April 2012

last week

Chris has been doing so much design work for me lately (for instance this website and this flier). And since he somewhat jokingly requested a reuben sandwich as payment, we had lunch at Wise Sons last week, followed by espressos at Haus Coffee. It was one of those days when we were so happy to leave our computers behind and enjoy the sunshine in the Mission. I felt a bit silly taking photos, especially of our coffee drinks, but it was just such a nice day I wanted to capture it in a little way. Plus, that espresso was incredibly delicious, and I love the outdoor space of Haus Coffee.

magasin général: part iii

  1. setting up the anaise table
  2. bags and magazines on display
  3. shoes from anaise
  4. posing outside of beautiful fort mason in my cygnet dress and cranes scarf
  5. a lotfi scarf next to an anzfer farms lamp

chris bought a very classy wallet from stitch & hammer and some beautiful stationary from colpa press that I need to show you as well. I wish I had taken even more pictures at the event!

magasin général: part ii

  1. center display
  2. gorgeous katy krantz sculpture
  3. my table, magazines, and beyond amazing bangles from IKO IKO
  4. faux/real at anaise
  5. maude's beautiful display

magasin général: part i

Photos from our weekend pop-up shop:

  1. renee and I holding the magasin général sign*
  2. anaise and our sign
  3. changing room
  4. ashley thayer's incredible hand-dyed textiles
  5. anaise and lotfi clothing racks
  6. michelle lane's amazing jewelry

it was amazing to meet all the wonderful vendors at this event, and the room was so spacious and filled with light. I thought everything looked really beautiful and I tried to take as many pictures as I could. more coming soon!

*I am wearing my new mina stone coat from anaise!

around here

I have been totally mesmerized by these beautiful blooming trees in our neighborhood lately. Pictures of this weekend's pop up event are coming soon!

hand painted

I will be selling these hand-painted tank tops at our pop up shop,Magasin Général, this coming Saturday and Sunday at Fort Mason. This weekend is coming up so fast! Really excited to see what all the wonderful vendors will have to offer. Please stop by if you live in the area! It should be a really great event.

By the way, our pop up shop made it onto Daily Candy's San Francisco weekend guide!


A little discount, to celebrate having filed our taxes and the spring. Use code JARDIN for 20% off all orders of $150 or more. This code is good through the end of April, and can be applied toward your purchase of Lotfi clothing or scarves.

weekend snapshots

around the studio

Looking forward to painting some fabric this weekend. If all goes well, I'll have come some special pieces for the pop-up shop. I've also started putting up some new inspiration images for Fall. It has been easy to be thinking in Fall mode since Spring has not really arrived to San Francisco, sadly.


My favorite doughnut in the city is from Bob's Doughnuts on Polk Street. I'm not sure I needed to post three pictures, but...it's a really good doughnut. And my favorite time to go is around midnight, when they're pulling fresh doughnuts out of the oven.