Event | May 26, 2013
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
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
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
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
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
A slideshow of San Francisco street fashions for summer. By Zoe Vice
Fashion/Design | May 19, 2012
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
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
Many designers were inspired by nature and incorporated natural fibers, dyes and sustainability into their collections. By Zoe Vice
Cooper Union architecture professor Diana Agrest has influenced generations of accomplished architects. Agrest was one of the first women to teach in the largely male-dominated field.
NPR's Philip Reeves recently visited the earthquake-battered cathedral in New Zealand built by a 19th-century ancestor. He found his family history entwined in a fierce contemporary controversy.
Palm Springs was the desert playground of golden-era Hollywood. Then its glamour faded. Now its midcentury architecture, its retro style and the allure of its past are fueling a rebirth.
The developer was known for well-crafted tract homes that dotted California suburbs after World War II. "The architecture really does inform the way you live," says Eichler homeowner Adriene Biondo.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.