Tracy Reese’s Nature-Inspired Collection and NYC on 9/11

Tracy Reese was the first show I attended this week at the Lincoln Center Theater, and it happened to fall on 9/11. I was curious to see what might be in store for the 10th anniversary of the tragedy in the U.S. city hit the hardest.

Sunflower print blouse, cropped high-waisted pant, and mustard anorak by Tracy Reese. Photography by Edric Itchon.

 

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Fashion Outtakes from the Ellie Goulding SF Show

It’s always a fun challenge interviewing people about fashion who aren’t in the business of fashion. They tend to give you unexpected answers and a fresh take on how “non-industry” people think about (or don’t think about) trends and putting together their own special look. Somehow the interviews tend to be a little more raw and a little less predictable.

British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding was no exception. Sipping on a cup of tea when I arrived at her W Hotel suite, she seemed exhausted from touring, but  still managed to rally on the last night of her tour, give me some thoughtful  answers to my battery of style questions for the Chronicle, and later perform an electric set.

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Postcard from Paris: Fancy Feet

Strappy gladiator flats and ballet flats spotted at the Marais district's outdoor market.

The fashion festival in Hyeres officially ended on Monday, and it’s been an intense and invigorating week of sightseeing, socializing and reporting! But before leaving Paris for Hyeres, followed by a side trip through Provence and Central France for some other adventures these past few days (more on all of that to come), I sent this e-postcard to the Chronicle, posted on today’s sfgate.com.

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