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Ana Apple set to open a children’s clothing store in Old Sacramento

02/11/15

Ana Apple set to open a children’s clothing store in Old Sacramento

Ana Manzano, owner and operator of Ana Apple, the handmade, eco-friendly children’s clothing company, is opening her first shop in Old Sacramento, with an anticipated opening in the first week of March. Last year, Manzano, 30, won the second annual Downtown Sacramento Partnership “Calling All Dreamers” contest, designed to help start-ups open their first storefronts. Ana Apple was selected from a pool of 33 contestants and won the grand prize valued at $135,000 and a year of free rent. (The inaugural “Dreamer” winner was Andy Paul, who has since opened Andy’s Candy Apothecary near 9th and J streets. The 2015 contest launches today.) What started as a one-woman show in 2009 with Manzano selling her clothing at local craft fairs and farmers’...

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Get a chic preview of Sacramento Fashion Week 2015

02/09/15

Get a chic preview of Sacramento Fashion Week 2015

From Feb. 15-21, Sacramento Fashion Week hits city runways over seven days filled with style-related events designed to help Sacramentans embrace their inner Anna Wintour. From three shows highlighting the region’s hottest talent to a film exhibition connecting the two creative industries, here’s a rundown of what’s going on during the city’s biggest fashion showcase. Launch and Boutique Show Feb. 15 To kick off the week-long celebration, designers will present one piece from each of their collections at this launch party at the California Auto Museum. Afterward, guests can shop the venue’s boutique showcase, which features items from the region's chicest shops, including Krazy Mary’s, Mirror Mirror Fashion and U.Be.U. Fashion Boutique. (VIP...

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It's all Good as food and design market reopens on Del Paso Blvd.

05/30/14

It's all Good as food and design market reopens on Del Paso Blvd.

Now in its third season, the Good Street Food + Design Market returns this Sunday with an expanded array of chic regional designers and tempting food vendors. Organized by the Del Paso Boulevard Partnership and the events group Unseen Heroes (run by the husband-and-wife team of Roshaun and Maritza Davis), the market will once again take place in the warehouse space owned by Limn furniture founder Dan Friedlander, where on the first Sunday of every month through December, the event will offer a carefully curated merchant lineup that celebrates the quality and diversity of the region’s culinary and design scenes. This weekend’s diverse group of offerings runs the gamut from housewares to clothing to gift items, and includes highlights like children’s apparel...

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Meet Yeardley Smith of The Simpsons

04/20/12

Meet Yeardley Smith of The Simpsons

Voulez-vous Marchez Vous? Well, tomorrow is your lucky day. Marchez Vous (“you walk” in French) is the name of the exciting new shoe line by Yeardley Smith (aka the voice of Lisa on The Simpsons.) The Emmy-winning, Paris-born actress will be coming to Pavilions Salon Shoes at the Pavilions shopping center to show off her fancy footwork. With her, um, sole mission to “marry beauty with comfort,” Smith’s collection, which includes everything from seductive suede pumps to fun polka-dot wedges, features a “ridiculously cushy,” heel-to-toe insole inside every single pair, and strives to embody the following five qualities: timelessness, sexiness, surprise, wit, and, yes, comfort. For more information on Marchez Vous, click here. For your...

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