When it comes time to add a new accessory to our treasure trove, we are consistently in want of Faye Kendall's creations. Since 2013, the NorCal sculptor has held our hearts on a string with her unusual necklaces made of horsehair, glazed ceramic, brass, bone and leather. It's wearable art—in a good way, we swear—that works perfectly with eclectic San Francisco wardrobes.
When I moved back to San Francisco and scored an affordable, rent-controlled studio in Pacific Heights (it was 2010, okay?), I was unprepared for the raised eyebrows when I answered the ubiquitous question, "So, which neighborhood do you live in?" But dining and shopping in Pacific Heights isn't just for the wealthy, especially along Fillmore Street.
Whether you're an everyday commuter or weekend road (or off-road) warrior, add these bells and whistles to your cycling must-haves. From GPS navigation handlebars to a smart inflatable helmet, these tech-savvy decides will make your ride easier, safer, and a tad more interesting.
On Thursday morning, a veritable car from the future was spotted zipping around San Francisco. The sleek auto prompted a flurry of Tweets, Instagrams, and Reddit chat, with everyone asking what's up. Turns out Mercedes-Benz was behind the brouhaha. It was all part of the luxury brand's F015 self-driving car concept.
It’s time to say goodbye to the same old charcuterie and cheese plates at wine bars. Really, is that the only thing we can eat while drinking wine? Uh, no. Here are four places that have food menus that are just as appealing and varied as their wine lists. Have at it. And come hungry.
We couldn't be more ready to transition gently into spring, and what better way than with the coming of some eye-catching prints from our go-to S.F. shops. Craft yourself a gorgeous get-up from these mis-matched prints from whimsical scarves, to striking geo-patterns.
We can't get enough of things that are carefully crafted by hand and bring an element of rarity to our wardrobes. AYK, a San Francisco-based leather goods label, launches its 30 Day, 30K Kickstarter Campaign today to expand its business of modern classics, made personal. Angie Kim, the line's founder and designer, embodies the brand's image, sharing her belief in living the craft. With a background in product design, her entrepeuneural take on fashion allows for some interesting twists.
From downtown winds to Dolores Park sunshine, you never know what climate changes you might face in SF. We rounded up our favorite apothecary picks for keeping your dermis dewy regardless of the weather.