Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Kristen Philipkoski shares the best fashion and retail news of the week.
EVERYWHERE—Did you know that some retailers double their prices before marking them half off? In other words the price stays the same. Well luckily now if it happens to you you can sue those jerks.
EVERYWHERE—This week in Editor's Picks: the $10 bottom-lash mascara you totally need; the $20 jelly sandals you'll want in every color; the comfiest bra ever; and a super-low maintenance red lip.
SAN JOSE—Prada is now open at the Valley Fair mall, as is Miu Miu. It's gettin' fancy up in there.
SAN FRANCISCO—Someone's trying to sell their tester Google Glass on Craigslist at a bit of a mark up.
UNION SQUARE—Alexander McQueen is opening up shop in San Francisco in September, probably on Maiden Lane.
SAN FRANCISCO—Gap still won't sign the Bangladesh safety accord, and investors at the annual meeting earlier this week were not pleased.
UNION SQUARE—Look for Jill Milan's luxury vegan bags at a pop-up at the San Francisco Centre starting on Friday and going through the entire month of June.
SAN FRANCISCO—On a budget but looking to get fit? Checkout these seven super cheap (some are free!) activities in San Francisco for getting that heart rate up and trimming that waistline down.
THE EMBARCADERO—Target has opened a Technology Innovation Center in San Francisco, hoping to take advantage of a close proximity to online retail startups. Retail startups: polish up those pitches!