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:
Alive: A Visionary Fashion Show, Thurs. from 7:30-10:30 p.m., Bianca Starr, Free: Forward-thinking designer Marina Fini brings the art of the fashion show to another level by projecting her pieces via animation, video and optical illusion. Wear your best white or light ensemble to take part in the virtual insanity.
Style Out Your Summer, Thurs. at 7:30 p.m., MatrixFillmore, Free with RSVP: Cow Hollow staples Mercer Street Salon and Bryan Lee Boutique join forces to highlight summer fashion, hair and beauty trends on the catwalk. Make sure to arrive early, as the first 50 people through the doors get (presumably awesome) gift bags. RSVP to email@example.com.
Bikes and Boudoir Party, Fri. from 6-8 p.m., My Boudoir Lingerie, Free: Test ride and score special deals on dreamy Public Bikes and coordinating Pedal Panties along with 25% off My Boudoir's lingerie at this summer sale event. You can also expect a kick-ass raffle, Marmalade gift bags for the first 30 people and coverted parking spots inspired by PARK(ing) Day.
Natural Beauty Art Show, Fri. from 7:30-10 p.m., Oxenrose, Free: Head to the hip Hayes Valley salon to peruse artwork from 15 up-and-coming artists, then get ready for the weekend with free drinks and a debut live performance by Big Fun.
Shotwell Tag Sale, Sat. from 12-5 p.m., 320 Grant Ave., Free: Score everything from vintage threads to cameras and babydoll heads at this rummage sale at Union Square's go-to indie boutique.
The Indie Mart, Sun. from 12-6 p.m., Thee Parkside, $3 donation: Shop over 90 local designers, bakers, makers, vintage curators and more alongside cheap drinks, hot BBQ and rockin' tunes from live bands and DJs. While you're there, take advantage of some insanely popular Workshop classes, whether you're into making a glass jar terrarium or breaking a sweat in Heavy Metal Aerobics.