Style + Design
Watching a pot of La Mer skin moisturizer end up in the unsympathetic, post-liquid-ban hands of TSA agents just before a trip through the desert climate of North Africa could easily constitute a cosmetics calamity of the highest degree. But for San Francisco native Katharine L’Heureux, it may have been the best thing that’s ever happened to her.
“We were in the desert and my skin was so dry, and I asked [someone], ‘What do the locals do,’” recalls L’Heureux of her first La Mer-less days in Morocco.
Monday morsels for style-hungry minds....
This weekend, you might say it's dealer's choice....
Between all the animal prints spotted on the runway and the SF Zoo's Annual Fur Ball this Saturday, it's safe to say there's no better time to take a walk on the wild side. The problem with this bold trend is that it can quickly go from positively chic to something you'd see, well, late night in the Tenderloin. That's why this week we decided to compile an animalistic ensemble that will help you stand out from the pack (in a good way):
Fresh off the heels of NY Fashion Week, Macy's Passport and back-to-school shopping for her 9-yr-old daughter, Rachel Roy took the time to let us pick her brain (which she believes is the sexiest part of a woman) to discuss her new diffusion line for Macy's, things no woman should be without (a trench coat accessorized with a smile) and her Bay Area roots:
What inspired your RACHEL Rachel Roy collection?
Lucky for us, a slew of beauty products come into our lives each week. Some we’ve discovered during our all-too-frequent San Francisco shopping missions, while others have come to us from both local sources and those farther afield. Some are splurge items available at major stores, and others are downright steals available on etsy.
So away we go with seven of our current beauty obsessions:
Ever since the 1767 Church Street (formerly the Church Street Apothecary, but that’s another story) closed earlier this year and rumors started bouncing around the Twitterverse that Deirdre Nagayama and Stacy Rodgers of She-Bible would take over the Noe Valley boutique and open their own called Curator in its place, we’ve been eagerly waiting to get in the door.
Juicy fashion bits to start your week…
The Fug Girls dish on red-carpet hits and misses at last night's Emmys. We love you January Jones.
Local fashion site Nasty Gal gives The Cut a rundown on their favorite fall trends. Expect minidresses, biker gear & bold shoulders galore!
Refinery 29 questions whether the white sock/bootie pairings spotted with fashion week will inspire fashionable femmes to get back to their prep school roots.
This past Thursday night, San Francisco enjoyed a little taste of something between a fashion show and a Broadway play, with a dash of Cirque de Soleil thrown in for good measure. The highly entertaining event was full of surprises (celeb guests, a rain shower on the runway and even a mirdle sighting!), so in case you weren't there to experience it yourself, here's the rundown of the seven most memorable moments at Macy's Passport:
Daily reads from our feeds...
Sexy sweats, persimmon and tap pants: oh my! Refinery 29 lets us in on the top ten Spring '10 trends from NYFW.