On Wednesday evening the Brit + Co team, in partnership with Close5, held a night of crafting with local bites and drinks. As guests filtered into the Brit + Co Makeshop, the atmosphere was light and creative. Guests were encouraged to declutter their jewelry collections and post to the Close5 app before setting up shop to exhibit their DIY talents. What says it all? The Brit + Co Makeshop itself was an absolute delight. It works double duty as a pop up retail experience where, echoing what happens on the site itself, you can indulge in D.I.Y. and buy crafts all under the same roof.Read More →
Nails were the name of the game at Mira Mira’s recent D.I.Y. Nail Ladies Night, hosted by fashion blogger Santina of StylebySantina and Parris and Kiri of local nail line Pams and Kim. Check out the all the fun that went down at Mira Mira.
As mentioned at the beginning of January, crochet-happy San Francisco blogger Kathryn Vercillo (a.k.a. @CrochetBlogger) has launched a 365 fashion project for 2012. It’s called 365 Ways to Wear Crochet. Crochet is trendy right now but it’s not always easy to make stylish. By wearing and photographing crochet every day, Kathryn has learned some tricks for making crochet work with a San Francisco wardrobe. Here, she shares five of her tips while goofing around in front of the cam: 1. Crochet cowls work in all types of San Francisco weather.
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgment of the day: make your own recycled fashion statement for a song with the new Piece X Piece and McCall’s Tunic pattern, $9.66, which will land those with sewing chops a versatile tank based on the San Francisco label’s eco-friendly designs.
San Francisco blogger Kathryn Vercillo (a.k.a. @CrochetBlogger) has just launched a 365 project for 2012. In 365 Ways to Wear Crochet, she’ll be showing off different ways to wear crochet and pairing it with both casual and dressy outfits that she really wears each day. Below, her first outfit – which features the first shrug she ever crocheted.