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”.
7x7 had the privilege of naming CCA's Class of 2014’s Emerging Designer of the Year. We want to extend a big congratulation to Erick Lopez, whose team of soccer players in oversized neoprene jerseys, jackets with exaggerated shoulders, and one man-skirt won us over. A nod to Belgian designers with perhaps a dash of Yeezy, his vision was what Levi’s Chief Merchandising Officer Grant Barth said, “on the pulse of the growing trend of athletic fashion.”
Red-sole shoe extraordinaire Christian Louboutin softly opened on Maiden Lane on Monday. The 1650-square-foot space carries both men and women's collections as well as bags, like the new Passage messenger expected later this month.
Palm Springs, once a desert playground for the likes of the Rat Pack and their purportedly tempermental lady loves is now a destination for neohippies (aka flower-strewn Coachella and Stagecoach festivalgoers) and modern design enthusiasts alike.
7x7 editors pick their favorites from the latest shops, goods, and happenings in the Bay Area and beyond.
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