If you love fashion and you’re in the Bay Area, then Thursday night’s your night to shine this week. The-night-before-the-weekend-starts holds serious style promise, thanks to fashion for a good cause, trunk shows and parties at local boutiques. You’ll find the details on the SF Indie Fashion Calendar.
For some, crafting an identity as a designer into a business may be a straight road, where for others, it can be evolutionary. Such could be said of local designer Ali Golden, who recently teamed up with local designer Sarah Tejada to open a soon-to-open creative retail space at 534 Octavia Street in Hayes Valley.
Yesterday afternoon, I happened to stop by Shotwell in Union Square and discover these wonderfully unique, versatile and cozy reversible wrap vests by Ali Golden. (Thanks much to owner Holly for pointing them out to me!) I was immediately taken with them and couldn’t wait to post them on SF Indie Fashion and feature them on the 7×7 Glamwatch blog. By a funny twist of fate, Golden herself turned up at the store minutes later, so I got the chance to meet her in person and chat for a few minutes. A local designer and FIDM student, Golden makes these vests using 100 percent wool.Read More →