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Look of the Week: The New It Bag of the Season

The new it bags of the season are relaxed, minimal, and have all the right folds. 

Editors' Picks: Inflatable Furniture, Cheeky Knickers, and More

7x7 editors pick their favorites from the latest shops, goods, and happenings in the Bay Area and beyond.

Architect Leo Marmol Returns to SF With a New Office and an Oliver Peoples Store

How San Francisco, a town known for its ornate Victorians and neoclassical Beaux Arts architecture, fits into California’s modernist landscape is a question that Leo Marmol, managing principal of Los Angeles architecture studio Marmol Radziner, has been pondering lately.

Beauty Beat: Q&A with Lashes in a Box Founder Jayne Chen

Nothing instantly glams up a look quite like falsies, and now you don't have to run to Walgreens every time you need eye-popping lashes. SF-based Lashes in a Box delivers 100 percent individually handmade luxury lashes right to your door.

Local Designer Jay Jeffers Talks His New Book and His Favorite Spots in SF

Marking the 15th anniversary of San Francisco–based Jeffers Design Group, interior designer Jay Jeffers is celebrating the launch of his new coffee table tome, Collected Cool (Rizzoli; debuting on March 18), featuring 18 residential projects that put his daringly dapper style on the map.

Win Cocktails, Clothes, and Makeovers for You and Your #SFBestie

You two do just about everything together, so why not add winning a contest to the list?

Bay Area Starchitecture: Tech Companies Bring Revolutionary Design To New HQs

One of my favorite quotes about architecture is inscribed on the exterior wall of San Francisco’s already fabled The Battery. Speaking about the need to rebuild the British House of Commons after World War II air raids, Winston Churchill said, “We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us.” With that utterance, the British Bulldog distilled the essence of why architecture matters. Good buildings are not just pretty to look at; they can inspire collaboration and community. Because they work better, they make our lives better.

Seven Favorite Things: New Warm Weather Finds from Acrimony

Looking out our windows, all we can seem to think about is outdoor brunching, rooftop drinking, and park lounging. After a bundled up winter, we're ready to shed our layers and put on something shiny, a little showy, and new. Our go-to? Acrimony, of course. 

The New Sport Shoe: Spring's Kicky Footwear

Sport is king in the uber active Bay Area, and spring’s kicky footwear is designed to go from the b-ball court to The Battery. Time to lace up kids—game on.

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