SF fashion vs. NYC fashion

Local fashion blog SF Looks is now defunct — but the crew has relocated to New York and started a new endeavor called NYC Looks, and it’s pretty good:

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Read on to see what Antonio has to say about his look.

And please enjoy all the times we spotlighted an SF Looks look back in the day…

Happy Fourth!

From all of us at Mission Mission and our good pal DJ Tristes Tropiques…

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Fashion at Burger Boogaloo vs. fashion at Phono del Sol

Both take place in the early summer at smallish neighborhood parks (Boogaloo at Mosswood Park in Oakland, and Phono at Potrero del Sol here in the Mission), and both do a great job of mixing local talent with exciting touring acts (Boogaloo’s headliner this time was Iggy Pop and Phono’s was Oh Sees)

Mai from Fashionist was there for both. Can you guess which is which??…….



Click through to Fashionist for more from both festivals, and elsewheres.

Adobe Books enamel pins, now available at Adobe Books

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[via PSA Press on Instagram]

Dunno about Bay to Breakers but here are some cool vintage Bay to Breakers shirts

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[via Tess]

Thrift Town enamel pin (RIP Thrift Town)

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A big one from PSA Press. Here’s the official description:

RIP Thrift Town SF.

The iconic two story thrift store has closed its doors after 45 years in the Mission District of San Francisco (where PSA Press calls home). We recreated their sign in true vintage style for this special release.

In keeping with Thrift Town’s objective to give back to the community it served, proceeds from the sale of this pin will go to the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, an organization that has been promoting, preserving, and developing cultural arts in the Mission District since 1977. ( www.missionculturalcenter.org )

Thrift Town helped to raise over $250M for local schools and nonprofit organizations in their communities.

Get yours here.

Now please enjoy these past posts about pins or Thrift Town…

Golden Boy Pizza finger, the pin

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PSA Press, forever turning iconic SF signage into wearable art, has another one for ya:

Golden Boy is one of San Francisco’s most iconic pizzerias. Since 1978 they have been essential to North Beach. We have recreated their famous neon hand sign for this special release.

Get it online here or at Golden Boy (home of the best square slices in town).

Now please enjoy all the other times we wrote about a PSA Press pin…

Danny Bowien chef chic


Fashion site Coveteur takes a look inside Danny’s closet. Click on each photo for a snippet of an interview with the acclaimed chef. Here’s how it starts:

I grew up in Oklahoma, I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch, had blue contacts and, like, N’Sync hair. I really tried to fit in, and then realized that wasn’t me. Now I really try to wear what I want and what inspires me.

Read on.

And please enjoy all our old Danny Bowien coverage too…

Twins pins!

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PSA Press debuts yet another entry in their long list of enamel pins celebrating San Francisco’s history! Here’s what they have to say about the Twins:

Marian and Vivian Brown were American identical twins and celebrity icons of San Francisco for more than 40 years. Known as the San Francisco Twins, they were renowned for their appearance in media with adorning signature identically bright snappy outfits and hats atop meticulously coiffed hair. We seek to honor them as they are one of the reasons we fell in love with San Francisco when we moved here over 10 years ago.

Fun Facts about the Brown sisters:

1. When asked if they ever wore pants, Marian said, “I have never owned a pair, I never intend to buy a pair even if they were made of silk!” 2. The twins’ favorite meal was a small combination pizza from Uncle Vito’s served at 4:30 in the afternoon.

3.The twins always wore fake fur. “They call it faux fur but I call it fake. F.A.K.E!” said Marian in one interview.

Vivian passed away on January 9, 2013 at age 85
Marian passed away on November 20, 2014 at age 87

It’s two separate pins sold as a set, so you can have one for you and one for your twin (or bestie). Gettem here.

New Mission Theater enamel pin now available in “Nighttime” colors

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Designed by PSA Press and available only at Alamo Drafthouse (at the New Mission Theater) where today you can see La La Land, Rogue One, or Wayne’s World!

[via PSA Press on Instagram]