting.
Macy’s Queens: The official kickoff with Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour; Macy’s chairman, president and chief executive officer Terry Lundgren; Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Blake Lively.
Macy’s Herald Square: Appearances by Jaxx trio, Jill Zarin, Rachel Roy and Michael Kors.
Saks Fifth Avenue: Justin Timberlake, Donna Karan, Carolina Herrera in a magic show; appearances by Chris Benz, Coco Rocha and other designers.
Armani: Rosie O’Donnell reading “Love, Loss and What I Wore.” Kerry Washington appearance.
Bally: DJ Brian Atwood.
Calvin Klein: Performance by Jamie Burke, Michelle Monaghan appearance.
Carolina Herrera: Larry Fink photo booth.
Coach: Graffiti artists working on Coach totes.
Cole Haan: Maria Sharapova appearance.
David Yurman: Auctioning a 1975 belt buckle.
Donna Karan: Rock-jazz pianist Eric Lewis.
J.Mendel: Lisa Airan and Julie Macklowe hosting.
Jimmy Choo: Angela Lindvall shoot.
Oscar de la Renta: Oscar de la Renta serenading customers, literally.
Ralph Lauren: Appearances by Liev Schreiber, Blake Lively and Camilla Belle.
Talbots: Lynda Carter singing.
Barnes & Noble: FEED Projects and Lauren Bush.
Henri Bendel: Sasha Pivarova and Gucci Westman appearances.
Dior: Charlize Theron signing the September issue of Vogue, 7 to 8 p.m.
Juicy Couture: Surfboards, skateboards and Mexican food.
Manolo Blahnik: Manolo Blahnik appearance.
Roberto Cavalli: Roberto Cavalli appearance.
Van Cleef & Arpels: Opera singer Danielle de Niese will perform selections from her new record, “The Mozart Album.”
Versace: Appearances by Ciara, Taylor Momsen and The Misshapes.
Anna Sui: Anna Sui appearance.
Betsy Johnson: Makeovers.
Elie Tahari: Alexa Ray Joel performs.
Intermix: Prince Street, Sienna and Savannah Miller appearance.
Kirna Zabête: Appearances by Thakoon, Jason Wu and Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCullough of Proenza Schouler.
Longchamp: Lily Cole hosting, Lykke Li performing.
Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti: Alberta Ferretti appearance.
Rachel Roy: Estelle performance.
BOWERY Area near Bond Street
Narciso Rodriguez in a Winnebago, Tyson Beckford appearance.
Topshop: Appearances by Karen Elson and Tabitha Simmons and DJs.
Vera Wang: Vera Wang doing makeovers.
Cynthia Rowley: Balloons and a scavenger hunt.
Marc by Marc Jacobs: Candid photos in the window.
Polo Ralph Lauren: Nacho Figueras appearance.
Teen Vogue fashion show at Bleecker Street: Taylor Momsen’s band.
Tommy Hilfiger: Tommy Hilfiger appearance.
Thom Browne: Thom Browne appearance.
Diane von Furstenberg: Events on the Highline with Diane von Furstenberg.
Jeffrey New York: Appearances by Hugh Jackman and Sean Avery, 10:30 p.m.
Matthew Williamson: Matthew Williamson will do personal design consultation.
Stella McCartney: Kate Hudson appearance.
Tory Burch: Barbecue and street party.
Aveda: Van Leeuwen ice cream.
Kate Spade: Tango on the street.
A neighborhood block party.