5 Weekend Trunk Shows To Get You Out Of Your Stretchy Pants

Sure, you know about the plethora of sales going on today, but what about all of the rad events starting today, and going on well into Turkey Day weekend? We've got a full list below to inspire you to ditch your stretchy pants and those leftovers, and get out of the house!

Mayfourteenth Trunk Show at Welcome Stranger
Meet local sunglasses designer Benjamin Belsky as he shows off his latest collection of shades, inspired by recent trips to Argentina and Brazil and the colors and textures of the Atlantic Ocean.
When: Saturday, November 26, 1-5 p.m.
Where: Welcome Stranger, 460 Gough Street (at Hayes Street); 415-864-2079.


Pamela Love Trunk Show At Rand & Statler
Check out the latest statement baubles from New York-based designer Pamela Love's Fall/Holiday collection in one sitting! The one-day-only event will feature 25 pieces from Love's cult-followed line.

When: Saturday, November 26, 1-5 p.m.
Where: Rand & Statler, 425 Hayes Street (between Gough Street and Octavia Boulevard); 415-634-0881.

Rare Device Sidewalk Sale Quirky home shop Rare Device will be celebrating Black Friday by hosting a trunk show featuring two stellar labels. The eco-friendly brand Fair Trade Clothing will be showcasing an array of organic cotton knits and dresses while Laura Su’s unique handmade jewelry collection, Prismera Design, will also be on display. The all-day event will also include a sidewalk sale featuring cool books, bags, and kids wear.
When: Friday, November 25, 12:30-7 p.m.
Where: Rare Device, 1845 Market Street (between Laguna and Guerrero streets); 415-863-3969.
Fiat Lux's Metalsmithing Trunk Show
Church Street boutique Fiat Lux is hosting a unique trunk show with the theme "Metalsmiths vs. the Mall," featuring local jewelry designers Meegan Reelitz (showcasing her handmade brass work) and Daisy San Luis (showing off her rustic-cool baubles). Bonus: In addition to the trunk show, there'll be deep discounts on indie wares throughout the store.
When: Friday, November 25, 3-10 p.m.
Where: Fiat Lux, 218 Church Street (between Market and 15th streets); 415-312-8413.

440 Brannan Local Designer Trunk Show
Head to this SoMa spot and check out new apparel from a gaggle of emerging local designers, from gr.dano and Jonathan David Baker to Bethany Meuleners and Theia Grazi. Alongside the in-the-flesh designers themselves, there'll be free booze and holiday snacks.
When: Friday, November 25, 3-10 p.m.
Where: 440 Brannan, 440 Brannan Street (between 3rd and 4th streets); 415-348-0000.

Photo: Via Mayfourteenth