Who Was There: Today’s Fashion’s Night Out Press Conference

Flip through our press pit photos from today's City Hall press conference.

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Flip through our pics from today's press conference for Fashion's Night Out. Here, Tory Burch, Tracy Reese, Tommy Hilfiger, Mary-Kate Olsen, Carolina Herrera, Donna Karan, Zac Posen, and others pose for the cameras.
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A cute greeter leads the way to the press area. (True story: She rides the same train to work as one of our staffers. Nice to see where she was headed!)
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Suits versus stilettos: The 11:30 a.m. conference started about 30 minutes behind schedule due to "official city business." Well. Less fashionable official city business.
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12:03 p.m. The conference room flood gates open. Heel clicking, badge-checking, and neck-craning ensues.
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Vogue interns and FNO staffers were uniformed in this year's limited edition tee. (A label check revealed that they're Petit Bateau.) Forty percent of proceeds from this style, tank, long-sleeve, and hoodie versions will benefit the New York City AIDS Fund this year.
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Promo packet intel: Over 40 NYC hotels -- including The James, Waldorf-Astoria, and Le Parker Meridien -- are offering exclusive Fashion's Night Out packages. Find info at nycgo.com/fno.
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Mayor Bloomberg, Marc Jacobs, and Saks Fifth Avenue CEO Steve Sadove took the podium. According to Jacobs, it's inspiring to see people out and about adding things to real shopping bags instead of "clicking on virtual shopping carts" behind their office computers. Considering the number of fashion bloggers present, we couldn't help but feel like he was chiding half the room.
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Zac Posen flashes us a grin.
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Vena Cava's Lisa Mayock and Tracy Reese make an exit. Maycock has had a busy day -- we just left her Bloomindale's Vena Cava for Aqua debut this morning.
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Donna Karan and Anna Wintour chat for a few minutes after the conference.
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Carolina Herrera and her fantastic, translucent-rimmed shades leave the building.
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Bergdorf Goodman fashion director Linda Fargo will host cult-followed style blogger Bryanboy, Hamish Bowles, Catherine Malandrino, and Trish McEvoy for an FNO makeup artist search.
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Vera Wang (leading) hosted uptown and downtown store shopping parties last year, complete with flower arranging lessons, Exhale Spa raffles, and a Purple Label shoe giveaway.
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Tommy Hilfiger in signature all-American red, white, and blue.
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Anna Wintour and a staffer call for the car. Time to head back to the office...
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