Jeffrey Campbell Shoes The Tick Shoe in Natural Burlap at Amazon ($150)

They sort of remind me of Cillian Murphy's creepster character in Batman Begins who drugged people and scared them to insanity with his gnarly burlap mask.

But seriously, tell me what you think.

With some time to kill before my hair cut, I wandered through Acrimony in Hayes Valley. Saved by the bell - - - just as I was about to spend way too much money on jewelry, I realized I was almost late and ran out.
Had I stayed a moment longer, I might own these:

Lady Grey Pyrite Dash Ring, $138

Gaia Repossi (who designed accessories for the last Alexander Wang show and - her fabulous home was featured in a recent issue of Harper's Bazaar) has taken the reins at her family's jewelry business.
Pieces all have "fine jewelry" prices so I've omitted them from this post. Consider them "for browsing only."

Selections from the Ere, Maure and Neree collections. Learn more at

Pardon the hiatus...
Maybe its the fact that July in San Francisco is actually grey and chilly (contrary to popular belief that California is the land of perpetual sunshine) - but I'm really drawn rich leathers and dark earth tones that have no place in a girl's July rotation. Nevertheless - here are a few current faves:

Maison Martin Margiela Work Moc Booties at shopbop ($750)

Nanette Lepore Hush Hush Leather Jacket at shopbop ($848)

RAG & BONE Armory Jacket in Wine at Forward ($1,331)