Shopping » San Francisco, CA

Shopping in San Francisco, CA

You don’t have to be addicted to shopping to appreciate the best places to go shopping in San Francisco, CA, from adorable children’s boutiques to swanky shoe sources.
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Eden & Eden

Tucked away in the financial district of San Francisco, at Eden & Eden you find a mix of unique clothing and jewelry layered in with vintage pieces, and peppered with artsy additions for your home. The brother-sister boutique owners have staged their shop to reflect the distinctive goods they offer, from the eclectic displays and dressing rooms down to the invoices and stationary they use. A heavy UK influence is apparent, with goods from across the sea that aren’t normally available in the States, bringing style and diversity to the San Francisco area. Like stepping into a friend’s closet, you’ll find a mix of old and new and are sure to find something you love.

Perch

You are sure to get inspired by a mix of modern and vintage goods from both stateside and abroad when you step inside Perch. Whether you travel by Bart or take advantage of ample street parking, this home furnishing and jewelry store will having you coming back for more. The lack of clutter, unified look, and casual vibe encourages a little lingering in the aisles, so leave yourself plenty of time to comb the store at your leisure. Whether you’re there to pick up a gift for any occasion or budget, or to discover local artists featured in the shop, the owner is so nice you’ll want to swing into Perch and stay awhile!

Small Frys

Whether you’re perusing the wide variety of high-end children’s clothes or preserving your little one’s silhouette with the profile artist that comes twice per year, Small Frys is a children’s boutique nestled in the Noe Valley of San Francisco. Praised as a family-friendly store, the changing rooms are stocked with emergency diapers and wipes, but the shop is frequented by gift-seeking patrons alike. The shop carries American made, local products, but also offers a full-range of boutique lines, as well as clothing, toys, nursing covers, and shoes. For those looking for stylish bargains you can head towards the back of the shop to tackle the two sales racks with a variety of great stuff.

Jin Wang Bridal

Nestled in Union Square, this bridal workshop is the perfect place to find the perfect dress for your big day. The bright, open layout is as welcoming as the sales people, who never rush or pressure you to make one of the most important decisions about your wedding day. Jin Wang herself handles all of the alterations, and is happy to help brides venturing in on their own as they sort through different designers to find the wedding dress of their dreams. The boutique offers custom couture dresses created by Jin Wang herself as well as made-to-order designer gowns – not to mention dresses to don your entire bridal party.

Urban Bazaar

This socially-conscious, woman-owned business is the perfect destination for fair-trade gifts in San Francisco. Even if only to window shop, you have to experience this unique shop for yourself to understand the Zen-like quality it can leave you feeling. You can browse Urban Bazaar’s diverse range of knick-knacks, jewelry, art by local artists and more inside, or peruse through the succulents, pots and plant embellishments on the patio. Check the calendar on their website for information on the many events they hold in the store’s own backyard. Whether looking for a unique gift for a friend or picking up a goodie for yourself, you’ll be doing your part for Mother Earth at this eco-conscious boutique.