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Friday, March 9, 2012

S.F. Street Fashion: Spring Trend Report

Posted By on Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 12:30 PM


This week on the street I spotted lots of trendy ladies sporting very of-the-moment looks. One of my favorite things about fashion is the trickle-down effect from runway to reality. As Meryl Streep famously schools Anne Hathaway in The Devil Wears Prada, thus it is in life as well: The sweater is not blue, turquoise, or lapis, but rather cerulean. (Shh, don't question the authority of Meryl or my taste in movies!) It's exciting how quickly that effect takes place these days; I'm already noticing lots of things from the fall runway shows popping up in stores and on the street.

Flowy, wide-leg trousers, collar necklaces, and booties are some of the flavors of the month in this week's post. So let's get down to business.

  • Kate Conger

First, how unfairly fabulous are these girls' hairstyles? It's because they work at diPietro Todd, one of San Francisco's most upscale salons, and they probably get it done for free.

They also perfectly illustrate my point abut flowy trousers and booties. I've spotted ankle boots absolutely everywhere (on that note, people on Muni do not like it when you try to surreptitiously photograph their shoes) and I believe they'll continue to be "a thing" throughout spring. As for the pants, those have been cropping up on the runway for quite a while (Missoni, Max Mara, and Ralph Lauren have all done versions in the last two years) but they've been slow to catch on because they're one of those things that doesn't flatter every figure.

  • Kate Conger

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