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2015 Hot 20: Shashi Batra, Organic Beauty Guru

You don't usually hear the words "green" and "glamorous" uttered in the same sentence, but Shashi Batra, one of the founding members of Sephora USA and former President of Victoria Secret Beauty, is about to change all that.

Property Porn: Another Lombard Street Home Hits Market for $4M

From the charming cable cars to the clear view of Karl rolling in, San Francisco's second most-crooked street offers everything a city lover could want in a home. But if the prime location doesn't sell you, maybe this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will. 

Get a Whiff of the Holidays With Fragrances, Candles + More Made in SF

Tis the season for chunky sweaters and the wafting aroma of warming spice. Here are some of our favorite, seasonally scented yummy goods—think soaps, lip balms, cologne, and more—from Bay Area makers

2015 Hot 20: Jessica Semaan, the Passion Chaser

Jessica Semaan, founder of Passion Co., believes every person has something to offer—some individual passion that just might be a gift to someone else or to the world.

4 Local Designers Who Are Redefining San Francisco Workwear

The San Francisco lifestyle often means adhering to a flexible dress code. While the weather is fairly consistent year round, we've been known to do yoga during our lunch breaks, ride our bikes to happy hour, and hit numerous networking events after work. Hence a new class of designers whose workwear ideas are meant to take you from your desk to dinner in no time. 

Famed Photographer Todd Hido Celebrates Erica Tanov's 25th Anniversary With a Provocative Photo Book

Bay Area fashion girls worth their salt are well versed in the sartorial expressions of Berkeley designer Erica Tanov, who celebrates her line's 25th(!) anniversary this week with a very high-profile collaboration.

Property Porn: Sommeliers Will Love This Luxurious Napa Home for $20M

Take your love of wine to the next level with this sommelier's dream home in the heart of Wine Country.  

Beard Ornaments, Clip-On Man Buns + More Topics to Discuss Over Brunch

A "war on Christmas," facial foliage, and more amazing news from the past week.

Scenes of the City: Take an Interiors Tour of SF With Architect Karen Curtiss

We tapped architect Karen Curtiss, owner of Red Dot Studio, for a design-centric tour of her recent projects in San Francisco.

We Wanna Be Friends With Christina Stembel, Founder of Farmgirl Flowers

When florist Christina Stembel was only 18-years-old she left the rural Indiana farm where she had grown up and moved to the big city, New York. “I was determined to get off the farm, and start a successful company that did something good in the world,” she explained.

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