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What: Colorful new Latin American fashion boutique filled with limited-edition items (no more than five of each style), including swimwear, handbags, jewelry, sandals, and leather accents, from the Wayuu and Embera communities of Colombia.
Why: Five percent of proceeds supports the wares’ native land.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 3699 McKinney Ave., ste. 102, West Village (214-295-6930).
Make Shop & Studio Fabric and Craft Sale
What: Save $15 on all August and September classes (limit four), including glass etching, tufting and piping, and aprons 101.
Why: Bins of surplus fabric yardage and scraps for $1-$4.
When: Thurs., 6-9 p.m.
Where: 313 N. Bishop Ave., Oak Cliff (214-256-3061).
What: One hundred percent of profits from the striking black onyx and sterling silver baubles ($125) benefits The Wilson Foundation, which supports education and health care initiatives for disadvantaged South African children.
Why: The first 50 readers to order one receive ten free note cards with photos by an African youth via a program that helps HIV/AIDS efforts.
When: Hope floats.
Where: Online at thewilsonfoundation.org.
Bridal Body Club
What: A new four-disc workout with a dozen butt-bustin’ sweat sessions by the peeps behind the site that dishes everything from recipes to arm-toning tips for brides-to-be.
Why: The biz also holds outdoor boot camps, so you can slim down fast to fit into your Melissa Sweet.
When: Before you walk down the aisle.
Where: Online at bridalbodyclub.com.
Photo: Courtesy of CaritoCaro
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