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

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!

Thanksgiving Floral Workshop | Wednesday, October 15

If you’re looking to design a Thanksgiving tablescape your guests won’t soon forget, fleurdetroit has a workshop just for you. Each workshop teaches the basic foundation of floral design as well as essential floral care and tips to extend the lifespan of fresh cut floral and this workshop is all about creating an autumnal look everyone will love. The workshop begins at 6:30 p.m. so clear you calendar, grab some friends and enjoy a fun and informational evening so you can put your best Martha Stewart-foot forward when you host Thanksgiving this year.

Workshops are hosted at fleurdetroit’s floral studio located at 1507 S. Old Telegraph Road, in Bloomfield Hills. To reserve your place, call 248.953.3840. Fee is $75 and 10% off additional guest purchases at workshops.

FashionSpeak 2014 | Thursday, October 16

We doubt we need to go in depth about FashionSpeak considering we are sold out, but we are just so excited for it, we have to add it on the list of fashionable things to do this weekend. For those of you who don’t know (or didn’t get your ticket on time), it will be a full day of nationally recognized experts speaking on their knowledge of the fashion industry to give tips and tricks to the FashionSpeakista’s on how to start and grow their fashion business in Michigan. Stay tuned to our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates while the conference is happening.

ELLA Designs Jewelry Trunk Show | Thursday, October 16

ELLA Designs supports the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Fund at the University of Michigan Depression Center in memory of Michael Guz and they can prove it. The company was created for the purpose of donating 50% of all proceeds to the Prechter Bipolar Research Fund in memory of family member Michael, who struggled with bipolar disorder and passed away at age 17. This Thursday, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., stop by Event Bliss and shop for a good cause.

Event Bliss located at 32802 Franklin Rd., in Franklin. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Elizabeth or Lauren Guz at 248.865.9620 or email

Key To The Cure at Saks Fifth Avenue | Thursday, October 16

Take a little time out for a charitable initiative to fight women’s cancers and have fun while doing it. From 5:30 to 9 p.m., spend an evening with the women closest to you with beauty, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, photo booths and tons of entertainment, including comedians and DJs. A patron ticket is $75 and includes $50 gift card to Saks Fifth Avenue, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a special gift while the friend ticket is $50 and includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Saks Fifth Avenue has teamed up with Josephine Ford Cancer Institute and Francee and Benson Ford Jr. Breast Care and Wellness Center at Henry Ford Hospital to make this event possible.

For more information and to RSVP call 313.874.6139 or visit Saks Fifth Avenue is located at 2901 W. Big Beaver Road, in Troy.

Skyline Soiree | Friday, October 17

More than 300 young professionals and philanthropic leaders from across metro Detroit will come together to benefit the American Cancer Society. The Skyline Soiree will be held at 7 p.m. at Coach Insignia and guests will be treated to cocktails, a strolling dinner, silent auction and great entertainment.

Visit or call 248.663.3401 for more information. Coach Insignia is located at 100 Renaissance Center, in Detroit.

Ladies Night at Meghan Marion | Friday, October 17

Get your girls together for a ladies night celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday. Enjoy wine and appetizers while you shop and save 15% on your purchases and an additional 15% off sale items. Sales, wine and food: Tell us why you wouldn’t want to be there?

Meghan Marion is located at 405 S. Main St., in Royal Oak. For more information, call 248.268.4781.

Nordstrom Beauty Trend Event and Beauty Trend Show | Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18

This weekend Nordstrom Somerset is hosting its seasonal Beauty Trend Event and Beauty Trend Show. Join Nordstrom Beauty for one-on-one time with savvy beauty experts who will share the latest beauty tips and tricks, while being pampered with a free makeup or skincare consultation. Once you are beautified and relaxed, you will have access to free deluxe samples and exclusive gifts with purchase. Don’t miss out – admission is free for the Beauty Trend Event! Top industry insiders will be on location revealing spring’s best beauty trends during a runway show – and don’t forget to grab a free Nordstrom tote on your way out. The show will start promptly at 8 a.m., so you’re going to have to get going early…but it will be worth it!

Tickets for the Beauty Trend Show are $20. For more information about these events or to purchase tickets to the show, call 248.816.5100. Nordstrom Somerset is located at 2850 W. Big Beaver Road, in Troy.

Michigan Craft Beer Stroll | Saturday, October 18

Enjoy the fall weather at the Michigan Craft Beer Stroll in downtown Royal Oak. Sample Michigan craft beer and food from more than 20 top downtown restaurants including Ale Mary’s, Gusoline Alley, Lockhart’s BBQ, Oak City Grille and Royal Oak Brewery. The festivities begin at 11 a.m. and tickets are $40 at or $50 on the day of the event. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb counties.

The check-in location is on Fifth Street between O’Tooles and Fifth Avenue. More information can be found at

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