New Wave Re­tail

Re­for­ma­tion, su­per­mod­els and the pop LA-based stars and sus­tain­able epit­o­miz­ing fash­ion “Cal­i­for­nia la­bel worn girl cool,” by opened its fifth brick-and-mor­tar store on Va­len­cia Street. The store rep­re­sents a new era of shop­ping. Sam­ples of best­selling st

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AC­CES­SORIES & BAGS RIMOWA

Find Europe’s lead­ing man­u­fac­turer of high- qual­ity, lux­ury lug­gage at this ex­pan­sive store in Union Square. Rimowa is known for its four­wheeled, light­weight, hard­cased lug­gage that makes cart­ing around be­long­ings while trav­el­ing easy and safe. 259 Post St., 415.230.2688.

SHINOLA

Founded in 2011, Detroit­based Shinola was con­ceived with the be­lief that prod­ucts should be well made and built to last. As mak­ers of modern watches, bi­cy­cles, jour­nals and leather goods, Shinola stands for skill at scale, the preser­va­tion of craft and the beauty of in­dus­try. 53 Ho­tal­ing Pl., 415.513.1640.

TIMBUK2

A bike mes­sen­ger founded this bag com­pany in a garage in the Mis­sion Dis­trict in 1989, and the fac­tory is still lo­cated in the same neigh­bor­hood. The flag­ship Hayes Val­ley bou­tique car­ries mes­sen­gers, lap­top bags, back­packs, lug­gage, totes and ac­ces­sories in lim­ited- edi­tion de­signs. Cus­tomers can choose their own color com­bi­na­tions and play with spe­cialty fab­rics. All de­signs are guar­an­teed to last a life­time. 506 Hayes St., 415.252.9860.

AP­PAREL GOOD­BYES

Nes­tled in the heart of Lau­rel Heights, this pop­u­lar con­sign­ment shop has been of­fer­ing great deals in de­signer men’s and women’s ap­parel for more than 20 years. 3464 Sacra­mento St., 415.346.6388.

MARINE LAYER

This ca­sual cloth­ing com­pany sells lux­u­ri­ously soft sweat­shirts, tees and scarves that are sus­tain­ably made right here in San Francisco. The cus­tom fab­ric is a blend of two yarns, pima cot­ton and Mi­croMo­dal, which is a biobased ma­te­rial that comes from re­cy­cled beech­wood. 2209 Chest­nut St., 415.346.2400.

Map 2, G2; 498 Hayes St., 415.829.7519.

RAND + STATLER

This Hayes Val­ley bou­tique from the own­ers be­hind Aza­lea is known for its trendy at­mos­phere. Ex­posed wooden beams give the store a sleek and also rus­tic feel and old timey knick­knacks dec­o­rate the dis­play shelves. This is the spot for hard-to-find de­signer lines like A. P.C., and the hand­bag and jew­elry se­lec­tion is also worth the visit. 425 Hayes St., 415.634.0881.

STEVEN ALAN

This bou­tique is the largest Steven Alan venue on the West Coast. The multi-brand re­tailer car­ries a cu­rated col­lec­tion of men’s and women’s cloth­ing, ac­ces­sories, apothe­cary goods, home items and Bay Area-based de­sign­ers like Mi­caela Greg and Melissa Joy Man­ning. 1919 Fill­more St., 415.351.1499.

THE VOY­AGER SHOP

A re­tail col­lab­o­ra­tion from a group of artis­tic busi­nesses, Voy­ager fea­tures menswear from Ja­panese and Ital­ian lines, pre­mium denim, Amer­i­can footwear, women’s ba­sics from French lines, ocean gear, books and art. 365 Va­len­cia St., 415.795.1748.

BOOKS, MU­SIC, & ELEC­TRON­ICS AMOEBA MU­SIC

This Haight-Ash­bury in­sti­tu­tion has one of the largest se­lec­tions of CDs, DVDs, videos, vinyl records and vin­tage rock posters any­where. 1855 Haight St., 415.831.1200 ; 2455 Tele­graph Ave., Berke­ley, 510.549.1125.

OMNIVORE BOOKS ON FOOD

Fea­tur­ing new, an­ti­quar­ian and col­lectible books by and for culi­nary gu­rus, this book­store is a won­der­land for read­ers in­ter­ested in food and drink. It fea­tures books on ev­ery­thing from the tra­di­tions of colo­nial In­dia to the

kitchens of 1950s Amer­ica and hosts nu­mer­ous events with high-pro­file chefs and authors. 3885A Ce­sar Chavez St., 415.282.4712.

