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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on December 21.]
Allow us to boast for a moment: We've been beyond fortunate and met some of S.F.'s brightest style stars. And, there's no shortage in sight, as the eye candy just keeps rolling in. Case in point: S.F. Ballet's principal dancer, Maria Kochetkova, who recently showed us around the city's famed opera house — and her whimsical wardrobe.
Don't let her diminutive stature fool you, the artsy girl-about-town is always seen donning ensembles with big, big personality — when she's not traveling the globe or starring in top-notch dance productions, that is. Whether she's frolicking around galleries or practicing her Nutcracker moves, she's got style in spades. Click through to see some serious snaps that will keep you on your toes.
Photographed by Anna-Alexia Basile
Photographed by by Anna-Alexia Basile
Down-filled parkas and puffer jackets talk a big talk when it comes to bad weather. But, really, how can you tell the one you're thinking about buying online or trying on in a toasty dressing room will actually hold up to colder-than-cold temperatures and other inclement scenarios? A lot more goes into this purchase than read
Over-the-knee boots are almost unanimously beloved. If you're averse to pants, the leg coverage allows you roam free without the constraint of trousers. On the other hand (er, foot), the style adds an extra layer of calf protection over your favorite pair of jeans. No matter how you wear 'em, they're likely a staple in read