Carnaby Street is one of my favourite areas in London when it comes to shopping. It has an amazing atmosphere and is one of London’s fashionable landmarks filled with the stylish and trendy.
Carnaby Men’s Style Night (in association with GQ) is taking place today, yes today! If you’re around the area be sure to pop down to see what it’s all about. Over 100 brands, restaurants and bars in Carnaby Street will be involved to create the ultimate shopping experience for men. From 5pm till 9pm there will be bands, DJ sets, wet shaves, tastings, trend talks, a pop-up ale bar, as well as 20% discount on new season collections.
GQ magazine have their own pop up shop on the night, where Associate Editor Robert Johnston will be hosting free trend talks every hour. Johnston will also be presenting the latest AW trends and fashion seasonal essentials from Carnaby brands.
Check out my store breakdown for tonight:
New participating brands include Paul Smith Soho, Scotch & Soda, Gant Rugger and ELEVENPARIS.
Heritage brands taking part are Fred Perry, Ben Sherman and Lambretta.
Footwear fanatics should check out Size, Dr. Marten’s and Office.
Denim lovers should head to G Star, Diesel, Flying Horse Jeans and Pepe Jeans.
For fashion forward pieces check out OTHER and Bolangaro Trevor who will have a magician to entertain you.
Cheap Monday will be exhibiting live poster art inspired by their new AW13 collection. Plus there is a free gift with every purchase.
If its concept stores and one off products you are looking for then Newburgh Quarter is the place for you. Located just off Carnaby Street check out Filson, Levi’s Vintage Store, Superga, Lomography and No 6 by Adidas.
Grooming products can be found at Pankhurst London and Cowshed.
Tonight will be jam packed with activities. Point Blank Music School are hosting free 30 minute DJ master classes. Style scouts will be hunting for the best dressed shoppers. To top it all off, the best dressed will be awarded a goodie bag and a Carnaby privilege card to access treats from brands all year round!
Be sure to share the excitement with the ladies as there are a few womenswear brands taking part. This includes Terry de Havilland, Pixi, Make Up Store and Monki.
The White Horse pop-up Ale bar will be in Kingly Court, where all ticket holders can enjoy a complimentary drink. All ticket holders will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win £500 to spend in Carnaby, dinner for 2 and a bespoke suit made by Peckham Rye. Lucky shoppers will walk away with one of the 200 FREE exclusive goodie bags which will be given to shoppers in the area.
Participating restaurants include Cha Cha Moon, The Diner, Dehesa, Carnaby Burger Co, Fornata. Grab food and drink at newly opened Whyte and Brown or Rosa’s. Otherwise head to Blue Posts, White Horse, Zebrano, Bitter Sweet or the protein bar at Moosh in Kingly Court.
The capital’s coolest shopping destination really knows how to keep its shoppers coming back. Come and explore Carnaby’s thirteen streets filled with independent boutiques, heritage brands, unique concept stores and global fashion labels.
For more information about tonight or for tickets go to carnaby.co.uk.