It’s no secret that fashion students are a great source for unique, creative fashion that you won’t find anywhere else. The problem? Their work is rarely available in traditional retail settings. Changing all that – and making it easier for all of us to access all kinds of items by emerging design talents – is the recently-opened Atelier from the Academy of Art University.
Putting phone books to good use this summer were students in The Camp Couture, a summer sewing camp program for kids, teens and adults taught by San Francisco designer Alexandria von Bromssen.
As Wonderland opened its doors on the Mission end of 24th street last Thursday night, we swung by to check out the new space from Irene Hernandez-Feiks and Houston Feiks of Chillin’ Productions. Inside, we found a veritable haven for fans of local, independent fashion.
The doors have opened at Ghirardelli Square boutique Gigi + Rose, the new shop from San Francisco’s Kristina De Pizzol, the designer and retailer behind local label Delilah Crown.
Local fashion fans stand to learn a thing or two on Thursday night, when students in the Apparel Design and Merchandising program at San Francisco State University showcase their latest creations inside the San Francisco Design Center’s Galleria during the school’s 11th annual student fashion show, Runway 2010: Nouvelle.