Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row Kicks Off New York Fashion Week™ With the Season’s Hottest Fashion and Music Show Featuring Must-Have Looks and Performances by Ariana Grande and Flo Rida

Live from The Theater at Madison Square Garden® on Wednesday, Sept. 7,
the high-fashion runway will feature fall collections including the
world-exclusive debut of Betsey Johnson’s designs inspired by DreamWorks
Animation’s TROLLS, as well as presentations of collections from Calvin
Klein, I.N.C. International Concepts, Rachel Rachel Roy, Tallia, Tommy
Hilfiger and William Rast

An American Express® card ticket pre-sale begins on Monday,
Aug. 1; the event is set to benefit the Council of Fashion Designers of
America Foundation, Inc. and Ronald McDonald House® New York
with 100 percent of the purchase price of all tickets sold, minus
Ticketmaster and facility fees

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Macy’s is once again set to open the exclusive doors to New York Fashion
Week for fans everywhere as Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row makes
the high-fashion runway accessible to all. On Wednesday, Sep. 7 at 7:30
p.m., live from the capital of American fashion, Macy’s Presents
Fashion’s Front Row will kick off the fashion frenzy live from The
Theater at Madison Square Garden in a runway spectacle mixing music,
fashion and compassion. Featuring the fall season’s hottest looks,
Fashion’s Front Row will highlight special presentations of collections
by the nation’s best design talent and special performances from
superstars Ariana Grande and Flo Rida, at an extraordinary benefit that
brings the runway closer to fans.

“Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row will once again ignite the catwalk,
giving fans the opportunity to experience Fashion Week like never
before. With a high-fashion runway presentation of the fall season’s
most coveted designs and marvelous music and dance performances, the
elusive front row will be open for all to enjoy,” said Joseph Feczko,
executive producer of Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row.

Hitting the runway will be sensational presentations of designs from Calvin
, I.N.C. International Concepts, Rachel Rachel Roy,
Tallia, Tommy Hilfiger, William Rast and the
world-exclusive debut of Betsey Johnson’s collection inspired by
DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature film, TROLLS, which opens
in U.S. theaters on Nov. 4. The runway will also feature an exuberant
presentation of Macy’s TROLLS children’s designs. Before the
models hit the catwalk, their high-fashion beauty looks will be crafted
and applied by the incredible artists of Lancôme, featuring the
fall season’s must-have cosmetic palettes. Samsung, the global
innovation leader in consumer electronics and mobile technology, is the
event’s signature technology partner and will also showcase its
fashionable line of smartwatches on the runway in a special presentation.

The glamorous spectacle would not be complete without amazing
performances from the hottest acts in music. Set to ignite the stage
with her smash hits, international pop sensation Ariana Grande will
perform a selection of her chart topping songs. A multi-platinum
superstar, Grande’s music has ruled the charts, airwaves and dance
floors in countries all over the world. Her latest album, Dangerous
featuring the hit singles, “Dangerous Woman” and “Into You,”
was released in late May to critical and commercial acclaim. Keeping the
party at full blast, Flo Rida will also hit the stage pumping up the
volume and the energy as he unleashes his monster hits on the audience.
In just a few years, the Florida-born rapper has amassed an impressive
slate of Top 10 hits, selling a remarkable 60 million singles worldwide;
his most recent single, “My House,” is his latest No.1 smash.

Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row continues the company’s legacy of
charitable giving. Macy’s is set to support the Council of Fashion
Designers of America Foundation, Inc. and Ronald McDonald House New
York, by contributing 100 percent of the purchase price, minus
Ticketmaster and facility fees, of all tickets sold for the Sep. 7 live
show at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.

Tickets to Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row, priced at $55 and $80,
will go on sale first via an exclusive American Express card pre-sale
beginning on Monday, Aug. 1 and will be available at TICKETMASTER
( or 866-858-0008) or in person at the Madison Square
Garden Box Office. Ticketmaster orders are subject to service fees. All
tickets include a $5 facility fee. Tickets for people with disabilities
may be purchased through Ticketmaster, at the MSG Box Office or by
calling MSG’s Disabled Services Department at (212) 465-6034.

Helping to kick-off New York Fashion Week in style, the experience does
not end at the runway as fans across the country will have the
opportunity to experience the front row magic via sensational in-store
events and at home through a star-studded television special. Details of
the in-store events and national broadcast will be announced soon.

For more information about Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row, please
visit, beginning on July 26.

About Macy’s

Macy’s, the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M), delivers
fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 734
locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam,
as well as to customers in the U.S. and more than 100 international
destinations through its leading online store at Via its
stores, e-commerce site, mobile and social platforms, Macy’s offers
distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive
and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy’s is known for such epic
events as Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy’s
Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion
shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Macy’s
flagship stores — including Herald Square in New York City, Union
Square in San Francisco, State Street in Chicago, and Dadeland in Miami
and South Coast Plaza in southern California — are known
internationally and are leading destinations for visitors. Building on a
more than 150-year tradition, and with the collective support of
customers and employees, Macy’s helps strengthen communities by
supporting local and national charities giving more than $69 million
each year to help make a difference in the lives of our customers.

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