The debut this week of the Marc by Marc Jacobs X Urbanears collection of Humlan headphones and Kransan earbuds marks yet another fashion foray into sound territory. Priced at $45 to $65, the colorful headphones are an affordable alternative to more expensive players in the fashion-forward headphone space (such as Beats or Frend). But […]View Post
There’s been buzz lately about Rakuten, a.k.a. the Japanese Amazon, and it’s U.S. fashion launch. With Amazon getting evermore creepily satisfying by the minute (we ordered replacement vacuum cleaner bags last Saturday night – I know – and they appeared on our doorstep Sunday afternoon. Without any additional rush shipping outside of our normal Prime. […]View Post galstar trench coat, japanese fashion brands, japanese style, rakuten, rakuten fashion, rakuten u.s.
For all the talk of fashion-meets-tech these days (hello the recent news shitstorm around Puls), you’d think someone, some-freaking-where would come up with an object that was equal parts fashion and tech. And like, not something obviously impractical that’s marketed as practical (you try to do burpees with a steel pendant on your neck, then […]View Post fashion meets tec, fashion tech, hangbag that charges a phone, high-tech handbag, iphone handbag, jon lou, smart bag, smart handbag
Boom. This looks fun. Does anyone want to borrow a 4-year-old and a two-year-old while I go to this? (And how long until they will want to go shopping with me? 6? 8?) Looking at the line-up for the LOLA Creative Sample Sale in Berkeley this weekend, it’s an intriguing assortment of companies that like […]View Post amour vert, ashbury skies, bay area sample sale, berkeley sample sale, litter sf, lola creative, salty fox jewelry, san francisco sample sale, tart collections, topcat, vensette
Are startup t-shirts an expression of style or the antithesis of it? Either way, they’re everywhere. Again.* There’s even a blog about them, as chronicled on ReadWrite a few days ago. If one thing’s changed, it’s the slogans and taglines: funnier, edgier and emblazoned with ever-more borderline ridiculous company names (thank you trademark and copyright […]View Post dudes in startup t-shirts, silicon valley fashion, silicon valley style, startup fashion, startup t-shirts
If you’re in San Francisco, style with a side of sugar could come your way next week, when Popbasic launches its latest micro collection – the Frankie, featuring a white leather and rose gold belt, a cotton modal scarf and a long-sleeve gray marl top. A little preview of the three-item package ($78) is […]View Post madeline veenstra, micro collection, popbasic, popbasic frankie, san francisco startup, san francisco style