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We Wanna Be Friends With: Designer Erica Tanov

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.

Bay Area local Erica Tanov started her career in NYC designing silky slips and chemises in 1990, and moved back to Berkeley to open her first shop in 1994. What started as personal "rediscovering" of herself as a designer has turned into a budding lifestyle brand

Seven Favorite Things: Modern Citizen

How would we describe our relationship with Modern Citizen? It's a story of love at first sight. The SF-based e-tailer is still only budding, and we're already completely smitten with their monthly concept collections, office-to-evening-friendly everything, and refreshingly accessible price points.

A Coffee Table Tome Made For More Than Display


Founder of the six-year-old website and author of Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home (that debuted on Tuesday 11/5), Julie Carlson knows a thing or two about making a small space work.

Look of the Week: Cabernet Crush

Now here's a color trend for the Bay Area wine lover. From cabernet to crimson, deep reds are taking fall menswear by storm. 

Anna Sui and La Vie de Bohème in San Francisco

Designer Anna Sui, known for her bohemian collections

Anna Sui pays a visit to longtime muse, San Francisco, to launch her new fragrance, La Vie de Boheme at Sephora.

Bay Area Design Agenda

“San Francisco” by Rebecca Sutherland

Originally published on California Home + Design 

Check out what creativity is being unveiled in your 'hood with this week's design roundup! 

Street Style Report: Stylish & Spooky Halloween Looks from NightLife

This year Halloween happened to fall on a Thursday, coinciding perfectly with NightLife at the Academy of Sciences. The museum was bustling with fabulous costumes, creepy science exhibits from The Bay Area Science Festival, and a drag show featuring Peaches Christ. Check out her spooktactular look, plus our favorite costumes below. 

Skincare Goes Organic at Neighborhood Beauty Haven

Skin Remedy

Tucked away in an unassuming Pacific Heights cottage lays a solar-powered beauty oasis that is home to hand crafted organic beauty treatments and skincare products created just for you. 

Open House Obsession: Golden Gate Views and a Total Makeover

Originally published on California Home + Design

Where: 101 27th Street, Lake/Richmond District
When: Sunday, November 3 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Seven Favorite Things: Rare Device

Now that Halloween's officially kicked off the holiday season, we're getting a head start on gifts and entertaining with bright treasures from Rare Device.

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