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.
Brenda Alessandria shares some of her personal tips on why consignment shopping is especially well suited to mature fashionistas.
When looking for the best men’s haircuts around, the Peninsula has you covered.
A Bay Area design expert shares thoughts on money-saving ways to decorate on a budget.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you know more about wetsuits and jeans than penguin suits and cummerbunds, you may be in need of some professional guidance on renting, tailoring or buying a wedding tux, and don’t overlook the men in your wedding party, too.
Five independently owned home furnishing institutions are on our list for wedding gift searches, all with lovely wedding gifts and outstanding personal service with a smile.