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Style Desk: The Week's Biggest Sales, Openings, Events, and More

Where to be and what to buy.


May 4th-May 10th
Celebrate locally made clothing, accessories, decor, food, and brews at SFMade this week. The event includes sales and pop-up shops, factory tours, demos and more at a range of local retailers. For the full schedule, visit

May 7th-May 9th
Admire sculptural spring gowns by Vera Wang and sample sparkling wine by Domaine Carneros during the showroom's spring 2016 trunk show. 180 Geary St. (near Stockton St.), 415-400-0370. Reception on May 7th, 6-7:30pm; call 415-400-0370 to schedule an appointment.

May 8th
Celebrate the legacy of Joni Mitchell at the SFJAZZ Gala. Special guests Kris Kristofferson, Joe Jackson, Patti Austin, Kurt Elling, Judith Hill, Tom Scott, Mark Isham, and Laurie Antonioli will perform interpretations of Mitchell’s songs, and longtime collaborator Wayne Shorter will accept a Lifetime Achievement Award on the singer's behalf. 201 Franklin St. (at Fell St.), 415-788-7353. Tickets still available at

May 9th-September 13th
Discover the tech-savvy work of 18 groundbreaking Netherlands-based design firms—including the 3-D printed Spider Dress, pictured above—in Hands Off, a new exhibit of Dutch furniture, fashion, and functional art—at the Museum of Craft and Design. 2569 3rd St. (at 22nd St.), 415-773-0303.

May 15th
See the original collections of 13 senior fashion designers showcased on the runway at the annual California College of the Arts Fashion Show. 1111 Eighth St. (at Hooper St.), 4150-703-9500. Tickets available at

May 19th-May 20th
Shop the Suno fall/winter 2015 collection during a two-day trunk show at the newly relocated Betty Lin boutique. 3625 Sacramento St. (near Locust St.), 415-345-8688. RSVP to


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