Stories about Fashion

Designer Dexter Simmons’ new ‘Wavy’ line was born in SF clubs

'Weirdly queer' fashion star took inspiration from rave, goth energy for summer look—and that's just one piece of the portfolio.

An audience with Marc Huestis, ‘Impresario of Castro Street’

Jousting with Harvey Milk, hosting Hollywood royalty, kicking crystal meth: The hometown hero's juicy new memoir has it all.

What happened to Halston? New doc dives deep into designer’s story

Going beyond the Studio 54 reputation, Frédéric Tcheng's movie reappraises the fashion icon's legacy and life as a gay man.

Screen Grabs: She’s the Official Coolest Person Ever

Filmmaker Barbara Rubin gets her due. Plus: Asian Masters series, Hecho en Mexico fest, Halston, Ward 5B, Mamacita, more.

Surprising looks and gorgeous silks in ‘Kimono Refashioned’

Asian Art Museum exhibit takes in everything from Van Gogh to Anime in considering the impact of the traditional Japanese garment.

SFFILM Fest brings new ‘Tales of the City,’ rare gems, big star power

Laura Dern, Dr. Ruth, Ai Weiwei, migrating elephants, Satanists, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, prison basketball, and more in 62nd edition.

David Herrera Performance Company explores the power of empathy—and loss

After the death of his father, the choreographer-collaborator's new 'Resurrection of Everyday People' became something more personal and immersive.

The Sierra Club and the luxury-housing developer

Northern Alameda chapter backs San Leandro project in a sign that the pro-growth forces are trying to take over the environmental group.

Teens takeover the Contemporary Jewish Museum — and it’s about time

From DJs to designers, the institution hands over the programming reins to the younger generation on Sat/9

Screen Grabs: The world’s most popular comedy duo shows its seams in ‘Stan & Ollie’

Plus: The latest Dragon Ball Super installment, the year's second-most hype foreign film, and Freddy Krueger's sordid gay drama