Style + Design
The latest shops, goods, and happenings in the Bay Area and beyond.
Spring’s collections are an outlandish hodgepodge of over-the-top texture, pattern, fringe, and color. It’s a level of maximalism perfectly suited to the ferocious individualism and bohemian power of Oakland’s burgeoning artist community. Here are some of our favorite looks:
For many years, Krista Coupar (Coupar Consulting) and Lisa Davis (Lisa Davis PR) have been advising top interior designers on public relations, branding, and marketing matters. But last year, after deciding to join forces and share office space in the San Francisco Design Center's Galleria, the pair decided it was time to do more than just talk about the subject. To create their stylish new office, they channeled their inner designers for something that's equal parts work space and gathering spot.
Contemporary art is fashion’s latest muse, with collections referencing modern painters from Mondrian to Gary Hume. Now, collectors can wear a masterpiece.
It may be small, but San Francisco is a city that continues to matter,” says Erik Joule, whose company chose to open the third location of Los Angeles based Alternative Apparel here, back in January, to make a point. “This city has always led the way with innovation,” says the 43-year-old Russian Hill resident. He deems the environment just right for “a brand like ours, whose goal it is to lead in a transparent and responsible way.”
You know it's really good when you want a guy's entire outfit in girl sizes. We spotted healthcare worker J.R. David in what we're calling the perfect jacket, enviable Celine slip-ons (pre-stormy weather, of course), and more -- all of which just got added to our want list.
Renew your beauty regimen this spring with seven fresh, glow-inducing, easy-to-use products that really work.
Bringing you the latest in retail therapy around the Bay Area.
Where: 801 Francisco Street
Asking Price: $8,995,000
Year built: 1909