The Biggest, Baddest Holiday Soirée List Yet — Get To It!

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Lately, we've been embracing our inner social butterflies and Santa's little helpers all at once. We are shopping, bopping, jingling, and mingling all in the name of this joyful season — and trust us, this week just keeps getting better. From treats for your hands, your man, and everyone else you keep dear, it's all here, in a doozy of a list. Don't mind the brisk nightfalls and head out to spread some serious cheer, why don't you?
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TopCoat Nail Studio Pop-Up
We believe your nails should be an extension of your style, and apparently TopCoat Nail Studio agrees! The cool-girl mani crew will be, ahem, on hand at Crocker Galleria as of tomorrow. The nail mavens keep it real with the best polish brands around in killer, on-trend hues. We couldn't ask for a better team to help us feel pampered, and we can't think of a better way to de-stress from the holiday madness.
When: Thursday, December 12, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Crocker Galleria, 50 Post Street, 2nd Floor (at Kearny Street); No phone.
A Festive Collective Pop-Up Shop With Freda Salvador
What happens when all of your favorite indie designers are under one roof? A shopping whirlwind to remember! Between Half Hitch Goods, Ashton Kutcher's basics line Pickwick & Weller, Shawn Burke LTD, The 2Bandits, and the lovely hosts at Freda Salvador, your plastic will be begging for it. And, why not?! Scoop up some beautifully crafted gifts for the family, artisan leather bags, or stunning bohemian jewels to place beneath the Christmas tree.
When: Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14, 11 to 6 p.m.
Where: Freda Salvador, 1782 Union Street (between Octavia and Gough streets); 415-654-5128.
Modern Citizen & BareMinerals Holiday Party
Modern Citizen and BareMinerals come together to create the perfect duo of chic from your pucker, all the way down to your pumps! While you receive a wonderful make-under and shop the latest looks, the stylish gals from Rue magazine will give you some punchy ensemble tips. You'll have to give the BareMineral's Market Street locale a ring to score an appointment for this one, so whip out that smartphone!
When: Thursday, December 12, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: BareMinerals, 865 Market Street, 2nd level (between 5th and 4th streets); 415-357-9804.
Warholiday: A Warhol Pop-Up Exhibition at Mulberry
Take a break from your grand present search (or stop by Mulberry for the pot at the end of the rainbow!) and view the boutique's seriously cool collection of Warhol works. In partnership with Town&Country and Christie's, these works are here for a limited time only, so get to it! Apparently, Andy was just as much of a fan as we are of the holidays, as many of these works get up close and personal with Mr. Claus. Is it possible that Santa was the missing Warhol superstar? Only one way to find out...
When: Friday, December 13 through Tuesday, December 19, store hours vary.
Where: Mulberry, 166 Grant Avenue (between Geary and Post streets); 415-399-9418.
Legion's "You Dim Sum, You Booze Sum" Party
Not only is this new shop totally swoonworthy, but it's also hitting us right at our sweet spot. Legion will be hosting a dim sum and beer party to fete its fresh, new space. The store offers an array of all-time favorites like Baggu, Kathryn McCarron, and Blank NYC, so go ahead and feed your Made In The USA shopping desires. It's like July 4th in December.
When: Friday, December 13, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Legion, 679 Clay Street (between Kearny and Montgomery streets); 415-733-7900.
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Chronicle Books Warehouse Sale
Whether you are a self-admitted bookworm, or you are just very fond of one, this warehouse sale is just the right fit for you! Chronicle Books will be opening up its headquarters and throwing out a hefty 80% off everything! Anything you could ever dream of, from classic reading titles to gifting material, it's all here, folks. Looks like everyone will be getting some mind-enhancing pressies this year — that is, if we are all on the same page.
When: Wednesday, December 18 through Friday, December 20, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Chronicle Books HQ, 680 2nd Street (between Brannan and Townsend streets); 415-369-6271.
