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We Wanna Be Friends With: Susan G. Koger, Modcloth Founder

Our city is chock-full of interesting people and wild personalities. Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we'll pick one standout local we'd love to be friends with to answer seven essential questions about their life in San Francisco.

In a city where internet booms and busts are a dime a dozen, it's awesome to come across a person with such an inspirational road to big-time success.

Look of the Week: Camo Chic

The classic military print infiltrated this year's fall/winter fashion scene in a big way. With new silhouettes and fabrics cleverly disguising the tough print as feminine-chic, this masculine insurgence in womenswear is one of our favorites in a long time.

New SoMa Art and Design Gallery Showcases Global Flair

Everyone’s heard of the House of Chanel,” says the energetic Malaysian-born-and-raised tastemaker Jiun Ho, who aimed to evoke that personal feeling at his new SoMa gallery, Jiun Ho de Jia.

7x7's Art+Design Issue Celebration at Museum of Craft and Design

7x7 proudly partnered with the Museum of Craft and Design to welcome the artists, crafters, architects, and designers featured in our annual issue devoted to San Francisco's vibrant community of creators.

7 Gift-Inspired DIY Projects From Britex Fabrics

Have an itch to gift from the heart this holiday season? San Francisco institution Britex Fabrics has seven suggestions for DIY projects that will make you a proud gift-giver. 

Vintage-Inspired Charm Reigns Supreme At the ModCloth HQ

ModCloth HQ

Originally published on California Home + Design

What began as a simple website for founder Susan Gregg Koger to sell her surplus vintage finds has grown into the wildly popular online clothing retailer ModCloth in just a few short years.

A Glass Sculptor Creates Genre-Busting Forms That Are Larger Than Life

Mild to moderate panic ensued when San Francisco glass sculptor Nikolas Weinstein realized that the borosilicate tubes he required for a mammoth-scale installation of thick, hydra-like tentacles—a whole ocean of them—weren’t going to make it to the Cosmopolitan residential towers in Singapore.

Street Style Report: Fifty Shades of Grey, Downtown

Last week, we spotted Singapore native Simon Teo, rocking two of fall's biggest menswear trends -- grey-on-grey and camo prints.

Your New Apartment Is a One-Tap App Away

Originally published on California Home + Design

Having recently signed the dotted line on an apartment lease after four months of searching, subletting, and couch-surfing, I feel like I’ve been around the block (not to mention the city) a few times when it comes to the unrelenting San Francisco house hunt.

glassybaby Meet and Greet in Presidio Heights

The San Francisco location of glassybaby held a warm event welcoming curious neighbors and the holiday season's gift-minded locals to their glittering store, which during the entire month of December is donating 10% of sales to help our own UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.

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