San Francisco fashion fans, look out. This week the SF Indie Fashion Calendar is p-p-packed with worthy fashion and style events, including one of the year’s most popular charitable fashion happenings, a longstanding and well-attended Hayes Valley shopping festival and a shopping-driven launch extravaganza for a major fashion web site’s Bay Area arrival.
- On Tuesday, the week starts off with the launch party for already-much-talked-about local label Pladra, whose plaid shirts for men and women feature contrasting cuffs printed with outdoorsy scenes that’ll make you want to hop a ride to Tahoe. And pronto.
- Once Thursday rolls around, there’s a little something for everyone. Discarded to Divine is sure to draw many a local fashion fan to St. Mary’s Cathedral for its annual display of garments, accessories and items for the home made by local artists and designers using cast-off textiles and materials. Proceeds from the event and its accompanying silent and live auction benefit the St. Vincent de Paul San Francisco Society’s many programs for people in need.
- Also on Thursday, two other style-minded events compete for locals’ love. You can get your shop on in honor of Refinery29’s recent San Francisco launch during a Shop Crawl event to lots of notable San Francisco boutiques, including Anica, BellJar and Grave & Gold. A private party for local fashion folks follows. Who knows, maybe we’ll see you there. And if viewing fashion from a handful of up-and-coming local designers is more your speed, you’ll want to head to 111 Minna for Constituent Parts, a show featuring the latest from designers Autie Carlisle, Justin Jamison, Rachel Poulos and Cameron Stewart.
- Come Sunday, the ever-popular Capsule Design Festival takes over Hayes Valley with 130 independent designers and artists showing off all manner of apparel and accessories for men, women and children, as well as home decor. Free and family-friendly, the event is an excellent excuse to spend a few hours meandering up and down Hayes and Octavia Streets in search of special finds.
You can find details on all of these events and more happening this week on the SF Indie Fashion Calendar.