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 →
Fresh out with its fall collection and busy planning a fall cocktail party and fashion show to be held in San Francisco next week, Saffron Rare Threads is continuing to build on its rep as a Financial District haven for women seeking polished, professional, yet original apparel that’s made in San Francisco. We caught up with longtime local designer Priya Saraswati to discuss her label, inspired by the world’s most coveted spice.
Last weekend’s Urban Air Market was a feast for the eyes, thanks to block-upon-block of designers and artists lined up to showcase everything from headpieces made of vintage mesh bags to furry throws and funky socks. Our intrepid photographer Jennymay Villarete made the rounds to capture designers on duty, as well as shoppers browsing the booths.
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.