Mira Mira's Biggest-Ever Sale
Friday and Saturday only, a Mira Mira New Year’s Sale is the Mission boutique’s biggest-ever. Stop in for 50 percent off everything in the shop. More San Francisco sales… Original Article
Runway Recap: Ginger Rubio Salon's "The Hunt"
[caption id=”attachment_14727” align=”aligncenter” width=”540” caption=”A model and party-goer smile for the camera”][/caption] Looking for wildly inventive New Year’s Eve hair inspiration? Maybe you’ll pick up a few ideas from Ginger Rubio Salon’s The Hunt fashion and hair event, held at DNA Lounge this fall. Channeling Little Red...
Friday Shopping Fun: Pop-Up Closing Party at Urban...
It’s quiet in local fashion event-land this week, so we’re tabling our usual Do List for a shorter shout-out to one party that deserves mention. On Friday, head into the weekend by perusing jewelry by designers Shana Astrachan and Kelly Nedderman during the Closing Party at Urban Interstice Gallery. It brings an end to this year’s holiday season pop-up of the designers’...
Behind the Shop: Dina Louise
[caption id=”attachment_15179” align=”aligncenter” width=”480” caption=”Colorful rayon-silk blend 80’s-era dress in the window of Dina Louise (260 Divisadero St., SF)”][/caption] Just off Haight Street, vintage boutique Dina Louise has been a neighborhood gem for nearly a year and a half. The shop stands out for not feeling like your typical...
Holiday Sale: Carrots
A holiday sale is on at Jackson Square store Carrots. Stop in for 40 percent off all fall collections, including designer labels such as Alexander Wang and Maison Martin Margiela. More San Francisco shopping deals… Original Article
Snap Judgment: Turk + Taylor Little Bias Dress
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgment of the day: the sleekly simple Little Bias Dress, $136, by eco-friendly San Francisco label Turk + Taylor. Available in black or grey organic cotton or black eco wool and jersey stripes, this basic-with-a-twist flatters with three-quarter sleeves and an asymmetrical v-neck draped panel. More snap judgments… Original Article
Party Seen: Photobooth + Mira Mira + Rue Magazine
A bevy of gussied-up guys and gals turned out earlier this week for a party at Photobooth, a Mission spot specializing in old school cameras and photography portraits. Thanks to co-hosting by Rue magazine and boutique Mira Mira and ample chances to get snapped on the scene, the place was packed with fashion bloggers, media and shoppers digging into the 22nd Street store’s one-night pop up...
5 Reasons to Buy a Vintage Handbag
As you well know, we at SF Indie Fashion love us some vintage. And a you-won’t-see-it-everywhere-else aesthetic is only part of the romance. There are many more reasons to shop vintage these days – for yourself or someone else. Our friends at Ubokia recently gave us five good ones, and we thought we’d share. Reasons your next handbag should be vintage: 1. Save money. This one’s...
Hayes Valley Deals: Reliquary Holiday Sale
Reliquary in Hayes Valley is having a last-minute holiday sale that means up to 45 percent off your purchases when you buy in multiples, which is certainly not a difficult thing to do at this shop. More San Francisco shopping deals… Original Article
We Came, We Saw, We Shopped: City Dolls
Stepping into Space Gallery for the City Dolls trunk show to do a little holiday shopping was like stepping into an alternate universe, thanks to an art installation by Bunny Reiss and Monica Canilao (en route to the SF MOMA) composed of quilts, lace, branches and collected items ranging from dream catchers to paper cutouts. The overall effect: a gallery with a romantic, bohemian vibe. Oh, and...
Eco-Friendly Deal: Piece X Piece 50% Off
Eco-friendly San Francisco fashion source Piece X Piece is offering a special holiday shopping deal: 50 percent off anything from the online shop through Dec. 20, 2011, when you use the discount code pxp4me at checkout. They’re known for dresses and tops of repurposed, recycled textiles and have added vests to the shop most recently. More San Francisco shopping deals… Original Article
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The Do List: SF Fashion Events Dec. 12-18
We may not have falling snow, but San Francisco will see flurries of fashionable events this week, the last truly action-packed one on the calendar before folks quiet down to enjoy the holidays. Trunk shows, a boutique crawl, fashion photo fun and plenty of chances to shop local await. As always, you’ll find the details on many great upcoming San Francisco fashion and style events on the...
Style + Tech: iPhone Covers for Fashion Fans
Australian company Red Bubble recently tapped the Bay Area for its U.S. hub, opening Palo Alto offices this fall. Along with the move, the online source for custom shirts, posters, stickers and canvases by independent and emerging artists and designers released a serious assortment of custom iPhone cases - about 12,000 in all. Here are six we know fashion fans will appreciate. Each cover...
Shoe Sale: Gimme Shoes 30 Percent Off
San Francisco’s Gimme Shoes stores are having a sale that means 30 percent off footwear from Costume National, Chie Mihara, Rachel Comey, Acne, Dries Van Noten, Repetto and others. Let the drooling officially begin. More San Francisco sales… Original Article
Fashion Film Festival Coming to San Francisco
[caption id=”attachment_15219” align=”aligncenter” width=”507” caption=”Lana Turner should be remembered for many things, among them her unparalleled ability to somehow pull off the un-ironic crop top, high-waist shorts and turban combo, as seen here in a still from The Postman Always Rings Twice.”][/caption] Come spring, San Francisco is on track to...
Foodie Fashion: Joshu+Vela XL Tartine Boat Bag...
[caption id=”attachment_15212” align=”aligncenter” width=”480” caption=”Tartine XL totes are limited edition and are on sale at the bakery (600 Guerrero Street, San Francisco).”][/caption] Calling all fans of food and local fashion: Joshu+Vela has released a new bag in its capsule collection for Tartine Bakery. Sold only at the insanely popular...
Beauty Deal: Spa Radiance Holiday Sale
A holiday sale at Cow Hollow’s Spa Radiance means 20 percent off all gift items on Friday, Dec. 9. More San Francisco deals… Original Article
Style + Tech: FASHION+TECH SF Talks Social Media
[caption id=”attachment_14819” align=”aligncenter” width=”480” caption=”Social media experts speak on best practices for branding businesses on the net.”][/caption] Social media may seem easy enough, but if you’re a start-up fashion brand trying to carve out a space for yourself in the digital sphere, you already know that the process can be...