Miranda Potmesil

Articles by Miranda Potmesil

Boots and booties from Zara and Shiekh Shoes

“I somehow get glitter on everything. I can’t even tell you what it’s from.”

Although I tried to fight it for many years, when winter rolls around in San Diego, it’s time to put the flip flops and sandals away. This is the time of the year when San ...

R&B singer Naiomi Sounds’ Lightning in a Bottle festival fashion

“I was meant to have blonde hair.”

Milk tea — I’m one of its biggest fans. Any night of the week, you have a good chance at finding me fulfilling a craving at a tea spot on Convoy. On one such night, ...

Costume it up like Bettie Page

Ouija board fashion at Waterfront Park

In between tastings of lobster mac and cheese, deep fried macaroni balls, and beer samples from Booze Brothers, I had time to lounge, digest, and enjoy the atmosphere at the unlimited Mac + Cheese Fest ...

Dark Horse Jesse driven by sustainability, Salvation Army, and Etsy

Blood and style mixed in Golden Hill

My frequent walks to the Dark Horse coffee shop in Golden Hill over the past year have introduced me to many recurring faces. Among those is Jesse, an entrepreneur who sells herb- infused, raw chocolate. ...

Zanzea jumper and Birkenstocks for the criminally indigent

Not Guilty in Golden Hill

The best part of contributing to this column is the people I get to meet on the streets of our city. Our interactions provide me with small glimpses into the worlds of others. On a ...

Complement your patterned pants with a Bebe mini backpack

“I like to buy a lot of unique pieces and see what I can put together when I get home”

Although Golden Hill may not necessarily be one of San Diego’s hippest neighborhoods, wherever there is Dark Horse Coffee Roasters, there also is the eclectic mix of their cult following. It was there I spotted ...

Josie’s forest sunset from from Nepal, Free People, and Autumn Teneyl

Husky Caleb seemed to match Josie’s blues

Part of my ritual for dropping friends off at the San Diego Airport includes a stop at James Coffee Co. in Little Italy. Tucked away in a transformed warehouse at the very end of the ...

Pajama suit inspired by Pheobe Philo-era Celine in Bankers Hill

“Finding treasures where I least expect to and turning them into a representation of who I am makes my clothes all that more special”

Cloudy days in San Diego aren’t the most welcome, but they do give locals an opportunity to show a different side of their fashion sense. Colder weather means warmer clothes instead of the tank tops, ...

Wear bright pink octopus leggings from Society6 for yoga, climbing, and comfort

“They’re like tattoos that you can switch out.”

Strolling down the sunny streets of South Park on a Saturday afternoon, I came across a young woman with brightly colored leggings that caught my eye. Jessica Roque, a lead software engineer, was making her ...