“We wanted to bring elements of our Berkeley store in here,” says Randy Brewer of his new boutique, Convert Man, in Hayes Valley. The 1100-square-foot space expands the retailer’s Made-in-USA and eco-conscious philosophy into SF’s famously indie neighborhood, and joins Convert Shoes and the original Convert, both on Fourth Street in Berkeley.
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Before landing in San Francisco in 2003, fashion designer Camelia Skikos, now 39, spent her formative years under Communist rule in Romania, where, she confirms, “uniformity was the norm and individuality was harshly punished.”
In June 2010, just one year after Courtney Lake launched his home interiors blog, Courtney Out Loud, celebrity designer Nate Berkus asked him to appear on his (now-defunct) television talk show.
Even the literati have style moments sometimes. Tell, don't show, with these quotable looks.
7x7 Magazine's annual Best of SF showcases all you could ever hope to eat, drink, see, buy, know, and do in the city. Here is the Best of Style:
Multi-brand boutique Intermix – arguably the sexiest member of the Gap family (they were acquired in December 2012) – is set to open its 38th brick-and-mortar inside Palo Alto’s Town & Country Village tomorrow. Founder and CEO Khajak Keledjian reveals the secret to his success –”retail is detail” – and gives us his take on Bay Area fashion – it's “chill-lux”.
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