Voyager Journal — texture

West Coast Craft

2013 accessories adornment art bags bespoke design First Rite handmade Inspiration leather local Made in the USA Nikki Garcia quality San Francisco textiles texture

We were so excited to attend the very first West Coast Craft, a meticulously curated fair showcasing the very best of the West Coast's young, innovative makers, designers and book curators. First stop was Ali Golden and Job & Boss' booth of indigo eye candy! Expect some of Brook and Kirby's designs at our store for SS14!  Beautiful Shibori clutch bags and a new two tone backpack we couldn't stop touching! Hardcore craft and design books at Press Works on Paper A very busy Nikki Garcia at the First Rite booth. Lay your head on our favorite boobies from the ladies...

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color, texture, travel

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I've heard certain people bemoan the casual condition of people's dress in California, specifically in San Francisco, but I've found that where we may lack in formal attire, we more than make up for in our embrace of color and texture. Maybe it's the hangover of the psychedelic 60's and 70's, or the recent throwback to the neons and hyper colors of the late 80's/early 90's. Or perhaps it's simply a reflection of our epic blue skies and the lush colors found in the natural landscape and local flora, but I see much more play with palette in SF than...

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