Roka Bar
Roka Bar

Bringing Japanese ethos to San Francisco nightlife is the ultra- chic downstairs bar of the illustrious Roka Akor. Like walking up into a starry night, Roka Bar offers city dwellers an elegant and unique experience all seven days of the week. Centered on concepts of Japanese ideology, the lounge’s contemporary design incorporates these ancient ideas […]

Drinking By Design
Drinking By Design

It has been said by many that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Although this is may be true on many levels, it also known that items of strikingly sophisticated design can certainly catch just about anyone’s eye. Would someone prefer a delectable meal that was served to them on a disposable plastic […]

High End Spirits
High End Spirits

Highway 71 Created by NYC Mixologist Thomas Waugh Ingredients: 1 ounce Tequila Don Julio Añejo 1/2 ounce Coconut Infused Sweet Vermouth* 1 dash Chocolate Molé Bitters Smoked Cinnamon Stick for Garnish Preparation: Combine Tequila Don Julio Añejo, coconut infused sweet vermouth and chocolate molé bitters into a mix- ing glass with ice and stir. Strain […]

Mudlark
Mudlark

Val wears Ann Demeulemeester coat from Mr Porter Caruso jumpsuit John Varvatos waistcoat Karl Lagerfeld shirt Sebago boots Flora wears BLK DNM coat Agi & Sam blazer Caruso apron Boudicca shirt Frye boots Val wears Oliver Spencer blazer John Varvatos pants Paul Smith knitwear Richard James shirt Oliver Spencer boots Flora wears Paul Smith jacket […]

Refine/Revolt
Refine/Revolt

Yves Saint Laurent: Rouge Pur Couture 10 Beige Tribute, Rouge Pur Couture Glossy Satin 19 Yves Saint Laurent: Pure Chromatics 11, Waterproof Pencil 1, Eyeliner Baby Doll 1, Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils Waterproof Black Noir, Effet faux cils creme d`eyeliner Yves Saint Laurent: Pure Chromatics 11, Waterproof Pencil 1, Eyeliner Baby Doll 1, Mascara […]

My Obsession
My Obsession

Jennifer Zuccarini, Founder of Fleur Du Mal Obsession: Desire, music and lingerie Jennifer (seated) wears: Fleur du Mal Cape La Perla tights Tania Spinelli heels Cartier Juste Un Clou bracelet and Cartier Love bracelet Eve wears: Fleur du Mal dress and lingerie Zana Bayne choker Tania Spinelli heels Conor Dwyer, Professional Athlete and Olympic Swimmer […]

Bibliobicicleta
Bibliobicicleta

On most days, twenty-eight-year-old Alicia Tapia works as a private school librarian in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco, constantly surrounded by books and the young minds in which she instills a love for reading. Tapia is also the proud creator of Bibliobicicleta, a mobile bicycle library that hands out free books to people of […]

Rahul Mishra
Rahul Mishra

2014 will be a year to remember for Rahul Mishra. Recently, the Indian-born designer received the coveted International Woolmark Prize while swimmingly making his mark onto the global fashion scene. On the eve of his Paris Fashion Week debut show, I met the very discreet Istituto Marangoni graduate at the residence of the Ambassador of […]

Dahae Kim’s Dark Alchemy
Dahae Kim’s Dark Alchemy

Dahae Kim, the visionary behind burgeoning label WHICHKIM, derives inspiration for her acclaimed conceptual menswear designs from her enduring dark obsessions. Industrial architecture, the recesses of the human psyche, and a self-proclaimed alchemic philosophy inform her abstract, sculptural aesthetic. “I take dirty, dangerous, unhappy, and dark subjects as inspirations,” explains Kim, “and then interpret and […]

Street Pulse
Street Pulse

San Francisco 1. What is your obsession? 2. What is your favorite sin? 3. What’s your guilty pleasure? 4. Which celebrity is the most self obsessed? 5. What’s your favorite electronic device? Joshua 1. Chocolate 2. Gluttony 3. Whiskey on the rocks and salted popcorn 4. Kanye West 5. MacBook Air Nicol 1. Fashion 2. […]

The Lath Hunter
The Lath Hunter

Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels Meet Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels,aTennessee-raised, Australian American artist based in Brooklyn. Driven by a desire for sustainability and personal economics, Bothwell Fels has been using reclaimed wood to create large-scale installations inspired by the geometry of Sierpinski triangles. Her choice of medium is lath—a material found inside plaster walls—recovered from construction […]

Ethereal World
Ethereal World

The Ethereal World of Aurora Robson For artist Aurora Robson, art is a dialogue. While many are attracted to her work simply for its beauty and grace, a much deeper conversation is taking place. Fused in every piece, shape, and sculptural creation is the message of the devastating impact our collective plastic consumption is reaping […]

Victoria Beckham’s Store
Victoria Beckham’s Store

Victoria Beckham’s First Flagship Store Dover Street in Mayfair, London is known for its Georgian architecture dating back to the 1700s, and has been a hub for creative individuals like Charles Dickens and John Ruskin. Now it is home to a new crowd of fashion design houses like Saint Laurent, McQ by Alexander McQueen, and […]

Phenomenal Woman
Phenomenal Woman

The Legacy of Eileen Fisher Eileen Fisher didn’t set out to be a fashion designer. In fact, she was merely attempting to make her own clothing decisions easier when she invested $350 of savings to create her first samples. However, with an interior and graphic design background combined with a zest for understated elegance, Fisher […]

Christopher Makos
Christopher Makos

When it comes to the history of art, there’s a special place for the man who taught Andy Warhol how to take a photograph. Christo- pher Makos, Warhol’s longtime confidant and collaborator, also studied under the legendary Man Ray—and as such has key in- sight into the word of modern photography and its artistic impact. […]


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