Knowing what mothers across the country are craving is a large part of my duty as the editor of Mother, a style-leaning parenting site that launched one year ago. But when it comes to creating a Mother’s Day wish list, it does me no greater pleasure than to hone in locally on the best gifts from Bay Area makers.
There's nothing like a good reno job, and this Noe Valley home is no exception—it went from blah to modern marvel in the blink of a flip.
"Tomorrow I'll be famous forever." With those words scrawled graffiti-like by Dutch artist Selwyn Senatori on the back of her Sunaj jacket, Sonya Molodetskaya epitomized the chic irony of Maison Margiela's new boutique on Maiden Lane at its recent opening party.
Academy Award-winning actress and lifestyle entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow was recently tapped to be the creative director of makeup for local skincare line Juice Beauty, and she showed her passion for the brand last week at an Earth Day event.
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.