Four years in San Francisco and I'm still discovering local treasures. Case in point: Carrots in the Financial District. It's a lovely boutique with clothing, accessories and housewares carrying lines like Proenza Schouler, Alexander Wang, Yigal Azrouel, ACNE and more. Jessica M. introduced me...

From arrival — where a friendly doorman in traditional uniform made conversation about the weather as he welcomed me to the hotel — to the copy of the San Francisco Chronicle waiting outside my door the following morning — the whole stay was like a step back in time. I mean, sure, there's...

(at Guerrero Street), San Francisco.twitter.com/prettygeniusla or prettygeniusla@gmail.com. Photo: A rack of Pretty Genius vintage gear, courtesy of Kristen Conahan at StyleWaxPoetic.com

The brand new shop in San Francisco, which opened on 10 February is at 101 Powell Street, on the city's famous tram route. The shop covers a total 679 square metres over two storeys. Desigual was founded in 1984. It has a total of 200 standalones and franchise stores, and is sold at 7,000...

UNIONMADE, nestled comfortably in San Francisco on Sanchez Street, is certifiably one of the more inviting retail spaces in menswear today. The brainchild of Todd Barket in the wake of his 20-year tenure with The Gap, UNIONMADE seems the exact antithesis of major mall stores: intimate, full of...

Benefanatics: Join Benefit's Hi, San Francisco! Online Contest Are you a Benefit addict like me? Then consider this contest. I swear I'd do this if it weren't for the number of tasks I have to accomplish this week! Hopefully, I find time this weekend! I can see myself portraying the a...

Sorry for the lack of blog posts-- as some of you may already know, I am living in the boonies here in San Francisco and have yet to get internet access via my computer. In the meantime though, I've been tweeting regularly through my phone-- so if you have twitter, do follow me at...

Having lived in San Francisco for over a week now, I have to say the cool weather is both a sartorial blessing and a curse. A blessing because I can finally have fun with the tights, sweaters, and jackets that have been languishing in my closet, and a curse because most of the cute clothes I...

ca Japan Wins World Cup Final In Shocking Fashion San Francisco Chronicle (blog) Well, that was exciting, shocking, and ultimately sad if you're a fan of USA Women's World Cup Soccer. The USA Women played a game that, arguably, should have been 3 to 1, but it wasn't. With every USA miss, Japan...

Next up on the list? San Francisco. Stylist Rachel packed her bags and headed west to the City by the Bay. Since the weather in San Francisco is a bit cooler, I jumped at the chance to get new fall boots, and these cuffed See by Chloé boots have been on my have-to-have list for way too long....

 

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