5 Can’t-Miss Design and Style Events Happening This Week in SF


Living large in SF? Spruce up your home and your wardrobe at this week’s best fashion and art happenings in the Bay.

Gravel & Gold’s Summer Solstice Celebration
Wednesday, June 20 at 5 p.m.

In honor of the longest day of the year, all merch at Gravel & Gold will be marked down 25 percent, so snatch up that Francesca Woodman photo book or a handprinted scarf while it’s still in stock! The sale starts at 5, but at 7 a whole slew of artists and designers will be joining together to ring in the holiday. Josey Baker Breakmaker is baking special summer leaven loafs, Rachel Budde of Fat and the Moon is brewing summer herbal tonic, Josh Land of Outerlands is cooking summer squash soup du jour, all this while DJ Dusty Stax is spinning sweet summer tunes. Sounds like a pretty great way to celebrate the summer equinox! June 20 at 5 p.m., Gravel & Gold, 3266 21st Street, 415-552-0112

Courtesy of Marmalade Boutique

Grand Opening Party for Marmalade Boutique
Thursday, June 21 at 5 p.m.

Marmalade Boutique is San Francisco’s answer to Anthropologie style on an H&M budget. Celebrate their new, larger location down the street this Thursday night and get even more bang for your buck with 15 percent off your purchase of exclusive spring pieces specially selected for the evening’s soiree. Enjoy yummy cupcakes and champagne and make sure you’re there for the amazing giveaways and raffles throughout the event. June 21 5-9 p.m., Marmalade Boutique, 1834 Union Street, 415-400-4027

Courtesy of Elizabeth Street Cosmetics

L’aromatica + Elizabeth Street Cosmetics Trunk Show
Friday, June 22 at 6 p.m.

Time for a summer scent! At Rare Device’s summer trunk show, you’ll find gorgeous lip glosses, luscious lipsticks and exquisite perfumes brought to you by Elizabeth Street Cosmetics and L’Aromatica Perfume. Both brands are San Francisco-owned, women-owned businesses. Sip some wine and get a little shopping done at your leisure. June 22 from 6-8 p.m., Rare Device, 600 Divisadero Street, 415-863-3969

Courtesy of Chillin’ Productions

Chillin’ Productions 14th Anniversary
Saturday, June 23 at 8 p.m.

We are super impressed with Irene Hernandez-Feiks and the events she produces at Mezzanine. Her latest? Chillin’ Productions 14th Anniversary party complete with 200 artists, 80 fashion designers, video installations, live painting, and music. The event was truly created for the art and fashion community – Chillin’ has always been free for the designers and organizers don’t take any commissions from art sales. Go support local artists and check out how many fabulous apparel and accessories designers create in the Bay Area.  June 23 at 8 p.m., Mezzanine, 444 Jessie Street, 21+

Treasure Island Flea
Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24 at 1 p.m.

It’s that time of the month, Treasure Island Flea is back! This monthly open-air flea market showcases hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers , bakers and more plus outdoor exhibits and gourmet food trucks. It’s the perfect venue to hunt for treasure while enjoying beautiful skyline views of the city. June 23 and 24 from 1-4 p.m., Treasure Island’s Great Lawn, 415-898-0245

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