This rain may be making Denver a bit dreary these days, so make sure to treat yourself to some fashion therapy while you can.

This week, Denver is bringing you some great store openings, benefits and pop-up shops to drive away those springtime blues. Where will you be hiding from the rain this week? We hope at one of these great events.

4 fashion events in Denver this week

May 21: Aillea Grand Openingaillea

Aillea is now open to the public. This beauty boutique offers toxin-free cosmetics, skincare and makeup including Pure and True Skincare, Lily Lolo Cosmetics and Suki Cleansing lotion. The boutique, located at 1408 Larimer Square is now open, but will have a grand opening cocktail party on May 21 from 4-8 p.m., where all guests will receive a 15% discount on all purchases.

May 23: Benefit: Empowering Women through Fashion & Beauty


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This benefit, presented by local fashion designer Salwa Owens, features her own line and resort collection as well as music presented by “American Idol” contestant Devan Blake Jones. The event will feature mini manicures, hand massages, facial cream samples and refreshments provided by a selection of local vendors. A cash bar will also be available. All proceeds will benefit the Ohio Health Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group. The event will take place at the Hotel Monaco downtown with ticket prices varying from $35 for adults to $25 for children 12 and under. Look for more info and how to buy tickets here.

Through June 30: Kismet Frock Shop

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Through June 30, Kismet  in Denver will be hosting its third-annual frock shop, featuring a dress pop-up shop with the best summer dresses around. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to prepare yourself for the sun this summer, assuming this rain ever stops. This event is hosted at all three Kismet locations in Denver. No RSVP or tickets needed, so just stop by.

May 23: Sara Gabriel Sip & Style Trunk Show

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Blue Bridal Boutique in downtown Denver will be hosing the Sara Gabriel Sip & Style Trunk Show this coming Saturday. This event will feature some incredible creations from Sara Gabriel, who is known for her wedding day headpieces and veils. Whether you’re looking for traditional or bold, lace or sequins, this show will have it all and help you design your head wear as well as hair look for the big day.