Punk is having a profound presence in fashion right now, from local rock star Christopher Owens starring in Hedi Slimane's debut campaign for Saint Laurent to the much anticipated Met exhibit PUNK: Chaos to Couture in New York.
Here, Owen's former bandmate Ariel Pink and Bay Area model Haley Sutton are shot against San Francisco's pastel hues for fashion's hard-soft mix seen in the July/August issue of 7x7. The look: Punk meets the '60s with a wink to Ziggy Stardust.
Eight designers, one inspiration: the collaborative, entrepreneurial spirit of the community in which they work. Here are some of the best designs cropping up on the east side.
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