Jialin Luh

SF Station Writer

When she isn't nerding out, Jialin enjoys art openings, crate digging, crafting, listening to music in pulsating headphones, watching skate videos and cutting rugs. With an ear to the ground, this sneaker fiend/bass enthusiast seeks local designers and artists to shine the spotlight on.
Jialin Luh's Articles
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Celebrate Bastille Day in Style
By Jialin Luh (Aug 08, 2015)
Celebrate Bastille Day in San Francisco’s very own French Quarter -- corner, that is -- on the corner of Clement between 3rd and Arguello in the Richmond. For today only, custom leather work boutique April in Paris is offering its first ever 10% discount on all leather merchandise in the store. Today and through the weekend, French home décor boutique Peche Mignon and baby/children’s boutique Jean et Marie will be offering clearance sales. Joining in the celebration for today only, renowned French restaurant Clementine is offering three dinner specials and a complimentary glass of champagne with order of one of the specials. More »
Anti-Chain Store Holiday Roundup
By Jialin Luh (Aug 08, 2015)
The simultaneously dreaded and excitedly anticipated holiday shopping season is upon us. Before you succumb to elbowing your way through throngs of aggressive deal-seekers at the mall, consider some alternative avenues for procuring unique and thoughtful gifts. The next two weekends will be key. Tomorrow kicks off [b]KPFA’s Crafts & Music Fair[/b] and Sunday marks the next installment of [b]Mission Indie-mart[/b]. Next Thursday, Dec13th, the charming smattering of shops on Clement between 4th Ave and Arguello will extend their business hours to 9pm. Next Saturday, Dec 15th, [b] Bazaar Bizarre [/b] touches down in Golden Gate Park. More »
Start Early...
By Jialin Luh (May 04, 2012)
Though we’ve barely just survived Halloween, stores are already inundated with “holiday” imagery and displays. I was in Target a few weeks ago and they were already selling Christmas socks! If you would rather avoid the crowds (Black Friday sales and fighting over the last PS3 console -- no thanks) and instead find unique gifts to bring that warming smile to your recipient, here are a few ideas to get you started. More »
Bringing Mad Music to the People
By Jialin Luh (Mar 05, 2012)
Mississippi-born Wes Pentz, better known as Diplo -- one half of Philly outfit Hollertronix, M.I.A. collaborator and remix-master DJ-producer extraordinaire -- is coming to town. He who brought us funk carioca from Brazil continues to unleash the freshness with Mad Decent, the name for his year-old record label, his unpredictable podcast, and the much-hyped tour that stops over at Mezzanine next Thursday with Brazilian bands Cansei de Ser Sexy (Portuguese for “Tired of Being Sexy”) and Bonde do Role (“The Roller Coaster Band"). More »
Give Him Something To Remember
By Jialin Luh (Dec 04, 2012)
Father’s Day is little over a week away. Maybe you count yourself among the 9.4% nationally unemployed (according to stats as of June 5). Or maybe you’re just pinching pennies, saving for a rainy day. Or hell, maybe you’re one of those people who doesn’t feel the need to spend money to let the dads in your life know you find them endearing. Whatever your philosophy, there’s still time and ways to make this Father’s Day memorable without breaking the bank while offering a San Francisco bent to things and supporting local businesses. More »
TiK ToK Timepieces
By Jialin Luh (Aug 15, 2011)
Pop star Ke$ha stopped by the Westin before her “Get $leazy” tour stop in Oakland to promote the launch of two watches she designed for Baby-G. More »
Redefining Bicyclist Style
By Jialin Luh (Aug 09, 2011)
Thanks to the rise in popularity and evolution of urban cycling, tacky spandex shorts and neon windbreakers are a thing of the past. More »
Fashion and Technology Merge
By Jialin Luh (Jul 01, 2011)
San Francisco Fashion Week 2011, August 8-14, puts an emphasis on the convergence of fashion and technology that is unique to San Francisco's fashion industry. More »
What's Hot for the Summer
By Jialin Luh (Jun 11, 2011)
Still heavily influenced by the 70s, this season’s trends range from short and tight to long and flowing. More »
Arts & Crafts in SF
By Jialin Luh (Jun 05, 2011)
The Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco on July 9-10 at Fort Mason with 200 vendors from the Bay Area and beyond. More »
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