Kate Warren, of the blog Gokateshoot.com, was out surveying the scene at Fashion's Night Out in Georgetown on Sept. 6, 2012. (Photos by Lavanya Ramanathan/The Washington Post)

The Buzz breaks down what Fashion’s Night Out meant for shops and shoppers, but check out some some of the evening’s bright summer styles here.

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Malik Amusat of Glenarden came dressed up for Fashion's Night Out, but said he wasn't sure exactly what to expect from the event, which returned for the third year in Georgetown.

Allison Davis of Washington, left, with Dana James, was one of the lucky ones in the long line for a free facial at Kiehl's on M Street. The shop offered the service as part of Fashion's Night Out.