retrofit republic one year anniversary/launch party, september 10

Another somethin' somethin' cool happening in the Bay Area this weekend... Retrofit Republic is celebrating its one-year anniversary as a sustainable vintage retailer and styling group with a social impact.

Started by a group of like-minded friends (including former Angry Reader of the Week Julia Rhee), Retrofit Republic specializes in vintage and recycled clothing and offer styling to individuals, changemakers, and brands.

At this Saturday's launch party, they'll be unveiling their 2011 Fall Lookbook profiling ten community heroes. It's happening September 10 at The Summit in San Francisco. Here are some more details about the party:
Retrofit Republic Anniversary + Lookbook Launch Party on 9.10.11

Retrofit Republic celebrates a 1-year anniversary as a sustainable vintage retailer and styling group with a social impact.

Join us as we toast to creative collaborations, sustainable vintage apparel, and the local economy. We'll unveil our 2011 Fall Lookbook profiling 10 leaders who look good and do good in our communities.

Community Advocate Models:
Jane Kim (SF Supervisor), David Chiu (SF Supervisor, Mayoral Candidate), Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins (Green For All), Juliet Ellis (SF Public Utilities Commission), Cedric Brown (Mitchell Kapor Foundation), Joshua Arce (Brightline Defense Project), Roger Kim (Asian Pacific Environmental Network), Nikki Henderson (People's Grocery), Alice Hom (Asian Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy), Anayvette Martinez (Lavendar Youth Recreation and Information Center)

You've never seen them like this before. Be at the event to see how our favorite green superheroes got retrofitted and enjoy live DJ music, drink specials, and raffles throughout the night including giveaways.

The Summit
780 Valencia St.
San Francisco

8pm - 12am

Open to the public. Free admission.

Supporting merchants:
The Brooklyn Circus
Department Seventeen
Lower Haters
Four Barrel
The Summit
Step Heavvy
Margo Moritz Photography
Umbrella Salon
and more.

Beat stylings by:
DJLN, Samala, and DJ Stampede

Photobooth coverage by:
C.O.S. Media + Image Creation

Media sponsor:
SF Indie Fashion
It's going to be a fun celebration of community and fashion. For more information about the anniversary/launch party, go to the Facebook event page here. And further information about Retrofit Republic, go to their website here.

UPDATE: Here's a nice San Francisco Chronicle profile on Retrofit Republic and the green vintage retailer/styling firm's first anniversary: S.F.'s Retrofit Republic retreads its threads.

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