5 Reason To Be Excited About August

mainPhoto: Via Everlane.
Our midsummer flings are slipping from grasp with the coming of August, but this week's roster of fun includes a little bit of pampering, a lot of shopping, and even some DIY action. All that's left to do is savor the summertime, hold the sadness.
Everlane Open Studio
Head to the Everlane office to get a look at its summer essentials. Enjoy cocktails and Project Juice refreshments with the design team while relying on all of your willpower to not blow your rent money on a new wardrobe.
When: Saturday, August 2, 1 to 4 p.m.
Where: Everlane HQ, 2170 Folsom Street (between 17th and 18th streets); No Phone.
Clinique Beauty Party
Clinique's hosting a pretty party to celebrate its new Smart Custom-Repair Serum this Thursday. Get a complimentary skin consultation or just hang out while fashion illustrator Brooke Hagel designs a one-of-a-kind phone case for you.
When: Thursday, July 31, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Macy's Union Square, Clinique Counter, 170 O'Farrell Street (between Powell and Stockton streets); 415-397-3333.
Vacation Days Pop-Up At Little Paper Planes
If you don't already have loads of Little Paper Planes goods on your ever-growing wish list, this pop-up will seal the deal. The shop will display the accessories and art of Hamish Roberston as well as collaborations with the likes of Ben Jones, Karen Mabon, Andy Spade, and more. The show runs a whole month, so don't fret if you can't make opening night.
When: Saturday, August 2, 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Little Paper Planes, 855 Valencia Street (between 19th and 20 streets); 415-643-4616.
A Color Workshop with Cuyana
Yeah, yeah; black is the new black. We get it. Cuyana wants to break this dark habit with a travel-case inspired color workshop. Enjoy cocktails and bites while you help the brand decide just what shades to include in its holiday collection — speaking of holidays, go ahead and get yourself a gift with purchase.
When: Thursday, July 31, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Cuyana Showroom, 291 Geary Street (between Powell and Stockton streets); 844-326-6005.
Vale Jewelry Trunk Show at Shop No. 3
Come Friday, you'll find us trolling the gorgeous cases of Shop No. 3 for some shiny, new Vale finds. You know what goes with jewels? Champagne, of course.
When: Friday, August 1, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Shop No. 3, 1987 Hyde Street (between Union and Green streets); 415-525-4683.

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