Shopping & Style

Rana Demir is wearing a Balenciaga bag during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Istanbul SS15 at Antrepo 3 on October 13, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey.  (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images for IMG)

Buying Frenzy At Balanciaga.com After Pricing Error Lists Expensive Designer Handbags For Under $200

French designer Balanciaga is dealing with some very disappointed online handbag shoppers who thought they had gotten the deal of a lifetime.

04/20/2015

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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

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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5 Spots To Fill Your Easter Basket With Goodies

Make your own Easter basket filled with wonderful edible items, all handcrafted by artisan makers and family-owned companies working out of San Francisco and Oakland.

03/24/2015

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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

Diamond Rings

Fake Diamonds No Different From The Real Thing?

Lab technology and engineering has advanced in big ways, producing a new brand of manmade diamond remarkably close to the real thing

03/13/2015

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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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What NOT To Wear To A Wedding

Tara from CW44 asks “What the heck am I going to wear to all these weddings?”

02/28/2015