San Francisco may abound with French potties and tea houses and high-priced paella restaurants, but its fashion sense still leaves much to be desired.
SF Opera A few sale items.
We are, as the conventional wisdom goes, an international capital of newly minted billionaires in flannel shirts and hoodies. The city that institutionalized casual Fridays. The birthplace of The Gap.
This weekend, one of the city's oldest highbrow institutions is giving us a chance to change that image.
The San Francisco Opera is opening its costume shop and putting a whole array of ruffly frocks up for sale. If you've been scouring thrift stores for a suit of armor, or a Renaissance Faire peasant costume, or a ball gown for someone of generous girth -- look no further.More »