If you’ve been ever-so-patiently waiting for the opening of the new Shotwell store in the Mission, a pop-up shop at Engine Works this weekend brings an all-too-brief chance to shop the local retailer’s inventory.
A gorgeous sunny summer Sunday, a slew of designers and a crowd hungry for beer and D.I.Y. set the stage for last weekend’s Indie Mart at Thee Parkside in lower Potrero. After an eight-month hiatus, the well-attended event came back with gusto and a serious assortment of independent designers displaying their latest.
The Fall/Winter 2011 collection from San Francisco-based First Rite is nothing if not darkly ethereal, with long hemlines and loose-fitting silhouettes in a palette of black and white. Here, we share a few images designer Nikki Garcia sent our way.
The SF Indie Fashion Calendar is always full of events to keep San Francisco fashion lovers busy with trunk sales, beauty happenings, fashion shows and places to shop from independent sources. This week is no exception. Here’s our pick of top events this week:
You might say Nikki Garcia is making all the rite moves. Not only has her burgeoning First Rite line made it onto the racks at downtown retail hotspot Shotwell, but the local designer is poised to roll out a six-piece collection for spring 2010. Even better, it will be produced and sewn in San Francisco.