Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Kristen Philipkoski shares the top fashion and retail news of the week.
Photos by Anna Alexia Basile
SAN FRANCISCO—DOMA died this week, just in time for the Pride parade on Sunday. The timing couldn't be better—but if you're stuck last minute without enough glitter or fake eyelashes for the occasion, we've got you covered.
UNION SQUARE—The new Converse store is now open, and it's the biggest in the country. It's also a big fat love letter to San Francisco, featuring art from local artists, and you can get custom sneaks for no extra charge.
SAN FRANCISCO—Summer temps are finally happening in SF, like the kind where you might actually feel like wearing sandals, and we've got a map of the best places to shop for the strappy footwear.
EVERYWHERE—This week in Editor's Picks from around the country, we've got the perfect short shorts for your vacay, flats for work and play, the easy little bag you'll take everywhere, the inexpensive muscle tee for SF layering, and more.
UNION SQUARE—So you wanna be a style blogger? Learn how at this conference, plus Racked readers get half off tickets.
SUNSET—Bulgari is bringing a luxurious exhibit to the De Young this fall, solidifying the museum as a champion of fashion as art.
FILLMORE—Even strippers as fabulous as Dita Von Teese can be shy—when confronted with a straight male cross-dresser. Her show is at The Fillmore this week.
SAN FRANCISCO—Show off your style and patriotism with these red, white and blue sartorial options. There are a few stars and stripes too.
SAN FRANCISCO—Instead of a tie and pocket square, this couple received confidential employee information in the mail from Banana Republic.
COW HOLLOW—SF shoemakers Freda Salvador are Racked Young Guns 2013 semi-finalists, and they're mulling adding men's and small leather goods to their repetoire.
MISSION—Celebrate that fleeting summer sun with Mira Mira's gorgeous, light-filled lookbook.