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Look of the Week: 6 Men's Oxfords with Contrast Laces

With overcast skies rolling in, add a little kick to your step with a pair of bright laces. These six classics with a twist range from business casual (subtle blue-on-black action), to dramatic, head-turning laces for the more daring San Francisco man. For an easy alternative, try switching out the laces (and resole, if needed) to updated your favorite pair.

SF Street Style: Ink Accessories, Peacock Hair + Man Sandals in the Castro

The Castro Diesel store always has a well-dressed crowd. When we stopped by last week, the store manager, BJ Bundalian, was sporting a simple warm weather look, loaded with fun details. 

This Week in Fashion: The Most Stylish Halloween Parties

All dressed up and nowhere to go? Nonsense! Check out our picks for the most fashionable Halloween parties in SF.

Look of the Week: 6 Halloween Beauty Finds to Perfect Your Look

A good costume is essential, but we like to think no look is quite complete without the proper makeup. That's why we scoured our favorite beauty resources and found 6 wicked products to add that finishing touch, and make your costume truly your own. Plus, if you're really not the costume type, stagey makeup is a easy win.

Metier Goes Online + Our Picks From Their Fall Collection

In SF it's only a matter of time before local boutiques create online stores. For Metier's 20th anniversary, the darling Union Square boutique treated themselves to online glory. Take a browse above to see our favorite pieces from the current selection.

SF Street Style: Blue Pants + a Great Big Smile in the Marina

Meet Jenny Bronstein, a Bay Area native turned sun-loving Santa Monica gal. After meeting her last week in the Marina, we're now inspired to smile bigger, laugh louder and be more fabulous. The busy corporate event planner, may have settled down the coast, but she's still a Bay Area girl at heart and always makes time for (shopping-filled) SF getaways. 

This Week in Fashion: Chaiken and Capone, Charlotte Ronson + More

1. Chaiken and Capone Sample Sale at 116 New Montgomery St. (at Mission St.), Friday October 21, 11am-6pm, Free.

It's been a long week -- get a jump start on the weekend with a mid-day Chaiken & Capone shopping break. Snag these locally-designed, biz-chic duds at ridiculously low prices -- new pieces and one-of-a-kind samples alike will be available only in sizes 2-6. 

Look of the Week: Woody from Toy Story vs. Woody Allen Halloween Costumes

We're serving up not one, but two costumes for the fellas this Halloween -- the peppy sheriff, Woody from Toy Story or the beloved, brooding writer, Woody Allen

N.I.C.E. Collective Moving Sale this Thursday

N.I.C.E. Collective is closing up their futuristic Castro digs. The SF-based, rugged-military-meets-urban-tech outfitter is packing up and hopping over to the Dogpatch (near their HQ). We're sad to see the amazing Market St. boutqiue (dubbed the Mobile Supply Unit) close, but we're guessing the new Dogpatch space will be nothing short of extraordinary.

SF Street Style: Stripes, Prints + Messy Bun in Cow Hollow

Last Saturday, I spotted Katelyn Wheeler outside Rose's Cafe in Cow Hollow. Katelyn (a lawyer who rocks office-friendly vintage frocks during the week) was perfectly dressed down in her weekend wear -- a fun stripe-on-print mix, and a sweet messy bun. 

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