Monday, March 26, 2007

gr.dano, Verrières and Sako in San Francisco Chronicle

Check out this great article featuring five hot bay area designers, including Unsung faves gr. dano and Verrières and Sako.

Five local fashion teams who want to stay by the bay

Cotton Cummerbund Top by gr.dano

Silk Organza Coat Dress (left) over Crisscross Silk Organza Overlay Dress (right) by Verrières and Sako

Monday, March 19, 2007

Unsung Designers Always a Step Ahead of Trends

Silk and lace: elegant, sensuous, ladylike, sado-masochistic. No matter how you like to wear them, these contrasting textures are a match made in fashion heaven. Below, Dolce and Gabbana F/W07 on the left, Ouvrez la Porte F/W06 on the right.

Bows evoke a romantic past.

Lace at the breast is sweet and sexy.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Love the Look: Mirror, Mirror on the Feet

My new favorite look: "mirror" metallic shoes. At first I thought it would be too much, too shiny. But after seeing them on many a stylish woman in NYC and Paris, I'm sold. Because they're an accessory and on the feet, they can really pop an outfit. Besides, I can check for lipstick on my teeth while pretending to have dropped something.

At Louis Vuitton, Paris 2007 (courtesy of the Sartorialist @

Who's doing it:

Pierre Hardy silver platform pump

Christian Louboutin gold skyscraper pump

Gucci open-toe, ankle strap platform with metal studs

Burberry open toe platform

And our very own Gigi Favela round toe pump

Sunday, March 04, 2007

Unsung in DC Modern Luxury Mag

Our feature in the March issue of DC Modern Luxury.

Heroine Chic: Champions of the unsung, Alishia Frey and Grace Wang fight fashion's "era of generica"