Better Than Jam
is hosting its 1st First Friday event on April 2nd from 7-10pm. Attendees will get to meet some up-and-coming local designers while sipping on wine and snacking on some tasty treats. Deep discounts will be offered by select designers, so anyone eying a particular piece would be well-advised to arrive early.
4/2/2010, 7 pm - 10 pm
The Loom, 1087 Flushing Ave. (@ Knickerbocker Ave.), 11237
Stop by the reopening of the Brooklyn Indie Market. The marketplace showcases emerging designers and will feature jewelry, handbags, bath products, and clothing for men, women, and children. At Smith St. and Union St., Brooklyn; S (11–7), Su (11–6).
Through 4/14 Take Sephora’s skin-care challenge by signing up for their Beauty Insider program. Get a personalized consultation and free samples, and earn a free reward product after every four skin-care product purchases. Various hours and locations. See sephora.com for full details.
Through 4/16 Submit a photo that captures the words “simple, honest, handsome” to By Robert James and be entered for a chance to win a Nikon D3000 camera, $400 gift certificate for By Robert James, or BRJ eyewear. Semifinalist photos will be showcased at the boutique at 72 Orchard Street beginning April 17. Send photo, name, e-mail, phone number, and why the photo represents “simple, honest, handsome” to email@example.com.
Through 5/31 Faculty members at New York City schools with a school-issued I.D. receive 50 percent off their first service and 15 percent off services thereafter at Antonio Prieto Salon. (Offer excludes retail products and treatments.) Antonio Prieto Salon, 127 W. 20th St., nr. Sixth Ave. (212-255-3741); T–F (noon–8), S (10–6), Su, M (closed).
Pink cocktails, a raffle, and a surprise gift with each purchase to celebrate the shop’s fifth birthday.
The debut of their new collection of limited-edition spring dresses inspired by pinup girls and cutesy aprons by Jessie Steele.
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: 219 Market St. (215-625-4551).
Friday Night Wine Tasting
Newly inducted master sommelier Melissa Monosoff schools you on top-notch vinos for $25.
Fri., 5:30 p.m.
Where: Savona, 100 Old Gulph Rd., at W. Matsonford Rd., Gulph Mills. Reservations (required) to 610-520-1200.
Kiki de Montparnasse Event
DailyCandy readers get up to 75 percent off sexy lingerie samples and the vintage, apothecary, and home collections.
Twenty percent off current items and a mystery gift if you shell out $150.
When: Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 8280 Melrose Ave., b/t N. Sweetzer & N. Harper Aves., West Hollywood. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Riller & Fount Sample Sale
Flirty white slip dresses and lilac shifts from the spring/fall 2009 collection can be yours for less than $60.
When: Sat., noon-4 p.m.
Where: 308 E. Ninth St., at Maple Ave., ste. 407, Downtown (213-683-8055).
Leigh & Luca Sale
The NYC design duo’s bright handwoven and embroidered scarves are marked up to 50 percent off.
Where: Online at http://www.swirl.com/.
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