Modern, hip accessories with a decidedly tribal twist? Why yes, we don’t mind if we do. A place to scope just that: the Triian collection by Lifetime’s Project Accessory winner Brian Burkhardt and Tricia Brookbank. Featuring hand-cast resin, Swarovski crystals and hand-cut leather, Triian pieces can take up to 10 days to create from start to finish.
One of the most recent fashion shows to hit San Francisco: the KSW Runway 2012 Fashion Show, the annual show from the Kearny Street Workshop, the nation’s oldest Asian-Pacific American multidisciplinary arts organization. Featuring new designs by Asian-Pacific American designers, the runway that evening saw everything from typography-inspired evening gowns to body chains.
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:
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgment of the day: The spacey fun and nice price of the Hand-Dyed Galaxy Leggings, $25, by San Francisco’s The Littlest Feather. Each one-of-a-kind pair transitions from peach to splattered navy designed to look lifted from the cosmos.
We’re big believers in opposites attracting and more than a little in favor of bohemian earthiness mixed with a healthy dose of glam. So you can you’ll understand in an instant why we were taken in a glance by the Sabi Collection, a line of jewelery made by artist Jill McKeown using found wood pieces from specific locations and mixed with metals and chains.