Style + Design
My husband and I have been married five years and we’ve decided to divorce. Nothing terrible happened, we’ve just grown into best friends and roommates—same old story, we love each other but we’re no longer in love. In sitting down to discuss who will move out of our amazing two-bedroom Noe Valley apartment, we’ve realized that whoever leaves is going to lose out big-time in today’s rental market. So for now we’re staying under one roof.
In no particular order, here are five favorite listings from 2013. Contrary to the current perception of an overheated San Francisco real estate market, not every house sold went through a wild bidding war, with one selling for $1.5M less than its original asking price and one still on the market.
Now that Christmas and Hanukkah are over, treat yourself to what you really want -- shoes! With New Year's Eve less than a week away, we're thinking a lavish evening pair that won't kill your feet sounds pretty great. Behold seven wonders that will take you from dinner to ball drop to dancing in high comfort and style.
This SF-based dynamic duo is taking the nail industry by storm. Floss Gloss, a nail polish company that started out as college friends having after school “nail time,” is now an ever expanding business that can now be found in the likes of Urban Outfitters, Birchbox, and over 50 stores worldwide.
Socialite Joy Venturini Bianchi is ever the life of the party.
In 2012, after months of experiencing what felt like “having a heart attack but several times a day,” Joy Venturini Bianchi, the bespectacled grande dame of San Francisco’s philanthropic circles and the longtime director of Helpers, a local charity dedicated to the care of the developmentally disabled, was diagnosed with a rare stage IV cancer, which had spread to her stomach and colon. The doctors projected that she had two weeks to live.