Do It: This Weekend’s Fashion, Beauty and Style Events that Are Not To Be Missed
City Bird’s 5th Anniversary and Expansion Celebration | Thursday, December 18
Celebrate five years of City Bird and the conclusion of its exciting expansion from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday. The shop has been reinvented with about 50 percent more floor area, new displays and even more products to shop. Enjoy refreshments and check out the holiday ornaments, including the limited edition 2014 Detroit ornament that will be released at the event.
City Bird is located at 460 W. Canfield, in Detroit.
Alex and Ani Grand Opening | Thursday, December 18
Alex and Ani has brought its positive energy to Birmingham’s shopping district with its second location in Michigan. The store opened at the end of November but is celebrating with a grand opening party from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday. Bites, drinks and complimentary gifts to the first 20 people will be available so make sure to RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org and get there early.
Alex and Ani is located at 150 W. Maple Road, in Birmingham.
FGI Holiday Party | Thursday, December 18
Join Fashion Group International Detroit for a holiday party to meet the new FGI board and see what’s planned for the New Year at Presence II Production Gallery of Decorative Arts and Design. A meet and greet will take place from 7:30 to 8 p.m., followed by a short presentation of Detroit FGI and then networking. More information about FGI can be found at www.fgi.org. Please RSVP to Cynthia@lamaide.com.
Presence II Production Gallery of Decorative Arts and Design is located at 1274 Library St. #A1, in Detroit.
D:hive’s Farewell Party | Thursday, December 18
Help celebrate D:hive’s past three years with food, drinks and last words from 5 to 8 p.m. at the D:hive Farewell Party. A special toast will take pace at 6 p.m. and guests will get a sneak peek into what’s happening with Detroit Experience Factory and Build Institute. A hands-on window display will be available for guests to share their vision for the city.
D:hive is located at 1253 Woodward Ave., in Detroit.
‘Twas Ladies Night Before Christmas | Thursday, December 18
Local brand Alchemy Detroit will be available to shop from 5 to 9 p.m. at Lola Ryan in Plymouth, so grab your girlfriends and get a gift for yourself!
Lola Ryan is located at 550 Forest Ave., in Plymouth.
Last Minute Shopping Extravaganza | Saturday, December 20 & Sunday, December 21
Meghan Marion is hosting a last-minute shopping extravaganza from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy special gifting promotions including but not limited to 20% off sweaters, accessories and jackets and complimentary gift-wrapping for your purchases.
Meghan Marion is located at 405 S. Main St., in Royal Oak.
Playground Detroit Holiday Party & Art Fundraiser| Sunday, December 21
Playground Detroit, in cooperation with Detroit By Design, is celebrating the season with an annual art supplies fundraiser party at Jam Handy. Enjoy an art auction featuring local artists and a surprise musical guest for a special holiday performance. Donations of anything including construction paper, glue, masking tape and felt tip pens are welcome; for a full list, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1506193316312721/. The supplies will be donated to Detroit Community High School, located in the Birghtmoor Neighborhood of Detroit.
Jam Handy is located at 2900 E. Grand Blvd., in Detroit.