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In no particular order, here are five favorite listings from 2013. Contrary to the current perception of an overheated San Francisco real estate market, not every house sold went through a wild bidding war, with one selling for $1.5M less than its original asking price and one still on the market.
Now that Christmas and Hanukkah are over, treat yourself to what you really want -- shoes! With New Year's Eve less than a week away, we're thinking a lavish evening pair that won't kill your feet sounds pretty great. Behold seven wonders that will take you from dinner to ball drop to dancing in high comfort and style.
This SF-based dynamic duo is taking the nail industry by storm. Floss Gloss, a nail polish company that started out as college friends having after school “nail time,” is now an ever expanding business that can now be found in the likes of Urban Outfitters, Birchbox, and over 50 stores worldwide.
In 2012, after months of experiencing what felt like “having a heart attack but several times a day,” Joy Venturini Bianchi, the bespectacled grande dame of San Francisco’s philanthropic circles and the longtime director of Helpers, a local charity dedicated to the care of the developmentally disabled, was diagnosed with a rare stage IV cancer, which had spread to her stomach and colon. The doctors projected that she had two weeks to live.
San Francisco is known for its technological advances much more than its fashion sense, but that doesn't mean the city isn't concerned with making fashion and beauty more accessible to women everywhere. There’s no place better equipped to give the fashion world a facelift with these revolutionary tech products that are changing the way women shop.