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Coat Drive

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today to Friday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: VanJean, 2734 Devine St.

WHAT: Donate a gently used coat to receive 25 percent off any new coat in the boutique.

BENEFITS: Women in need as identified by the Consortium for Latino Studies (a research entity at USC) and the S.C. Hispanic Latino Health Coalition. All coats are being cleaned free of charge by Ed Robinson’s Dry Cleaning.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: (803) 252-4339

Food Drive

WHEN: Now through Nov. 26

WHERE: Kicks, Lola and Doodlebugs at 5175 Sunset Blvd., Lexington; Kicks, 2921 Devine St.

WHAT: Donate two or more canned goods or nonperishable food items at the shops and receive 30 percent off your entire purchase.

BENEFITS: Harvest Hope Food Bank

FOR MORE INFORMATION: (803) 957-8892 or (803) 996-5652

The Ultimate Shoe Party

WHEN: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 20

WHERE: 1917 Senate St., Columbia, SC 29201

WHAT: Support women running for state and federal elected positions and those vying for appointed positions throughout South Carolina. Guests include Belinda Gergel, Columbia City Council member, and Elise Partin, Cayce’s mayor-elect.

BENEFITS: A silent auction will be held to raise money for the Southeastern Institute for Women in Politics.

COST: Suggested donation: “the price of your favorite pair of shoes”


Send fashion and beauty event information to The Look at or mail to P.O. Box 1333, Columbia, S.C. 29202.