Style + Design
Expect the avant-garde at Shotwell tonight. Garbage Dress's Zana Bayne is taking over the hipster haven for her premier accessories trunk show, featuring stand-out harnesses and shoulder pieces that are sure to elevate your wardrobe to the next level. The perfect gift for your edgy BFF or yourself, this is one event no forward-thinking fashionista should miss.
If you're unfamiliar with Bayne's work, get a crash course before the event with SF Indie Fashion.
Fashion news and tidbits from around the web....
The news that Tavi Gevinson, the 13-year-old blogger behind Style Rookie, will be the guest of honor at the Comme des Garcons holiday party in Tokyo further convinces (as if we needed it) us of the blogger’s place in the fashion landscape.
We’re in love with the idea of the pleasantly patterned Colour-In Dress that you can customize with color (or not) as you see fit.
Juicy bits to start your weekend …
The Cut reported that twenty-year-old model, photographer and artist Daul Kim was found dead in her Paris apartment on Thursday. We’ll miss her enigmatic character and unique look.
It was like a Cirque du Soleil of lingerie. Fashionista captured the Victoria’s Secret runway show on video.
With HipHop DanceFest bringing some of the most cutting-edge dance troupes in the world together this weekend in SF, it's safe to say that anyone remotely interested in dance (or dancers for that matter) should definitely be there. Even fashionistas whose dance experience is limited to watching Lady Gaga videos and Dancing with the Stars are sure to find fresh inspiration in the hip hop styles that will brighten the stage and crowds alike, which brings us to this week's look:
1. Adidas Deadstock 1988 Olympic Sapporo 72 Sweatshirt, $100: We're loving the vibrant hues and snow-capped details on this vintage find.
Just the thought of constant change in life might be daunting to some, but not to Collage Gallery owner Delisa Sage. In fact, the new Collage clothing boutique she opened next door to the Potrero Hill home décor and art gallery she’s owned for the last 18 years hinges on that very idea.
“The whole concept of the store is to have it change constantly,” says Sage, whose shop highlights the notion with a window mannequin donning a different look each day.
After packing up her knitting needles and leaving San Francisco for Portland some years back, Suzi Johnson is headed back to our fair city this weekend to show off her latest wares. Debuting her entire fall collection, which includes gorgeous hand-loomed sweaters, winter accessories, blankets, baby items as well as one-of-a-kind pieces, Suzi will be on hand at Metier from 12-5 to talk knits and help you find deliciously soft gifts for everyone on your list. She'll even take orders for custom sweaters if you can't find the size or hue you're looking for. Just don't be surprised if you never want to wear anything else again.
Though the doors of Harputs Union have been open since the beginning of October, the work-in-progress is finally complete and they're christening their new and improved digs with cocktails and morsels this Thursday night. Featuring the latest collections by the likes of Y-3 by Yohji Yamamoto, Pleasure Principle, Tellason and Martha Davis in addition to their own label, Harputs Own, there's no shortage of avant garde finds to satiate the eternally hip crowd that flocks to Harputs' minimalist designs.
Harputs Union, 140 Geary Street, 11/19 from 7-10 p.m., RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Come spring, gr.dano wants to let you down easy – or, at least, soften the landing as we emerge from winter months – courtesy of a spring 2010 collection punctuated with uncharacteristically loose, flowing pieces in crinkled parachute-like fabric alongside the structured shapes and neutral hues the San Francisco-based label from Brian Scheyer and Jill Giordano has become known for.
In creating their latest and fifth collection, Scheyer and Giordano found inspiration in the works of Christo and Jeanne-Claude, whose wrapped buildings and installations such as The Gates in New York City incorporate flowing fabrics in the most unexpected of ways.