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What: When we first saw these ecofriendly bags, we asked ourselves if they were weird or wonderful. After studying them, we answered ourselves — both. The Eames-meets-Jetsons bentwood clutches and totes ($299) are handmade in Austin from reclaimed maple and black walnut.
Why: A little surprise at checkout as DailyCandy readers get 20 percent off.
When: Thru Sept. 8.
Where: Online at supplii.com.
What: Fashion Industry Gallery hosts its twice-yearly shopping event shedding women’s, men’s, and children’s clothing by labels like Elizabeth & James and Gucci at up to 75 percent off. Head to tonight’s VIP party for early shopping, cocktails, bites, and DJ tunes.
Why: You’ve worn nothing but sundresses and flip-flops all summer.
When: VIP party, Thurs., 6-9 p.m. Regular entry, Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1807 Ross Ave. Tickets ($15-$50) online at figfinaleaugust2011.eventbrite.com. Use code FIGLOVESDCVIP for $10 off VIP night and DCSHOPFIG for $5 off regular tickets.
Gourmet Food Truck Festival
What: Cruise in for dinner when many of the city’s rolling restaurants — The Bomb Fried Pies, Crazy Sisters, 3 Men and a Taco, Jack’s ChowHound, Mr. Cool Ice Cream, Nammi, Trailercakes, and others — gather in the Sigel’s parking lot.
Why: Beer and wine samples and more in the store.
When: Sat., 6 p.m. ’til the goods run out.
Where: 5757 Greenville Ave. (214-739-4012).
What: Dress your pup in seasonal garb to compete in up to two catwalk categories (spring, summer, fall, and winter) in support of DFW Pug Rescue.
Why: A silent auction, pet photography booth, and doggie clothing swap.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: DFW Airport Hotel South, 4440 W. Airport Fwy., Irving (972-399-1010). Tickets online ($8) at dfwpugs.com or at the door ($10).
Photo: Courtesy of Supplii