America’s next pop designer.
V.O.D. Pop-Up Shop
What: The luxe clothing boutique hosts an off-site shopping soiree at edgy art space Pop Up 310, offering LD Tuttle’s fall 2010 shoe collection (by special order) and an edited mix of Arielle de Pinto’s handmade boho baubles.
Why: Free cocktails, 6-8 p.m.
When: Wed., noon-8 p.m.
Where: 3699 McKinney Ave., ste. 310, West Village (214-295-7639).
What: A new local label by former New Yorkers turns men’s neckties into artsy accents on tees, headbands, totes, and fedoras.
Why: Prices are just $8-$43.
When: When a woodcock would shop wood.
Where: Online at etsy.com.
American Apparel Sale
What: Up to 70 percent off the iconic hipster label’s tops, dresses, scarves, and bags.
Why: DC readers get free standard shipping on their first Swirl purchase thru May 23.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
Well-Travelled but Not Well-Known
What: The raucous comedy by Dallas playwright Ellsworth Schave follows the antics of a dysfunctional family in Texas Hill Country, complete with circus acts, murder, and a runaway nun.
Why: Did you read above?
When: Wed.-Sat., 1:30 p.m.
Where: Bath House Cultural Center, 512 E. Lawther Dr.
W XYZ Bar’s On the Rocks Menu
What: Aloft Dallas debuts seasonal cocktails inspired by scandalous headlines, such as the NY Spritzer (white wine, St-Germain) and Late Night Rum (spiced rum, dark rum, pineapple).
Why: Take your iPod and sign up to guest deejay on the hotel’s public docking station on Thurs., 9 p.m.-midnight.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 5 p.m.-midnight; Fri. & Sat., 5 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 1033 Young St. (214-761-0000).
Photo: Courtesy of V.O.D.