FASHION

Job & Boss Oaxaca Collection!

March 25, 2013
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SO PROUD of my girls Brook and Kirby over at Job & Boss for releasing their latest collection of bags inspired by OAXACA! We all traveled to Mexico last summer and the trip was a spark for many ideas, collaborations and movements…including this collection and me moving to Mexico. All the fabric was hand-woven...
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BIG MOVES: A Farewell Pop-Up at Mercy Vintage Now!

December 4, 2012
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guess what, guys…?! i am ¡MOVING TO MEXICO! it’s been a crazy year for BIG THINGS and i want to invite you to one last “hurrah” before i head south for school & adventures. join me at my favorite east bay vintage shop MERCY VINTAGE NOW! this saturday, december 8, 2012 from 4-8 pm 4188 piedmont in...
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Grand Opening of Marquee Salon this weekend!

November 6, 2012
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Our friends at Marquee Salon are excited to announce their GRAND OPENING this weekend, November 10th & 11th on 40th Street in Oakland! Join lots of local designers and talent for cocktails and treats on Saturday night and come back for more vendors at the Marquee Market on Sunday. The BIG THINGS SHOP will...
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Dries / Gijs / Jobs

October 13, 2012
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I went into MAC the other day with Jen and FELL IN LOVE with the new Dries van Noten / Gijs Frieling / Job Wouters collaboration for this Fall 2012 collection! I wrote about Frieling & Wouters’ book, Vernacular Painting, a few years ago, and am excited to see Wouters’ lettering splashed across crispy...
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L’amore in città

August 23, 2012
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Last night we went to see “Love in the City,” at the San Francisco Film Society, an Italian film of short vignettes exploring the “raw! revealing! shocking!” realities of love in Roma in the early 1950s: abandonment, suicide, death, lust and loss. Including shorts by Antonioni and Fellini, like most classic Italian films of...
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THIS SATURDAY! BIG SUMMER: Designer Marketplace

June 28, 2012
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I’m REALLY excited to announce this weekend’s event with some of my great and talented friends here in the Bay Area….our BIG SUMMER Designer Marketplace! All of these ladies are hardworking business people and incredibly talented artists & designers dedicated to making quality products right here in SF and Oakland! I’m excited to hang...
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Idolatry: Gilles Larrain’s 70s Transvestite Portraits

May 16, 2012
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Who can possibly resist the glamour, extravagance & strange allure of  drag queens!? After seeing these images from Gilles Larrain’s 1973 book, Idols, documenting the 1970s New York transvestite scene, I am dying to get my hands on the 2011 version, which includes even more selections from his archives. Also dying to have some raging dress-up...
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Yours Truly in Archi A/W 2011 Magazine

April 15, 2012
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Last July, I posted some images from the last archi lookbook and wrote about my experience modeling a few outfits for their fall collection while they were shooting in San Francisco. I finally got around to scanning the A/W 2011 archi magazine/lookbook, which features several stylish ladies living in and around SF, myself included! The...
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Refinery29 features Metier & Moni & Me!

March 23, 2012
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Refinery29 recently featured me & my coworker/bff, Monica, at our work in San Francisco as part of their piece on SF’s Stylish Shop Girls! I’ve worked at Metier doing the styling and photos for their blog and website for the past four years and Monica has been there for six. I wanted to share the article...
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WORLD PARTY DAY APRIL 3 2012!!!

March 8, 2012
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I AM SO EXCITED to share the next BIG THINGS project with you guys…. we are teaming up with the party experts at The Adventure School & Australian crafter-extraordinaire, Kitiya Palaskas, to throw the ultimate synchronized world-wide celebration for WORLD PARTY DAY on APRIL 3 2012! We asked friends from around the globe to come up with brilliant new ideas...
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