The San Francisco lifestyle often means sticking to a flexible dress code. While the weather is pretty consistent all year round, we’ve been known to practice yoga during lunch breaks, ride bikes to happy hour, and attend numerous networking events after work. Hence a new class of designers whose workwear ideas are meant to get you from your desk to dinner in no time.
Shannon Snow’s vast experience in the tech industry makes her an ideal person to design a line of clothing for the Silicon Valley woman. After working for Google for ten years, Shannon saw a need for clothing that combines professional clothing with style and comfort. Snow’s clothing collection is perfect for any event, from the boardroom to happy hour. It combines sporty comfort with technology-friendly features such as a pocket for your cell phone and a loop for your name badge. // Shop Shannon Snow online at shannonsnow.com
San Francisco ladies might not need many swimsuits or a wide variety of summer dresses, but a jacket is in demand almost every day of the year, and if you’re a petite woman, finding a coat that will swallow you up can be especially difficult not quite. Bring Jean Kaori, who has dedicated her new outerwear line to the smaller sect, offering a variety of styles from a fully lined luxurious woolen cape to a more casual, curvier moto jacket. Each piece is custom made to ensure the best fit. It’s made from the best fabrics Jean herself selected and made in the Bay Area. // Find your next statement coat online at jeankaori.com
If you’ve ever felt a pair of McMacular men’s trousers, you can understand why their customers call them “devastatingly comfortable.” Creators Taylor Dinges and Casey Davis wanted to create pants that felt like sweatpants but were acceptable for the boardroom. It was made of smooth cotton woven from satin on the outside and pliable mulberry silk on the inside. And don’t worry, ladies, styles for women are in the works. // Shop McMacular online at mcmacular.com
Ever tired of dragging your workout clothes to work? Step into jomper, a jumpsuit that you can wear to work and the gym. Jomper is made of a moisture-wicking and odor-repellent fabric and allows you to take part in a yoga class during your lunch break. Then you can get back to work immediately without changing your clothes and no one will be the smarter. Wear it with a few kicks and a denim jacket on the weekend, or pair it with a blazer and heels for a more refined look. The company is also testing magnetic closures for faster bathroom visits. // Pre-order your Jomper at jomper.co