spotted: marisa mason.

spotted: marisa mason / sfgirlbybay

hey it’s leslie from spotted sf and today i’m taking you over to oakland’s historic district to one of my favorite spots called temescal alley. this tiny area once contained old horse stables and carriage homes, then several years ago they were converted into a mini village of shops. tucked among these is marisa mason’s darling jewelry boutique and work... 
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out of africa.

kitchen-dining-area

my friends dan and eszter rabin have a beautiful flat in san francisco’s eureka valley and i’ve shared it here before. but lately eszter’s been traveling to north tanzania and spending time with the masai tribes, working with the women there helping them to create sustainable employment using their existing beading skills to create beautiful jewelry. eszter’s... 
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tuesday’s girl: baubles.

valentine-gifts

hello ladies and gentlemen — this is a public service announcement. valentine’s day is coming up in a little less than a month’s time and whether you’re looking for something special for a loved one, or just love yourself so much you think you deserve to get yourself a gift (and we all do!), i’ve got some ideas for you. i like jewelry, but none... 
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luxe pins.

luxe-pins

happy new year everyone! it feels like forever since my last post so let’s get right to it. first, a pale pink sleeveless tank with a lovely beaded collar from bloom (no. 1),  a birchwood geometric pendant by snugstudio (no. 2), gorgeous styling from the danish house doctor catalog (no. 3), a recipe for rhubarb & rosewater syrupfrom 101 cookbooks (no. 4),... 
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luxe pins.

luxe-pins

christmas is just around the corner and i’m sure you are all ready for some well deserved time off and quality time with your family or loved ones; i thought i’d leave you with a few beautiful finds. first this minimal interpretation of a movie poster for benny & joon designed by grégoire guillemin (no. 1), next a handmade rocket by pat kim made of solid... 
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