Spring is in the air! Meaning park fashion at its peak. It seems like half the city is migrating to Dolores Park these days for some serious chilling out a la music, friends, a few cold bevs and maybe some Bi-Rite ice cream thrown in there. Check out the fashionable friends we found paired up and trolling the streets in and around Dolores Park on a recent weekend day:
Born and bred San Franciscan Michelle Threadgould and her aunt Margarita Lopez come together as the beautiful minds behind local furniture and jewelry line Scorpion Sisters. Inspired by imperfection, the Scorpion Sisters give new life to reclaimed materials by turning them into jewelry, art and furniture designs that are fast becoming a must-haves among Bay Area fans of upcycled luxuries.
Fierce, female Bay Area-based art collective Femme Cartel is seeking fashion illustration submissions for its upcoming show at Public Works, and you’ve got until April 22 to submit your work. These artistic ladies aim to include local talent and are looking for artists with a series of high quality illustrations or drawings focused on fashion design and or personal style. Bonus points for submissions that highlight diversity, including plus size, women of color, tattoos and sub-cultures.
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgment of the day: Prepare yourself for an afternoon in the park with this green high-low dress, $58, refashioned by the vintage and upcycled fashion collectors of Ragabond, whose etsy shop is stocked with re-fashioned floral frocks, tribal prints and sheer vintage maxi dresses.
Silicon Valley store Bossini of Santa Clara’s sold-out fashion show at San Francisco’s Regency Center drew over 400 Bay Area fashion fans, designers, bloggers, industry players and a slew of photographers out to view apparel by Versace, Mugler and others to raise funds for Breast Cancer Action. Read on to see what went down the runway.