Here’s something we predict you’ll see more and more of very quickly: local fashion brands with Facebook stores. The first we’ve run across comes from Aksel Paris (don’t let the name fool you, the company’s actually based in SoMa).
One thing we can always appreciate: a well-dressed man. Finding proper toppers for the men in your life is now a little easier, thanks to the new ready-to-wear men’s shirt line from San Francisco-based Taylor Stitch.
For proof that good things can come from pain-in-the-ass disasters, look no further than the San Francisco outpost of The Brooklyn Circus. The Fillmore destination best known for its hip take on dapper menswear shut its doors a few weeks back after a flood from the building overhead infiltrated the shop, damaging its ceiling and interiors.
It’s all well and good to see the writing on the wall, but what if the proverbial walls happen to be blank? If you’re 25-year-old entrepreneur Roy Masuko, you turn the unplanned nature of life into the basis for an independent clothing line.
Sometimes where you’ve been is as important as where you’re going. Such is the case for San Francisco menswear designers Neth Nom and Guilherme Jacinto, who chose the intersection near the apartment they shared during their years at the Academy of Art as the name for their debut collection ($30-$65) of shirts and tees