May 25, 2015

San Francisco Style: Fall Fashion’s School Girl Chic

Whether or not you’re headed back to school, fresh takes on studious style go perfectly with fall fashion. Get an Ivy League-inspired look with a preppy plaid wrap skirt, dark brown oxford heels by a San Francisco shoe company and a leather and canvas tote from local label Joshu+Vela.

Vintage Wool Tartan Plaid Wrap Skirt by Elas Vintage Finds

Vintage 60′s Red Shift Suit by Cake Shop Vintage

Dark Oak Waxed Tote by Joshu+Vela

Burgundy Leather Wrap Watch at Azalea Boutique

Lace-Up Oxford Booties by Paulo Shoes

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Photography courtesy of individual retailers

Summer Style: Natural Instinct

Take a break from fast-paced city life with these easygoing, bohemian pieces from local sources. Just don’t be afraid to liven up hippie-chic hues in classic earth tones with a little sparkle. Rock 1228‘s killer crystal necklace or gold bow earrings to instantly add a modern twist to otherwise simple summer style.

Purple crystal necklace and gold bow earrings, prices upon request, by 1228

Vintage 80′s Brown Butterfly sunglasses, $46, from Elas Vintage Finds

Strapless Farrah dress in nude blush, $180, from LHC Couture

Vintage linen lace blouse, $10, from Cake Shop Vintage

Mini Harlow Bag in taupe by Bryna Nicole, $310, available at Indeeyo

Full disclosure: samples were gifted to us for use in this post. Though we don’t think that biases our judgment, we think it’s only good, fair reporting to let you know.


Summer Style: Independent Lady

What better way to celebrate Independence Day than waving your sparklers while sporting killer indie fashion? Whether watching fireworks, barbecuing or engaging in some other classic American pastime, you’ll look phenomenal in these local, patriotic pieces.

White Eyelet Lace Dress by Alyssa Nicole

Red Cork Wedge Sandals by Paolo Shoes

Love’s Revenge Crystal Star Earrings available at Shotwell

Star Spangled Vintage 80′s Button Up Shirt from Nickie Frye

80′s New Wave Vintage Blue Striped Mini Dress available at Between the Buttons

Red Coral Wrap Necklace by Margaret Elizabeth

Photography courtesy of: (clockwise from top) Alyssa Nicole, Paolo Shoes, Shotwell, Nickie Frye, Between the Buttons and Margaret Elizabeth

Summer Style: Vintage Rocker Chic

Who says a delicate lace top will clash with a pair of grungy hot pink daisy dukes? Embrace your inner local style-loving fashion rebel this season by breaking all the rules.

Mix a pair of 50’s inspired cat-eye sunglasses with a modern body chain or embroidered flats with a laser cut top. While the following pieces from local labels embrace a laid back, warm weather vibe, they can all be styled to suit the temperamental San Francisco climate, making summer style possible despite the rain, wind and fog.

1.) Cat-eye tortoise shell sunglasses, MayFourteenth

2.) Hot pink, custom made shorts, Young Bones

3.) Ivory lace top, Anarchy Street

4.) Vegan-friendly, floral embroidered flats, Campbell x Convert

5.) Body jewelry, Litter SF

6.) Graphic tee, Bandit Brand

7.) Hot pink, laser-cut out top, Nasty Gal

Images courtesy of MayFourteenth, Young Bones, Anarchy Street, Convert Shoes, Litter Jewelry, Bandit Brand and Nasty Gal.

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