Structurally Sound

After seasons filled with drapey layers, designers sharpened their scissors to cut precise angles on all of fall’s top looks. Read More »


Bag it up

No need to haul around canvas grocery totes when you can jam produce into this season's staple: the oversize day clutch. Read More »


Made in S.F.

A new wave of agile, Small-batch fashion upstarts (Department Seventeen, Taylor Stitch, Tellason) are joining pioneering design houses (The Podolls, Erica Tanov, Nice Collective) to revive a venerable San Francisco tradition: Garment Manufacturing. What will keep their britches from getting... Read More »


Waxing philosophical

Style seekers are slipping on (and off) varying shades of white—the season’s newest nude—and all the while they’re asking themselves whether or not wearing a peep-toe pump is a rational way to exhibit the look. Read More »




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What would Lulu say

Cheeky outsider turned fearless insider turned (she hopes) global brand, Lulu Chang represents fashion’s future—where bloggers bend every rule and have all the fun. Read More »


Framing devices

This season’s prim librarian look reaches its apotheosis with the structured handbag. Read More »


Going to greater lengths

Curves, gloves, and longer lines usher in fall's new hourglass silhouettes. Read More »


Dapper, meet casual

Taking a page out of the Bay Area male’s style book, this fall’s lineup is tailored yet informal­—all without a hint of irony. Finally, we’re in. Read More »


Rodarte: Kate & Laura Mulleavy

The Mulleavy sisters (Kate, left, and Laura), photographed inside their downtown Los Angeles studio, draw on their Aptos childhood to bring otherworldly imaginings to life with technical precision. Read More »


Opening ceremony: Humberto Leon & Carol Lim

Carol Lim and Humberto Leon outside their Howard Street boutique, in the once sleepy nook east of SoHo that they've transformed into a go-to fashion mecca. Read More »

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