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The Mason Jar, Union Street, San Francisco (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Shopping In San Francisco’s Union Street

Not every city has neighborhood shopping streets of Victorian terraced buildings, doors swung open wide to welcome passersby and sweet little patios with seasonal blooms. It’s so not the mall. Here we take a look at independent Union Street shops: what’s born of a vision, what’s recycled, what’s organic, what’s handmade and even what’s sexy.

08/12/2014

Ask a Bay Area Expert: Consignment Shopping Tips for Seniors

Ask a Bay Area Expert: Consignment Shopping Tips for Seniors

Brenda Alessandria shares some of her personal tips on why consignment shopping is especially well suited to mature fashionistas.

08/05/2014

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Best Salons For Men On The Peninsula

When looking for the best men’s haircuts around, the Peninsula has you covered.

07/29/2014

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: Shopping For Home Decor On A Budget

A Bay Area design expert shares thoughts on money-saving ways to decorate on a budget.

07/22/2014

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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Mostly Free– Week Of July 20th-28th

A local running of the bulls, comedians, Pub Crawl, and flea markets — just some of the 15 things to do this week, mostly free!

07/18/2014

The Archive

Best Men’s Boutiques In San Francisco

San Francisco is known as a great city for art, style and fashion-forward thinking, and that includes men’s fashion too. Men will find clothing that fits their style best here in the City by the Bay.

07/15/2014

Wedding Magic: Great Places To Get Married In Diablo Valley

Finding the best wedding location is the next step toward the special day. The Diablo Valley region has the right venues to make it perfect.

07/14/2014

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Ask A Bay Area Stylist: Three Easy Braided Hairstyles

Braided hairstyles are all the rage these days from fashion runways to church aisles, with a nod to the jet-setting Duchess of Cambridge. Take some tips from a stylist and rock the trend.

07/07/2014

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Best Places For Handmade Accessories In San Francisco

San Francisco’s wide network of independent shop owners and local talent includes locations selling wearable fashion accessories for both men and women. From the stylish hat on your head to the comfy shoes on your feet, any look can be uniquely handmade.

07/01/2014

Hang out the 'Betsy Ross' for the Fourth of July (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Stores In The Bay Area For Fourth Of July Paraphernalia

Hip, hip hooray for the USA – happy 238th birthday! Independence Day falls on a Friday this year, so however you’re celebrating the day, you can liven it up in some red, white and blue for the whole weekend.

06/24/2014

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