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NYC's Free Fashion Events: LK Bennett, Babeland, Vanity Projects, Dear Kate, and More

The New York City fashion and shopping events you need to know about.

Driely S.

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SOHO—Dear Kate and The College Prepster are teaming up for a ladies-only pre-Valentine's Day party at the Make Beauty showroom (560 Broadway, Suite 507) this Thursday, February 4th from 6pm to 9pm. Expect makeovers, macarons, and the chance to shop some limited-edition underwear. For more information and to RSVP, head here.

UPPER EAST SIDE—Get a first look at the L.K. Bennett x Bionda Castana capsule collection of shoes before it goes on sale to the public next week. Head to L.K. Bennett's flagship store (655 Madison Ave) on Thursday between 6pm and 8pm to meet Bionda Castana founder Natalia Barbieri, sip on some complimentary drinks, and pick up a free gift with purchase. RSVP is required, so email before heading over.

SOHO—Leave it to Babeland to put a naughty spin on nail art. Tomorrow evening starting at 7pm, it'll be hosting nail salon Vanity Projects and German-based sex toy brand Womanizer at 43 Mercer Street; you'll get a choice of unique sex toy designs to have painted on your nails while enjoying cocktails and hearing some sexy tips. The first 25 people to arrive will also get a gift bag courtesy of Womanizer, so RSVP and plan to get there right on time.

TRIBECA—Get to know Hydrohair, a restorative treatment that helps to repair dry and damaged hair — especially for those with curly hair — at its launch event at Hale Salon (91 Franklin St) tomorrow between 7pm and 9pm. You'll get the chance to chat with its creator, Jeorge Napoleon​, about the new product's features over cocktails. RSVP to before stopping by.

NOLITAThe Sock Hop is preparing to briefly close its doors at 248 Elizabeth Street for a renovation, but not without a celebration first. Stop by on Thursday between 6pm and 8pm to hear Brooklyn-based band Plates of Cake and admire the store as you know it now one last time.