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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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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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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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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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