Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Kristen Philipkoski shares the top fashion and retail news of the week.
Photo by Patricia Chang
UNION SQUARE—M.A.C. Cosmetics has opened a
huge new flagship store in Union Square, the first to include the full PRO line of products. Check out our exclusive photos.
EVERYWHERE—Say goodbye to your gym membership: new app TapFit, coming soon, will allow you to search your area for fitness classes, sign up, and pay with just one click.
SAN FRANCISCO—Move over, Lululemon! Old favorite casual and activewear brand SF City Lights returns to the Bay Area after a five-year hiatus.
PALO ALTO & MILL VALLEY—We tested out SoulCycle's three-class intro course, Soul101, at the Palo Alto studio (also available at SoulCycle Marin). It might be a "cult," but we promise there's nothing to be afraid of.
EVERYWHERE—Amazon Prime's 25% price hike has Bay Area startup delivery services champing at the bit to grab disgruntled customers.
GOLDEN GATE PARK—This week, the de Young Museum hosts its 30th annual Bouquets to Art exhibit, where 125 Bay Area florists will reinterpret pieces from the museum's permanent collection as floral arrangements.
MISSION—It's been warm out there! Mira Pickett of fab Mission boutique Mira Mira walks us through the top trends for spring.