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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on January 7.]
We like to utilize this time of year to reflect on all the style strides we've recently made. One of our favorite S.F. fashion wins of 2012? Becoming the home of the poised and super-polished style blogger Julia Engel of Gal Meets Glam.
With bright, upbeat outfits, a shining personality to match, and an obvious love for the bold — not to mention a totally-devoted fan following — she's the obvious choice to show us some super-fresh, copy-worthy ensembles for a brisk Bay Area winter. Oh, and we got the newbie local to give us the inside scoop on her favorite spots in her breezy Marina 'hood, her whirlwind year, and what she has up her well-dressed sleeve for 2013.
Photographed by Maria del Rio
For New Yorkers, shopping is more than just an opportunity to snag a few closet upgrades and get our fix of elaborate window displays on Fifth Ave. It's also a chance to size up what our fellow city stylites are sporting on the go. And, because we unabashedly love a good trip to the mall, we thought we'd take our style read
Most of us don’t have the tools or the know-how to whip up a brand-new outfit from bolts of cloth and thread, but we do know how to use the contents of our closets to tell a story. And, if a piece isn't sticking to the script, we'll send it to the tailor to get doctored. Boot-cut pants get skinnified, long-length tunics read