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13 Items to Keep You Looking Haute in Winter

Winter? Whatever! It's haute in here. We rounded up the top, locally-sourced, must-have items to keep you looking chic in the cold. 

Anna Sui and La Vie de Bohème in San Francisco

Designer Anna Sui, known for her bohemian collections

Anna Sui pays a visit to longtime muse, San Francisco, to launch her new fragrance, La Vie de Boheme at Sephora.

Interview: Simon Doonan Does San Francisco

Fashion legend, author and Barneys New York Creative Ambassador, Simon Doonan swooshed into the Bay for a signing of his new book, The Asylum. 7x7 sat down with him for an exclusive chat about fashion as refuge for the insane and the sparkling technology at the de Young's Bulgari exhibit.<--break->

Exclusive Interview: Figue Designer Stephanie von Watzdorf Visits SF

Figue, a new travel-inspired artisan-centric fashion label by Stephanie Von Watzdorf with chic wares from embroidered caftans, blue rhinestone wing studded army jackets (which are developing quite a following in our windy city), to market bags dazzled with pom poms and beads have been making quite a stir in the fashion world.

7x7 Exclusive: The Making of a Louis Vuitton Bag

Louis Vuitton just opened the lacquered doors of its first West Coast made-to-order handbag salon in Union Square. So, of course, we had to check it out.

Designer Jason Wu Exclusive Talks Michelle Obama, San Francisco First Ladies and Soup Dumplings

Jason Wu

Jason Wu, fashion star and favorite of First Lady Michelle Obama (not one but two inaugural ball gowns, hello!) recently alighted the Golden Gate for a fashion show of his Spring 2013 collection presented by Neiman Marcus and the San Francisco Opera Guild. Here, the designer talks SF superlatives like soup dumplings and Marissa Mayer with 7x7 at the Rotunda (of course).

"The Eye Has to Travel" Director Lisa Vreeland Talks Diana Vreeland and San Francisco

The Eye Has to Travel at Castro Theatre

Lisa Vreeland, director of the documentary, The Eye Has to Travel, about legendary fashion editor Diana Vreeland (who is her mother-in-law), dropped into San Francisco for a screening of her film at the legendary Castro Theater. She sat down with 7x7 to discuss working in Paris, her upcoming documentary on another larger-than-life tastemaker, Peggy Guggenheim, and what she loves about San Francisco.

Asian-Inspired Fashion Takes a Walk in SF's Chinatown

The allure of the Orient held designers in a trance for Spring. But for San Franciscans, the exoticism of Asia always holds sway–especially in the mysterious streets of Chinatown, where rich metallics, opulent fabrics and embroideries capture the seductive mood. 

The Most Coveted Gifts to Give This Christmas

The Des Jardins

When only the paramount present will do.

Inside the Artists' Studio: Jim Goldberg, the Tough Guy

Jim Goldberg

“A lot of my work is closed, and some of it’s very hard,” says photographer and author Jim Goldberg. The point is easily made at Goldberg’s studio, above Thrift Town on Mission Street, where photos of subjects from all over the world—doing ordinary things and wearing their suffering as casually as T-shirts—are tacked semi-haphazardly on the walls.

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