The Best Shops In San Francisco

The Best Shops In San Francisco

You're looking for a gift or something for yourself: a dress, a pair of shoes, a set of wine glasses, but you're at a loss at where to start. Do not panic. San Francisco has so much to offer in terms of shopping and gift ideas, just take a walk along The Mission, through Hayes Valley or Haight and Ashbury and you'll find so many beautifully arranged, unique shops all waiting to be purused. But in the interest of time let's make this a little easier. Below you can find Shopikon's top stores in the whole of San Francisco, whether these be specific to design, men's clothing or literature, it's there. 

  1. Linus Bike

    Located on bustling Hayes Street, Linus Bike’s cheery, bright showroom offers classically styled frames paired with perfectly modern accessories fit for any urbanite, commuter or budding cyclist. “I’ve traveled to Europe and Asia…

    325 Hayes Street, 94102 San Francisco

  2. Owl & Company Bookshop

    Across the Bay in Oakland, Piedmont Avenue is the ultimate destination for readers, intellectuals, pop culture enthusiasts and collectors. For within a tight four-block radius are four venerable secondhand bookshops, as well as a…

    3941 Piedmont Ave, 94611 Oakland

  3. Le Point

    Sitting at the corner of Valencia and 14th Streets in the Mission, Le Point by stylist and owner Pauline Montupet is helping redefine the startup capital’s sartorially inept reputation. “The idea that San Francisco is a city full…

    301 Valencia Street, 94103 San Francisco

  4. Crimson Horticultural Rarities

    Crimson Horticultural Rarities, located in Oakland’s vibrant Temescal Alley, represents the perfect fusion of owners Allison and Lonna’s ideas. Both Allison, a public health researcher with a passion for horticulture, and Lonna…

    470 49th Street, 94609 Oakland

  5. Case for Making

    Case for Making, an art and design supply store that hosts frequent workshops in the Outer Sunset, began as a collaboration between four friends. In 2010, the group received a grant from Southern Exposure and, over the course of…

    4037 Judah Street, 94122 San Francisco

  6. Freda Salvador

    Fashion-forward women’s shoe line Freda Salvador is the brainchild of co-founders and designers Cristina Palomo Nelson and Megan Papay. They first met while working for the same fashion comfort footwear brand, and quickly realized…

    2416 Fillmore Street, 94115 San Francisco

  7. SOU SOU

    Located on the second floor of New People, the shopping and entertainment complex that promotes Japanese pop culture, SOU SOU offers a modern twist on traditional Japanese footwear and clothing. An extension of the Kyoto-based…

    1746 Post Street, 94115 San Francisco

  8. Marisa Mason

    Tucked into Temescal Alley, a micro art and design district located in Oakland just off 49th Street, is Marisa Mason, a treasure trove for unique handmade jewelry. Formerly known as Marisa Haskell, the warm wooden interior…

    484 D 49th Street, 94609 Oakland

  9. The Workshop Residence

    Founded in 2011 by Ann Hatch, a Bay Area native with an extensive background overseeing art museums and galleries and a passion for supporting local artists, Dogpatch’s Workshop Residence provides a studio, stipend and retail and…

    833 22nd St, 94107 San Francisco

  10. Establish

    The bright, airy boutique and workshop of Establish feels just right nestled into the Outer Sunset, San Francisco's laid back beachside neighborhood. Co-founders and travel buddies Erica and Sarah, who first met in Hawaii, dreamed…

    3881 Noriega Street, 94122 San Francisco