Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row to Air Nationwide on E! Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. ET
On Thursday, Sept. 17 at7:30 p.m., live from New York City, Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row will hit the stage at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in a dazzling spectacle celebrating the intersection of music and fashion. Featuring the fall season’s hottest looks, hitting the runway will be special presentations of designs from Heidi by Heidi Klum Intimates, Hello Kitty®, I.N.C. International Concepts, Jessica Simpson, Levi’s®, Ryan Seacrest Distinction, Thalía Sodi, Tommy Hilfiger; and more. Lancôme is the event’s signature make-up partner. Samsung is the signature technology partner and will provide attendees with a unique look at its products on the runway.
Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row continues the company’s legacy of charitable giving and is set to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Council of Fashion Designers of America Foundation (CFDA), with 100 percent of the proceeds from ticket sales from the Sept. 17 live show at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.
“We are thrilled to celebrate New York Fashion Week with a spectacular event that will bring the high-fashion runway closer to fans everywhere,” said Martine Reardon, Macy’s chief marketing officer. “Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row will ignite the catwalk in a celebration of fashion and music, featuring the hottest styles for fall, as well as fantastic music and dance performances that make that elusive front row seat during Fashion Week a possibility for all.”
Amid the runway spectacle, Nate Ruess, Grammy Award-winning front man of the band fun., will perform songs from his debut solo album, “Grand Romantic.” He will take the stage along with additional performers, to be announced at a later date.
Fans from coast-to-coast will have the ultimate VIP experience when they tune-in to E! for the broadcast debut of Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. ET (check local listings). The broadcast will include highlights of the live show and performances, celebrity appearances, interviews, behind-the-scenes elements including a look at the arrivals carpet, as well as special moments from New York Fashion Week. Additionally, fans will have the opportunity to shop their favorite looks from the show instantly as they come down the runway by visiting macys.com/FrontRow.
Beginning on Friday, August 14, select credit card holders will have the exclusive first chance to purchase tickets to Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row priced at $55 and $80. The general public on-sale begins on Friday, August 21. Tickets may be purchased through TICKETMASTER (at ticketmaster.com or 866-858-0008) or in person at the Madison Square Garden Box Office. Ticketmaster orders are subject to service fees. All tickets include a $5 facility fee. Tickets for people with disabilities may be purchased through Ticketmaster, at the MSG Box Office or by calling MSG’s Disabled Services Department at (212) 465-6034.
Additionally, Macy’s has partnered with several extraordinary charity organizations for its first-ever Fashion Pass, to benefit and strengthen the communities the company serves nationwide. Now through August 15, when customers give$5 at the register, they will receive 15 percent to 20 percent off on select storewide purchases, plus $10 off a $30 purchase. Fashion Pass kicked off on July 22 and through its conclusion, 100 percent of the $5 donation will benefit: Children’s Cancer Research Fund; Council of Fashion Designers of America Foundation, Inc.; The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation; Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana; Ronald McDonald House New York; and The Fashion Incubators at Macy’s.
Between September 24 and 26, Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row will also extend to in-store events nationwide. Macy’s flagship locations in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City and San Francisco will host in-store celebrations featuring celebrity and designer appearances, special performances and fashion presentations, bringing the fashion week experience closer to fashionistas everywhere. In addition, at 20 select locations, Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row-themed shopping parties will spread the glamor to more cities nationwide.
Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row is created and produced by Macy’s. The national broadcast that will air on E! is produced in partnership with IMG. For more information about Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row including a listing of local events, please visit macys.com/FrontRow.