Spotted: San Francisco blogger Punam, at the Space Gallery’s City Dolls trunk show, scoring some sweet jewelry at the Polk Street sale while donning a cream turtleneck, blue vintage sweater with cutouts and sequin detailing, black motorcycle inspired lace-front boots and chunky statement bracelets for the finishing touch.
In the window at Picnic: just in time for the holiday season, this posh shop’s window got us staring with sumptuous scarves, cozy coats, sweaters to swaddle yourself in by the fire, vintage-inspired housewares, stocking-worthy extras and accessories to compliment your next party dress.
To us, great style knows no boundaries, especially not the ones determined by sizes and seams. So we were eager to peruse the just-released Holiday 2011 Collection by IGIGI, a San Francisco company that makes fashionable and flattering apparel for sizes 12-32 right here in the Bay Area.
Are you a French fashion fanatic but can’t seem to find the time or money to book a flight, fly 5,000+ miles and scour the cobblestone streets of Paris? Mais pas pleurer! Newly launched, San Francisco-based online boutique Mikimoiselle is supplying stateside French fashion lovers with a well-edited shop featuring exclusive and hard-to-find independent designers hailing from France and Japan.
For some designers, their calling is crystal clear from the moment they sit in front of a sewing machine or pick up a pencil and draw their first sketch. And then there is Jeff Oakes, a San Francisco designer who almost accidentally stumbled upon his now-blossoming career producing hand-printed and woven scarves, totes and home accessories with a socially-responsible twist.