CHIL­DREN’S SHOPS 826 VA­LEN­CIA

Writer Dave Eg­gers opened this pi­rate sup­ply store that serves as a front for a tu­tor­ing cen­ter. You can buy eye patches, mes­sage bot­tles and spy glasses. It’s worth a visit just to see the clever in­te­rior and pick up stu­dent pub­li­ca­tions, books or magazines. The cen­ter also hosts in­ter­est­ing events and cre­ative ac­tiv­i­ties for the whole fam­ily. 826 Va­len­cia St., 415.642.5905.

MIKI HOUSE

Lo­cated within Bloom­ing­dale’s, Miki House is a Ja­panese pre­mium fash­ion re­tailer of chil­dren’s cloth­ing, shoes and ac­ces­sories. Renowned for its ir­re­sistibly cute de­signs, un­com­pro­mis­ing qual­ity and Ja­panese crafts­man­ship, it op­er­ates three stores and an on­line store in the US, more than 300 bou­tiques in Ja­pan and more than 50 stores world­wide in­clud­ing Har­rods in Lon­don and bou­tiques in Paris and Mi­lan. 845 Mar­ket St., 415.856.5300.

PAXTON GATE’S CURIOSITIES FOR KIDS

A fab­u­lous dis­play of imag­i­na­tion and de­sign, this shop is an homage to the nat­u­ral cre­ativ­ity of chil­dren. One of San Francisco’s finest chil­dren’s bou­tiques, it brings on nos­tal­gia for child­hood and toys. 766 Va­len­cia St., 415.252.9990.

SMALL FRYS CHIL­DREN’S STORE

This Noe Val­ley fa­vorite car­ries a se­lec­tion of baby­wear by de­sign­ers such as OshKosh B’gosh, Ca­ti­mini, Zu­tano and lo­cal fa­vorite Tea, as well as the most sought-af­ter car­ri­ers by Baby Bjorn and Er­gob­aby, di­a­per bags from Pe­tu­nia Pick­le­bot­tom and Skip Hop and Baby Jog­ger

strollers. Also find a col­lec­tion of eco-friendly and or­ganic cloth­ing, toys and skin care prod­ucts for the lit­tle ones. 4066 24th St., 415.648.3954.

DEPART­MENT STORES BARNEYS NEW YORK

Fash­ion­istas re­joiced when this mecca of lux­ury opened in Septem­ber 2007. Find high- end cloth­ing, shoes and ac­ces­sories for men and women plus per­sonal shop­ping ser­vices. 77 O’Far­rell St., 415.268.3500.

GUMP’S

Founded in 1861, this bi-level Union Square re­tailer is a le­gendary des­ti­na­tion for lux­ury gifts, jew­elry and home decor. Find sump­tu­ous pearls, jade, fine jew­elry and china on the first floor. The col­lec­tions of crys­tal and sil­ver are up­stairs. 135 Post St., 415.982.1616.

MACY’S

The flag­ship store is housed in two build­ings be­tween O’Far­rell and Geary streets on ei­ther side of Stock­ton Street. En­com­pass­ing an en­tire city block, the west build­ing fea­tures wom­enswear and ac­ces­sories, watches, cos­met­ics, jew­elry, the vis­i­tor cen­ter and a post of­fice. Menswear and ac­ces­sories are lo­cated across Stock­ton Street in the east build­ing. Pick up your vis­i­tor sav­ings pass at the vis­i­tor cen­ter on the cel­lar level. 170 O’Far­rell St., 415.954.6271.

NEIMAN MAR­CUS

This shop­ping mecca fea­tures cou­ture and ac­ces­sories de­part­ments for men and women, plus ex­cel­lent se­lec­tions of high- end lin­gerie and cos­met­ics. En­joy a lob­ster club sand­wich or high tea in­side the Ro­tunda restau­rant over­look­ing Union Square. 150 Stock­ton St., 415.362.3900.

NORD­STROM

The grand Mar­ket Street lo­ca­tion oc­cu­pies four floors of the West­field San Francisco Cen­tre and fea­tures a huge shoe depart­ment as well as cloth­ing and ac­ces­sories, cos­met­ics and a full-ser­vice spa. West­field San Francisco Cen­tre, 865 Mar­ket St., 415.243.8500.

Map 1, D6; Ston­estown Gal­le­ria, 285 Win­ston Dr., 415.753.1344.

SAKS FIFTH AV­ENUE

The San Francisco lo­ca­tion of­fers an ex­ten­sive se­lec­tion of high- end ca­sual, evening and busi­ness­wear for women. Down the street is the Saks men’s store, lo­cated at 220 Post St. 384 Post St., 415.986.4300.

