The Official SF10 celebrations thread (May 4-5, San Francisco)

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LA Guy, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Ten years ago, Styleforum was born.

    On the weekend of May 5, there will be party in San Francisco. A movable circus, so to speak.

    There will be festivities and activities the entire weekend, with a showing of O'Mast co-sponsored by The Armoury on the 4th, a vendor Showcase (a mashup between a pop-up shop and a trunk show) on the afternoon of the 5th, and a party in the evening. Of course, there will be drinks throughout the day, culmulating in food and drinks on the evening of the 5th.

    The itinerary is below.

    Schedule for the weekend of the Styleforum 10th Anniversary Party

    Friday May 4

    O'Mast 6:30-7:30 PM - Showing of O'Mast co-sponsored by The Armoury and W San Francisco, at the Industry Room of the W San Francisco.

    Meetup and Dinner 7:30PM whenever. In the spirit of San Francisco Styleforum Meetups, we will meet for no-host drinks at one of the areas fine cocktail establishments. We look forward to seeing familiar faces and welcoming anyone who will be coming in from out of town for the weekend. The location will be finalized and announced as we get closer to the event.

    There will be a no-host dinner with San Francisco members. Location to be announced.
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    Saturday May 5
    A swim anyone? You'll find me either going for a run (if my knee is good) or in the gym doing lots of explosive exercises.

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    12noon - 6pm - The Styleforum Showcase. This will take place in the second floor "Industry" room of the W Hotel and will feature many favorite suppliers and retailers of tailored clothing, custom jeansmakers, shoes and accessories.

    Included in the confirmed list of vendors will be On the Fly with some Alfred Sargent shoes and other fine goods, Taylor Stitch with their mix of made in San Francisco shirts, Joe of My Tailor, Will of A Suitable Wardrobe, Mike and Adele of Epaulet , John and Nick of custom jeansmakers Jack/Knife, The Hanger Project offering complimentary shoeshines, and Tom of Leather Soul bringing in the shoes that you'll want shined. Yuki and Ryan of Yuketen will be bringing in fine Yuketen footwear, bags, and accessories.

    We will add to this list as other vendors are confirmed.

    Food and beverages will be served throughout the event.

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    W Hotel Lobby

    6:30 pm- 10pm - Anniversary Party- A hosted event compliments of Styleforum and its sponsors. Come meet your Styleforum friends and enjoy an evening of fun on the fourth floor terrace of the W Hotel. Food and beverages will be provided. After 10 p.m., the party will move downstairs.

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    Sunday May 6

    10:00 Am - No host brunch. We will select a place near the waterfront once we have a head count.

    Rooms:

    Styleforum will be able to offer a special discounted room rate at The W San Francisco for Styleforum members. Rooms range from $199 to $279 depending on what you choose, and are available from May 1 through May 8, for those who want to make an entire holiday out of this. The rooms must be booked before April 9.

    Here are the rooms actually available to us:

    Wonderful rooms: $199
    Spectacular rooms $219 (single or double)
    Fabulous corner rooms $239
    Triples and quads are available for an additional $20 and $40, a good choice for guys who want to split the costs.


    Please phone or go to our dedicated splash page to reserve, and reference "Styleforum 10th Anniversary Celebration" to get the special rate (which matches anything online - I checked).
     
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  3. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Just a reminder on rooms


    Rooms:

    Styleforum will be able to offer a special discounted room rate at The W San Francisco for Styleforum members. Rooms range from $199 to $279 depending on what you choose, and are available from May 1 through May 8, for those who want to make an entire holiday out of this. The rooms must be booked before April 9.

    Here are the rooms actually available to us:

    Wonderful rooms: $199
    Spectacular rooms $219 (single or double)
    Fabulous corner rooms $239
    Triples and quads are available for an additional $20 and $40, a good choice for guys who want to split the costs.


    Please phone to reserve, and reference "Styleforum 10th Anniversary Celebration" to get the special rate (which matches anything online - I checked).
     


  4. Parker

    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Whooo!

    Me too. It's gonna be a good time. The W is a great party spot (seriously!) and there'll be lots of good stuff to check out at the showcase.

    Plus, there might be a battle royale between the MC i-gents and the SW&D leather boyz.
     
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  5. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    fwiw, one of the confirmed door prizes will be a pair of custom jeans from Jack/knife (see the Jack/knife thread for more info). John and I have already been talking about my pair.

    Truth be told, I'm a little afraid of getting my measurements taken right now. It bodes poorly. I mean, I wear anything from a size 31 to a size 33, but there is not way that I am anywhere close to a 31, or even a 33, where I wear my jeans (low on my hips.) I'm thinking 35-36". Last pair of jeans I got, Triple Works in size 33, are actually slack in the waist, and were not tight at all from day 1, and even after a wash, so, who knows.
     


  6. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Super secret photos have fallen into my hands showing Parker preparing for the MC vs SW&D battle royal, smackdown.


    Will this win? If it does, what does it win???


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  7. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    "Hey, do you guys think this makes my butt look too big???"

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  8. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    I like that his pocket square matches the bike handle.
     


  9. LA Guy

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    I actually cribbed this outfit from someone who is considerably more talented than am I.
     


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    Urban just posted that he picked up his Jack Knife jeans tonight and that they are his best fitting jeans ever.
     


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    partay!
     


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    Wish I could go. I'm travelling to SF two weeks before this, so it's a shame.
     
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    The solution is obvious - change your flights.
     


  14. GusW

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    Or in the words of Fok "Pull a Bueller"


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    Taylor Stitch - which makes some great jeans, ties, and RTW shirts in order to having a MTO shirting program, will be one fo the vendors at the Vendor Showcase.

    Jeans made using denim from some of the oldest Japanese and American mills cost $128 - a great everyday wear (and if people ask "where to kop jeans", this is a good place to start).

    They also sell throwing knives. Well, collar stays, but they are really throwing knives.
     


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