Xpress Magazine

Lost and found in style

Gayla Biggers, 23, poses for a portrait in the Creative Arts Building at SF State
on Thursday, February 13, 2020. (Saylor Nedelman / Xpress Magazine)

Story by Fernando Martinez

February 25, 2020

Style. It’s the thing that you recognize when you see it and when you don’t.  An average virtual stroll on social media platforms today is filled with the styles of other people — whether they’re famous, not so famous or wannabe famous. This awards season the red carpets  have become st...

Paris Fashion Week: The Standouts

Paris Fashion Week: The Standouts

Meira Gebel

January 27, 2015

Versace's playful lines create a distinct silhouette for the modern woman. Photo by Kim Weston Arnold Paris Fashion Week is a dream come true for fashionistas and couture-cravers everywhere who have been eager for Spring/Summer collections that are out of the ordinary. From Dior’s white-pipe set, ...

Akiba Kei gone local

Caty McCarthy

December 17, 2014

Japan has been known as land of the most hard-working people in the world, home of over two hundred flavors of Kit Kats, the anime utopia, but perhaps most notably: a mecca for quirky, diverse fashion. In the past few years, art, street fashion, and the Internet have become a trifecta in cyberspace....

Faded Finds: a mobile fashion boutique

Hillary Smith

November 17, 2014

San Francisco residents invade Dolores Park every weekend to soak up the sun (when it is around) and visit with friends. Vendors sell jewelry, soap and crafts from small booths or vehicles lining the park. On a recent Sunday, a large Dodge van was parked alongside the grass at Dolores—and insid...

Keeping the blue, green

Ivane Lund-Soyombo

October 23, 2014

What do you think about when you see a kitesurfer, windsurfer, or sailor on the water? Do you pause for a moment to marvel at their athletic prowess? Do you wonder how they are able to remain upright on the fickle body of water that is the ocean? Do you become saddened by the re...

Outside Lands 2014: Festival Style & Trends

Farnoush Amiri

August 13, 2014

[widgetkit id=6162] San Franciscans and avid festival-goers came together for one last weekend before the end of the summer season for the 2014 Outside Lands music festival. Undeterred by the cooling temperatures and the return of the ineludible fog, fashion enthusiasts swayed to headliners like K...

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