Style + Design
Meet this year’s cast of tastemakers who are setting the tone for fashion in San Francisco.
When World Poker Tour anchor Kimberly Lansing and her poker playing-businessman husband wanted to add glamour to their new, conservatively appointed home in Marin County, they had an ace in the hole: interior designers Jeff and Tray Schlarb of Green Couch.
Chris Ospital, noted connoisseur and purveyor of avant-garde threads, says that the 1920s Pacific Heights apartment she’s lived in for 20 years is a place that’s “made for, and by, dreamers.”
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, back to school for our little ones. For us young, working Bay Area parents there doesn’t seem to be enough Philz Coffee in the world to give us the energy to pack lunch bags and get ourselves looking somewhat decent before scrambling out of the house by 7a.m.
We’ve got the perfect antidote for your back-to-school-Bay-Bridge-closure blues. Check out our list of Beauty Bay-sics to help you survive another school year.
Once again, 10 lucky (and extremely talented) student designers will show off their collections at next week's Spring 2014 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in NYC. If, like us, you'll be stuck in San Francisco, you'll have the chance to view the show in real time via a live webcast. Here, a quick rundown of what to expect, with info on when to tune in.
Shanshan Bai and Winbo Shiau: Inspired by natural curling lines of floral panels and the twisting of sculpted surfaces. Her clothes use a blend of silk gazar, wool, and linen yarn.
Ryan Morar and Melissa Avalos: Inspired by Robert Rauschenberg, Sonic Youth, and Beat Happening albums. Pieces of garments were deconstructed to create new shapes and silhouettes.
The ancient rules of fashion say Labor Day weekend is your last chance to wear white. But fashion's all about change and new ideas, right? Lately, we've noticed a new trend: fall whites.
Originally published on CaliforniaHomeDesign.com
A creek once ran through the Oakland neighborhood of Temescal. While long gone, if you look in this neighborhood’s back alleys, you can find a strong current of urban renewal that is feeding the community in ways the old water way could not.