The Bay Area's Sexiest Designers

Local independent designers are creating clothes and accessories that are hot enough to burn through San Francisco's fog.

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Litter SF
Local independent designers are creating clothes and accessories that are hot enough to burn through San Francisco's fog. Here we take a look at some spicy highlights. By Julia Kung and Ahmed Ashraf of www.moxsie.com.
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Artificial Flavor
Local upstart Artificial Flavor, created by the hunky design duo John Vitti and Marcus Prato, has underwear for men that are remarkably plush and form-fitting. Bonus: all pieces come in tech toy colors.
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SUST
Ethical, organic clothing that skims your skin and flatters in just the right places. Leave it to SUST's Marin-based design team to show that granola-munching Bay Area gals can save the world and look hot at the same time.
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Harputs Market
Harputs Market provides San Francisco with an outpost for avant-garde and rare designs. Now they've launched their own collection, which features slinky experimental designs that are both fashion-forward and remarkably coquettish.
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Litter SF
If love is a battlefield, you're gong to need all the armor you can get. Litter SF's body-draping jewelry, which includes garter chains and harness necklaces, asks for nothing less than sexual surrender.
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Protea
With Kelly Bradshaw as the creative force behind Protea, a San Francisco-based line, deceptively simple dresses get a deliciously sensuous update. Strptease in these becomes a delicate art form.
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Serial Cultura
Oakland-based designer Jennifer Jennings gives racy dresses a dose of sophistication via her Serial Cultura line. Her geometric constructions are made in San Francisco.
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