Hands-down one of the most talented fashion designers residing in the Bay Area, the London-born, Noe Valley-residing Louisa Parris studied at Central Saint Martins, worked in New York, and picked up a Gen Art Award for Rising Talent before settling in San Francisco. To see where all of Parris' work goes down—the sketching, draping, cutting, etc.—we paid a visit to her gorgeous Noe Valley studio, which is positively drenched in light and filled with mood boards, drawing pads, fragrant blooms, and a million other pretty things. After taking our virtual tour of the space, we dare you to not be inspired!
Photos by Michael O'Neal
We haven’t met a designer collaboration we didn’t like. So, ever since we first glimpsed Aldo Rise’s partnership with London-based Ostwald Helgason last Fashion Week, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the moment we can finally get our mits on the goods from the duo’s dive into the handbag-and-footwear realm. Well, the read
We’ll never stop shopping at our favorite big-box stores. But, sometimes, it’s those smaller, hidden gems that feel infinitely more special. Combine that under-the-radar quality with an ethically sustainable business, and you have South Carolina-based Proud Mary — an e-boutique that works exclusively with artisans read