The Weekend Guide

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Knitta Sunglasses
Austin-based yarn artist Magda Sayeg debuts a capsule collection of one-of-a-kind sunnies ($130) wrapped with colorful wool thread in graphic patterns.
Why: Each pair sold sends $30 to OneSight, a charity that provides vision care and eyewear to those in need.
When: You want to knit-pick.
Where: Online at sunglasshut.com.

November Lily
Before the new bridal business opens its Design District brick-and-mortar next spring, it’s hosting a presentation of Rosa Clará gowns fresh off the runway.
Why: Free cocktails and a trend report from the 2012 collections.
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: L’acqua Spa Lounge, 8060 Park Ln. (214-365-8060).

Holidays for the Hounds
Get a head start on Puppy’s holiday card with a portrait by professional shutterbug John Hudson for just ten bucks.
Why: All proceeds support Greyhound Adoption League of Texas.
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (Also Nov. 19 & 20.)
Where: Town Hall Square Shopping Center, 5302 Belt Line Rd., Addison.

Project Warm Us
Drop off a new or gently used coat or blanket to support the charity that distributes the warm fuzzies to homeless locals on Thanksgiving Day.
Why: For every donation, get 10 percent off dry cleaning at Grass Roots Eco Cleaners + Market.
When: Thru Nov. 24. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 5999 Custer Rd., ste. 105, Frisco (214-618-3682). Other drop-off locations online at projectwarm.us.

Kick your closet into gear with the full-service style and wardrobe consulting company owned by a Kim Dawson model. She does wardrobe organization, personal shopping, and even vacation-packing expertise.
Why: Take advantage of gift cards and discounted package deals for the holidays.
When: Your style is hanging by a thread.
Where: Online at fashionomics.net.

Photo: Courtesy of Guerilla Suit 

Town Hall Square Shopping Center
5302 Belt Line Rd
Addison, TX 75254
L'acqua Spa Lounge
8060 Park Ln
The Shops at Park Lane
Dallas, TX 75231
Grass Roots Eco Cleaners + Market
5999 N Custer Rd
ste 105
Frisco, TX 75035