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Style Guru Hal Rubenstein Talks Jewelry and San Francisco

Style guru Hal Rubenstein, one of the founding editors of InStyle, where he spent nearly 20 years as fashion director and most recently editor-at-large, is now the Global Style Director at Gabriel & Co., a fine jewelry design house. He curated five new distinct and exclusive collections for the company. He was in San Francisco last week for his collections’ SF debut at Padis Jewelry. We caught up with him to talk jewelry and the City by the Bay. Below he answers our questions and shares how the collections he curated should be worn.

The Best Coffee Shops in San Francisco

We don’t have to point you to Buena Vista for the perfect Irish coffee. You already know that. We do want to share our picks for five of the best coffee shops in San Francisco. Yeah, we know you may not want to venture out of your neighborhood for a single cup pour over or flat white but these five joints are worth it if you’re not lucky enough to live near one of them.

San Francisco’s West Portal Blossoms with Bloom Blow Dry Bar

Thanks to Bloom Blow Dry Bar, glamour girls who live in San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood no longer have to go outside of their area to get a great blowout in a chic setting when they get ready for events and galas. The salon’s founder and CEO Dawn Hahn, a Bay Area native whose long and luscious locks are the perfect advertisement for her business, lives in the neighborhood with her entrepreneurial husband. After she noticed the lack of blow dry bars in the community and how far some of her neighbors traveled to get their hair done, she opened the gorgeous Bloom Blow Dry Bar this fall. Here’s why we’re gaga over it:

5 Reasons Why We Love the New Quince in San Francisco

It’s hard to believe that Quince in San Francisco could get any better but Michael and Lindsay Tusk’s cherished, two-Michelin starred restaurant in Jackson Square did just that. After a two-month closure for renovations wonderfully done by noted local designer Douglas Durkin, Quince recently re-opened to reveal a more intimate and comfortable space. The Tusks responded to the nostalgia their guests felt for Quince’s original location on Octavia Street but managed to still embrace the architecture of the historic 1907 building at Pacific Avenue and Montgomery they moved into five years ago.

Best Places to Drink Champagne in San Francisco

The opening of a champagne bottle is music to our ears and it’s that wonderful time of year when we can’t get enough of that lovely tune. The question becomes, where do we want to drink bubbly tonight? If you’re in the mood for bubbles—and who isn’t during the holidays?—here are five of the best places to sip champagne in San Francisco. Cheers!