Weekend Fashion Events: Sample Sales, Fashion Shows & More

It’s looking to be a beautiful weekend in the city with gorgeous weather and a great variety of shopping and fashion events. While you’re out perusing the sales, make sure to stop by the SOMA Street Food Park on Sunday for National Grilled Cheese day! Whatever you decide to do this week, enjoy it in style!

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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection, March 14 – July 19, 2015, Legion of Honor, 100 34th Avenue, SF, Ticket cost ranges from free to $36

Gowns, accessories, and other looks by the most influential designers of the last one hundred years—including Chanel, Givenchy, Dior, and Charles James—trace the evolution of fashion in the 20th century. See this exclusive West Coast presentation at the Legion of Honor of Brooklyn Museum’s distinguished costume collection.

FRIDAY, APRIL 10TH
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Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale, Friday, April 10, 2015, 680 Second Street, SF, 9am – 7pm

Chronicle Books is having a warehouse sale at their corporate headquarters in San Francisco, located at 680 Second Street. Stop by today between 9am and 7pm for incredible savings off a variety of items. Stock up on gifts and save up to 80% off hundreds of selected titles. Choose from cookbooks, children’s books, lifestyle + home, arts + crafts, art + design, photography, travel, pop culture, and music titles. Plus, journals, stationery, and much more!

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M·A·C Beauty Collection Event, Friday, April 10th through Sunday, April 12th, 2855 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, 11am – 9pm
In celebration of the M·A·C is Beauty collection, you’re invited to join the M·A·C team for an exciting three day event starting this Friday, April 10-12 from 11:00 a.m. – 9 p.m. for a weekend of glamour, beauty and pampering. Guests will enjoy unique performances and live beauty competitions while getting hair and make-up done by talented M·A·C Artists at M·A·C Valley Fair Mall.

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Bloomingdale’s: SF Icons, Friday, April 10, 2015, 845 Market Street, SF, 6pm – 8pm

Join Bloomingdale’s in support of The Richmond/Ermet AID Foundation. After shopping through the latest collections (with 10% of proceeds going to the charity), join the party at the Men’s Store on the 4th floor for specialty cocktails, modeling of the latest men’s trends and more!

10% of the tracked sales of your total purchases will be donated to THE RICHMOND/ERMET AID FOUNDATION. Drop off your receipts at the Concierge Desk on Level 1 or at the reception to make sure your donation is tallied. Who doesn’t want to party and shop for a great cause!

SATURDAY, APRIL 11TH & SUNDAY, APRIL 12TH
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N.I.C.E. Collective Sample Sale, Saturday, April 11 & Sunday, April 12, 20152535 3rd Street, SF, 12pm – 5pm

The much anticipated annual N.I.C.E. Collective spring sample sale is happening April 11th and April 12th in San Francisco. Shop tremendous savings on men’s and women’s apparel and accessories. Email Data@nicecollective.com to be on the pre-sale access list!

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Japantown Cherry Blossom Festival, Saturday April 11, 2015 & Sunday, April 12, 2015, 1610 Geary Blvd, SF, 10am – 5pm

The 2015 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival® now celebrating its 48th year, is one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions. Each year, over 200,000 people attend this dazzling display showcasing the color and grace of the Japanese culture and the diversity of the Japanese American Community. We recommend attending for great shopping (need a Cosplay wig or outfit? Here’s where to buy one!), delicious Japanese food, interesting line-up of entertainment and for the Japanese street fashion. And don’t forget to stop by the “Hello Kitty Cafe Truck,” making a special SF appearance at the festival.

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Skunkfunk Spring/Summer 2015 Launch Event, Saturday, April 11, 2015, 302 Valencia Street, SF, 5pm – 7pm

Come See the new Skunkfunk Spring/Summer 2015 collection, up close and personal. The event will have live music, models, light refreshments and snacks! Come in wearing Skunkfunk and receive a Gift!

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Wax Carving Workshop, Sunday, April 12th, 215 Caledonia Street #102, Sausalito, 12pm – 4pm

Join in for a fun one day event and create the necklace of your dreams! Taught by jewelry designer Sarah Swell, this class will guide you through the lost wax casting technique. You will hand carve a pendant in wax which will be cast afterwards in silver. In two weeks time you may pick up (or we can mail) your finished piece.