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Vintage View: The Golden City in a Golden Time

San Francisco, CA, known for its iconic bridges, cable cars, fog, and landscapes, is a city with a storied cultural past. Take a look back in time with these vintage photographs of the City by the Bay.

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Street Style: Best Basics

Sometimes all it takes is a chic selection of wardrobe basics for an easy weekend outfit that will never go out of style. Check out this easy, chic ensemble we spotted out and about.

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The Method Behind the April Fool’s Madness

At the start of each year, a group of carefully chosen ModEmployees gather in a room to discuss one of our most-loved annual events: our April Fool’s Day prank.

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Our Love Affair with San Francisco, as Told by Local Band Guy Fox

The newly-released single by Bay Area-band Guy Fox, “San Francisco,” is reminiscent of simple, uncomplicated happiness, sun-drenched days, taking our time, and enjoying our surroundings.

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Street Style: Easy Chic

Sometimes less really is more! Take a cue from this lovely lady with basics such as a classic button-up blouse tucked into a pair of vintage high-rise Levi’s. A pair of simple ballet flats and a cute cropped cut completes this chic look.

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Street Style: Pretty in Prep

We spotted one of our very own ModEmployees, Turi, sporting a super cute vintage outfit while browsing for antique finds at the local flea market. The pop of color from her red socks peeking out from an otherwise classic, preppy style really completes the look!

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Honey, I Shrinky Dinked the Cat: A DIY Necklace

‘Fashionable’ is probably the last word you’d use to describe shrinky dink creations…unless you’re talking about the items made by crafting queen Katie Nolan. In this video, Katie shows us how to take this childhood craft from jejune junk to nifty necklace in a matter of minutes.

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Best Job Ever: Jeanna Parham, Wig Master

Meet Jeanna Parham, American Conservatory Theater’s in-house Wig Master. The resident wig guru tells us how she landed her dream gig in the latest installment of our Best Job Ever series.

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Strolling Through San Francisco with Sam

Graphic designer Sam strolls her way through the City by the Bay, San Francisco, in this edition of Travel Bug. Come along and leave your heart behind with us!

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Best Job Ever: Sara Spearin, Donut Queen (And Her Tips For Creating a Donut Cake!)

As the founder and owner of San Francisco’s beloved Dynamo Donut and Coffee, Sara Spearin‘s daily routine involves transforming dough into mouthwatering flavors ranging from Lemon Sichuan to Chocolate Star Anise. Since today is National Donut Day, we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than to ask the “Donut Queen” to show off her skills, share her tips on making the perfect donut cake, and fill us in on what it’s like having the best job ever.

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Show & Tell: Workshop SF

From Fire Escape Farming to Heavy Metal Aerobics, DIY school Workshop SF has been wooing Bay Area craft fanatics since its doors opened in 2009. Founder and Owner Kelly Malone dishes on how Workshop came to be, what went right …

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Street Style: Just Go Retro

We spotted this retro-inspired gal while browsing the booths at the Alameda Pointe Antiques Faire and were smitten with her aqua frock and contrasting canary-hued specs!

What would you wear for a day of foraging at a flea market?…

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Two-wheeled Wonders: Bike Street Style by Fashionist


Nikki, photographed on Valencia Street.

Dressing cycle chic seems to be second nature to San Franciscans, especially around Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area! In honor of this May 10 event, we asked street style blogger Mai, of …

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An ‘Oops’ Recipe Gone Right by Emily of Baking Blog Tar-Tryin’

We invited Emily Kastner of  tongue-in-cheek baking blog Tar-tryin’ to share her story of a failed recipe gone right to show that happy accidents can indeed happen in the kitchen, too. Read on to hear how she remedied a major …

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