Do It: This Weekend's Fashion, Beauty and Style Events that Are Not To Be Missed

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This weekend is chock-full of fun and fashionable things to do, so if you’re itching to hit the town, these events will keep you busy!

Skin Boutique Hosts Skincare Class

Skincare is (usually) the first the thing you do in the morning and the last thing you do at night, for good reason, and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 25, Skin Boutique is offering a Skincare Class. If you’d like a little more knowledge of what to do when you wake up in the morning and go to bed at night, this is place to learn it. You will learn about the importance of good morning and evening skincare regimens, the best face wash for different skin types and age, and what a beneficial nighttime skincare routine looks like. Then, Skin Boutique will have Q&A for every skin care question rolling around in your head.

More information can be found at Skin Boutique is located at 33226 Woodward Ave., in Birmingham.

See Michigan’s Hottest Designers and More at Michigan Fashion Week

Michigan Fashion Week was formed in 2012 out a desire to shine a spotlight on Michigan’s fashion industry and this year, MFW has a ton of events happening all over metro Detroit. The Fashion Panel, featuring DG3’s president Karen Buscemi, is from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 25 at The Baronette Renaissance Hotel in Novi. On Friday, September 26, mix and mingle with Detroit’s fashion elite at the Fashion Network Event from 6 to 9 p.m. at MEX Restaurant. The grand finale is the Michigan Fashion Week Showcase 2014 from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, September 27 at the Ultimate Soccer Arena in Pontiac.

For more information and tickets, visit The Baronette Renaissance Hotel is located at 27790 Novi Road, in Novi, MEX Restaurant is located at 6675 Telegraph Road, in Bloomfield Hills and the Ultimate Soccer Arena is located at 867 South Blvd., in Pontiac.

Detroit Design Festival

This 4-day design event doesn’t need any more of a title because the title really speaks for itself. And frankly, we would be doing the festival a disservice if we were to list out all of the events because they have done it, concisely and beautifully here: So, make sure to take a walk through the website and find the event that suits you the most. Or go to all of them – it’s totally worth it.

Trendévous Fall Fashion Show at Carson’s

DG3 Karen Buscemi will be emceeing the Trendévous fall fashion show bright and early at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 27. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. and your attendance provides you a seat for the show, a $10 Carson’s gift card at check in, complimentary beauty consultations, shopping with fashion specialists and a chance to win prizes. You won’t want to miss this morning full of fashion and fun!

More information and tickets can be found at and admission is $10. Carson’s is located at 17625 Newburgh Rd., in Livonia.

Detroit Experience Factory Hosts the Avenue of Fashion Walking Tour

The Detroit Experience Factory regularly hosts walking tours of Detroit, and now is headed to the Avenue of Fashion from 11 a.m. to 1p.m. on Saturday, September 27. Apparel and accessories for the entire family, plus textiles, flowers and live/work lofts are all on the Avenue of Fashion. More than 100 property owners within the district fund The Avenue of Fashion to keep it clean, safe and friendly for visitors, residents and workers.

For more information and to register for a tour, visit or call 313.962.4590.

21st Annual American Sewing Expo at The Suburban Collection Showplace

The largest independent consumer sewing show in the country is back and bigger than ever. The American Sewing Expo runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 28 at the Suburban Collection Showplace. Featured celebrities include David Tutera, fashion designer and host of WE tv’s “David Tutera CELEBrations” who will be there on Friday, and Ali Khaliah, McCall pattern designer, who will be onsite on Saturday. This 3-day sewing extravaganza will feature 17 exhibits, fashion shows and sewing challenge competitions. Discover tips and tricks at more than 260 hands-on workshops, demonstrations and other seminars while taking breaks at the Social Media Lounge and Sew Party Café.

Admission is $14, children 15 and under are admitted free with a paying adult, one hour seminars are $14, all-day workshops are $130 and special combinations packages are available online. Onsite parking is $5. For more information, visit or call 248.889.3111. The Suburban Collection Showplace is located at 46100 Grand River Ave., in Novi.

Spend A Weekend in the County at the 3rd Annual Makers & Doers Festival

Enjoy a fusion of vintage, art, handmade goods, specialty foods, craft brews, local wine and spirits, food trucks and more on Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28 at the Oakland Country Fairgrounds. Delicious food trucks will be on site to keep festivalgoers full, and this year, they have added the Drunken Goat Saloon, which will feature Fenton Winery & Brewery and Valentine Spirits of Ferndale. There is really something for everyone here with a certified appraiser who will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday to tell you how much your antiques are really worth. Topics of the speakers series include the basics of wine drinking, mixing the perfect cocktail and yoga and meditation. Don’t forget to bring a new pair of mittens for Mittens for Detroit to receive a discount on day passes and early bird passes. Admission is $6 per person, cash only, but there will be an ATM on site.

The Makers & Doers Festival is located at 12451 Andersonville Road, in Davisburg. For more information, visit, email or call 734.459.0050.

Ladies, Spend Your Day at the In My Shoes 2014 Women’s Expo

The Women’s Civic League of St. Clair Shoes presents its second annual In My Shoes Women’s Expo from 12 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 28 at the Barrister Garden. The expo will feature everything from fitness to finance, daycare to day spas and home repair to cruises so every woman can find something that will fit her wants and needs. A few of the exhibitors include Retro Fitness, Twisted Pretzel, Annabella’s Closet and Candy Design.

More information can be found at and admission is $5 at the door. Barrister Garden is located at 24225 Harper Ave., in St. Clair Shores.

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