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CCA Fashion Student Vanina Howan Makes a Splash in SF Retail

A whiff of an ocean breeze blew down the runway at California College of the Arts' senior fashion show this past spring. The wavemaker: 22-year-old Vanina Howan, whose surf-inspired thesis collection, called Seasalt, caught the eye of San Francisco design veteran Basil Racuk. A friendship was made, and a collaboration was hatched.

The Bay Area's Most Inspiring Home Décor Showrooms

Filled with eclectic pieces from mid-century to modern to craftsman, these local showrooms are sure to give you a heaping dose of décor inspiration. 

Property Porn: Go Mod in This Pac Heights Condo for $2M

Built in 1960 by architect-to-the-wealthy George Livermore, this four-story Pac Heights condo blends old-world charm with modern amenities. 

New Amy Winehouse Exhibit Reveals What the Tabloids Never Did

Behind every diva is a family. Even such a diva as Amy Winehouse who, sadly, is often remembered mostly for the flash and scandal of her final days. “Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait,” which opened at San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum on July 23 and was created in collaboration with her brother, Alex Winehouse, and the Winehouse family, shines an all new light on the musician and her work, focusing on her young life and the family’s history. This may come as no surprise, but San Franciscans will also find plenty of common ground: Amy Winehouse was a lot like us.

Shop Talk: Fashion With Drinks, Mad Sale at Shreve + Pop-Ups Galore

If it's a fashionable way to spend, and happening in the Bay Area, we're talking about it on Shop Talk.

5 Sexy New Wine Country Spas

Ditch your cell phone, shut down the computer, and escape into the bliss of a pampering day at the spa. These new and recently-renovated retreats beckon.

Property Porn: A French Chateau on Mission Street for $9.4 Million

Be still our minimalist heart, this $9.4 million dollar penthouse is what dreams are made of. 

Shop Talk: W Pop-Up, Les Méchantes Moves In & Blake Kuwahara Eyewear

If it's a fashionable way to spend, and happening in the Bay Area, we're talking about it on Shop Talk.

Best of San Francisco 2015: Shopping, Style + Design

Anyone who says San Francisco has no style is dead to us. From bespoke leather goods to silky lingerie, the city is brimming with lustworthy shops and talented designers. Here are our favorites from this past year. 

In the Studio with Ocelot Clothing Designer Angelina DeAntonis

A newcomer to the Heath Ceramics artist studios, Ocelot Clothing is the nationally- and internationally-exhibited label of veteran textile designer Angelina DeAntonis. Known for her luminous, supremely flattering wraps, shrugs, and coats, the Portland native recently launched homeware and accessories collections that offer the same impeccable blend of traditional craft techniques and modern sensibilities.

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