Waste not. Want not.
What: Choose designer castoffs from the closets of Miami’s who’s who and vie for raffle prizes, all to benefit Coconut Grove Cares, The Barnyard Community Center.
Why: It’s new to you.
When: VIP preview, Fri., 6-9 p.m. Sale, Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Clearance, Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Village of Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo Ave., ste. 1502, Coral Gables (305-529-0200). Tickets (Fri., $25; Sat., $10; Sun., $5) at the door.
STRETCH (and SOCIALIZE)
What: Celebrate National Yoga Month with free classes throughout the day at Exhale Spa and an evening fete with DJ, drinks, bites, spa samplers, braids by Blo, trunk shows, gift bags, and giveaways.
Why: When it comes to a good party, you’re flexible.
When: Today. Classes, 8 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 6 p.m. & 7:15 p.m. Party, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Epic Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way. R.S.V.P. at exhalespa.com or 305-423-3900.
The French Atmosphere
What: Fete the opening of the Midtown home, design, and gift boutique.
Why: Sip cocktails by Mandarine Napoleon while shopping quirky table linens and sweet-smelling bath products.
When: Tonight, 7-10 p.m.
Where: 3312 N. Miami Ave. (786-275-4108).
National Bourbon Month at Yardbird
What: Free cocktails for lady folk at the weekly Southern Social happy hour.
Why: Snacks include fried black-eyed peas, candied spiced peanuts, and house-made dill pickles. (We’ll drink to that.)
When: Fri. & Sept. 28, 4-7 p.m.
Where: 1600 Lenox Ave., Miami Beach (305-538-5220).
What: Big, little, falling fishtail — the salon’s new braid menu starts at just $35.
Why: Get a shampoo, conditioning treatment, and blowout for $30 Tues.-Thurs.
When: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 1500 Alton Rd., 2nd flr., Miami Beach (305-674-7470).
What: The spa at Eden Roc Renaissance extends Spa Month for another 30 days.
Why: Massage, facial, nail, and hair treatments for $99; the ongoing Miami Spice menu ($39) at neighboring 1500 Degrees sweetens the deal.
When: Thru Sept. 30. Daily, 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-674-5585).
Photo: Courtesy of Fashionably Conscious