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Whenever we’re itching for a surge of sartorial inspiration, we head over to one of woman-about-town Jenny Chung’s bustling boutiques for under-the-radar goodies. There's never any doubt that ACRE/SF and Acrimony will have a stash of hard-to-find designer pieces that seriously strike our fancy — it’s almost dangerous. Yep, we have major love for the wares, cheeky accessories, velvety cups of brew, and of course, the blog brimming with insider updates.
So, when we caught wind they Chung was launching the second edition of her in-house magazine — we had to see the cool keepsake, stat. The ACRE/SF and Acrimony aesthetic is embodied across a slew of glossy pages featuring stylish editorials and enviable items (and not to mention a brilliantly penned intro). ANATHEMA is an in-depth look at the behind-the-scenes shots the team has been busting out over the weeks. “We spend more time doing photography than anyone would ever imagine,” explained Chung. “We are always shooting editorial, simply because we all love to style and be creative in front of the camera. A lot of amazing shots are never seen by anyone outside of our team. We thought we should be sharing what we're working on since we're so proud of the work we do," she said. Click through for a peek at the captivating snaps, and be sure to see the ‘zine in its entirety here, or mosey on by the shops for a hard copy.
Photographed by Cody Rasmussen
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