Posts by Allison McCarthy

OpeningShinolaShinola—the Detroit brand known for its watches, bikes, and journals—recently opened the doors to its shiny new boutiques in San Francisco and Palo Alto and has just announced the launch of its first-ever women's leather collection.

Exhibit"Oscar de la Renta: The Retrospective"Oscar de la Renta always meant one thing: sheer beauty. Any woman wearing one of his ensembles was instantly transformed into a princess.

In honor of this year's event, we're dedicating today's Agenda to Design San Francisco (February 24–26). From lively panel discussions and seminars about the latest design trends to workshops and new collection reveals, it's the premier event for anyone in the design industry.

In honor of this year's event, we're dedicating today's events roundup to Palm Springs Modernism Week. Whether you're a veteran or first timer to the affair, it's hard to decide how to split your time.

Open HouseRoom & BoardHead down to SoMa this weekend to check out Room & Board's latest collection of furniture and accessories.

Exhibit"Slivers of Reality"Stanford graduate and Bay Area resident Ryan Jones rings in the new year with his first big art exhibit at downtown San Francisco's prestigious Caldwell Snyder Gallery.

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the U.S. government's historic announcement about normalizing relations with Cuba. The two countries, which have been cut off from each other for 54 years, restored diplomatic relations earlier this summer with the reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana.

InstallationRain Room at LACMAWe've got Restoration Hardware to thank for bringing London-based artist collective Random International's mesmerizing work across the pond and over to the West Coast.

LaunchKelly Wearstler Furniture CollectionEveryone's favorite interiors expert, Kelly Wearstler, finally launched her own line last month. If you haven't yet checked out the 59-piece collection in person, beeline to WeHo this weekend for some serious window shopping.

OpeningSerena & Lily Design ShopThe beloved Bay Area lifestyle brand has just opened doors to its first LA outpost in the heart of West Hollywood.