We had a very long and very wet Winter here in the Bay Area, and although we’re grateful for the much-needed rain, some warmer weather and sunshine can’t come soon enough. Here is a selection of fresh, stylish, and locally crafted fashions to vibe with Spring.
Left: Crafted from insanely soft bamboo cotton fleece, the Cora Sweatshirt in gold from Lacson Ravello is a modern take on the classic sweatshirt that gives you laid-back style, but also looks like you actually made an effort. Rib-banding finishes the contoured bateau neckline and bottom hem while the subtly puffed shoulders offer a feminine update.
Right: Full Grand Dome Earrings are part of the Doma Luna Collection from Stella Fluorescent. Hand forged and hand painted, they measure 2.5” in diameter, are brass with an oil painted inner surface, and feature sterling silver posts and earring backs. Made in collaboration with metalsmith Diana O’Connor using oil paints made with pigments hand harvested and mixed by Anong Beam of M’Chigeeng First Nation.
Left: Made from incredibly soft USA grown 100% organic cotton dyed with natural indigo grown on farms in Tennessee, Tee Shirts, Shorts, and Jogger Pants from Harvest & Mill are Carbon Neutral Products available in men’s and women’s sizing.
Right: The Bell Sleeve Tunic in Undyed Hemp Linen from Herderin is made from a satisfying textured medium weight 100% hemp linen. Naturally anti-microbial, it’s made to be washed and worn season after season.
Left: Handcrafted in their San Francisco workshop, the Norma Platform Clog from Bryr Studio is an easy and versatile slide with a roughly 2” high platform base. Shown in Fennel Nubuck.
Right: The Herringbone Moon Necklace from YMSF (a collaboration between Yvonne Mouser and Stella Fluorescent) is a chevron matched white oak end grain pendant with center brass strip, gold fill chain and lobster clasp. Chain: 18.5” length with 1.5” extender. Pendant: 1” tall x 1” wide.
Left: From Anna Monet Jewelry, the Iris Enamel is a best-selling ready-to-wear style that offers amazing versatility in combination with any look. Enamel is added to the metal and fired in a kiln, then finally set into the classic 18K Yellow Gold-plated Iris medallion base. The resulting look is evocative of mid-century modern design and color palettes. Created with horsehair that is ethically gathered by Native American artisans across the United States. Available in a choice of colors achieved using natural dyes.
Right: From the Imago Collection by conceptual womenswear designer Camelia Skikos. Imago is the last stage an insect attains during the metamorphosis. It’s the process of growth and development; it is also called the imaginal stage, the stage in which an insect attains maturity. This collection also alludes to Kafka’s allegorical story The Metamorphosis and its connotations such as alienation, identity and the absurd.
Left: Varsity Jackets from Claflin, Thayer & Co. are made-to-order. A classic outerwear design with an updated, modern fit. Features a more-tailored body and a less voluminous sleeve than most vintage varsity jackets. It nicely fits and flatters a wide range of body shapes and sizes. Includes two welt front pockets, one interior chest pocket with custom name tag (fits cell phone), knit rib trim, painted-enamel brass snaps, and is fully lined. Available in cropped (waist), standard (high-hip), or long (mid-thigh) lengths.
Right: The modernist Drip Drop Necklace from Clouds & Ladders is made-to-order in a choice of colors. Each pendant measures 1 1/8″ wide x 1 1/2″ long and weighs about the same as a house key. Available in a choice of 20″ or 24″ high-quality gold-filled chain, or 25″ chunky gold-filled chain.
Left: The Emil Tote from Yolotli is handmade from raw selvedge denim with vegetable tanned leather handles and is a sturdy every-day companion. Measures 16.5″h x 15″w x 1.5″d with 12″ or 15.5″ handles.
Right: Meet your new grab + go bag, the Fairfax Mini Tote from Equipe in 100% cotton duck or Japanese denim. Carry your essentials all day long and look good doing it. Shown in red cotton duck, also available in natural or olive green cotton duck, and indigo Japanese denim.
Image at top of page: From the Imago Collection by conceptual womenswear designer Camelia Skikos. Imago is the last stage an insect attains during the metamorphosis. It’s the process of growth and development; it is also called the imaginal stage, the stage in which an insect attains maturity. This collection also alludes to Kafka’s allegorical story The Methamorphosis and its connotations such as alienation, identity and the absurd.