A design by CCA graduate Alexandra Canter at last year's fashion show.
CCA student Vischaka Sachi Henrietta's sketch of her runway designs for Friday's show.
A look from Donna Karan's Urban Zen collection.
Britex Fabrics bridal & evening wear event, Thursday, 7–9 p.m. Head to Union Square’s iconic fabric store and meet with six local custom-designers to realize the red-carpet gown of your dreams. 146 Geary St., S.F., RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-392-2910. Click here for more info.
Decades trunk show, Friday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Hollywood-based shop Decades hits town with designer pieces including vintage Jean Paul Gaultier, perfect for next week’s gala. Mark Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel, 18th Floor, the California Suite, 1 Nob Hill, S.F. Click here for more info.
La Boutique tea salon pop-ups, Fridays and Saturdays. Nosh on goodies from France’s Kusmi Tea and Russian Hill’s Batter Bakery while lounging on restored vintage chairs in this boutique/gallery space. 414 Jackson St., Suite 101, S.F., 415-693-9950. Click here for more info.
The Princess Project giveaway, Saturday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., and March 24-25. The local prom-dress nonprofit returns for two weekends of dress and accessory giveaways. High-schoolers only need a school ID but should arrive early—all the shopping appointments are typically taken before 8 a.m. 72 Townsend St., S.F. Click here for more info.