A collision of local fashion, nail art, makeup madness and styling talent sums up the Romantically Wired editorial photo shoot from the FiDi’s Salon KaoVey. With avant garde nail creations courtesy of Wild Orchid Nails Studio’s Sindy Mark, fashion by Justin Jamison and Lana Shapiro’s makeup, the result is a heady mix of urban edge, fantasy and real grit.
It may seem early to start thinking about gifts, but is it really? This week brings us into November, and we’re accustomed to the weeks flying by after that. With that in mind, there’s no time like the present (sorry) to start collecting locally-made giftables for the special people on your list. A current fave: bath and body products from San Francisco’s Etta and Billie.
San Francisco’s Marina district just got a lot more luxurious with the opening of the latest Lashfully, a new destination for eyelash extensions and a dose of glamour. The grand opening event held earlier this month treated guests to lash love and a chance to chat with Lashfully stylists and local beauty fans. While longer lashes are the main reason to go, Lashfully locations are also known for posh, pretty interiors done up in soothing grays, chandeliers and touches of Old Hollywood-inspired glam. Founded by veteran esthetician Liv Contreras and business partner Matana, Lashfully offers customized eyelash extensions, lash tinting, glamour lashes and makeup services.Read More →
Nail color is as much a part of fashion these days as any accessory, so you can imagine we were thrilled to find a new line of professional grade lacquers from a local source. And while the vintage-inspired bottles and memorable name were enough to hook us from the start, Floss Gloss has impressed in a below-the-surface way more than a few times since our first encounter a few weeks back. Here are three reasons to love this new local brand:
The recent grand opening celebration for San Francisco’s Peoples Barber Shop drew a crowd decked out in 1920′s style worthy of its Prohibition-themed interiors. Read on for a look at the new Polk Street destination for straight razor shaves, hot towel treatments and quality haircuts.