Mission Loc@l keeps an eye on fashion. A new feature by SHALWAH EVANS
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By BROOKE MINTERS
Button-up shoes, blue sunglasses, leaping reindeer. It's the Season of Things.
New Valencia Street store opens featuring locally designed and restructured vintage clothing and jewelry.
It’s the holiday season and now even the shopaphobes amongst us must venture out into the wilderness of fashion. Some people are going to try to get all their shopping done online. I really wish they wouldn’t. There’s something to be said about being able to feel the quality of a leather jacket, see the colors in a cocktail dress,...
The owner of Bianca Starr gives tips on vintage shopping. Rule #1 - No Raiders paraphernalia.
Boys, it’s time to Man Up. The pit-stained Green Day t-shirt and faded jeans you’ve been sporting since college don’t cut it any more. I know your excuses. It’s not easy to walk into a department store and find something that’s unique and stylish amidst the overcrowded racks and pushy salespeople. Of course online shopping is tough because, let’s face...
The fashion world can always rejoice when good health meets fashion and we can actually get away with buying something chic under the guise of what’s best for our bodies—in this case it’s the eyes. Yeah yeah we all know about protecting our eyes from UVA and UVB rays, even on rainy days. (A fact unknown by many given the...
An estate sale is about uncovering secrets (and things!) buried for decades.
Good stuff happening this weekend.
Coats, sweaters and plastic dogs did well.
It's been a year since Gypsy Honeymoon moved around the corner to Valencia Street. Owner Gabrielle Ekedal says it feels like she "moved from the country to the city in one block."
You may have noticed that everything is half off at Room 4, the small vintage shop on Valencia and 20th streets. That’s because owner David Marks will be closing the store’s doors for good on Aug. 15. While Marks was talking to Mission Loc@l, he had to interrupt briefly to answer the phone. Someone wanted to buy his mannequins. “No,...