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See the gallery above for shoe, earrings, sunglasses, and more all featuring the stone of the summer—turquoise.   Originally... More»


Befitting a designer once known for his over-the-top-ness, San Francisco’s first Alexander McQueen boutique (55 Maiden Ln., near... More»


“What I dislike most is ordinary,” sighs Maria Kochetkova, principal dancer with the San Francisco Ballet. She’s admiringly describing a... More»


Among the 20 winners of this year’s Thiel Fellowship—a $100,000 grant awarded to teenage entrepreneurs by PayPal founder Peter Thiel—... More»


Local outdoor company Alite Designs is known for irreverent products inspired by our inimitable lifestyle: It’s given us the Boa... More»


This has never been a basic-black kind of city. Luckily, this summer's mirrored sunglasses reflect our color-flaunting sensibilities. Take a look at our... More»


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In his rave review of Blue Jasmine for the San Francisco Chronicle,... More»


Maine-raised, RISD–trained designer Kate Jones may call herself a New England Yankee, but it’s immediately obvious that she’s not the... More»


In this design-fetishizing city, an Eames chair is more than just a place to park your backside—it’s a totem of good taste.... More»


From a decanter-inspired lightbulb to a multidimensional spin on taxidermy, a new wave of faceted furnishings recalls geometry and gemstones. ... More»