It's a mere 13 days before Matthew Williamson's men's line hits H&M stores, but that doesn't mean you can't get your checklist ready for the big day now. His womenswear was well received, though not frantically so -- understandable considering his penchant for pows of color and idiosyncratic details that one wouldn't necessarily call classic. Nevertheless, his amped-up version of, well, everything will at least allow you to be a bit quirky and fun in this dowdy recession.
In concert with the opening of bike lanes across the country, Paul Frank makes homage to Southern California's hot rod culture with a new set of bicycles. To that extent, this Bolt Skurvy Cruiser's wheels are blacked out and its fenders chopped. A rocket red paint job tops off the look. The new bikes ($380) will be available at Paul Frank stores in June.
Preppy clothing doesn't just mean pleated Dockers and polo shirts. This season, it's all about the updated take on traditional styles. We've searched San Francisco for an assortment of modern versions of spring classics found at some of our favorite Bay Area stores. To add a little prep-school-meets-boater in your life, check out our picks below for tips on where to get this look: