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