Style + Design
When I ask fashion-tech designer Anouk Wipprecht to describe her work, she looks at me under glittery, silver eyelids and says, “Fashion has a brain now.” It also has an icon in the form of this elfin, creative powerhouse who is so far ahead of the wearable technology curve that her new work approaches artificial intelligence.
The final frontier is having a style moment. Here are the bare essentials you'll need to look chic anywhere in the galaxy.
For the first time in nine years, one of the coveted Four Seasons corner penthouses is on the market. This absolutely stunning home – with panoramic North, East and South views of the city, bay, and two bridges – can be yours for a tidy $11,000,000. Any takers?
The industrial Dogpatch address of the 5,000-square-foot warehouse-cum-atelier of interior designer Jonathan Rachman has little bearing on the world within this space. The studio doubles as a scrapbook for the Sumatran-born designer, brimming, as it is, with a rotating collection of treasures brought back from annual pilgrimages to Europe and, of course, his native Indonesia.
Name: Amanda Adams
Job: Physical Therapist Aide in SoMa
What are you wearing? American Apparel jacket and bag, Topshop sunglasses, H&M top and boots, and a Forever 21 hat and yoga pants.
UNIQLO prides itself on creating the best basics in the Bay. A strong marriage of comfort and style produced in every shade of the rainbow provides San Francisco with unlimited options, no matter what the occasion.
If there’s one building in San Francisco that best personifies the mutable culture of San Francisco, it’s 140 New Montgomery. Alexis Madrigal so eloquently declared this in his story for The Atlantic, which breaks down his thesis by stories—not literary, but physical floors—noting its historical significance as the Pac Bell Building, highlights like a visit from Winston Churchill, and its current incarnation as tech and foodie hub with the arrival of Yelp and Trou Normand (plus Aziza is on the way).