San Francisco’s music event of the summer is here: Outside Lands is bringing awesome bands, performers and local food vendors to Golden Gate Park this weekend. Why not show off the best the city has to offer with a killer outfit built from locally-designed pieces?
For the moment, San Francisco has not one, but two must-see fashion-centric exhibitions on display. Jean Paul Gaultier’s edgy ensembles have taken over the deYoung Museum with The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, while Cindy Sherman’s variety of costume changes are gracing the galleries of SFMOMA in Cindy Sherman. We compare the exhibits blow-by-blow. Who will win this stylish smackdown? Read on to find out.
Spotted: Photography student Ellie Clark, taking her 15-minute break from work in the Lower Haight.
What are you wearing tonight? Jeff Campbell black Lita’s, Motel Pierced Dress in black, Triangle plumped vintage doorknocker earrings.
How long have you lived in the city? I’m an SF native, 21 years in San Francisco.
Spring and early summer trends generally consist of floral, prints and bright colors being expunged from the back of our closets after the dreary days of winter. This season we’ve seen an explosion of pastels, a nostalgic return of Hawaiian prints and gradient dressing (i.e. wearing two different color blues in one outfit, or dip-dyed denims), to name a few. We spotted several San Franciscans strutting around town in this season’s brights, dip-dyes and prints:
Showcasing eight local designers, the Black V fashion show took place over the weekend. Originally produced to bring the San Francisco fashion community together, this year’s event saw a great mix of who’s who in the local blogger, photographer and editors’ circles. Each year, Black V features apparel that’s edgy and designed to accentuate fashion’s dark side. This year’s show was no exception. A fashionably late start added to the pre-show buzz and excitement in the audience. Read on for our highlights from the runway: