Oh, to be loved.
There's just no two ways about it -- we love Taylor Stitch. The local design company and Mission boutique (formerly The Common), has built a small and very dapper empire on classic designs, quality craftsmanship and custom tailoring.
In their latest collection, the local purveyor features every essential summer fabric: seersucker (#3), linen (#6), madras (#2), and chambray (#7). We're also quite fond of their Derby Belt (#1), which celebrates San Francisco and Louisville -- run out and snag one in time for the Kentucky Derby (tomorrow!).
Lily Ko (lily.7x7 @ gmail.com) studied fashion design and merchandising at Central Saint Martins and the Academy of Art University. In addition to writing for 7x7, Lily is an editor at SF Station, and works as a freelance stylist and apparel designer.