Retail March Madness: Trunk Shows, Pop-Ups, and Sample Sales


Update your spring wardrobe with unique pieces at these one-off fashion events. From a pop-up curated by a former Nasty Gal buyer to a very rare San Francisco sample sale paradise, add these March events to your calendar to feed your fashion fix.

Sample Sale: Freda Salvador

Step into spring in style while saving a buck or two at the Freda Salvador Annual Warehouse Sale. Head to their flagship store on Union Street for head-turning booties, contemporary strappy sandals, wearable flats perfect for walking around SF, and happy hour-ready heels. Saturday, March 28: 10am, Fleet Room at Fort Mason, 2 Marina Boulevard.

Trunk Show: Retailism

Unique and bold: Just how we like our accessories. Artist and designer Jenny Sharaf brings her eye-catching handbags and leather jackets to Little Paper Planes for one-night only. Wednesday, March 18: 6:30pm - 8:30pm, 855 Valencia Street, Mission.

Pop-Up: Lisa Says Gah

Online boutique Lisa Says Gah is the brainchild of a former Nasty Gal buyer, Lisa Williams. The SF-based online shop is your new go-to for effortless yet elegant closet staples. Peruse the collection in person at a four-day pop-up event at Jules Maeght Gallery (which is stunning in its own right). Opening party: Thursday, March 26: 6pm - 9pm. Pop up shop on Friday, March 27 & Saturday, March 28: 11pm - 6pm; Sunday, March 29: 12pm - 5pm, 149 Gough Street, Hayes Valley.

Flagship Opening: Aviator Nation

Perfect for beach day getaways, LA-based Aviator Nation is making it’s way to the Haight. The vintage tee experts are set to open their flagship store by the end of this month, so keep checking their website for an exact date. Expect to take a trip back to the 70s with their line of colorful hoodies, sweatshirts, and tees. March 19th or 20th (date not yet confirmed). 1501 Haight Street.


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