Chic Boutique Showroom Sale
, featuring goods by Prada, Escada, Chanel, Gucci, Tahari, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic and more, goes off. “A $1,000 suit might be $80,” says media specialist Kathryn Smith, who adds that the annual sale only offers up women’s clothes (but that could change in the future), and that last year’s shindig brought in nearly $1 million for The Salvation Army of Greater Houston.
5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Continuing 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 20 and 21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 22. Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Chic Boutique, 1111 Uptown Park, Suite 120. For information, visit salvationarmyhouston.org
. Free to $20.
Each year, River Oaks’ fancy ladies dip into their closets, pull out barely worn name-brand clothing, shoes, handbags and jewelry, and donate the goods. A diligent team of volunteers then hauls literal tons of textiles and shopping opps to a collection site formerly known as Baker Furniture, where the “Reflections on Style”