Let’s make September an affair to remember.
What: Mad-for-plaid new indie label channels sassy schoolgirls.
Why: You’re a quick study.
When: In stores now.
Where: Frock Shop, 6500 Phinney Ave. N. (206-297-1638).
Fremont First Friday Fashion Night
What: Get 15 percent off new fall merch at boutiques Horseshoe, Impulse, Lambs Ear, Essenza, Flit, and more.
Why: You’ll fall hard.
When: Fri., 5-8 p.m.
Where: The center of the universe.
Mumble Without a Cause
What: Screenings and director appearances from the much-buzzed-about, twentysomething-focused mumblecore movement.
Why: Could be just your type (or total hype).
When: Thru Oct. 3; first screening, Fri., 5 p.m.
Where: Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave., b/t Pike & Pine Sts. (206-329-2629).
What: Adorable Kiwi boy-girl duo is a little bit bubblegum, a little bit baroque.
Why: Brunettes have more fun (especially after touring with Rilo Kiley, The Shins, and The Postal Service).
When: Thurs. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Crocodile Cafe, 2200 Second Ave. (206-441-5611). Tickets online at ticketweb.com.
What: Belltown’s beloved Vain Salon’s new, equally edgy Ballard location.
Why: They’re scissor sisters.
When: Tues.-Sun., noon-8 p.m.
Where: 5401 Ballard Ave., at 22nd Ave. (206-706-2707).