In the window at Stone Pony: illuminated crystals surround carpet bags and 70’s trade-ins at the Mission’s newest storefront. Wander inside to find $4 aprons, $12 dresses and a large unicorn mural made especially for the store. Stone Pony is so new Google Maps hasn’t even picked it up yet, but have no fear–the tiny boutique with shimmering gold doors lies on 20th St. between Valencia and Mission.
In the window at Urban Bazaar: Everything from children’s shoes to recycled guitar picks live in this Inner Sunset shop on 9th Avenue between Irving and Judah. Featuring local and handmade clothing and home decor items, you can jump off the N line on the way to Ocean Beach and pick up something snazzy–a set of, “don’t be an idiot, idiot,” note cards, perhaps?
This year’s Noise Pop vendor fair, Pop ‘n’ Shop, catered to the hipster crowd looking for an escape-the-mall shopping experience. This celebration of independent fashion culture definitely emphasized D.I.Y., and we spotted one slogan that appropriately summed up the atmosphere: drink beer and make stuff.
For art on fashion this weekend, opt for the closing night of Danielle DeRoberts’ show at Air Castle Gallery. A painter and one-half of the design duo behind local indie label Onerary, DeRoberts will be showing her series of fabric paintings and hosting a trunk show of her latest designs.
For va-va-voom style from a local source, look no further than the small collection of sexy black wearables that is Dyno Solo, an emerging label from 24-year-old San Francisco designer Danielle Garrabrants.