This spring, it's raining shoes and color. Flats, platforms and wedges -- oh my! -- are getting pumped-up with royal blues, emerald greens, oranges, hot pinks and neon yellows. As dramatic as they seem, the big, bold hues are often softened with constract cork and natural leather, making them perfectly suitable for everyday wear.
Calling all bridge & tunnelers, tourists and yes, even you locals -- there's a new reason to head out to North Beach, and it's not for a night of epic boozing, but rather, for a daytime tryst. That's right, take a little urban hike out to Acrimony's amazing new sister-store, ACRE/SF, a cafe-clothier that recently opened on Telegraph Hill.
For her latest retail endeavor, local fashion darling Jenny Chung chose to open a concept store that incorporates the little pleasures in life: clothing, accessories and a good cup of coffee. Twice the size of Acrimony, the loftly new storefront houses a full boutique and cafe, serving keenly fresly brewed Blue Bottle coffee, an assortment of bottled beverages, daily pastries from House of Bagels, and even some It's-Its ice creams sandwiches. That's right, ladies and gents -- shopping just got a lot sweeter.
This Thursday, head to Saks Men's Store to preview four incredible Fall 2011 collections: Kenzo, Haversack, Pringle of Scotland, and Viktor & Rolf. Aside from informal modeling, the evening will also include shopping, DJed tunes and light refreshments. Here's our breadown of the collections.
Thanya Abigail Ponggawa, an Indonesian lovely, currently studying in LA. Thanya was in SF this weekend, "with [her] family for a weekend getaway from the heat in LA." When I first spotted her I actually only saw the back of her outfit, but was then happy to discover her stunning architecural sunglasses and adorable necklace -- the whole outfit is such a fantastic mix.
Much to our dismay, there’s rarely news in the SF fashion scene that’s epic enough to garner international buzz, leaving us with baited breath for months of speculation. But such is the case with Levi’s, answering our sartorial prayers with their latest venture and the time has finally come to take a collective exhale and feast our eyes on the spring Levi’s by Opening Ceremony collection.
Refinery 29 is all abuzz with the news that Levi’s and Opening Ceremony will reportedly collaborate on a line of cobranded apparel, set to arrive in San Francisco’s flagship store next month.
If you weren’t already planning on tuning in went Project Runway returns to Lifetime on Thursday night, SF Unzipped has two reasons for you to change your mind (hint: they both live in the Bay Area).