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Does it seem like Thursday to you? Doesn't to us—clearly, the Labor Day holiday has messed with our clocks. No matter, there's all kinds of Bay Area shopping goodness to help usher us through the work week, and right through the weekend. Come along...
TOMS WAREHOUSE SALE, SAN MATEO— 60 percent off TOMS, anyone? The four-day Warehouse Sale starts today and continues through Sunday, September 13th. Along with shoes for the whole family (including kids and toddlers), eyewear will also be available. As with any regular TOMS purchase, every product sold will help someone in need. The event takes place at the San Mateo County Event Center, located at 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo. Sale hours: Thursday and Friday 10am to 8pm; Saturday and Sunday 9am to 7pm.
NORDSTROM, UNION SQUARE—Olivia Kim may have gotten her permanent pop-up (SPACE), but Pop-In@Nordstrom is still going strong. The latest temporary shop is called New Classics, a roundup of iconic fall essentials for men, women, tots and home. Launching tomorrow in-store and online, the collection is bonkers...in a good way. See what we mean with this abbreviated list of covetables: Wool sweaters from &Daughter, Gitman Bros button-downs, PWTs (perfect white tees) from Sunspel, repurposed (and exclusive) one-of-a-kind Filson bags, and customized Doc Marten boots with club-inspired illustrations by Mark Wigan, Warhol pal and co-founder of the Museum of Club Culture. Nordstrom is located at 865 Market Street.
URBAN AIR MARKET, HAYES VALLEY—If you have any doubt that Sunday is Funday, show up to this free local event on September 13th (11am to 6pm). The curated outdoor marketplace will be flush with sustainable designs—clothing and jewelry to home goods and skincare. More than 130 Bay Area artisans and creative types (newbies to stalwarts) will be representing, and selling. We suggest skipping the brunch line at Stacks and digging into some food-truck fare from J-Shack (Japanese-style crepes) and El Sur (handmade Argentine-style empanadas). There will be musical performances, too. The lineup features The Joy Drops and Sara Judge, among others. The event takes place along Patricia's Green Park, at the intersection of Hayes and Octavia Streets. Please RSVP.