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Y'A Pas le Feu au Lac five-piece candelabra Propeller Hayes Valley

In a hood loaded with women’s boutiques, this block achieves an ideal mix of genres, whether you’re hunting for limited-edition Nikes,... More»

Pendleton fur earflap hat Aggregate Supply Valencia St mission

With its mix of art, lit, gadgets, and pirate accessories, this is Mission Central. The strip’s oddball gifts are the antidote to socks and scented... More»

St. George Distillery gin sampler Plumpjack Wine & Spirits 24th Street

Noe Valley may have a rather sleepy reputation, but this block is prime for the holiday party rounds. Pick up rare, imported chocolate bars, ready-to-bake... More»


Face it—the holidays are coming sooner than you think they are. You probably should start thinking about what to get your Cousin Timmy and Great-Aunt... More»

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This back street is lined with tousled men awaiting a trim, perfumed by fried dough, and filled with rare books, men’s garb, and standout jewelry.... More»


Check out the slideshow of our favorite rope-based designs above.   Originally published in the October issue of San Francisco.... More»


See the gallery above for shoe, earrings, sunglasses, and more all featuring the stone of the summer—turquoise.   Originally... More»


Befitting a designer once known for his over-the-top-ness, San Francisco’s first Alexander McQueen boutique (55 Maiden Ln., near... More»


Local outdoor company Alite Designs is known for irreverent products inspired by our inimitable lifestyle: It’s given us the Boa... More»


This has never been a basic-black kind of city. Luckily, this summer's mirrored sunglasses reflect our color-flaunting sensibilities. Take a look at our... More»


If you’re a sucker for those high-quality, ad-free lifestyle magazines, journals, and quarterlies sold at places like... More»


Maine-raised, RISD–trained designer Kate Jones may call herself a New England Yankee, but it’s immediately obvious that she’s not the... More»