WEST CHESTER, Pa., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Global multimedia retailer QVC will inspire shoppers as it broadcasts live from New York City during Fashion’s Night Out (FNO). In celebration of this worldwide shopping event, the exclusive multimedia retailer of FNO will not only debut designer fashion and beauty offerings, but it will also feature designers’ style inspirations and offer a look at New York as a fashion mecca and the birthplace of FNO.
To get in on the fashion action in the city where it all began, viewers can tune in to QVC for “Fashion’s Night Out(SM) – Live from New York.” The broadcast, which is scheduled for Thursday, September 6, from 9 PM to Midnight (ET), will include a lineup of industry icons and celebrities. Among them, multitalented star Jennifer Hudson will debut her new line of apparel and accessories, Jennifer Hudson Collection. Additionally, award-winning fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi will enter the world of beauty with the premiere of his fragrance, Fabulous. Viewers will also be delighted to see the return of style icon Nicole Richie, who will introduce additions to her Nicole Richie Collection.
Throughout the evening, QVC will offer viewers everything it takes to get gorgeous, including fashion and accessories from an eclectic mix of designers and an array of beauty products from some of the best brands in the industry. In addition to the Jennifer Hudson Collection and Nicole Richie Collection, the multimedia retailer will serve up the latest styles from fashion favorites Dennis Basso, Marc Bouwer, Geren Ford, Lori Goldstein and Isaac Mizrahi, along with accessories from Kenneth Jay Lane. Beauty also has its time in the spotlight with offerings from MAKE UP FOR EVER, Sephora by OPI, WEN and bareMinerals®, which is launching the “Five Star Fabulous” eye shadow collection that features best selling shades in some of QVC’s global markets. In addition to its launch on QVC in the U.S., the limited-edition collection will be available on QVC in the U.K., Japan, Germany and Italy.
This year, QVC’s FNO broadcast will highlight how New York City inspires style. QVC will give viewers a glimpse of the styles and trends that are emerging from the city. The designers featured during the broadcast will also share how their personal styles are influenced by this fashion capital with universal appeal.
“As a global multimedia retailer that offers access to industry experts, we’re in the unique position to enhance our Fashion’s Night Out programming with an inside look at what inspires them,” said Claire Watts, CEO, QVC U.S. “On this night that celebrates shopping, we are proud not only to offer our customers the best in fashion and beauty, but also to enrich their entertainment experience with stories of inspiration.”
QVC’s product offerings are not strictly for fashion’s sake. QVC will offer viewers an exclusive version of a Vogue-designed FNO tote to support the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) in its fight against breast cancer. Net proceeds from the sale of tote, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $10,000, will benefit “Fashion Targets Breast Cancer,” a charitable initiative of the CFDA Foundation, Inc.
For additional information on “Fashion’s Night OutSM – Live from New York,” visit www.qvc.com/FashionsNightOut. Products featured during broadcast will be available, while supplies last, through QVC at 800.345.1515 or www.QVC.com.
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: LINTA), is the world’s leading video and ecommerce retailer. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. Its programming is distributed to approximately 240 million homes worldwide through operations in the U.S., United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Italy and a joint venture in China. West Chester, Pa.-based QVC has shipped more than a billion packages in its 25-year history and the company’s website, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.
ABOUT FASHION’S NIGHT OUT
Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is an unprecedented global initiative originally created in 2009 to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence and boost the industry’s economy during the recession. On Thursday, September 6, 2012, in response to overwhelming demand, Fashion’s Night Out will return to New York City and cities across the country to highlight fashion and support retail with exciting events that include designer appearances, celebrity guests, fashion shows and musical performances. Purchase items from the 2012 FNO collection and a portion of the proceeds will go to the New York City AIDS Fund in the NY Community Trust. In the United States, the program is a collaboration among American Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company and the City of New York. For more information, visit http://www.fashionsnightout.com/ or FNO on Twitter at @fnonyc (#FNO).