Yes Pop-Up at Eleanor Harwood Gallery
We are lucky to have an abundance of cool shopping options in S.F., but we never snub a friendly face when it rolls in from another town. Silverlake's Yes pop-up is the latest to hit up our hills, with all kinds of finds from budget-friendly jewelry and accessories by Amano Trading to Candace Halcro's hand-beaded shoes and sunglasses — as well as gems by Takara and Sahsi. The pop-up will also provide all kinds of warm layering goodies, as well as wares from Mexican artisans.
When: Wednesday, December 11 through Sunday December 22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Eleanor Harwood Gallery, 1295 Alabama Street (at 25th Street): 415-867-7770.
Daughter of Simone Collection Launch Party
We are 100% in support of anything boho and dreamy, especially when it comes to nuptials, and Daughter of Simone is no exception! This local brand will have you fantasizing about a woodsy ceremony, vintage lace, and floral crowns all day long. So, why not hang out with the gals behind the gowns? Join them for the collection launch, which will include cocktails and a super cool photo exhibit by Matt Castanos.
When: Thursday, December 12, 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Daughter of Simone, 1825 Market Street (at Pearl Street); No phone.
Huckberry Holiday Home & Meet The Maker
Welcome to the first of its kind, shippable mens home sale. With killer brands such as Room & Board, Trumaker, Taylor Stitch, Triple Aught Design, Juniper Ridge, and American Giant, you will be treating yourself to some serious goods before the year is out. This Friday, get extra stoked to meet the founders of said brands while you browse. Have a few cocktails on the house with tea-infused libations by Samovar Tea Lounge and enjoy live performances by San Francisco's own Clangin' and Bangin'.
When: Friday, December 13, 3 to 8 p.m.
Where: Huckberry HQ, 3180 17th Street (between South Van Ness Avenue and Shotwell Street); No phone.
A Festive Evening With Taylor Stitch
Our most loved mens designer has now moved into the women's league with a super-covetable washed denim project. Join Taylor Stitch at General Store to get a hands-on experience with its new collection, along with indigo basics. Savor the beverages and bites that will be served in their lovely Outer Sunset backyard. You never know what kind of special finds you may come across!
When: Thursday, December 12, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: General Store, 4035 Judah Street (between 45th and 46th avenues); 415-682-0600.
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A Collection Of Quilted Textiles By Carrie Vawter At Reliquary
Skilled crafters of all kinds warm our hearts with their talents, and the quilted works of Carrie Vawter are no different. The artist at hand has been endlessly working towards her beautifully intricate collection, which she will finally make public this Friday. Stop by and see just how cool patchwork can really be!
When: Friday, December 13, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Reliquary, 537 Octavia Street (between Grove and Ivy streets); 415-431-4000.
A Holiday Trunk Show With Sarah Tejada & Voce Keen
Designer Sarah Tejada will be gathering her limited-edition bags, and bringing them city side for a special holiday trunk show with jewelry designer Voce Keen. The two crafty babes will be setting up to bring you a shopping dream come true. Between the leather goods and the metal masterpieces, you will be buying in twos. Join them at Barrow Salon to hang out and get the down-low on each brand's latest collections!
When: Thursday, December 12, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Barrow Salon, 256 Sutter Street, 4th floor (between Grant Avenue and Kearny Street); 415-732-0356.
RSVP: here!
She.rise Trunk Show At Dish Boutique
Need gifts for your best girlfriends that keep on giving? Pop in to the She.Rise trunk show at Dish boutique and get familiar with this local designer's healing, fashionable accessories. She.Rise bracelets are made not only with the sparkling crystals of Swarovski, but also contain magnetic and copper elements that are known for their therapeutic benefits. Get excited for an afternoon of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and gifts all around!
When: Friday, December 13, 3 to 7 p.m.
Where: Dish, 541 Hayes Street (between Laguna Street and Octavia Street); 415-252-5997.
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