San Francisco Shopping & Style

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: Decorating Your First Apartment On A Budget

Score a bargain on furniture consignment shopping without giving up quality and style. You can avoid cookie cutter looks and spend a lot less than retail.

06/23/2015

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Top 5 Bridal Shops In The Bay Area

Every bride dreams of finding the perfect wedding dress, and the Bay Area is home to a variety of shops catering to everyone from the vintage-loving to the hip, modern bride. Here we have ferreted out 5 of the Bay’s best bridal shops.

06/09/2015

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: How To Take Better Pictures With Your Phone

May is National Photography Month, and with smart phones in our pockets, everyone can have fun getting that great shot for sharing. Suzie Biehler, a San Francisco-based professional photographer, gave tips for getting the most out of smart phone photography.

05/18/2015

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts In The Bay Area

If there’s a Bay Area mother in your life, a few suggestions from macarons to museums and show tickets to showy roses make this list of best gifts in the Bay Area for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10, 2015.

05/08/2015

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The Top 5 Florists In San Francisco

Flowers, blossoms, florals or buds; however you term it, flowers make everything seem better, even if just for a while.

05/07/2015

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Best Kids Clothing Stores In The Bay Area

It is easy to find beautiful clothes for kids at high prices, but when reality sets in and cost is a concern don’t give up cuteness and quality for a lower price tag. Smart boutiques and consignment shops offer affordability for Bay Area moms.

04/14/2015

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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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Best Used Bookstores In The Bay Area

Bay Area residents are encouraged to visit a used bookstore in observance of Drop Everything and Read Day.

04/06/2015

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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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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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