Tech World

An online bulletin board, with Facebook tendencies

The Palo Alto–based startup Pinterest, which saw a meteoric rise in popularity at the end of last year, has taken a lot of the work out of organizing images on the web. Not your own photo album (although you can work with that), but the... Read More »




Sara Johnson


Fashion Shopping Style

The consignment store in your hand

You know that überstylish friend who’s your exact size and who always lets you raid her closet? Yeah, we don’t have one of those, either. But the new startup Poshmark, based in Menlo Park, makes buying (and selling) previously worn clothing nearly that simple, without the scam... Read More »


Look Here

Head-to-toe runway re-creations are a thing of the past for Bay Area boutique owners, who now load their digital sites with personal, neighborhood-driven interpretations of each season’s looks. Read More »


Material Girl

Textile designer Laura Lienhard offers tips on how to liven up your living room—and make it spillproof, too. Read More »

Getting pinned

Whether going steady or flying solo, the fashion pack is keeping everything together with oversized handhammered and -shaped pins designed by jeweler Stacey Lorinczi, in collaboration with the minds behind Sacramento Street’s March boutique. Read More »


Natural Jewels

San Francisco–based jewelry line Iacua is giving the green-minded locals something natural to wear on their sleeves. Founder Ruby Iacuaniello recently launched her spring collection of nature-inspired pieces molded from found objects—twigs she came across at her parents’ house... Read More »

Wine country chemistry

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A place to browse this weekend

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The light fantastic

If the latest offering from contemporary-furniture showroom Dzine is any indication, your living room walls may soon resemble a high-concept art installation. The store recently opened a new shop-within-a-shop devoted to Flos, the German lighting manufacturer that... Read More »


Style Counsel: Being objective

Laura Guido-Clark explains why our possessions make us feel the way we do. Read More »

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