Style Radar: This Week's Fashion Events
Friday, March 23
Join a cool crowd at Hangr 16 for the opening of "Recurring Dreams," a solo show by prolific local artist Todd Scalia. In addition to Todd's mind-blowing art, Hangr 16 will be serving up epic beats by DJ Christopherson (El Amigo, SF), tasty beverages, and a fun vibe. Space is limited, so please RSVP. 7-10pm, 3128 16th St @ Valencia, (415) 626-5522.
While you're waiting for your table to be called at Burma Superstar, skip over to celebrate the grand opening of Foggy Notion, a studio and shop in the Inner Richmond carrying local, organic, and handmade products. 6-9pm, 275 6th Ave #101 @ Clement, (415) 683-5654.
Saturday, March 24
The de Young will be abuzz with the highly anticipated opening of The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier, From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk. The dynamic, multimedia exhibition will include 120 haute couture and ready-to-wear designs created between the early 1970s and 2010, along with numerous sketches, archival documents, fashion photographs, and video clips that spotlight Gaultier’s collaborations with filmmakers, choreographers, and musicians. On view through 8/19, Tues-Sun 9:30 am - 5:15 pm, Fri 9:30 - 8:45. Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, (415) 750-3600. Buy tickets here.
Sunday, March 25
Learn the secrets of getting your fashion writing published at this evening adult seminar Fashion Writing á la Mode. An esteemed panel of writers from sites like ModCloth, SFIndieFashion, and Joyus who will discuss the craft of fashion writing as well as address issues related to the publishing aspects of writing, both in print and electronically. $50 for general admission, $35 for students and 826 Valencia volunteers. All proceeds directly benefit free student writing programs at 826 Valencia. 7:00-9:30 pm, at 826 Valencia @ 19th. Buy tickets here. For more info, please contact Yalie Kamara, 415-642-5905 ext. 204.
This is also the last weekend to take advantage of the special deals of Wellness Week. Spas, health clubs, yoga studios, and salons in the Bay Area are offering services like spa treatments and private trainings for 50% off or $50 flat rates. SF participants include Atlas Massage Center and Pure Organic Spa.
Thursday March 29
Local designer Kamila Dmowska will be at RGB Shop + Gallery in the Marina for a showing of her Fall 2012 collection. Kamila's designs are influenced by the vintage fashion of a bygone era and feature delicate details mixed with rich embroidery. Her namesake label cocktail dresses appeal to romantics, uptown girls and bohemians alike. Enjoy complimentary champagne and sweets during the event. RSVP via email firstname.lastname@example.org. 7-9 pm 3024 Fillmore St @ Filbert, (415) 474-7742.
Events listed courtesy of Boutiika