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SF Street Style: Vintage Lace Dress + Gold Kate Spade Sandals in Hayes Valley

When she's not pushing the boundaries of "business casual", Arielle Ring, a NYC-turned-SF finance star, plays dress-up in her vintage finery.

What she's wearing:  Vintage lace dress purchased in Williamsburg, NY; self-made felt bow hair-clip; gold leather Kate Spade sandals; Ten Thousand Things necklace gifted from boyfriend; ring from Etsy. 

7 Style Questions for Arielle:

1. What are your best-kept-secret boutiques in SF?

I love Luna and Elizabeth Charles. They carry really beautiful designers you can't find anywhere else. I also hit up the sales at Jeremy's and Cary.Lane. I like Lang Antiques for jewelry.

2. What are your beauty must-dos?

Brazilian blowouts! They save me 30 minutes a day. And a good manicure. I go to Ele Ela in the Mission for very affordable Gelish manis!

3. Who do you trust with your tresses?

Cristina at Oxenrose. She makes me blonde and beautiful. 

4. Who or what influences your style?

Street style blogs like this one.

5. What's your biggest style peeve?

I hate when people dress for safaris while in the city. You wouldn't wear a Prada blazer out in the woods, so why wear a North Face fleece in the city? 

6. What are you coveting right now?

A Celine purse -- no question.

7. What are you most excited to put on this fall?

I can't wait to be engulfed by cashmere.

 

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, works as a freelance stylist and covers food, fashion and fun on her blog, Curated SF.