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HAYES VALLEY—The Bold Italic is throwing one of its signature microhood parties on Thursday—this one's called Oh Hayes, and it's at the corner of Octavia and Hayes. Azalea will anchor the festivities where champagne will be served; also look for free Miette macarons, tequila shots and discounts at Nomads; a free seasonal cocktail from 2 Sisters; 25% off at Timbuktu, nail stations from the upcoming LUX SF, free champagne plus discounts at Rand + Statler, 15% off Sonja B jewelry at Ver Unica; a new ice cream flavor ("Cold Italic Salted Caramel") at Smitten, and free tastings at Ritual Coffee, free samples and Juice Shop, free Recchiuti chocolates at Aether Apparel, and happy hour prices all night at Noir. That's a lot of free at one party! Be there Thursday, August 22 starting at 6pm. [The Bold Italic]
MISSION—Betabrand is hosting a sample sale and DIY fashion/talent show on Thursday, August 22 from 5 to 9pm at their store at 780 Valencia Street. There will be deals, "vintage goodies," plus a catwalk where guests are invited to strut their stuff. DJs and beer will keep the party going. [Racked Inbox]