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Elizabeth Street Cosmetics Gets Inspired by San Francisco Neighborhoods

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Dear Fashionistas, In her non-Fashionista life, Erica’s job is to make maps of neighborhoods. So imagine her joy when she learned that Elizabeth Street Cosmetics line of lip glosses, lipsticks, and balms were all inspired by San Francisco neighborhoods. The founder and entire creative force, Kelly Crispen, says walking inspires her. She frequently traverses all over of San Francisco, drawing ideas from the buildings, streets, and people along the way. Her first gloss came from her home neighborhood of Noe Valley, …

San Francisco Fashion Incubator Designers

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      photos courtesy of David Martinez   Dear Fashionistas, There’s something incredible happening on the 7th floor of the Macy’s in Union Square. You wouldn’t know it from the nondescript side entrance, but after several flights of stairs and a couple elevators behind the scenes of the department store, you arrive at the home of Fashion Incubator San Francisco. Every year, six up-and-coming designers are selected to participate in the Incubator’s program. It functions as a resource to …

Candle Spas and Fashionista San Francisco Partners To Offer Free Treatments

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Dear Fashionistas, This month we partnered with Candle Spas a new subscription spa service arriving in San Francisco, to offer free treatments to our readers! And this week, we got to try it out ourselves.   We think that the Bay Area thrives on finding niches of inconvenience, however small, and completely streamlining them. The time or effort saved can be marginal, but sometimes that’s all it takes. If you have a good idea, and you can make peoples’ lives …

Crowdfunding Success Tips for Bay Area Fashion Designers

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Fashion Incubator San Francisco’s Public Workshop Series Presents … Crowdfunding Success Tips for Bay Area Fashion Designers   Fashion Incubator San Francisco (FiSF) invites local fashion  designers, students and businesses to hear from entrepreneurs and experts how to attract investors through successful crowdfunding campaigns.   WHEN:  Thursday, August 22, 2013 –        6:00pm – 6:30pm Networking and FiSF facility tours –        6:30pm – 8:30pm Crowdfunding Program –        8:30pm – 9:00pm Networking   WHERE:  FiSF at 50 O’Farrell St., 7th Flr., San Francisco …

Free Facial or Massage from Fashionista San Francisco at Candle Spas

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  Dear Fashionistas, We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Candle Spas, a members-only spa subscription, to bring you a complimentary facial or massage to help you rejuvenate, refresh, and relax. Candle Spas is the talk of the town in Atlanta and New York, and now they have landed in our great town of SF. Here’s how it works: Subscribers pay $19 to get a massage or facial every month at various spas throughout the Bay Area. We know that this …

I die! Marc Jacobs Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

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Dear Fashionistas, I Die! for Marc Jacobs Fall/Winter 2013 collection. Yes, I am quoting to the famous Rachel Zoe but it all is in good fun I assure you.  Marc Jacobs is known for his iconic designs and as Creative director for Louis Vuitton.  Since branching out on his own, he really took a step forward into creating his own iconic look. The collection for Fall/Winter reminds Fashionista San Francisco of old glamour but back with a vengeance.  Loving the …

The Levi’s® Brand Opens New Store on San Francisco’s Burgeoning Market Street

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Dear Fashionistas, We are lovin’ some denim and we mean Levi’s®. Denim NEVER goes out of style and it only gets better. We are big fans of the iconic label and are excited to see they are moving to a bigger better location. The Levi’s® brand is moving its hometown store from Union Square to the intersection of Market & 4th Streets in San Francisco this August. The new location is situated on one of the city’s most trafficked shopping …

Meet Erica Fagin, Fashionista San Francisco’s Newest “It” Girl

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Meet Erica:   Unlike other women in her position, Erica wasn’t the girl who grew up with pages from Vogue taped to her wall and an inherent feel for what to wear every day. As a matter of fact, she didn’t get into this game until much later than most, when she started modeling for a couple of her college friends. Erica’s interest in how they constructed and styled clothes rapidly became an interest in the entire world of fashion. …

Tie Die Maxi Dress at Local Boutique Kula Sweet

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Dear Fashionistas, We’re crushing over this chic ombre maxi at Kula Sweet in The South Bay area.  This super girly boutique is an instant hit when you walk in the front doors. Chic white door frames and fairy lights to make you feel you are walking into a dream. But the best part is of course the various styles and brands they carry such as Elegantly Waisted belts and Made By to name a few. Kula Sweet is at 380 Main …

San Francisco’s Chicest New Brasserie – Absinthe

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              Dear Fashionistas, And we’re back with Chic Cuisine! In the last couple of weeks I have been eating to hearts content in all the most fabulous restaurants in the city because (drumroll please…) it was mine and the boyfriends birthday celebrations!! And we definitely got our moneys worth of good food, good drinks and good times, beginning with Absinthe. This brasserie and bar has been on my list of “must go restaurants” since …

Fashionista San Francisco Is Looking For Contributors-The San Francisco Fashion Blog

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Dear Fashionistas, We’re looking for stylish minds with word-smithing experience.  If you want to be in the style scene and get your name out there as the go-to source for all things fashionable in SF, this is for you! POSITION: 2 CONTRIBUTORS-STYLE WRITER EXTROIDINAIRE and CHIC CUISINE WRITER Company: Fashionista San Francisco Location: San Francisco (and surrounding area) Responsibilities: Be able to write blog posts, conduct interviews and create witty captions for our social media outlets.  We need someone who is passionate about …

Stephanie Hoffman Jewelery at Dema is Naughty but Nice

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Dear Fashionistas, We’re starting off with our first post that Fashionista San Francisco is totally OBSESSED with! Local designer Stephanie Hoffman’s jewelry collection  captures our naughty but nice personalities by implementing  Native American beadwork and the oh-so-current metal spikes trendsetters can’t get enough of.   Her use of in your face color is perfectly balanced with just enough neutral and is the perfect transition from summer to fall especially since fall in San Francisco is finally Summer. ..(so the lines …