People are always asking me where to shop - and especially where to shop brands they can be proud to wear for reasons beyond their looks. In the first Spirit of 608 shopping guide, I've compiled a list of 40 brands I'm eager to share...

Childhood friends who've joined forces on a line of outerwear and accessories with custom-printed linings,  Rel Lavizzo-Mourey and Cassandra Kaldor of Silver Lining Bespoke are like so many FEST-ive entrepreneurs today: they're fusing fashion, technology and a social mission into a product that's more-than-meets-the-eye. Working in collaboration with featured artists...

Today's guest is Kirsten Dickerson, founder and CEO of Raven + Lily, known for its chic take on earthy, free-spirited style, high ethical standards and dedication to using eco-friendly materials and handmade apparel, accessories and products for the home to foster women's empowerment initiatives in countries around the globe (Kenya, Cambodia,...

Since leaving Gap Inc., Jess Lee, founder and CEO of Modern Citizen, has been busily building an ecommerce lifestyle brand delivering clean-lined, sophisticated closet staples with a dash of cool-girl edge. In today's episode, we chat about this San Francisco fashion startup founder's entrepreneurial origins, the tools she used to...

Thrilled to be featured in Racked SF by San Francisco fashion writer Gail Goldberg. For anyone who doesn't know, Racked is one of the go-to sources for fashion news and information - and in SF, it's a place you seriously must bookmark if you want to...

Through the Soko X Pop collection, innovative fashion startup Soko will donate 20% of every purchase to Pencils of Promise to help fund a school in Ghana. Get involved: ShopSoko.com Image courtesy of Soko...

Fashion blogger-turned-retail entrepreneur Kat Ensign is today's guest. The San Francisco blogger behind KatWalkSF, Kat has a fun-loving, happily edgy approach that filters through  Les Mechantes, the ecommerce shop and retail store she and co-founders Ashley and Delores launched just over a year ago. But don't...

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