sneak peek of sunset.

sunset magazine shoot / via sfgirlbybay

A couple of months ago I attended a styled event at Sunset Magazine’s gorgeous Test Gardens located at Cornerstone Sonoma in Northern California’s wine region. It was an opportunity to see the behind-the-scenes of a photoshoot for a Fall 2018 issue. I was beyond amazed by the beautiful settings, the great number of staff and talent to pull off this shoot and by the sheer... 
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unexpected guests: briana kranz corcoran.

unexpected guests: briana kranz / sfgirlbybay

I had the pleasure of meeting today’s guest at a fun event in san francisco. As a bunch of ladies were learning to mix cocktails in the midst of a floral studio, this lovely lady was off in the corner painting beautiful portraits of each guest that evening. I was so impressed with my painting (and that she made me so much more glam than I really am!) that I knew I’d continue... 
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generally stunning.

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i’ve long been a fan of general store founders and creative couple Serena Mitnik-Miller and her architect husband Mason St. Peter. we’ve blogged about their beautiful store in san francisco’s outer sunset and their L.A. store in Venice, too — both are worth a visit, but if you’re not local you’re still in luck because there’s always... 
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elsie green: a holiday giveaway.

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if you adore vintage decor and one-of-a-kind beautiful things for your home that happen to be sustainable, a visit to the bay area’s elsie green is a must.  this charming, family-run business offers the most unique collection of vintage finds from france and morocco that i fear it may make your head spin — in the good way, of course. elsie green imports the prettiest... 
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wear this there: sfmoma.

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as the gateway to modern art, SFMOMA is always one we suggest to visiting friends and readers. Now even more so because our favorite landmark got a wee bit of a facelift. home to warhols, and rothkos alike it now houses a richard serra installation. they upgraded to an in-house sightless coffee bar, and a three michelin starred destination called in situ. why not try to blend... 
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