Welcome to On the Racked where Racked SF editor Kristen Philipkoski shares the top fashion and retail news of the week.
SOUTH BAY—European fashion house Balenciaga is opening a store in Santa Clara this summer. The new shop will be the seventh in the United States.
EVERYWHERE—Looking to lighten your hair for summer? Before you bleach, treat your tresses to one of these rejuvenating at-home treatments.
SAN FRANCISCO—According to the Ethisphere Institute, SF-founded companies Gap and Levi's are two of the world's most ethical companies.
UNION SQUARE—Associate Editor Esther Hahn tests the new M.A.C. Pro store's makeup tutorial.
SILICON VALLEY—According to SF blogger and writer Michelle Miller, seven is the sweet spot for how attractive a woman should be to thrive in startup culture.
EVERYWHERE—Spring is in the air! Here are 16 fun and flirty skirts to fit every style.
UNION SQUARE—Nail art is back! The TopCoat app helps you find a nail tech who will make your creative manicure dreams come true.