Party-Hop With The Fashion Pack: Pinball at Dr. Martens, Open Your Drawers + More
One glance at our calendar made something very clear, there's much too much happening this week to keep it all to ourselves. So strap on your walking heels and get ready for some serious summer shopping:
Dr. Martens Pinball Tournament, Wed. from 6-8:30 p.m., 1621 Haight St., Free: There are few better ways to celebrate getting over the hump than with free PBR and some competitive pinballin' for a chance to win a new pair of Docs.
Beauty Company Launch Party, Thurs. from 6-9 p.m., 2325 Polk St., Free: Indulge with mini manis, bubbly and snacks (and re-stock your shower caddy) as the Russian Hill staple breaks in their new two-store flagship beauty lounge.
Collectively Californian Fashion Show, Thurs. from 7 p.m.-12 a.m., 1141 Polk St., Free: Celebrate SF fashion in all its glory as local fashion and accessory designers including Lorian Lindsay and Kitty Andrews Millinery show their stuff at Space Gallery.
Kenneth Cole Awearness Night, Fri. from 4-8 p.m., 166 Grant Ave., Free: Score 30% off and a limited-edition Uncle Sam tee in support of the Human Rights Campaign to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" at this feel-good shopping event. Extra incentive: they're tossing in a free tote with the first 30 purchases.
Merry Pop-Ins!, Fri. from 6-9 p.m., 537 Octavia St., Free: Get an early start to the weekend with libations and Red Haute Jewelry along with Lemon Twist clothing and artwork at this brand-new summer monthly that highlights local designers and artists.
Open Your Drawers Lingerie Sample Sale, Sat. from 12-6 p.m., 1661 Tennessee St. #3E, Free: Trade in a bra you don't wear for $5 off new Toute la Nuit or Fleur't lingerie, with all donations going to Community Thrift to benefit La Casa de las Madres.
Pret-A-Porter San Francisco, Sat. from 8 p.m-12 a.m., 20 Yerba Buena Ln., $10: Head to Press Club to mix and mingle with fellow fashionphiles before the main event, a collective runway show featuring eight local designers including recent AAU grad Magdalena Trever and the electric-hued creations of Rock Chiq.