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From February 15 to 19—London opens its doors to runway shows from notable designers, such as Burberry, Victoria Beckham, and Peter Pilotto. The city can be a bit rainy, so pair chic looks with the ultimate layers—think plaid coats, thick socks, and chunky scarves. Don’t miss out on the very first London Fashion Week Festival, an immersive experience that includes see-now-buy-now catwalk shows and Q&A’s with designers and industry figures.

La Californienne Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date solid gold in Rosette Shell Honey ($10,500). 

Nili Lotan Boyd Cashmere Sweater ($795).

Giuliva Heritage Collection Christie checked wool trench coat ($3,205). 

Peter Pilotto Boatneck Multicolored Cotton-Blend Sweater ($1,155). 

Dundas Tailored High-Waisted Lurex Pants in metallic ($1,260).

Burberry Cashmere Logo Scarf ($550).

Burberry, Stanford Shopping Center, 650.327.5050.

Maria la Rosa leopard short sock ($52).

Barneys New York, San Francisco, 415.268.3500. 

Tibi Wyatt Embossed Booties ($725).

Nordstrom, Stanford Shopping Center, 650.323.5111.


Revered as one of the fashion capitals of the world, this northern Italian city is rich in architecture and history—romanticism is said to have been created here. And starting February 19, you can fall in love with the upcoming collections from designers like Etro, Marni, and Jil Sander. Be sure to don a touch of leather or head-to-toe print before spending the week swept up in the surrounding passion and romance.

Alexander McQueen Oversized Tortoiseshell Sunglasses ($470).

Alexander McQueen, San Francisco, 415.956.2721.

Roxanne Assoulin Watercolor Ocean Swarovski Crystal Gold-Tone Necklace ($360).

Marni Pinstripe Poplin Midi Dress ($1,550).

Marni, San Francisco, 415.549.8140.

Petar Petrov Daly Asymmetric Polka-Dot Silk-Crepe Midi Dress ($1,585).

Jil Sander Sombrero Large Leather Tote ($3,950).

Prabal Gurung Printed Mid-Rise Bootleg Jacquard Pants ($1,195).

Saks Fifth Avenue, San Francisco, 415.986.4300.

Acne Studios New Merlyn Belted Leather Motorcycle Jacket ($1,650).

Acne Studios, San Francisco, 415.444.3238.

Yuul Yie Amie Slingbacks ($350). 


Between February 25 and March 5—it’s time to travel to the City of Lights. Fashion Week in Paris not only takes place within the walls of historical landmarks like the Carrousel du Louvre and Grand Palais, but is known to set the trends of future seasons. And the likes of Maison Margiela, Altuzarra, and Isabel Marant are just a few of these said trendsetters. So when creating a Paris “street-style” look, go with a wardrobe of classic, yet eye-catching, pieces.

Christian Siriano Small Polka-Dot Single-Button Blazer ($1,700).

Neiman Marcus, Stanford Shopping Center, 650.329.3300. 

Nak Armstrong Bahia Banana Drop Earrings ($14,500).

Barneys New York, San Francisco, 415.268.3500.

Zimmerman Corsage Lily Silk Linen Top ($1,450).

Zimmermann, San Francisco, 415.872.9525.

Maison Margiela High-Rise Straight-Leg Jeans ($630).

Maison Margiela, San Francisco, 415.917.2101.

Moncler Genius Shell- Trimmed Fox-Fur Hooded Jacket ($9,085).

Bloomingdale’s, San Francisco, 415.856.5300. 

Marni Law Leather Belt Bag ($1,150).

Marni, San Francisco, 415.549.8140.

Dorothee Schumacher Pastel Flowering Printed Lace-Trim Silk Top ($390).

Wilkes Bashford, Palo Alto, 650.322.7080. 

Isabel Marant Kindsay Leather Sneakers in pink ($705).

Isabel Marant, San Francisco, 415.781.0113.



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