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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
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March 4 marked the start of Paris Fashion Week, and the final stop during tour de fashion month for the women's 2015 fall ready-to-wear collections. The integral and infamous front rows will be filled with a who's who of editors, socialites, and, of course, celebrities. The relationship between designers and actresses does read