//FREAK OUT: Leigh Bowery meets DRKSHDW
Every Halloween, we want to try to recreate one of Leigh Bowery’s INSANE costumes (beautifully shot and thoroughly documented by Fergus Greer in his book Leigh Bowery Looks) but it’s not the easiest thing to find a latex bodysuit or panne velvet gowns. If you’re still feeling Halloween-y after the 31st, we can’t think of any better way to indulge your inner performance...
CLOSE UP: Robert Geller Stefan Jacket
It can be a little hard to notice all the great details that some of our designers put into their work when shopping our webstore, so we thought we’d shine a little light on signature pieces that we think deserve your attention. First up is Robert Geller’s Stefan Jacket, one of our favorite pieces of outerwear this season and exclusively ours in the United States. Though he may have...
Shop Sweet Things // San Francisco Lifestyle Blog:... →
shopsweetthings: ARCE/SF serving the irresistible drip coffees from Blue Bottle! Here’s a lovely photo of Laura’s adorable sister, Laura of On The Racks and Erin of Apartment 34. (Love all the bright colors on all three ladies!) Here’s Chelsi of Designer File…
//Blanc & Noir Fall 2011: RUGGED & refined
We’re so glad that Blanc & Noir’s new fall collection has arrived. The heat’s finally broken and it’s time to start contemplating what you’re going to wear once the mercury really starts dropping. This collection is a little bit of both worlds: sharp tailoring against soft fabrics, rugged styling with classic touches. Vintage Wool Peacoat We pretty much fell...
ACRE/SF grand opening...the recap
acresf: Thanks to everyone that came out on Thursday, the party was nothing short of amazing. With nearly 400 people here, the shop was packed from beginning to end. Between Bliss Lau’s trunk show, The Soft White 60s live set, Refinery29 fashion photographers snapping photos and Rock Wall Wines serving booze all night, it was tough to even know who was here! If you didn’t make it, live...
Cannot wait for this!
New Joomi Lim pieces for holiday. That blue!
Gitman Custom Event // This Saturday!
Our annual Gitman Brothers Vintage custom shirting event is finally here. Saturday, 10/22, meet the guys from Gitman Vintage, browse their extensive swatch book, get measured up for a custom shirt, choose embroidery, collars and sleeve lengths. Leave knowing you got exactly what you wanted. You’ve been waiting all year for this. Hope to see you there. Acrimony, 333 Hayes St, San Francisco...
The Von Trapps//
Get yours before they’re all gone! #karenwalker
Not a thing to wear?
Don’t know what to wear to our North Beach bash? How about something Funktional!
What we're listening to:
Just a badass local band called Tune-Yards. Come in for a taste.
Just In // New Jeffrey Cambell Styles
Yes it’s true that everything looks good on Lilly. But these new Jeffrey Campbell’s are sure to make every girls feet smile. Suebee in bright blue The Roswell in distressed black The Clift in Dark Brown The Rumble in Tumbled Black Leather Available in store now, online next week. Tell your feet you’re thinking about making them really really happy.
Grand Opening Party for ACRE/SF
acresf: If you’re seeing the invite here, you’re first to see it. Hosted by Refinery29 and Rock Wall Wines, with a live set by local SF band The Soft White Sixties, and an in-store appearance and trunk show event by Bliss Lau herself, the party is going to ROCK. RSVP for the event at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Palomino Blackwing 602
I would say I know my fair share of nerds. Denim nerds, record nerds, computer nerds, bike nerds…basically anyone that has an extreme passion for the details and intricacies of a specific topic. A nerd I’ve never crossed paths with is a pencil nerd, someone who can see and feel the difference between a #2 and a soft wax lead. The Palomino Blackwing 602 was discontinued in 1998,...
Skip the bike shell
Just throw this bad boy on instead. Reflective knitted scarf from Carol Christian Poell. Where do I find this bad boy?
Heritage Research // Wings + Horns
This season, Wings + Horns has collaborated with UK-brand Heritage Research. The Bomber and Fishtail Parka are our must-have pieces of outerwear this season. Beginning and ending with classic Wings + Horns styling, these pieces are reinvented using Heritage Research’s tough waxed cotton. Pay special attention to all the small design features such as Riri zips, foldover collars, gusseted...
If you want a refreshing view of the air show this weekend while you enjoy shopping and a cup of coffee come in to ACRE/SF to see the sights! The Blue Angels will be here all weekend and so will we! Stop by and check it out. Yes.
//Wings + Horns Denim has arrived
It’s every bit as amazing as everyone has been anticipating. Slim fit, 1 year wash. $255 Slim fit, raw. $195 Straight fit, 1 year wash. $255 Straight fit, raw. $195 **missing pic: Straight fit, bleach out wash. $295** Stay tuned for this baby tomorrow. Available in store now and online tomorrow!
New Karen Walker Eyewear
I’m definetely getting the bunnies. Sidekicks for my face.
I would buy this if...
acresf: It had the blood stains on it. Replica Ryan Gosling Scorpion Jacket from DRIVE. Best movie ever.
Nudie: A Guide and a Sale!
For those smarties who don’t need this fit guide, we’ll cut to the chase: all Nudie styles are 20% OFF until this Friday, so stop by ACRE/SF or check them out online.
Some necessities: Penny Stock Puff Vest Penny Stock Plaid Shirt Nudie Thin Finn Denim Pointer Chukkas