Vena Cava + Bird's Girls-Only Block Party
What's Happening: The Vena Cava ladies are co-hosting a block-party with Bird boutique, featuring all female designers, vendors and DJs.
Why You Should Go: Food, frocks and your favorite young fashion femmes.
6 - 11 p.m.; 203 Grand Street, Brooklyn, 917-519 -9437
What's Happening: It's a chance to peruse the open-air wares of Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte, the Proenza boys, and Scott Sternberg of Boy and Band of Outsiders.
Why You Should Go: To see Rodarte sold out of the back of a low-rider convertible. No joke. 6 p.m.- midnight; 35 Howard Street, NYC, 212-219-2688
What's Happening: Alex Wang is hosting runway lessons on the 7th floor, Rodarte is presenting musician Justin Bond on the 2nd floor, there's a Manolo Blahnik meet-and-greet on the 4th, a VPL underwear art project on the 7th, and so much more.
Why You Should Go: The best one-stop shopping, literally.
660 Madison Avenue, NYC, 212-826-8900
Bergdorf Goodman Store Extravaganza
What's Happening: An Andre-Leon-Talley-hosted game show, Zac Posen paintings, Mary-Kate and Ashley bartending…basically, you can't miss it. Why You Should Go: To see who plays Vanna White to ALT's Pat Sajak. 5:30 - 11 p.m.; 754 Fifth Avenue, NYC, 212-753-7300
Why You Should Go: Because we're always down for a little friendly competition!
7 - 10 p.m.; 87 Prince Street, NYC, 212-966-5303
What's Happening: A party with your favorite Teen Voguettes and a runway show with the mag's favorite back-to-school looks.
Why You Should Go: It's the best event for treating your baby sis to the fashion advice you never got in high school.
6 - 11 p.m; Bleecker between 7th Avenue and Bank Street
Oak + April 77's DIY Jeans Party
What's Happening: A chance to stud, rip, bleach, and patch your own specially marked-down pair of April 77s (only $77!).
Why You Should Go: Boozy crafting parties? Where do we sign up?
7 - 10 p.m.; 28 Bond Street, NYC, 212-677-1293
What's Happening: Paint, draw, and tie-dye a boat-load of doo-dads from our own favorite crafty goddess Erica Domenesk.
Why You Should Go: You might have had a little trouble with a needle and thread trying to re-create this look, so why not get tutored straight from the source? Also, did we mention there's donuts?
10 - 11:30 a.m.; Tia's Place, Grand Central Station, NYC
What's Happening: It's fun for all in either their Lower East Side 'hood hunt or online for a chance to win Rachel Comey, Billykirk, April 77, or a vintage Fred Perry tennis table!
Why You Should Go: There's tons of goodies for both Google-gumshoes and the Nancy Drew set!
6 - 9 p.m.;16A Orchard Street, NYC, 917-470-9367; or online from Sept 10-11
What's Happening: It's the official kick-off to the night's festivities at Macy's Queens location where the department store will be hosting a T-shirt-signing Anna and a cast performance of Hair, the musical.
Why You Should Go: You've seen Anna in a T-shirt on screen. Now it's time to see her in person.
5 p.m.; 90-01 Queens Boulevard, Queens, 718-271-7200