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.
The latest shops, goods, and happenings in the Bay Area and beyond.
Gypset glamazons are already well versed in the textiles of Madeline Weinrib: She’s known for bringing Indonesian ikat back into vogue with her lacquered trays for Barneys New York and boho-fabulous fabric heels for Manolo Blahnik. Starting in April, the design icon will show off her full range of talent with the opening of her first West Coast showroom in the San Francisco Design Center.
The last time artists Dorka Keehn and Brian Goggin threw a block party, it was nothing short of epic. Their installation at Broadway and Columbus entitled “Language of the Birds” resulted in all-night, open-air revelry to celebrate the blinking books that straddled Columbus Avenue in front of City Lights bookstore. Awards and accolades followed. Fast forward five-plus years, they’re back with another magically surreal artwork and celebratory evening.
Even with a healthy “elegance is refusal” disregard for trends, it’s hard to resist the call of Nordstrom’s latest pop-up.
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