Along with constant celebrations, such as big family dinners, parades, lighting firecrackers and handing out money in red envelopes during one of the most celebrated times of the year in Chinese culture, men and women dress in their most vibrant Chinese New Year garments to
For college students, shopping for clothing isn’t always an ideal choice — especially when money is tight. In San Francisco, there are hundreds of trendy boutiques and clothing stores with the latest apparel and styles that are both pleasing, but expensive.
The Bay Area is a
You walk into a store where everything is in front of you: the prices, the sizes, the same dress in every color. You get exactly what you want –– but the next morning, the person next to you is wearing the exact same thing. This
On Friday, two blocks of Soma’s district held a block party showcasing multiple artists, dancers, and live performers. The showcase was filled with events ranging from a live Samba dance to a giant wall used to highlight members of the crowd in costume.
The event was
Multimedia project by: Shahni Ben-Haim, Maddy Neale, and Mitchell Walther
Coachella, the one time of year where people from all over the world flock to the California desert to see their favorite musicians perform under the blistering sun. Fashion has always been a big part of the
Nearly 500 people gathered to watch student designs grace the catwalk at the San Francisco Design Center Galleria, Thursday, April 28, for “Runway 2016: Emerge,” SF State’s 21st annual spring runway show.
“Emerge” was produced entirely by students — juniors and seniors from the apparel design
Models glided down the runway as onlookers sipped champagne, eyes drawn to the work being showcased by SF State’s apparel design and merchandising students in the elegant setting of the Galleria at San Francisco’s Design Center April 28.
“Runway 2016: Emerge” was presented and planned by
After three intensive months holed up in the apparel design lab in Burk Hall, the ensembles made by junior and senior students will grace the catwalk at “Runway 2016: Emerge” this Thursday, April 28.
While many of the designers had finished their final stitches by Monday, some
A jumble of mannequins and measuring tape provides the backdrop for apparel design student Becky Tu as she pins the sleeve on an upcycled ’90s-inspired bomber jacket. Its waterproof shell is made with a deconstructed umbrella.
Tu, 27, has been pinning and patterning, pulling 12-hour workdays with
Clothing expressed a united front of resistance at SF State this week amid campus marches supporting the College of Ethnic Studies.
Advocates of the cause donned black and red to support ongoing and increased funding of the College, its lecturers, classes and student services.
Black symbolized power, and
On the fourth floor of Burk Hall, scissors are snipping, sewing machines are whirring, and naked, faceless dress forms are looming in the background as senior designers begin to bring their clothing concepts to life. Ruler in hand, apparel design and merchandising student Wei Kong maps out the
Inside a bright studio boutique in the Mission, Danette Scheib leans across her design table and a spool of plaid fabric. Tugging at loose threads, she straightens for a moment and begins to wonder aloud if the material might be stretchier than she remembered.
Laid-back, easygoing vibes came to life with the colors of a waterfront sunset when SF State freshman Michael Ihle created one of his favorite designs on the back of a T-shirt.
Ihle is a first year business major and Bay Area native from Concord whose idea
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Connecting like-minded people through images has produced some of the recent decade's most interesting Internet subcultures. From the Adidas-obsessed monochromatic health goth to the 90's-web-nostalgic sea punk, its evident when someone gets their fashion cues online.
Arguably more productive than other Internet trends based on aesthetic
After an interest in nursing dissipated and classes for health education were impacted, Mayette Delos Santos defaulted to an unsure educational path in business, a major that prepared her for a career at major online boutique Tobi.
The California-based startup has offices in the Bay Area and Los Angeles and serves
San Franpsycho, the brainchild of Andy Olive and Christian Routzen, was first born into the culture of riding waves. The clothing brand is now making waves throughout the city and beyond.
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Edgy and elegant student-made apparel designs graced the runway Friday evening during the "Brilliance: The Gems of San Francisco State" Winter Runway fashion show, hosted by the Fashion Network Association or FNA, a student organization.
About 40 models exhibited the works of 30 student designers shortly after 7:30 p.m. in