A new destination for seekers of affordable, fashion-forward thrift has opened on the stretch of Mission flanked by Bernal Heights and Noe Valley. Dubbed 31 Rax, the shop offers a colorful array of clothing in an art-filled space complete with hardwood floors and a small lounge area.
Yes, today is Halloween, and no it’s not too late to get with the spirit of the occasion and don a costume– particularly if you stop by Costumes On Haight, the lower Haight Street staple specializing in costumes of all kinds, for sale and for rent, including many gorgeous vintage items and options from Buffalo Bill to Bonnie and Clyde.
Old-fashioned glam and styles from another era took over The O Room during the recent Alameda Point Vintage Fashion Faire, an annual event co-founded by Sandra Michan (check Sandra’s vintage shopping tips). In the mix? Everything from neckties to housewares to dress patterns.
We’ve always been told that diamonds are a girl’s best friend. San Francisco-based designer Isabella Behravan is challenging this long-held belief with her innovative use of metals in her new jewelry line, Metal Smith. Give her a little time, and she may even disprove that whole diamond theory altogether.
In the window at Ver Unica: Perfectly pressed pleats, luscious leather carryalls, a delicate gold locket and cat-eye framed specs will have you reminiscing about your days spent laboring over reading, writing and arithmetic. Didn’ t have those? Not to worry.