Local It-Kids Of San Francisco You Need To Know Of Now

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Some of the best attributes of the Bay Area are the people who make it up and these it-kids are making it up no less. Get to know the locals who are creating a chicer SF daily.

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Hunter Hess // Illustrator

Bringing the world of illustration into different worlds, Hunter is challenging the drawing world with his jack-of-all-trades mentality. You can find Hunter designing highly coveted apparel, full-scale wall murals, or simple Muni doodles. There is nothing this kid can’t do.

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Ronald Gravesande // Fashion Blogger

Where menswear and womenswear meet, Ronald is pushing limits and boundaries with his take on classic pieces. Mixing high and low, materials, and weights — you can see Ronald sporting oversized vests, oxfords, leather shorts, and everything in between.

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Rielle Klassen // Musician 

This musical gal is a Bay Area sweetheart, Rielle provides the tunes that Oakland and San Francisco alike need. Mixed with the chic city living and Aquarian power, Ryne (her bandmate) and herself sweep the East Bay music scene with sweet tunes and cool vibes. They are a must-watch in 2016.

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Jess Egbu // Content Writer

This glamazon has no fear of sporting her height in flats or heels, she takes SF by step with her tomboyish style. Never without her signature specs and beautifully tucked high waisted jeans, this 5′11 angel is turning heads with her personality. #yaskween.

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Brandon Middleton // Fashion Stylist

The best parts of early 2000′s memorabilia and high fashion blend seamlessly with Brandon’s personal style. Marrying his love of sleek shapes and chic colors together, the results are clean and effortless. Brandon is the kid on the block you’ll need to watch.


Story & Illustrations by Kayla Soler, Kayla is a Bay Area + LA editorial illustrator, meet the Bay Area’s up and coming because they rock. Need a good recommendation? We got you.