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BHLDN is bringing its wedding finery to San Francisco from Friday January 23 through Sunday February 1 (Monday - Friday 11am to 7pm; Saturday and Sunday 10am to 6pm) for a pop-up at Firehouse 8 at 1648 Pacific Avenue. Try on the brand's famed dresses plus check out accessories and decor from One True Love Vintage Rentals, tabletop items from Anthropologie’s new Registry program, wedding photography from Coco Tran, fresh florals from Tulipina Floral Design, wedding cakes from Pretty Please Bakeshop and a Shutterbooth.
Bonobos will open its second Bay Area guideshop on Thursday, January 22 at 334 Santana Row in San Jose. The formerly online-only men's shop now offers up designs to try on, then ships items directly to your doorstep.
On Sunday, January 18, Joy Bianchi will open the doors of her usually by-appointment-only Helpers House of Couture to shoppers from 9:30am until 4pm. Stop by 2608 Fulton for an unbelievable collection (three floors) of vintage Chanel, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Prada, and much more—there's a men's section, too.
Celebrate National Hat Day this Thursday, January 15, with San Francisco's noted hat evangelists, Goorin Bros. at their flagship shop at 1612 Stockton in North Beach. From 5 to 7pm, enjoy beverages, live music, and the company of CEO Ben Goorin. Can't make it to the party? Like them on Facebook for a chance to to win a hat and hatbox. Cool.
Room and Board at 685 Seventh Street is hosting an open house to introduce their new furniture collection for 2015 on Saturday, January 24 from 10am to 7pm and on Sunday, January 25 from 11am to 6pm. Enjoy light refreshments and register to win a $1,000 gift card.
Zinc Details has opened a second location at 1633 Fillmore, across the street from the Kabuki Theater in Japantown. The 5,000-square-foot space has plenty of room for the retailer's modern furniture collection, while the original store at 1905 Fillmore now focuses on gifts and home accessories. Also look for a smattering of vintage midcentury furniture at the new space.
Union Square's TrendyMondays (565 Sutter) has marked their entire store 50-percent off in-store and online until January 20. Look for hard-to-find European clothing and accessories.