Bringing yet more locally-designed style to Ghirardelli Square is new shop Jackson & Polk, the latest venture from Kristina De Pizzol, the longtime local designer of the Delilah Crown label and owner of whimsical emporium Gigi + Rose. Billed as the place to go for types who are “well-read with a sense of humor, stylish with an eye for comfort and modern with an appreciation for the past,” the shop features San Francisco landmarks on its walls and a mix of Bay Area-designed goods and well-known labels on its racks.
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgement of the day: Spark conversation with the Young Love Lines Tee, $25. We think this soft v-neck’s cool graphic is perfect for all the upcoming summer music festivals – Outside Lands, anyone? Plus, Northern California’s Young Love Outfitters lets shoppers choose among three non-profit organizations and donates a portion of its proceeds to their projects.
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgment of the day: the uber-basic, yet still sweetly stylish Women’s V in muted black from San Francisco apparel startup Everlane. At $15, this 100 percent cotton top delivers independent, made-in-California fashion with a big box price tag.
Fashion for a good cause drew many out on a recent Thursday night to Mission boutique Hangr16 for the re-launch of the Wildlife Works Fashion Collection, a line of organic cotton, carbon-neutral clothing for men, women and children that helps create jobs in rural Kenya. Along with its socially-responsible take on style, the clothing appeals with simple shapes, neutral hues and easy wearability.
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgment of the day: the holiday season tends to kick our very-American appetite for excess into high-gear. Whatever it is you may hankering for this month, get in the mood with the Hungry Like a Wolf Tee, $27, designed by San Franpsycho co-owner Andy Olive.