Winter rain storms blowing off the Pacific Ocean also have created a perfect excuse to show off your boots and light winter coats or wraps in the swim of shoppers in Union Square. And besides layering, locals in the City by the Bay love a good chapeau, because you never know when the year-round breezy weather might turn from brilliant seaside sunshine to brisk and damp. This winter, urban knit beanies have been overtaken by brimmed caps in newsboy, Carnaby Street go-go and Dick Tracy styles.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"