BAR HARBOR — The First Friday Art Walk and Fashion Night Out merge in September with the debut of the Art of Fashion on Friday, Sept. 5. Dress in haute couture or simply in your own funky style and hit the sidewalks of Bar Harbor to enjoy fabulously fashionable events.
At Anne Woodman Jewelry Design, catch a demonstration of how Anne makes her stylish jewelry and accessories, sold in high fashion stores in NYC, including Bloomingdale’s and Henri Bendel.
Continue up Mount Desert Street to local artisan Kirsten Hardy and her colorful, hand-sewn fashions for self and space, including napkins, aprons, skirts, headbands, washcloths and more.
Also on Mt. Desert Street, bring your accessorized pooch and walk the “Doggone Pretty” red carpet at the D’Alessio Gallery, where you will find treats for you and your canine companion, and jewelry by visiting artist Suzanne Anderson.
Down around the corner at SALT, meet Alaina Marie, Maine designer of the “durable yet ultra chic” bait bag clutch. Wear stripes for 20% off the latest trend in nautical fashion.
Over on Cottage Street, you’ll find another local designer at The Village Emporium. Dory Graham of Worthygoods shows her new line of bowties, along with favorites such as floppy hats and acorn jewelry.
Cap your evening at Choco-latte by viewing their current art installment, and receiving 15% off the chocolate & coffee pairing of the day.
There are fun, fashion-filled events such as these all over town, so pick up your walking map at any participating shop or gallery, most lodging establishments or the Chamber of Commerce office, and join the Art Walk.