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
If we had to describe the contents of our bedroom during our teenage years, we'd have a list of strange-yet-wonderful items. These include a wealth of butterfly clips, a hefty supply of roll-on body glitter, and some unfortunate lip colors. Oh, and let's not forget a wall full of photos from Tiger Beat featuring our read
If the Met Gala is the Super Bowl of stylish charity benefits, the New Yorkers For Children Gala could be considered its pre-game. On Monday night, some of the most recognizable personalities in NYC converged at the Mandarin Oriental for a night of philanthropy just as we like it: with a side of dancing. And, with read