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It's one of them hot holiday weeks, with just a slight rumble on the retail front:
—Wanderlust Vintage is pressing pause on its Window Dressing series for the month, instead using July's First Thursday to celebrate their two-year anniversary with a day-long 10% off sale and a raffle for a $50 gift certificate. Wanderlust Vintage, 2804 SE Ankeny, Thurs July 3, all day
—Upper Playground debuts its Alex Pardee & Zero Friends pop-up shop (which will remain until Aug 2nd). Pick up the new Bunnywith book, plus the first 50 people "to ask" will get a free print, too. Upper Playground, 23 NW 5th, Thurs July 3, 6-9 pm
—Bridal/formalwear designer Sophie Chang is having a fine little soire for her summer '14 collection, featuring live music by Los Gallos, plus wine and cheese tastings. Cafe Umbria, 303 NW 12th, Thurs July 3, 7-10 pm
—Valentines is already one of the best summertime destinations for knocking back a few, but this year they'll also be hosting a vintage market each Sunday through September, featuring what appear to be only vintage dealers with rad names: DRANK SINATRA, MILK MONEY, HAZY CHAIN, LONELY PLAYER. Valentines, 232 SW Ankeny, Sundays 1 pm-dusk, through Sept 28
—Hair W's makeup staff teaches "Creating the Perfect Base" with Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetics: "We'll teach you how to choose the correct foundation, concealer and primer products for your skin type and skin tone, along with application techniques in order to achieve your desired coverage and a flawless base." The class fee is $25, though that will get refunded if you drop $150 or more on product. Speaking of which, all retail will be off 10%, and all featured in the class by 20%. Hair W, 1015 NE Lovejoy, Tues July 8, 7:30-9 pm
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