Shopping & Style

Best Discount Designer Shops In San Francisco

August 28, 2012 11:00 AM

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Fashion enthusiasts come from all over the world to shop in San Francisco. Some of the best designers have their own stand-alone stores within our fashionable city, however insiders know that San Francisco has several hidden gems where designer apparel and accessories can be purchased for much less than the original retail price. Designer labels can be found for much less, some items are regularly up to 70 percent off the original retail price. Find brands such as Christian Louboutin, Alexander Wang, Diane Von Furstenberg, Halston Heritage, Elizabeth & James and Tory Burch. Make sure you regularly check out the stores below for some of the best fashion items to be found at discount prices.


Cary Lane
560 Laguna St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 896-4210
www.carylanesf.com

Find brand new designer labels for both men and women between 40 to 90 percent off the regular retail price. The stock at Cary Lane includes past season pieces and samples from the top designers around the world. You’ll find brands like Zegna, Bread and Butter, as well as Denim of Virtue and Tailgate. The store itself is spacious and New York loft-styled with easy-to-see merchandise, making your shopping trip stress-free. The space is clean and extremely well organized. In-fact, the trendy look of Cary Lane will have you forgetting you are in a discount store. But no need to double check those prices––you really have found an amazing bargain!


Jeremys
2 South Park
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 882-4929
www.jeremys.com

The discounted merchandise at Jeremys comes from other department stores as well as directly from designers themselves. Pieces are stocked at discount prices due to the fact they are worn as samples in commercials, used in window displays, or may be slightly damaged. Brands that can be found at Jeremys include Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Louboutin, Givenchy, Celine, Helmut Lang, as well as Alexander Wang. When you see the interior of the store, images of old classic Hollywood will come flooding back as inspiration for your next outfit as you walk around the wooden opulent area.


My Roommate’s Closet
3044 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 447-7703
www.myroommatescloset.com

With more than 35 boutiques across California and New York City, brands stocked at My Roommate’s Closet can be found at half the original retail price. On top of that amazing deal, the store hosts sales several times per year when pieces can be found at up to 70 percent off the original price. Designer brands in apparel, shoes, bags and jewelry include 3.1 Phillip Lim, Tory Burch, DVF, Vince, Dolce Vita, Alexis Hudson, as well as Blue Ring Designs. The store is a light and airy––a young fashionista’s dream––with vintage fixtures and clean lines. Be prepared to walk out with as many bags as Carrie Bradshaw, but at half the price! You won’t have to put your house up for sale to score the designer fashions here.

Related: Best Vintage Stores in San Francisco


Sarah Shaw
3095 Sacramento St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 929-2990
www.sarahshaw.com

With more than 10 years of experience and countless contacts, Sarah Shaw offers shoppers apparel by some of the best designers in the industry. Here you’ll find Diane Von Furstenberg, Elizabeth & James, Halston Heritage, Ernest Sewn, Tory Burch, as well as Robert Rodriguez. Many pieces can be found cheaper than other nearby stores throughout the year. For deeper discounts, go into the store to sign up for the mailing list and find out when items go to 50 percent off the original retail price. The store’s interior is similar to a relaxed living space, so feel at home and shop until your fashion dreams come alive.


The Blues Jean Bar
1827 Union St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 346-4280
www.thebluesjeanbar.com

A haven for designer jeans fans, The Blues Jean Bar stocks more than 40 different collections for both men and women. Inside, find a long wooden bar, just as you would in an actual pub, with jeans from various brands sitting above the bar. Either ask for the brand you trust or ask for the “bartender’s” expert advise to find your perfect fit within minutes. Denim brands include Genetic Denim, Citizens of Humanity, James Jeans, Paige, Habitual, Bleulab, William Rast, as well as Naem Denim Co.

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Parmeeta Ghoman is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. She specializes in shopping and style. Find some of her work on Examiner.com.

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