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PALO ALTO—The T-shirt aficionados of Splendid are hosting a "tee party" at their new outpost at Stanford Shopping Center (Unit 124) from From 11:30am to 1:30pm. All tees will be buy one, get one half off during the event, and Ban.do will be there with accessories to make your tee fancy. It wouldn't be a party without a photobooth and cupcakes (by Kara's), plus enjoy beverages by Honest Tea. Lastly, spend $100 or more and get a striped Splendid clutch packed with surprises. The event is free and don't forget to RSVP! [Racked Inbox]
OAKLAND—Celebrate with Oakland Surf Club on Friday, June 7 from 5 to 9pm—they're throwing a fete for their latest exhibitor, Justin Hager, who has collaborated with the shop to create an exclusive graphic called "Beach Boyz In The Hood." The piece (see above) will appear on shirts and skateboards that you can purchase at the party if you get there before they sell out. If you miss out, your consolation prize is drinks and a performance by Ancient Wing (not bad!). It's happening at 337 14th Street at Webster. [Refinery 29]