Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Kristen Philipkoski shares the best fashion and retail news of the week.
EVERYWHERE—Meet the Bay Area Racked Young Guns 2013 semifinalists! And check out the rest of the list of talented young designers from across the country.
SAN FRANCISCO—Have a look at the divine holiday lookbook from The 2 Bandits whose designer, Tamar Wider, also happens to be a Young Guns semifinalist!
COW HOLLOW—And the other Bay Area-based Young Guns nominee, the shoemakers of Freda Salvador are having an amazing sale.
BIG SUR—Sean Parker says he and his new wife have been spat upon for their lavish Big Sur wedding, which some say destroyed the environment. Parker canceled his honeymoon to prove that's not true.
EVERYWHERE—Our editor's picks this week bring you the only nail polish you need this summer, the tee that won't reveal your bra; the best self-tanner, the bikini bottom that will give you a good butt, and more.
FILLMORE—The oldest black bookstore in the country is in our fair city, and it may be about to get shut down. It's been in the same building for 53 years.
MISSION—If that weren't bad enough, Adobe Books is closed after 25 years. But they might open up again on 24th Street.
UNION SQUARE—Protestors against the always-ultra-thin and well endowed Victoria's Secret models gathered outside the Powell Street store in their undies.