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6 new spots to #shoplocal this holiday season

11/20/18

6 new spots to #shoplocal this holiday season

Want to get a jump-start on your holiday shopping? We found six cool new shops around the region where you can nab nifty gifts while showing your hometown pride.  All Good Melding street style with the function of outdoor gear, Sacramento-based clothier All Good, owned by Jason Maggio, opened a flagship store at its former pop-up location in midtown's Ice Blocks on Oct. 6, with a grand opening set for early December. The 900-square-foot space has been decked out in the rugged-chic aesthetic that defines the brand: think natural wood surfaces displaying enamel campware and surfboards propped up in a corner, as well as shelves sporting All Good’s signature street-ready unisex threads, including the Buckeye Dad hat that has been spotted on the likes...

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Local eye-care company launches new line of fitness-tracking spectacles

03/15/18

Local eye-care company launches new line of fitness-tracking spectacles

Step into The Shop, the midtown innovation lab for local eye care giant VSP Global, and you’re in nerd heaven, a place where kids who were called “four-eyes” in high school exact sweet revenge by changing the world through technology. Take Level, for instance: a new line of fitness-tracking glasses developed by The Shop and tested by 300 individuals through USC’s Center for Body Computing. The project was conceived four years ago, but was so ahead of its time that the team had to wait for chip technology to get smaller and more economical. “It could be no more expensive than any other pair of glasses," says the lab’s co-director Jay Sales. "On top of that, it had to be fashionable—as elegant as it is...

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A sneak peek at this year’s Sacramento Fashion Week

02/14/18

A sneak peek at this year’s Sacramento Fashion Week

Sacramento Fashion Week is celebrating its 12th anniversary this year with eight days of festivities from Feb. 17-24, ranging from designer showcases to workshops on hair, makeup and modeling. Here are six highlights. Launch Party Feb. 17 Fashion week will kick off with a launch party at midtown’s new co-working space, Cowo Campus, to introduce its designers, including new faces like Sacramento’s Brooks Ware, Keevona Reynolds and Saphaktra Touch—who will dress showcase host and KCRA anchor Lisa Gonzales—and returning brands like Thimoleon Rodriguez Collection, known for its lacy gowns and eclectic patterned ensembles. The fête will also feature an intimate fashion show with spring and summer looks from women’s athletic wear retailer...

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New home design store to open in Loomis this March

01/17/18

New home design store to open in Loomis this March

Your sweet pad just might get a little sweeter with the opening of The Feathered Nest in Loomis this March. Owners Shannon Ertel and Debbie Massie will be launching their home design store in a sprawling 11,000-square-foot space modeled after a barn (with glass-framed metal doors that roll up on good-weather days) that features a stylish, curated selection of goods like designer furniture, French antiques and hostess gifts. “Our style is everything from modern farmhouse to industrial, and we love everything cozy and homey,” Ertel says. “We really tried to bring in things that you can’t find anywhere else in the region.” The shop, which will be set up in room vignettes, will showcase items like bedside lamps by Regina Andrew Design, rugs by Kate...

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Check out these four new small retail shops opening around town

12/05/17

Check out these four new small retail shops opening around town

From a cactus nursery to a K-beauty bazaar, we've rounded up four eclectic new shops opening up their doors in and around Sacramento.   Glamour Bento After Tianyi "Mimi" Zhou, who was born in China and raised in Korea, moved to Sacramento four years ago, she missed her Korean beauty products. She began purchasing popular items for herself and selling them to her friends, eventually creating I'm Mimi International, Inc., which now distributes Korean beauty products to retailers like Urban Outfitters, Ulta and Forever 21, and will soft-open its own retail space called Glamour Bento off of Belvedere Avenue and Power Inn Road on Friday, Dec. 15. Glamour Bento, says spokesperson Sahaira Murillo, will carry notable skin care lines like Cosrx, Banilaco, Elizavecca...

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