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Kaftan Designer Visits SF, Is Moved by Alcatraz

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Stephanie von Watzdorf, the designer behind gypsy-meets-jetset clothing line Figue, visited San Francisco recently for lunch with Alexis Traina and a trunk show. 7x7 chatted with the the designer, who said she found Alcatraz to be moving, in a good way.

I went to Alcatraz on a glorious sunny day. It was fairly moving and eerie. I like to be moved. I like things that are uncomfortable.

She was also impressed by our waiters.

They are clear about what's in the food, how it's prepared, if it's organic—everyone takes so much care. It's not like that in New York! You're lucky if they bring you a salad on time!

Von Watzdorf's designs fit right in in San Francisco, with lots of kaftans and embellished military jackets. These sequin tux shirts are amazing, and we're also coveting the ballet flats with pom poms.
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