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Meet Donald J Pliner, Shoe Swoon and Party at Santana Row

Photo: Donald Pliner

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Not that you ever need a reason to head over to the shopper's paradise known as Santana Row. But just in case: On Saturday, March 5th, footwear designer Donald Pliner will be hanging out in his San Jose store from 1pm to 6pm.

Maybe he'll have some ideas about which pairs from his Spring 2016 collection will do your tootsies good. (Perhaps these?)

To celebrate the main man, there will be light bites, Pliner Punch (hmm?!) and a DJ. Plus, if you shop between 2pm and 4pm, 10 percent of your purchase will be donated to Bellarmine Mother's Guild.

And since no fashion event is complete without an after party, all are welcome to hit up the VBar (in Hotel Valencia) from 6pm to 8pm, with special guests—€”former 49er players Donald Strickland, Dennis Brown and Allan Kennedy.

Donald J Pliner San Jose

377 Santana Row Ste 1025, San Jose, CA 95128 (408) 260-2500 Visit Website