There was much to see hanging from the racks and strolling the aisles of the most recent Vintage Fashion Expo in San Francisco. We sent our contributing photographer Jennymay Villarete to bring back choice shots from the two-day, semi-annual event.
Meet Tom Stewart and Michael Charley. The two run a small product development company based in San Francisco and recently launched what’s turned out to be an uber-successful Kickstarter campaign to revive what would have been a sad extinction in the world of vintage sunglasses.
At the recent All Vintage Everything pop-up shop from DNA (designers+artists), shopping and vintage fans turned up at the Sub-Mission Gallery for the clothes, shoes, bags and jewelry from a roster of vendor hosted by local favorites Fancy Fine and Mousevox Vintage.
Leap year babies celebrate, and then it’s on to March and more than a few style happenings on the horizon. The week revs up tonight with Poshmark’s first San Francisco Live Posh Party, where you can don a party dress and hope to sell it before the evening’s through. Thursday packs a slew of events into one night. Head to Cow Hollow for the Sasha Maks Vintage E-Boutique Launch Party, to the FiDi for a Refinery29 shindig at Bastille and to SoMa for the darkly edgy Supreme Beings Fashion Show featuring new work by San Francisco designers IIMUAHII and Ilanio. Next, try stripping down to your skivvies for free clothing on Friday at Union Square’s Desigual before stepping back into your sophisticated self for a Saturday Camilla Olson presentation on the Peninsula.
On the style forecast this week: plenty of snow, the kind that’s actually conducive to heels and comes around but once a year. Snow, A White Fashion Event is back with its annual show featuring all-white collections from local designers and an audience clad in outfits to match. Also on the horizon this week: another Do-It-Yourself Marketing event at TechShop San Francisco put on by jewelry designer Shana Astrachan and Genevieve Robertson of Lightbox SF, a men’s vintage fashion show in the Mission, the return of Geek Style Lounge and the kickoff of the Treasure Island Flea winter pop-up.