Thursday, August 27, 2009

Sept. 10: Shopping Event partners with Fashion's Night Out, First Look at Fall Fashions

This fall, the City Opera Thrift Shop celebrates fashion during by partnering with Fashion's Night Out ( - a global retail initiative to promote retail and restore consumer confidence.

Be among the first to preview our fall collection of clothing, accessories, jewelry, home furnishings, furniture, artwork and books on Thursday, September 10th, 2009 from 6pm - 11pm. As a special treat, experience the thrill of opera while shopping with a surprise performance by City Operas own mezzo-soprano, Heather Johnson, singing a selection of arias from some of the worlds most beloved operas. In addition, guests can enter to win tickets to New York City Opera performance with no purchase required.

Also on hand throughout the night to assist with styling your fall wardrobe will be Lori Sutherland, aka Dame Lori, a fashion soul stylist and thrift shop consultant. Lori's 10+ years experience with City Opera Thrift Shop includes creating and producing fashion & home events. With her 25 year old passion for vintage and thrift, she is a resource for developing a chic & cheap personal style that educates, entertains and serves the fashion forward shopper.

Shoppers at this year's annual Fall Preview can look forward to a fantastic selection of fashions from renowned designers such as: Marc Jacobs, Marchesa, Adam Lippes, Malo, Roberto Cavalli, Hickey Freeman, Lauren Moffatt, Valentino, Christian Dior, Armani, Ralph Lauren, St. John, Donna Karan, Theory, Sonia Rykiel, Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss, Luca Luca, Escada, Betsey Johnson, Juicy Couture, Max Mara, John Varvatos and many more. Sample items photographed.

Unique furniture and home accessories will also be featured at this years Fall Preview including a pair of Federal Style High Backed Sofas in beige - $650 each, Hand Painted Asain Motif Table - $175, Continental Secretary with leather accents and locking drawers - $2,200, Coquille Art Glass - $175, Wedgewood pitcher, cream on dark green - $75, Art books ranging from $5 - $325, Additional pieces by Wedgewood, Royal Doulton, Denby and much more.
Price: Free admission!
General pricing 50 - 75% off retail prices.
Women's items: Suits & Dresses $35-$250, Jackets & Coats $35-$500, Shoes & Handbags $25-$525, Hats and Jewelry $15-$300.
Men's items: Suits $50-$350, Coats $50-$425, Shirts $15-$250.

City Opera Thrift Shop
222 East 23rd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
Subway: 6 to 23rd Street

Thursday, September 10, 2009
6:00pm - 11:00pm

About the City Opera Thrift Shop
City Opera Thrift Shop is an excellent resource for Women's and Men's clothing and accessories, house wares, art and furniture. Donations to the City Opera Thrift Shop can be made by dropping of your goods during shop hours or calling for a free pick up for large quantities. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. For more information on City Opera and their current season please visit,

1 comment:

Rolfe Bautista said...

I love what you are doing. I look forward to more :D