At last week’s California College of the Arts 2011 annual fashion show, students’ design creativity was on display as graduating seniors presented looks ranging from the functional to the feminine, with sheer fabrics and asymmetrical one-shoulder pieces appearing in more than one collection.
You can now snag your own custom-designed messenger bag from Chrome, the local maker of messenger bags you’ll recognize by their signature seatbelt buckle shoulder straps. New color options and a variety of trims and materials are available for customizing the Mini-metro ($120) and Citizen ($140) models, both made in the company’s SoMa store.
Internationally-known San Francisco architecture firm Gensler has proven its longstanding commitment to fashion and promoting new artists and designers at its San Francisco office. The latest example: as part of its Spring 2011 Art Programme, Gensler recently unveiled Fashion Unraveled, an exhibit featuring local designers at its Harrison Street office on view through June 3.
Mark your calendar for this Friday, when Zeitgist Films’ documentary Bill Cunningham New York debuts in the Bay Area at Landmark Theatre’s Embarcadero Center Cinema in San Francisco and Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley.
After SF Indie Fashion scoped out the latest apparel from Pacific Heights shop Clary Sage in a recent update on Fillmore Street shopping, we were happy to snag a few shots of their Spring 2011 collection for women, now available in-store.