If you consider yourself a style hunter or have an eye for killer buys, then there is no doubt that James Street’s marie claire Up Late is probably already marked on your calendar. If you’re unfamiliar, the event is basically an after-hours shopping spree boasting exclusive discounts and luxe goodie bag giveaways. This year you can score loot including the latest marie claire magazine and mini M.A.C products, with one lucky attendee set to find an accommodation package from baller boutique hotel The Calile in their bag. The HUB will be the spot to be seen, boasting roaming bombolinis by Bucci, a straightening and curling station by Headquarters Hair Specialists (yasss), the Parisian CAMILLA Pavilion, makeup masterclasses by M.A.C Pro and more.
As you browse the shelves at some of James Street’s gorgeous boutiques during marie claire Up Late, keep your eyes peeled for appearances by marie claire’s amazing fashion team – catch editor Nicky Briger, fashion director Jana Pokorny, beauty director Sally Hunwick and more amazing ladies imparting industry wisdom. Some of the strip’s most beloved designers will also be making an appearance on the night – hear from the likes of Louise Olsen from Dinosaur Designs, Jimi and Zoe Paul from Mister Zimi, Damien Horan from Assembly Label and oodles more dishing out fashion and styling advice.
Ready to shop ‘til you drop? marie claire Up Late kicks off on James Street from 6:00 pm on Thursday March 28 and is free to attend.
Psst … keen to stay up really late? Those wanting to extend the party vibes are invited to stay at The Calile Hotel for a discounted rate. Use the code MARIECLAIRE2019 to nab 20 percent off fully flexible room bookings for stays between Wednesday 27 and Sunday 31 March 2019.