The power of a hot workout outfit cannot be overstated—the right top can both inspire minutes more gym time and double up for a night out. So when local e-tailer The Sweatbar launched last week with activewear as fit for a run down the Embarcadero as a dance-off at Harlot, we were on board to get physical. Eat your heart out, Olivia Newton John.
FiDi-based startup Lyon + Post is making a big promise to fashion mavens: Never enter a fitting a room again. Simply shop online, and try clothes on (at home!) before you buy. Hallelujah.
The fashion industry may call New York its primary residence, but that's not stopping the Bay Area from turning out some of its freshest faces. Meet five Bay Area models who are taking fashion by storm.
Listen up, Cali girls and guys: We're in a drought. From hell. And while bathing less is one solution, there are other ways to do your part (without stinking) in the style and beauty departments. Here are some tips from a few SF experts.
When we moved 7x7 HQ from techie SoMa to downtown SF, we were immediately smitten with the boys. Or rather, the men who, in this part of town, are particularly dapper in suits, ties, and polished accessories for working grownups. We felt it our duty to catch up with these handsome lads and to share them with you in all their photogenic glory. Because really, who doesn't love a man in a suit?!
It's spa week, people—that time of year when it's basically your civic duty to get pampered. Here are three of our editor-approved treatments that usher in the season.
Escape city life and head North to start living a life of luxury at your well-groomed Tiburon mansion. Every day will feel like vacation at this sleek, fully-equipped estate where you can take a dip in your expansive pool, maintain your physique on the tennis court, unwind in your spa and sauna, and entertain in your wine cellar.
With the migration of SF's creative class across the Bay Bridge, it was meant to be that Oakland is now emerging as a Bay Area creative center. Fashion mavens rejoice: Oakland designers are applying sustainable quality and craftsmanship to modern, utilitarian wares that are perfect for wardrobe-building. Here are three of our faves.