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Fashion/Design

Event | May 26, 2013

CCA's Annual Fashion Show, or How Everything I Know About Fashion I Learned from a 13 Year Old

A writer takes cues from a 13-year-old fashionista while viewing CCA's annual fashion show. By Erika Milvy   

Fashion/Design | Oct 30, 2012

Victor Tung: San Francisco's Own Haute Couture Master

Tung produces bags, hats, scarves, wedding gowns, party dresses, and evening separates. With every piece, his intention is to "enhance a woman's natural beauty." By Monica Laufer   

Fashion/Design | Sep 30, 2012

New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013: A Shopping Guide for the Fashionista on a Budget

We have compiled a selection of five NYFW trends, scoured the Internet and found pieces that will keep your closet up-to-date without relieving you of too much cash. By Monica Laufer   

Fashion/Design | Aug 18, 2012

Treasure Hunting: A Guide to Bay Area Antique Stores

Put on your walking shoes and be ready to dig. Two pieces of advice from KQED's treasure hunt through the Bay Area's best antique stores. By Monica Laufer   

Fashion/Design | Jun 30, 2012

The Local Love & Civic Charm Known as Oaklandish

We interviewed Natalie Nadimi of Oaklandish and got a behind-the–scenes look at what the local T-shirt company is all about. By Zoe Vice   

Pop Culture | Jun 23, 2012

Inducing Summer in San Francisco: How to Bring the Season to Your Wardrobe With or Without the Sunshine

How to look cool but not get cold, while remaining stylishly prepared for any kind of weather the San Francisco summer has to offer. By Monica Laufer   

Fashion/Design | May 30, 2012

Summer in the City: Style from the Streets of San Francisco

A slideshow of San Francisco street fashions for summer. By Zoe Vice   

Fashion/Design | May 19, 2012

31Rax: The Mission's Newest Vintage Gem

31Rax's Stephanie Madrinan is "always on the lookout for what's going to make people pop." By Monica Laufer   

Fashion/Design | May 16, 2012

On the Runway: The 2012 California College of the Arts Fashion Show

Great sculptural jackets, bold color combinations, crochet sweater knits, intricate shoulder details, layering and unexpected back details for both men and women inhabited a space between the avante garde and the marketplace. By Zoe Vice   

Fashion/Design | May 12, 2012

Inspired Innovation: The Signature Student Collections from UC Davis

Many designers were inspired by nature and incorporated natural fibers, dyes and sustainability into their collections. By Zoe Vice   

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