Posts Tagged ‘ fashion ’

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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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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BIG THINGS AHEAD: MAX of ALL PLAID OUT

February 1, 2012
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max was all FIRM handshake and BIG smiles when we met in the fall, a charming guy with an incredibly flattering enthusiasm about BIG THINGS. we met at dose market in chicago via his partner, the absolutely lovely dosette, jessica herman. as one of the internet’s most style-savvy male bloggers, his blog, all plaid out, has esquire, the wall street...
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thanks F21, but no thanks

January 6, 2012
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a few weeks ago the PR people at forever 21 contacted me to invite me to the opening of their new downtown SF location. they were offering bloggers a discount incentive plus exposure for our blogs if we would come to the opening and choose a few favorite pieces to feature on the f21...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: ANNIE

November 28, 2011
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not sure how i can describe in words the joy that annie larson’s knitwear line, ALL, brings to me. i always thought that there was nothing better than a cozy, handmade sweater. warm, gentle, snuggly. but what about a cozy, handmade sweater with wacky patterns in a rainbow palette? how about a cactus pattern?...
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CLOTHING SWAP this SATURDAY!

November 18, 2011
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why buy it new when you can get it for FREE + friends + fun?! join us and friends this SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 at people’s gallery in the mission for yet another CLOTHING SWAP!!! we’ll have tea, cake, and piles and piles of clothes for you to dig through and trade. bring some duds...
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BIG THINGS in CHICAGO!

November 4, 2011
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there are so many things i love about my hometown of chicago- the cubs, the pizza, the bean, the el. but this homecoming is a little bit different- i’m not only here to visit family and friends, i’m also bringing the BIG THINGS SHOP to the midwest for the first time ever!!! with my...
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