Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Kristen Philipkoski shares the top fashion and retail news of the week.
Shoppers happily traded the waning days of summer for a Kenneth Cole-d front in the Nordstrom shoe department on Saturday.
EVERYWHERE—The Racked Awards were announced last week, and San Francisco was proud to name a dozen winners in retail and fashion. Check out all of the winners here, and browse the party pics here.
MISSION—Jack Spade seemed gung-ho to move into Adobe Books' old space in the Mission, but the angry neighbors finally did them in. The menswear company has officially backed out of their plans to open doors in the Mission.
UNION SQUARE—We had an intimate sit-down with Kenneth Cole, and he told us he loves Glide Church, and now we love him even more.
EVERYWHERE—This week in Editor's Picks we have a bra with the right amount of naughty, leave-in spray to banish hair static, edgy earrings for every outfit; a bag that will save you cash, at lots more!
NEW YORK—What if this sundae were an outfit? We had to find out.
UNION SQUARE—Is that ombre looking a little worse for the wear? Time some a fall hair maintenance.
SAN FRANCISCO—Here are 10 excellent places to buy a handbag that will see you through the chilly months.
HAIGHT—Sample-sale crazed women and iPhone junkies are not the only people who will wait in line to fulfill their retail desires. Young men slept on the sidewalk in a line that wrapped around the block for the opening of Pink Dolphin.