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Helga Howie
Nationality: 
austrian
Gender: 
Female
Birth Place: 
Vienna
Active, San Francisco, 1970's-80's. Her boutique was in the Frank Lloyd Wright building in Maiden Lane. Known for hand-knit garments and accessories, European fabrics and styling. First retailer in San Francisco of Maud Frizon shoes. Born in Vienna, family fled to Buenos Aires during WWII. She owned an art gallery in Bogota Colombia, where she met her American husband and subsequently emigrated to San Francisco. Company closed 1985.