Calling Lil Wayne -- events by Virgie Tovar, Bianca Starr, and Retrofit Republic make Bay fashion pop this week
RETROFIT REPUBLIC PRESENTS ADAPTATION
Attend this weekend's Green Festival for its explosion of new, sustainable products and foodstuffs, lectures, and musical performances by enviro-leaning luminaries. But after Dolores Huerta's main stage keynote address on Saturday, make sure you turn your fashionista side-eye at a Retrofit Republic-curated lineup of upcycled 'fits by textile queen Jeanette Au, stylist duo the Bellwether Project, Mission vintage shop 31 Rax, and more.
Sat/10 6-7pm, free with $10 Green Festival day pass. Concourse Exhibition Center, 635 Eighth St., SF. www.greenfestivals.org
FASHION INCUBATOR SAN FRANCISCO WANTS YOU
... If you've got skills, I mean. Each year, the nonprofit picks six budding fashion designers upon which to lavish studio space in the Macy's offices downtown. And you don't just get access to a rad straight stitch machine: the program includes a year's worth of classes on all the skills you need to become a ravishing entrepreneur.
Applications due Nov. 30. www.fashionincubatorsf.org