‘Art Meets Fashion’ at 440 Brannan

On Thursday, December 3rd from 5:00pm – 11:00pm, 440 Brannan is hosting an ‘Art Meets Fashion’ event for aspiring local designers and artists to showcase their unique, one-of-a-kind pieces to the public. Participating fashion designers include UC Davis alumna Alyssa Lichtenstein, Academy of Art University alumnae Diana Legoretta, Magdalena Trever, Dao Thabthimkoson, Kaiya Tyson, Natalie Camargo, Nancy DeLos Reyes, Vanessa Salazar, and Myria Zaytoun Hansmeyer, as well as current Academy students Zenia Kim and Fayrouz Abi Assi. Other designers participating include Elizabeth Lass (metalsmith and jewelry designer of Elixir9), Bernadette Emrick (fine artist who creates collages), and Ivan Lopez, who will be hand-painting custom T-shirts on site. (For more pictures and information on the event follow the jump)


A piece from Dao Thabthimkson’s April 2009’s collection


A piece by Nancy DeLos Reyes


A piece by Vanessa Salazar

Enjoy complimentary wine, music, art installations, and a chance to shop local San Francisco designers including gr.dano, designed by Academy of Art University 2004 BFA Fashion Design alumna Jill Giordano and her partner Brian Scheyer (www.grdano.com), Academy of Art University 2005 MFA Fashion Design alumna Amy Fink (www.amyfink.net), Christopher Collins, Distilled and more.

Here are the deets:

WHAT? Art Meets Fashion Event

WHEN? 5 pm to 11 pm, Thursday, December 3rd

WHERE? 440 Brannan between 3rd and 4th Streets in SOMA. The boutique/showroom is a fashion design studio and retail store featuring only locally designed and produced men’s and women’s clothing and accessories. The boutique also supports local artists of all kinds hosting many gallery events. (www.440brannan.com)