September 8, 2011 -- SPIN teamed up with the downtown luxe Mondrian SoHo (and our neighbors Saturdays Surf NYC, Derek Lam, Philip Lim, and Scoop) for a special edition of Mondrian SoHo Sessions, closing out the fashion industry's well-hyped Fashion's Night Out with an exclusive performance by Neon Indian.
Kings of Leon's Jared Followill and Gossip's Beth Ditto were a few of the familiar faces spotted at the party, which was held in the hotel's chandelier-adorned, atrium style Garden Room.
Aaron Pfenning of Rewards, who released his debut album on DFA, provided tunes as the night's guest DJ, while Kanon Organic Vodka kept guests cool and refreshed with late-summer themed cocktails.
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