ampersand sf.


ashley batz for apartment34. i was out hunting for fresh flowers this morning, and it seems my echo park neighborhood may be lacking for a small, local florist. a floral boutique is much needed, and if it’s here and i missed it, please do let me know where to find it. i know silver lake has the bosky dell and clementine floralworks but i couldn’t find a sweet corner... 
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Summer SpritzBreak!


last week i had the absolute pleasure of partnering with the lovely team at Aperol to host a summer SpritzBreak soirée. have you ever tried an Aperol Spritz? i first tried them while on vacation with good friends in rome. the weather was unseasonably warm so we grabbed the few ingredients we needed at the corner italian market and made some really refreshing aperol spritz’s... 
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spotted: alabama on alabama.

spotted: heath ceramics + alabama chanin / sfgirlbybay

here’s a peek into a beautiful new show that just debuted in san francisco. longtime friends natalie chanin (renowned textile artist + founder and designer of alabama chanin) and heath ceramics have collaborated to host a month-long exhibit and pop-up shop entitled alabama on alabama at heath’s factory building in the city’s mission district. the lively collection... 
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spotted: sarah swell.

spotted: sarah swell / sfgirlbybay

today i’m taking you across the golden gate bridge and into the charming little town of sausalito where you’ll find the lovely gallery and studio of sarah swell jewelry. originally from the east coast, sarah greenberg’s life has long been immersed in the arts, but it was a metalsmithing class where she found her calling. she soon moved to san francisco to... 
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spotted: jessie black.

spotted: jessie black / sfgirlbybay

it’s leslie from spotted sf and today i’m taking you inside the softest and most sumptuous shop in all of san francisco. and by that, i mean plenty of cashmere and other lovely, luxurious textures. this is jessie black—the boutique name and the proprietress—and you’ll find this gem in the city’s presidio heights neighborhood along sacramento street. the... 
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