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GOOD FACE

I love my family and lucky for me, they love me too. The evidence lies in the phone calls, voice mails, text messages, Whatsapp chats, FB messages, the list goes wonderfully on. (I love you […]

Nov, 11

THE RETURN OF THE CITIZEN

  My deepest apologies, but I had to do it! As a proud San Francisco resident I decided to take the summer off from The Avant Gardist and visit this town as a tourist.  Before I […]

Sep, 02

ROBIN WILLIAMS, A LEGEND

A profound human being was born in 1951 capturing the chuckles of every comedy goer, his name was Robin Williams.  He was the guy who made weird noises, crazy comedy skits and heartfelt movies. Williams […]

Aug, 12

BLUE JEAN HOSPICE

  There comes a time in the life of every pair of blue jeans where they need a little extra help. They can’t be washed and thrown around like they used to. If you make […]

Aug, 05

ODE TO SUMMER, JELLY SHOES, & GIRLS IN BROOKLYN

      It’s not summer, at least not officially, but the AC unit in our office doesn’t seem to care.  Today it threw in the towel, transforming an idyllic window flanked penthouse on Madison […]

Jun, 30

SUMMER ESSENTIALS BY KEN DOWNING

June 21 marks the first day of summer and surely most of us are packing for our off the grid getaways. In April, the San Francisco Ballet hosted their ever brilliant annual fashion show at the […]

Jun, 16

RAISE YOUR FLAGS

San Francisco it’s World Cup time in Brazil! Wearing clothes and raising your country’s flag is all about showing your colors. Colors often represent what words cannot; and flags are full of colors and symbols. […]

Jun, 13

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