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Denver designer Kirsten Coplans has been around the block -- a few of them actually -- beginning first with her defunct 17th Avenue boutique, Sparrow, and more recently as the creator of a clothing line carried by Jil Cappuccio on Capitol Hill and Pome on South Gaylord Street. For that budding enterprise, which she named Pearl after her adorable deaf albino boxer, Coplans began restructuring and recycling second-hand garments by adding capricious details, including oversized and mismatched buttons, trims, swathes of ribbon and decorative stitching. The results are, my friends, simply charming and magical, not to mention, affordable and absolutely one-of-a-kind: just about everything you could ask for in a secret weapon to pull out of your closet on a whim.

Coplans will pull out her spring collection, which features skirts trimmed at the hem with pom-poms, cute little sweaters for breezy evenings and sleeveless tops in seasonal fabrics, during a Pearl Party that begins with a reception tonight (Friday, May 30) from 5 to 8 p.m. and continues tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jil Cappuccio, One of a Kinds, Limited Lines, 1433 Ogden Street. Stop by, pick your favorites and say hello to Coplans. For details call 303-832-1493. -- Susan Froyd

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