clothing

16 Mar 2022

Legendary Vintage Shop Moves to North Beach After 10 Years in the Tenderloin

Exactly one decade after its debut in San Francisco, Vacation closed its Tenderloin storefront at 704 Larkin Street on February 15, 2022.  Kristin Klein, the owner of the legendary vintage shop, was initially drawn to the Tenderloin as a “timeless snapshot of a city,” imbued with a great nostalgia “where

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23 Oct 2019

On Top of Being Offensive, the Mass Shooting Hoodies Were a Rip-off

by Kattoo King This year during New York Fashion Week, a streetwear brand called Bstroy showed their fifth collection inspired by the current epidemic of mass shootings.  The show featured T-shirts printed with “Bstroy Combat School’ models with latex bullet wounds, and the now infamous school shooting hoodies. These hoodies

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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12 Nov 2015

The Best Looks from Missy Elliott’s “WTF” Video

After 7 years Missy Elliott dropped a hot-ass single this morning called “WTF (Where They From)” and it is the most [fire emoji] thing on the planet right now. I could write probably 700 words on how this song is simultaneously ultra-current and doesn’t sound like anything else out today, but

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11 Aug 2014

ENTER GIVEAWAY! “I Can’t Afford SF” Tee Or Tank from DSF Clothing Co.

  Yes, it’s true. While being broke is temporary and being poor is a whole other level of socioeconomic hell-hole, we couldn’t imagine anyone who reads the BAS site not relating to the message on DSF Clothing Company’s t-shirts, “I can’t afford SF.” Hell, I know some people who are

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22 Feb 2013

Stop ‘N’ Swap at the Salvation Army Harlem Temple TOMORROW

  It may be a little early for actual Spring cleaning, but one of the many lessons learned from being in a shoebox sized apartment is that you need to consistently reduce clutter. Whether your closet is overflowing with clothing you don’t wear, or you were randomly given coffee table

Emily Cohen - Low Budget Lady 0
14 Nov 2012

Top Clothing Trends for Broke-Asses

Everyone’s heard the expression “starving artist” before, right? Throughout time, there has always been a subset of the population who fits this description and today, my friends, many of us are the ones filling those ratty, tattered shoes. Whether it’s because all of our disposable income goes toward bettering our

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
03 Nov 2011

American Apparel Warehouse Sale Starts Saturday

Do you like American Apparel, but never dare to even go inside because you know you will just want to buy everything? Well, my friends, your luck has just changed. Starting this Saturday, November 5th through Sunday November 13th, you can get all the goodies you’ve always dreamed of at

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16 Jul 2011

DIY: How to Have a Clothing Swap

It’s time to GET IN your friends’ closets… Tired of the same old five outfits you’ve been wearing these days? It’s time to spice up your wardrobe in a way even a broke-ass like you can afford. Dip into your best friends’ closets while you clean out your own at

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