Posts Tagged ‘vol. 27.6’
Performance
Performance

Photography by Christian Conti Styling by Wouri Vice MCM collar, Giovannio hat, Dominic Lious shearling, Ruthie Davis shoes Valentina Kova leather bib, Alon Livine pants, Ruthie Davis shoes, Georgine gloves BCBG harness, Alon Livine shirt, Herve leger pants, Ruthie Davis shoes, Valentina Kova jewerly Charlotte Ronson leather set, BCBG clutch, Ruhtie Davis shoes MCM bag, […]

Show Me
Show Me

Photography by Miko Lim Styling by Stephanie Tricola

The Marriage of Art & Activism
The Marriage of Art & Activism

Depending who you speak with, she may be the front woman in a heavy rock band, a writer for several magazines and blogs, studio manager and tech aficionado, or organizer of political rallies. Yet, one thing Eleanor Goldfield is not is apathetic. Having witnessed the social juxtapositions of growing up in both Sweden and North […]

Shoes to Obsess Over
Shoes to Obsess Over

The ‘90s are back, influencing fashion in ways both overt and subtle. In the case of accessories, and especially footwear, this makes for an interesting dichotomy as the ‘90s saw not only the resurgence of casual–butch standards like the Birkenstock and Doc Martens, but also the birth of the status shoe-the more exaggerated the better. […]

The New Golden Age of Cocktails
The New Golden Age of Cocktails

Fall Cocktails Mixed by Gabriel Cothes – Cocktail Director at the Salt House San Francisco Socially speaking, the cocktail is king. Few common customs will entrance and cause obsession in the manner of a properly mixed drink. Urbanites throughout the world scour their cities for the best Old Fashioned, the finest Last Word, often to […]

Dylan O’Brien
Dylan O'Brien

Bloodhound — San Francisco Bloodhound owner Dylan O’Brien believes in strong drinks, friendly banter, and good times. When he’s not working behind bars, he’s usually listening to records, cooking, running with his dog, or drinking cheap beer and expensive whiskey. You can fi nd him at either of his two Bay Area bars: Bloodhound in […]

Anthony-Healy London
Anthony-Healy London

Churchill — San Francisco Behind the bar at Churchill most nights you’ll find owner Anthony Healy-London fulfilling his lifelong passion: creating great atmospheres and great cocktails. Healy-London received a Masters in History at Northwestern, worked on an Atlantic fishing boat, then spent six years bartending around SF until he and partners opened Churchill in 2011. […]

The New Face of Indie Film
The New Face of Indie Film

Mohammad Gorjestani is an Iranian-American filmmaker based in San Francisco who has been named one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film” by Filmmaker Magazine and whose film Refuge has been getting quite a bit of attention. Featured at the Tribeca Film Festival and as an episode of the PBS series, Futurestates, Refuge is […]

Cut Copy
Cut Copy

The Australian group Cut Copy is on its fourth album, Free Your Mind, cemented with their patented filtering of electronics to create a decidedly indie pop confections made for dancing and movement. On the album, Cut Copy’s special brand of dense electronic layers keep their past albums’ danceability strongly in place, but the structures of […]

iamamiwhoami
iamamiwhoami

A velveted rawness emanates from the stage as Jonna Lee releases her first note, searing simultaneously with both emotion and control. The audience, previously teeming with movement from the last artist’s digitalized beats, is still with anticipation; the wonderment in the air is palpable. Lee stands above a growing layer of fog, in front of […]

Ducky
Ducky

San Francisco native Morgan Neiman has been making music as Ducky for as long as she can remember. “I had a pretend bass I used to play when I was seven or eight,” Neiman recalls. “I was always building my own tiny instruments. When I got older, the Postal Service was probably overworked delivering all […]

Bourbon: The American Spirit
Bourbon: The American Spirit

The quiet face of bourbon has always been a mask of sorts: its awshucks folksy visage only a front for the shrewd minds that drive its determined growth. Bourbon whiskey, viewed as a rough-hewn drink and exalted above moonshine only by a few years in charred barrels, is instead the result of experienced and clever […]

GP Romances Jersey City
GP Romances Jersey City

After 34 years in the restaurant business, George Politis brings a bit of East Village flair to Jersey with GP’s Restaurant, newly opened at 236 Pavonia Avenue (second to his first location in Guttenberg, NJ). From the small classic dishes with fresh ingredients that make up Politis’ signature menu, to the modern design, his new […]

Matt Mullenweg: An Open Source
Matt Mullenweg: An Open Source

“Hello World!”—It’s a friendly greeting and disarmingly simple. These words greet you when you start your very first WordPress blog and whisper, “You can do this.” The phrase has launched a hundred million blogs, giving voices from Argentina to Zimbabwe all the permission they need to make themselves heard. Less than 10 years old, WordPress […]

Love to Pose
Love to Pose

After an amazing response, SOMA is proud of its tradition of creating stylistic imagery through iconic themes. In this issue, SOMA readers once again posed in homage to their favorite icons. These young creative Londoners offered their own portrayals of these inspiring legends. I Pose Like: Marlon Brando Name: Tim Renouf Occupation: Actor/Model “A Street […]

Chanel: Where Beauty Begins
Chanel: Where Beauty Begins

Chanel, whose quilted handbags and beauty trends are obsessed over worldwide, has done it again with their latest beauty formula: LE LIFT Firming – Anti-Wrinkle Cream. After conducting 12 years of research the fashion house was able to isolate a powerful molecule in the Edulis plant, dicaffeoylquinic acid. Chanel researchers developed a compound from the […]

Conscious Commuter
Conscious Commuter

Flying from meetings dispersed throughout the city with a quick lunch break in between, happy hour after, and ending with an evening engagement can leave one a bit shambolic. Tackling a concept that has been deemed a point of aggravation, Conscious Commuter presents a line of electric-assist commuter bicycles to re-acquaint people with the joy […]


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