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Link Love: The Newest Chest Accessory and a Pregnant Gisele?

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Got something on your chest? We say get it off. Shoehunting spotted Lady Gaga in a major fashion faux pas moment.

Is that a little bump we see? NYmag.com reports on rumors that Gisele Bündchen is pregnant.

Fashionista wants to know how keen you are on the trend of accentuated hips.

Link Love: Patriotic Street Style, Fashion Films and SJP

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Stripes without the stars—show your patriotic spirit with this sophisticated street-style look from The Sartorialist just in time for 4th of July.

Telegraph.co.uk brings you the trailer for an upcoming fashion film about industry icon Coco Chanel starring Audrey Tautou.

Ghosts of the Past: Susan Hiller's "J. Street Project"

Three years and 303 photographs later, artist Susan Hiller completed her journey through Germany with the sole purpose of recording all street signs that used the prefix Juden (Jew) in their names. From a desolate snow-covered road to graffiti-tagged city storefront, Hiller documents the past presence of a people and a culture through geographical markers. All in existence prior to WWII, these street names mark neighborhoods where Jews lived either by force or choice. Some were changed during the Nazi cleanse initiative and were later restored in a denazification process.

Get L.O.W. at Vessel

You deserve a drink for making it through the week. The party people at L.O.W. (Look Out Weekend) are hosting a shindig at Vessel to celebrate their one-year anniversary. Skip out of the office early, throw on your dancing shoes and start your weekend off with a live performance by locally-based rap mash duo Lazer Sword with DJ Huggs, followed by Pance Party and Pony P on the turntables. Buy a Fernet or Correlejo shot, get a free beer for the chase. $6 cocktails, $3 beers and snacks provided compliments of Bar Crudo. Hot party, hot people, cheap drinks and no cover. We'll see you there.

Friday, June 19, 4 - 9 p.m., Vessel, 85 Campton Place (off Stockton between Sutter and Post).

One Day Only: Live Nation Offers $25 Show Tickets

Concert fans are not taking these tough times sitting down—music lovers everywhere have been voicing their concerns over hefty show prices and fees in hopes of stirring up some deals. This time around, being loud has paid off. Live Nation, one of the world's largest ticket brokering services, just issued a great one-day-only offer: $24.99, no additional fees, for lawn tickets to some of this season's biggest performances.

Neko Case Set to Charm the Warfield

Neko Case is back. If you missed her in conversation and song with Callie Khouri at Herbst Theatre back in January, now's your chance to see her live. From alt country to power pop, the songstress proves her ability to connect with an audience across musical genres time and again. Check out Spin magazine's article on her latest album, Middle Cyclones, and then preview some tracks before snagging tickets to the show.

Neko Case, 'Middle Cyclone' (Anti-)

Neko Case, Warfield, 6/9-6/10

Preview tracks from Neko Case below.

Listen Up: This Week's Top Concerts

Another week of great headliners lies before us. The question we must ponder is not if we will see any of these, but which ones to choose. Here are just some of the highlights for this week:

Narada Michael Walden Lets the Sunshine In

Brace yourself, San Francisco. It's been a long time since our city has seen this many showstoppers together in one room. The lineup for Memorial Day's Let the Sunshine In benefit concert reads like a who’s who of the music industry—Sting, Bob Weir, The Supremes’ Mary Wilson, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. of The Fifth Dimension, Earl Klugh, David Grisman, Shanice Wilson, Tevin Campbell, Lisa Fisher, Jeanie Tracy, Ralphe Armstrong, Dale “Satchmo” Powers, the Narada Michael Walden Band and many more.

Kiehl's and the Sundance Channel Screen Eco Trip

Part of a series of special events to inspire patrons to rethink waste in their everyday lives, Kiehl’s and the Sundance Channel have partnered to host a screening of ECO TRIP, featuring eco adventurer David de Rothschild. The new eight-part original series aims to spread the word about the environmental impact each of us has on a daily basis. The show explores the origins of common everyday products, investigating items from paper napkins to cell phones, and follows their life cycle from creation to disposal, revealing the environmental, social and health effects along the way. David de Rothschild will host the kickoff event followed by a Q&A session at the Kiehl’s San Francisco store.

Michael Pollan: Digging Deep

Our very own "locally grown" Michael Pollan is a busy man.

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