Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row is Ready to Kick Off New York Fashion Week™

Special Presentations of the Hottest Fall Fashions and Performances by
Ariana Grande and Flo Rida Live from The Theater at Madison Square Garden®
on Wednesday, September 7

Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row to air nationwide on E!
Thursday, September 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT

In-store celebrations to take place nationwide in 25 markets from
September 15-17, featuring celebrity appearances, fashion presentations,
and more

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Macy’s is ready to kick off New York Fashion Week and bring it closer to
fans everywhere as Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row, a runway
spectacle mixing music, fashion and compassion, hits the stage at The
Theater at Madison Square Garden and television screens nationwide with
a one-hour entertainment special. On Wednesday, Sep. 7 at 7:30 p.m.,
live from the capital of American fashion, Macy’s Presents Fashion’s
Front Row will open the exclusive doors to fashion’s biggest week with
spectacular presentations of the fall season’s hottest looks and musical
performances from superstars Ariana Grande and Flo Rida. The show will
be hosted by Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski and is set to air
nationwide on E!, Thursday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. In addition to the
theatrical and television presentations, Macy’s will bring the glitz and
glamour of fashion week to 25 markets nationwide via special in-store
events featuring celebrity appearances, fashion presentations, and more.


“Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row will bring the glamour and
exclusivity of New York Fashion Week closer to audiences than ever
before,” said Joe Feczko, executive producer of the Macy’s event. “Our
national entertainment special on E! will open the doors to the masses,
with electrifying musical performances and an incredible theatrical
presentation of must-have designer looks. And once again, on the day of
the broadcast, fans will be able to shop the show directly from the
runway via our newly created website, macys.com/shoptheshow.”

“The excitement will extend to select Macy’s stores nationwide as we
transport Fashion’s Front Row to cities across the country, delighting
shoppers with an exclusive look at fall’s hottest fashions and special
in-store celebrity appearances,” said Holly Thomas, group vice
president, Special Events.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Macy’s to join E!’s expert fashion
coverage with their incredible event highlighting the cultural
importance of Fashion Week,” said Laura Molen, executive vice president,
Lifestyle Advertising Sales, NBCUniversal. “Combining the power of the
Macy’s brand and some of music’s hottest acts with E!’s social, engaged
audience is a natural collaboration.”

Macy’s fashion week theatrical catwalk will feature sensational
presentations of designs from I.N.C. International Concepts, Kenneth
Cole
, RACHEL Rachel Roy, Ryan Seacrest Distinction, Tallia,
and Tommy Hilfiger. In addition, Justin Timberlake’s William
Rast
collection will be presented for the first-time-ever at a New
York Fashion Week event. The runway firsts continue with the
world-exclusive debut of Betsey Johnson xox Trolls, a special
collection inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature film
“Trolls,” which opens in U.S. theaters on

Nov. 4. Before the models hit the catwalk, their high-fashion beauty
looks will be crafted and applied by the incredible artists of Lancôme,
who will highlight 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 in a special catwalk
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
Woman,
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,
are available at TICKETMASTER (ticketmaster.com 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.

Fans tuning in nationwide will receive their own VIP experience when
Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row airs on E!, Thursday, Sept. 15 at 8
p.m. ET (check local listings). The broadcast, hosted by E!’s Giuliana
Rancic and Brad Goreski, will include highlights and performances from
the live show at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, in addition to
behind-the-scenes elements hosted by E!’s Zuri Hall. As the looks come
down the catwalk, fashionistas from coast-to-coast will be able to snag
the must-have fashions as they shop the show via macys.com/shoptheshow.

Between Sept. 15 and Sept. 17, Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row will
also extend to fabulous in-store events nationwide. Macy’s flagship
locations in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City and San
Francisco will host in-store celebrations featuring celebrity and
designer appearances, special performances and fashion presentations,
bringing the Fashion Week experience closer to style mavens. In
addition, at 20 select locations, Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front
Row-themed shopping parties will spread the glamour to more cities
nationwide.

For more information about Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row, please
visit macys.com/FrontRow.

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 macys.com. 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.

For Macy’s media materials, including images and contacts, please visit
our online pressroom at macys.com/pressroom.

Contacts

Macy’s
Orlando Veras
646-429-7450
Orlando.Veras@macys.com
or
Christine
Olver Nealon
646-429-5713
Christine.Olver@macys.com