Style + Design
While shooting around Union Square, we had to stop Vanessa Nguyen and ask about her beautiful leather clutch. It's a one-of-a-kind piece, made by her brother, who hand-burned and -painted the brightly-colored rose onto the tan leather.
Introducing Half Hitch Goods, our new gift go-to. (And that includes gifts for ourselves.)
Peppered with locally-crafted treasures and exclusive finds, we found ourselves drawn to SF-made fine leather goods by Mat Brown, strangely beautiful rag dolls from Petaluma, and eco-luxe jewelry by SF-based designer, Julia Vasic.
The flared top of the coveted Céline Trapeze and Luggage handbags is (still) the in silhouette for spring. Add in seasonal color-blocking, roomy interiors and pockets galore, and you've got a bag trend we hope never fades away.
The allure of the Orient held designers in a trance for Spring. But for San Franciscans, the exoticism of Asia always holds sway–especially in the mysterious streets of Chinatown, where rich metallics, opulent fabrics and embroideries capture the seductive mood.
From bricks to brights, washes of vermillion are emerging as one of spring's biggest men's shoe trends.