San Francisco Shopping & Style

Shopping at Ghirardelli Square

Best Boutique Decor Shops In Ghirardelli Square

With remarkable views overlooking San Francisco Bay and scenic cable cars surrounding the historic piazza, Ghirardelli Square is re-purposed as a shopping destination attracting approximately 20,000 visitors and residents daily.

07/21/2015

Yoga (credit: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

Best Places To Buy Yoga Gear In San Francisco

Yoga is a hot trend to not only get a great work out but also focuses on the spiritual, surrounded by it’s own culture. Although there are several larger chain stores you can find apparel and gear from, we take a look at some of the best local shops in the San Francisco area.

07/14/2015

Music Store (credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Best Music Shops In The Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area, with an entire musical genre born and breed in the 60’s, has produced modern acts such as Metallica and Green Day, with some of the best musicians residing including guitar virtuosos Joe Satriani and Carlos Santana, so it is with little surprise some of the best music stores in California, if not the nation, live in the Bay Area.

07/13/2015

Tech Store (credit: PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Top 5 Bay Area Gift Shops For Your ‘Techie’

Time wasting gadgets and productivity killing toys are what tech lovers live for. Creative, imaginative, and most of all fun, are what is looked for in the best type of gifts for the geeky-side in all of us, young and old.

07/07/2015

Apartment (credit: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Bridal Shop (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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

Suzie B Photography (credit: Suzie Biehler)

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

Mother's Day cards at Papyrus, San Francisco (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

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

(credit: NORBERT MILLAUER/AFP/Getty Images)

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

American Girl Place New York Opens

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

more