I like this photo from last fall, the Oct. issue of Marie Claire. Hoping to give you a little fashion inspiration especially if you're wanting to join a Tweed Run, like the San Francisco Thursday Tweed Ride on Feb. 12th.
So I've revealed some of my favorites San Francisco designers... listed below. More than likely the time required to have something whipped up specifically for the SF Tweed Ride is not possible...but you never know.
Al's Attire. The place to go to get a custom coat, handmade and one-of-a-kind. Wonderful selection of premium woolens, tweeds included. You can spend a good hour pouring over fabric swatches.
Theresa LaQuey Couture. Theresa is a pattern designer for Simplicity’s retro line. She custom sketches and creates designs for her clients with a keen eye for quality reproduction garments. She is a well known fixture in San Francisco/Bay Area and within Art Deco historical societies nationwide. She wears a lot of tweed.
For an emphatically less traditional look, check out: Five and Diamond, a collective of designers. Surely you'll find what embodies the spirit of SF and Burning Man style via
Note: If you have to consider your budget, yes question the rationality of the $ spent on some of these wonderful designer's clothing -- say perhaps you can’t (you know) afford it … however in other words the prices are normal for exquisitely made finery. Bespoke.
Otherwise thrifting is always a good option. I’ve been extre