Design your life.
Philadelphia Fashion Week
What: See what local designers like Marina Makaron Moscow, Commonwealth Proper, and Brooklyn Royalty are cooking up for spring. Take in shows by Black Landlord as David Evangelista emcees. Get discounted admission to the after-party at Recess Lounge when you mention DailyCandy at the door.
Why: Strut your stuff.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 4-10 p.m.; after-party, Fri., 10 p.m.
Where: 23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd St. Tickets online at philadelphiafashionweek.org.
What: A series of events, lectures, and workshops that explore everything from architecture to fashion, interior design to product development in the City of Brotherly Love.
Why: Culture clash.
When: Thru Oct. 13. Times vary.
Where: For more information, go to designphiladelphia.org.
Intro to Silk Screen at The CandyCoated Center
What: Enroll now and Candy Depew will teach you to make your own designs in next week’s classes covering everything from drawing your ideas to printing them on fabric.
Why: Prints charming.
When: Before Oct. 12.
Where: 118 N. Third St., 4th flr. To reserve a spot, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Celebrate Brown Betty Petite’s one-year anniversary by graciously accepting free confections.
Why: You’re a glutton for punishment.
When: Fri., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 269 S. 20th St. (215-545-0444).
So Re Fa Fashion Show
What: Preloved, NaturevsFuture, and Stewart + Brown present their togs at the third annual ethical fashion show hosted by Arcadia Boutique at North Bowl.
Why: Get bowled over.
When: Sun., 4 p.m.
Where: 909 N. Second St. (215-238-2695).
What: Join Making a Progressive Philadelphia Awards at its first cocktail reception with booze and light bites to help raise money for people and organizations striving to make Philly neighborhoods better places to live.
Why: You’re a do-gooder.
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, 1020-1022 South St. (215-733-0390).
Photo: Virginia Ateh /Courtesy of Marina Makaron Moscow