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Photos: Samitra Salon Grand Opening Event

On April 5th, San Francisco's saaviest young beauty mavens toasted the city's newest boutique salon! Samitra is owned by sisters Samera and Meetra Habib, whose combined 20+ years in the beauty industry were made evident by the warm and lively crowd. More than 200 guests enjoyed glasses of bubbly, hip catering by Adam's Grub Truck, and yummy chocolates from Little John's Candies.

7 Accessories For SF's Indian Summer

1. Fringe Benefits

Unleash your inner hippie with this JJ Winters fringe bag in gray suede. The satchel’s studded metal detailing, gold clasp, and long, braided strap add modern twists to this ’60s look. Tote it around to fall’s music festivals and picnics in the park. $473 at Boutique To You.

2. Boot Camp

The Best Brazilians for the Truly Fearless

Last week on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, reality star Kyle Richards got her first Brazilian wax on national television. Richards spread her legs and told her waxer, "I was thinking a Dorothy Hamill. I don't want the Telly Savalas!"

Regardless of which side you stand on, the question of waxing has always been the case for heated discussion, as evidenced in our Great Waxing Debate last week.

Whether you're one to bare it all or more of the "landing strip" type, you shouldn't drop your knickers for just anyone. So if you are going to take the plunge, here's our guide to the best Brazilians in SF.

Neiman Previews Spring Trunk Shows for YSL, Gucci and Oscar

Rainy days seem to have left SF with the holidays, and we couldn't be happier. In fact, we're already dreaming of lush Spring wardrobes and luckily, Neiman Marcus is here to help.

All month, Neiman is previewing spring trunk shows from Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Oscar de la Renta. Here's the breakdown: 

Link Love: Fashion’s Fave Tween, LiLo Drama at Ungaro, a $3 Million Bra and More…

Fashion news and tidbits from around the web....

The news that Tavi Gevinson, the 13-year-old blogger behind Style Rookie, will be the guest of honor at the Comme des Garcons holiday party in Tokyo further convinces (as if we needed it) us of the blogger’s place in the fashion landscape.

We’re in love with the idea of the pleasantly patterned Colour-In Dress that you can customize with color (or not) as you see fit.

What’s the Deal: Light Vision at M.A.C., LF and more….

Because she works hard for her money....

Light Vision at M.A.C.: One of our favorite new online destinations for edgy apparel from independent designers holds a trunk show tonight at one of our favorite shopping destinations in the City. Head to M.A.C. in Hayes Valley between 6 and 8 p.m. today to view Light Vision’s inventory in person, and you’ll enjoy special discounts and sangria.

LF: Everything is 60 percent off this weekend at this Cow Hollow store. That includes the entire spring collection, shoes, accessories and jewelry.

Know Your Decor Style? Let Deborah Needleman Help

Decorating a home is no easy task. There are so many beautiful and interesting looks to choose from, but with too many diverging inspirations the end product can be a muddled mess. That's not to say we're against mixing styles - in fact, we're all for it, but creating a cohesive result is key. So how do you do that? A good place to start is by defining your personal style. When you know what you're looking for, purchasing for a home can be more of a fun treasure hunt than an exhausting expidition. Enter Deborah Needleman, founding editor-in-chief of Domino magazine (RIP) an all-around interior design guru.

A Look Back at Two Style Icons

Yesterday's devastating loss of two irreplaceable icons and the ensuing buzz that occured left us thinking that sometimes it's best to simply take a look back at the feathered beauty and King of Pop's most memorable looks and let the images speak for themselves:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Farrah Fawcett

 

Look of the Week: CFDA Edition

Seeing as this past Monday was the Oscars of the fashion industry, we decided to salute the CFDA (that's the Council of Fashion Designers of America for those who always or never wondered) Awards by featuring three of this year's winners: Calvin Klein, SF native Alexander Wang and Proenza Schouler. And what better way to do so than by showing the designers' take on the ultimate wardrobe essential, the Little Black Dress, at three different price points? While we're always on the search for the elusive perfect black dress to add to our collection, we might not have a few grand to throw down on a dress at the moment (or ever), but hey, a girl can dream can't she?

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