Weekend Events – Fashion Shows, Sample Sales, Trunk Shows

Designers Wen Guo and Ashton Miyako are debuting their new collections at supperclub San Francisco on Saturday.  For the weekend festivities, there are a lot of other great trunk shows, sales and fashion shows to enjoy.  Enjoy your weekend in style!

FRIDAY
The de Young is also hosting their Friday Nights at the de Young with live entertainment, music, art, food and drinks.  The Body Art Expo kicks off today with all types of body art and presentations.  Other fashion events to enjoy include the following:
The third Bead & Design Show will hosts 150 artists, artisans, merchants, suppliers and workshop teachers and showcase a wide range of designer products that are beautiful and sustainable.  This is a great opportunity to shop and take a workshop to learn a new craft.  Admission is $10
Secession is celebrating its third anniversary devoted to independent design!  Peruse the gallery and boutique while you mingle and view the collection of the featured artists Nicole Markoff and Brittany M. Powell.  No cost to attend.
DNA (Designers + Artists) are hosting this event along with fashionable websites Lookbook.nu and Nasty Gal IRL.  There will be dancing, drinking, giveaways and more!  No cost to attend.

SATURDAY
The Bead & Design Show continues today from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  Food and fashion are two major enjoyments, so makes perfect sense to stop at the  San Francisco Street Food Festival.  This event kicks-off at La Cocina Community Kitchen in the Mission with a block party of the city’s best street food vendors with entertainment for the family.  There’s a Body Art Tattoo Expo at the Cow Palace with, of course, a show.  The Art & Soul Festival in also happening in Oakland where there will be music, food and fun.  Where else would you be able to see Cake and MC Hammer perform on the same day?  Other fashion events to enjoy include:
The Indie Mart comes to the Western Addition!  The Alamo Square Flea Market & Indie Mart will be hosting vintage inspired vendors, indie vendors, DIY workshops and more.  No cost to attend.
5’8″ and taller?  Tired of clothes that don’t truly fit?  British retailer Long Tall Sally brings its “tall” clothing and accessories stateside with the Long Tall Sally “Pop-Up Shop” at Hotel Nikko.  Long Tall Sally offers denim, outerwear, suiting and more.  The collection is available online, but this event will give Bay Area women a chance to shop the Autumn/Winter Collection in person.  No cost to attend.

Maternity XChange, the Bay Area’s favorite mobile maternity shop, is going on Maternity Leave.  This is the last chance to shop their monthly sale.  Save an additional 10 – 75% off their already low prices on such designer name brands as Gap, Mimi Maternity, Pea in the Pod and Diane Von Furstenberg.

Taxi CDC “Recycled Wears” is hosting a trunk show.  Redesigned dresses, shirts and skirts are 30% off.  Come shop and enjoy the savings! 

The fourth annual Beyond the Fence Trunk Show highlights over 30 local independent designers, showcasing designs for both on and off the Playa.  Some of the designers include Dreamtime, Invisible Heroes, Jan Hilmer, Fluidance, Medium Reality, Kayo Anime Clothing, Miss Velvet Creme, Miss G Designs, Miranda Caroligne, Moda Sandrita, S&G Clothing, Silver Lucy Design, Tamo Design, Steam Trunk and more!  Enjoy an intimate shopping experience while listing to some of SF’s finest DJs.  No cost to attend.
  • Mutts & Models Fashion Show at Santa Rosa Plaza, Saturday, August 21, 2010, 1071 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Join top models and top dogs for a back-to-school runway show!  Models from Julie Nation Academy will strut their stuff with adoptable pets from the Sonoma Humane Society.  All the styles on the runway will be available at the Santa Rosa Plaza and all the mutts featured on the runway will be adoptable.  Fashion show will begin at 2:00 PM in the Center Court.
supperclub, Evolution (of Fashion) and DJ4Live presents a fashion show featuring Boditecture by Wen Guo and Ureshii by Ashton Miyako.  See a unique and masterful collection of architecturally inspired fashion design that will transform, inspire and intrigue you from one look to another.  A portion of the proceeds will be going to Rural Education Action Project from Stanford to help students from poor rural households in Asia/China go to school.  Doors open at 9:30 and show starts at 11:00 PM.  Tickets are $15 presale and $30 for VIP tickets.  

Join Suite One8One for their Pink & Black Party featuring a midnight fashion show and special performances.  CALAB Clothing is one of the many local designers featured on the runway.  Guest list is free before 11:00 PM.


SUNDAY
Last day of the Bead and Design ShowLong Tall Sally “Pop-Up Shop”, and Maternity XChange sale in San Francisco.  The Art & Soul Festival in Oakland continues today with popular performers such as Sheila E., En Vogue, and Lenny Williams.  Stern Grove Festival is happening today with a free concert at 2:00 PM by They Might Be Giants and Rogue Wave.  Check back later this week for any fashion events that might show up for this day!