Style Watch

2017

New gift boutique with a focus on the hip and handcrafted opens in midtown

03/06/17

New gift boutique with a focus on the hip and handcrafted opens in midtown

Stylish hand-sewn throw pillows to complement your sister's French farmhouse décor. A silver flask just perfect for your hipster friend's birthday. Sweet-smelling soy candles in amber glass your ex-hippie mother would love. Shoppers in midtown's Handle District have a new place to linger before dining at Zocalo or Aioli with the opening of Boar Haus, an atmospheric gift boutique in the 1801 L Street complex whose vibe is at once rustic and modern, with an emphasis on handcrafted items, many of them local. “We’re trying to find these really cool pieces that have a story to them and are celebrating the creativity of the American entrepreneur,” says Elizabeth Bacon, who runs the boutique with her business partner Briana Ezzell. Boar...

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A chic peek at this year’s Sacramento Fashion Week

02/15/17

A chic peek at this year’s Sacramento Fashion Week

Sacramento Fashion Week is making a stylish return to the capital city for an 11th year Feb. 19-25. Read on for the runway shows, workshops and showcases you won't want to miss. Launch and Boutique Showcase Feb. 19 Fashion week will launch with a party to introduce the week’s showcasing designers to the public and spotlight six pop-up boutiques from in and around the northern California region, like Folsom’s Runway and Button Up boutiques, El Dorado Hills’ Mirror Mirror Fashion, Haute Again Consignment from Davis and Sacramento-based Retrospect Vintage Fashion. $10-$50. 4-8 p.m. Masonic Temple. 1123 J St. Fashion Forum Feb. 20 Hosted by the Art Institute of California Sacramento, this forum will bring together six industry professionals from...

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