Friday afternoon, stalwart South Loop boutique Florodora celebrates five years in the biz and the second anniversary of Florodora Shoes with one-day-only discounts, gifts, food and drink, and a trunk show featuring Nougat London. The festivities run from noon to 6 PM at 330 S. Dearborn and 348 S. Dearborn.
Friday night, get 50 percent off men's clothing and a gift with every purchase at Dovetail Vintage, 1452 W. Chicago, in honor of the opening of a show of work by photographer Pablo Arancibia. Other enticements include craft cocktails and past-life readings. It's from 7 to 10 PM.
Also on Friday night, men's clothier Sebastian Grey puts on a runway show featuring its spring collection of handmade suits, shirts, ties, and formal wear evoking "country club prep and bespoke English class." It's at the Underground, 56 W. Illinois, from 9 to 11 PM (the fashion presentation is at 10:30). RSVP to email@example.com.
Enjoy a carnival atmosphere without the creaky rides and toothless carnies on Saturday at the Edit, 1917 N. Damen, where jeans and shorts by Denims and T-shirts from Wildfox Couture will be highlighted against a backdrop of spiked pink lemonade, popcorn, and cotton candy. It runs from 11 AM to 6 PM; three to five stylists from Salon Blonde will be braiding customers' hair.
Saturday and Sunday, Toronto-based bridal accessory designer Laura Jayne will be at the Left Bank Jewelry & Bridal Finery, 1155 W. Webster, to show her veils, headpieces, and jewelry. Call the store at 773-929-7422 to make an appointment.