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Feeling Fillmore: 5 stores that make the strip

The Fillmore Street Goodwill, I will tell anyone who listens, is the best in the city. I have a theory about this: Pacific Heights...

First lady of fajas

Martina Lopez de Perez provides her Maya Mam community with style that matters

Craft empire

Little Paper Planes is just another Valencia gift shop. Or is it?

No need to drop names: Freak City is the Internet’s IRL cultural center

STREET SEEN I like LA because outfits don't have to be as functional. In San Francisco, you're always worrying about whether you'll flash someone...

Special occasion eviction

In the face of eviction, will Mission favorite Latin Bridal continue to grant quinceañera dreams?

Red-eyed trends: 420 fashion at Dolores Park

April 23, 2013
For the really sloppy, you had to go to Hippie Hill. All in all, Dolores Park last Saturday looked pretty much the same as...

Beloved Shirts reads your mind, puts it on a sweatshirt

April 23, 2013
I should be pissed that Provo, Utah's Beloved Shirts company has raided my Internet search records, but I'll focus on just being happy that...

420 trip(tych)

Scenes from Dolores Park, Snoop Dogg, and Denver's Cannabis Cup

Ish says

Mr. Marina 2013's guide to the 'hood he calls home

CAREERS AND ED: She’s got it

Browntourage builds a new network for the Bay's young, hot, and conscious

Mall the right moves

Crocker Galleria says goodbye to high-priced national brands and hello to locally-owned little guys

Here, here

Fashion trade associations are helping to resuscitate the Bay's local clothing game

Travels well

Kehinde Wiley's POC diaspora and boychild's NYFW appearance are this week's hautest things

Buy me love

Locally-made gifts for your boo (or you)

Noir Faze

Two local streetwear labels come up with distinct fashion philosophies 

Are your friends criminals?

Things get weird at the Zero Graffiti International Conference

Denim legends and stained glass socks

Japan blows your mind, via the family-run boutique Cotton Sheep

The Haight Street Banksy rat is looking for a good home

January 11, 2013
Kerfuffle attended the publication of my Street Seen column on the reappropriated Banksy street art that popped up at Context art fair during Art Basel...

Dapper down

Tomboy Tailors opens up the first genderqueer menswear shop in the country

The wrong filter

Does the Internet own us now? A look at what Instagram's policy kerfuffle means for artists

I sell a rat

Public street art as private purchase? Banksy's Haight Street rat turns up in Miami

Art Basel diary: SCOPE-ing, Context-ualizing, and a quick dip in Fountain

December 12, 2012
Last week, Miami was swept up in Hurricane Art Basel and goddammit if we weren't there to cover the thing. Check out Caitlin Donohue's...

No brand

Japanese retail whips SF into a frenzy -- but are they that much different than the chain stores we already have?

Icy hot looks

Get fierce with winter fashion -- club-ready stunners and wet weather must-haves from local stores