San Francisco Shopping & Style

Jeans at Self Edge, San Francisco (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

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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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

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5 Spots For ‘Must-Have’ Valentine’s Day Gifts For Your Lady

Here is a small sampling of five of the best places to buy Valentine’s gifts for her in San Francisco, all of them pleasantly unique to the City by the Bay.

02/10/2015

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Best Places For Winter Coats In San Francisco

Check out these retailers around San Francisco to pick up your new winter coat.

12/29/2014

Kisha Boutique, San Francisco (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Where To Buy Your Next Holiday Party Outfit In San Francisco

If you’re looking for something special to wear for festive December occasions and New Year’s parties to bid adieu to 2014, this list of independent dress shops around the Bay Area ensures that you won’t see your outfit coming and going.

11/25/2014

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Best Places To Get Piercings In The Bay Area

Check out this list of the best San Francisco piercing studios, which have years of solid experience, strong reputations and strict compliance with the 2012 Safe Body Art Act.

10/28/2014

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Best Places For Halloween Costumes In San Francisco

These San Francisco shops are ready and waiting to assist so you’re looking your best — or worst — for partying or for trick-or-treat fun this Halloween.

10/07/2014

The San Francisco Bay Area is an outdoor fitness center (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Sporting Goods Stores In The Bay Area

There are lots of choices for your preferred outdoor activities and even more choices for your favorite small business offering sporting goods, gear, equipment, clothing and accessories. These five are among the best for customer service and community ties.

09/16/2014

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