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Look of the Week: Hey There, Sailor

Look of the Week: Hey There, Sailor

This week, Gabe Johnson's street style, combined with the growing buzz around SF hosting the America's Cup, inspired me to round up a collection of nautical wears, fit for land or water. 

SF Street Style: A Modern Ad Man Shows Us Four Spring Looks, in The Mission

Meet Gabriel (Gabe) Johnson, born in Spanish Harlem, raised in Boston and, as of six years ago, a proud resident of San Francisco.

Gabe works as an adman, writing slick copy for the local boutique agency, Engine Company 1. When he's not busy getting wordy, he's involved in the local art and music scenes or in the kitchen, cookin' up something tasty.

Gabe kind of does it all, and he looks damn good while doing it. From nautical stripes to frayed-edge shorts, check out what he's wearing this spring. 

SF Street Style: The Man in Metallic Loafers, on Valencia

Brett Kladney, spotted in Four Barrel -- where his oversized glasses, fitted army jacket and, why yes, metallic loafers all caught my attention. You always hear about well-fitting suits, but it's crucial to have great fitting casual wear, too. In addition to having such a nice mix of colors and textures, Brett's clothing fits impeccably.

The 100th Bay to Breakers: Style For (7.46) Miles

I know I wasn't the only one checking my weather app to the latest hour Saturday night. But the early rise of the 100th Bay to Breakers made way for a celebratory sunshiney day. Win. While most witness the cheesy, outrageous, and risque on annual race day, I was on the prowl for some style shenanigans...

Double Dandy: Patrick McDonald & Jim Howard on Bill Cunningham, Hat Travel and Rocking the Boat

In a world where denim and sneakers rule the streets, Patrick McDonald stands out, and not simply because of his seemingly endless array of Rod Keenan hats.

SF Style Blogger Aimee Song Loves Leopard Prints in the Winter

While most stray to gray sweaters during the cold months, Aimee Song prefers to turn the notch way up in leopard prints and slashed jeans. The San Francisco style blogger behind Song of Style has a penchant for adding a hardcore twist to her look and we love how she made it appropriate for  Wintertime dressing.

SF Style Blogger Laura Ellner Shares Her Feminine Fall Look

If our first SF blogger style series left you wanting more, check out our latest find: Laura Ellner. Laura's street style blog, ontheracks, is constantly filled with attainable fashion inspiration so we asked her to share her favorite Fall look.

San Franciso Street Style Dubbed "The Land That Style Forgot"

San Francisco walks to the beat of its own fashion drum. We know this, but others, like Guy Trebay from The New York Times, describes our beloved foggy city as “the land that style forgot." A harsh, yet catching opener in his somewhat controversial article describing our truly eclectic sense of fashion.

Sidewalk Chic: Modern Vintage in the Wharf

Name: Rahel Pearson

Age: 25

Occupation: Graduate student at the University of Amsterdam, studying Clinical Psychology

Spotted: 7x7 Best Of party at Ghirardelli Square, 7:58 p.m.

Wearing: Dress from Thrift Town, jacket from Painted Bird, Chanel shoes, Alexander Wang bag

Favorite fashion decade: "1920's meets minimalist 90's with some 80's glitter."

If you could have one thing this season, what would it be? "A Cartier tank francaise in rose gold."

Sidewalk Chic: Geek Chic in Union Square

Name: Maria Javier

Age: 26

Occupation: Sales Associate at Saks Fifth Avenue

Wearing: Old Navy cardigan, H&M blouse, Forever 21 skirt, Melissa shoes, Lego heart pin made by boyfriend

How would you define your style? "Simple and unique."

Favorite local boutiques: Isso SF, The Painted Bird and Azalea

Your best fashion secret: "My boyfriend."

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