Shopping & Style

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Best Places To Buy Women’s Athletic Wear In The East Bay

For serious athletes, finding quality sportswear at local businesses can be a challenge. For those looking to avoid getting gear at the big box stores, here is a compilation of some of the best places to find women’s athletic wear in the Bay Area.

04/07/2015

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Ask an Expert: Men’s Fashion Forward Thinking For The Season In San Francisco

At the four-way intersection of casual, vintage, Tokyo and San Francisco, Self Edge on Valencia Street sets men’s fashion trends that reverberate way beyond the Mission District. We talk to expert Kiya Babzani about what he sees in spring 2015 and what else is sticking around.

03/31/2015

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5 Spots To Fill Your Easter Basket With Goodies

Make your own Easter basket filled with wonderful edible items, all handcrafted by artisan makers and family-owned companies working out of San Francisco and Oakland.

03/24/2015

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Whoopie Cushions, Fake Vomit, Snakes In a Can; Where To Find April Fool Supplies

If you or your kids are into sleight-of-hand card tricks, fake ketchup or disappearing ink, it’s time to start shopping around. Besides, the magicians of the future have to start somewhere.

03/17/2015

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Fake Diamonds No Different From The Real Thing?

Lab technology and engineering has advanced in big ways, producing a new brand of manmade diamond remarkably close to the real thing

03/13/2015

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Ask An Expert: Hottest Trends In San Francisco This Spring

Here’s what’s hot from the style notes local experts have collected for spring 2015 from San Francisco’s East Bay to Manhattan’s East Side to Paris’ Left Bank.

03/10/2015

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Satisfy That Sweet Tooth Craving at These Bay Area Candy Shops

San Francisco has a sweet spot for candy. Find the best of the best at these shops.

03/03/2015

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What NOT To Wear To A Wedding

Tara from CW44 asks “What the heck am I going to wear to all these weddings?”

02/28/2015

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Top 5 Finds of Pre-Owned Furniture in The Bay Area

Everybody loves a bargain. In addition to the best places for stylish used furniture in the South Bay, we’ve compiled suggestions for savvy shoppers in San Francisco, North Bay and East Bay.

02/24/2015

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Elegant & Stylish Spots For Bridesmaid Dress-Shopping In The Bay Area

If you’re having more than one bridesmaid, you’ll be thinking about the best places for bridesmaid dresses for every budget in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Here are some great places to start looking.

02/17/2015