WILKES BASHFORD

This high- end spe­cialty re­tailer boasts six floors brim­ming with men’s and women’s cloth­ing, ac­ces­sories, jew­elry, shoes and house­wares. In the city for more than 40 years and owned by the Mitchell Fam­ily of Stores, Wilkes Bashford of­fers truly unique and un­ex­pected style that is San Francisco, with ser­vice that’s un­par­al­leled. 375 Sut­ter St., 415.986.4380.

HOME & DE­SIGN 3 FISH STU­DIOS

Founded in 2007 by hus­band-and-wife painters and print­mak­ers An­nie Galvin and Eric Re­witzer, this shop in the Outer Sun­set show­cases the cou­ple’s orig­i­nal and af­ford­able art­work. Find paint­ings, prints, dig­i­tal prints of orig­i­nal art­work, hand-pulled linocut prints, works on paper, mag­nets and post­card sets. 4541 Irving St., 415.242.3474.

ALDEA HOME + BABY

This hip home fur­nish­ings store in the Mis­sion Dis­trict is full of fresh ideas for the home (or apart­ment). It’s also a great spot for af­ford­able gifts, with lots of lit­tle home ac­ces­sories, dish­ware and throw pil­lows. The store also cov­ers all baby and tod­dler needs, stock­ing ur­ban chic cloth­ing and cribs. An in-store play area en­ter­tains any lit­tle ones tag­ging along. 890 Va­len­cia St., 415.865.9807.

ALESSI

The Ital­ian house­ware brand’s flag­ship Union Square lo­ca­tion is filled with an ar­ray of prod­ucts for the home, in­clud­ing iconic 20th- cen­tury in­dus­trial de­sign mas­ter­pieces like the Michael Graves whistling bird teaket­tle, the “Juicy Salif” cit­rus squeezer by Philippe Starck and the “Anna G” corkscrew by Alessan­dro Men­dini. Bridal reg­istry, gift cer­tifi­cates, com­pli­men­tary gift-wrap and ship­ping are avail­able. 424 Sut­ter St., 415.434.0403.

THE AN­TIQUE TRADERS

This shop spe­cial­izes in stained- glass lamps and win­dows, es­tate jew­elry, cut crys­tal, bronzes and fur­ni­ture, pri­mar­ily from the Art Nou­veau pe­riod. World­wide ship­ping is avail­able. 4300 Cal­i­for­nia St., 415.668.4444.

ANYON ATE­LIER

This in­te­rior de­sign shop car­ries a mix of re­pur­posed an­tiques; cus­tom up­hol­stery and pil­lows; and an eclec­tic col­lec­tion of art and ac­ces­sories. The home goods re­flect a clean, con­tem­po­rary aes­thetic—per­fect for the modern Cal­i­for­nia home. Large-scale works are dis­played along­side can­dles and co­ral, pro­vid­ing op­tions for all price ranges. 3452 Sacra­mento St., 415.824.3849.

ATYS

The modern house­hold and per­sonal items at this store are de­signed by ar­chi­tects and in­dus­trial de­sign­ers, a prac­tice that lends a high­art feel to ev­ery­day items. Most of the sleek pieces are im­ported from Scan­di­navia, Ger­many, France and Italy. 2149B Union St., 415.441.9220.

BRITEX FAB­RICS

San Francisco’s land­mark fab­ric store on Union Square bills it­self as four floors of fab­u­lous. Fam­ily-run since 1952, this fash­ion de­signer’s won­der­land car­ries the finest se­lec­tion of fab­rics, but­tons, trims and laces from de­sign icons to new fash­ion stars. Visit for one of the many work­shops, classes or events or stop by for a group tour of the store (held ev­ery other Sat­ur­day). 146 Geary St., 415.392.2910.

CLIFF’S VA­RI­ETY

From its mod­est be­gin­nings of sell­ing magazines and cigars in the 1930s un­til now, Cliff’s has what you need, what­ever that may be. With a se­lec­tion of more than 65,000 items, Cliff’s strives to sup­ply the ne­ces­si­ties (and in­dul­gences!) of daily life. Find ev­ery­thing from tape mea­sures to tiaras. 479 Cas­tro St., 415.431.5365.

HEATH CE­RAM­ICS

One of the few re­main­ing mid- cen­tury Amer­i­can pot­ter­ies still in ex­is­tence to­day, Heath has been mak­ing table­ware and tile for over a half- cen­tury in its Sausal­ito fac­tory. The shops sell ar­ti­san pot­tery that em­pha­sizes de­sign, hand­crafted tech­niques and the rein­vig­o­ra­tion of the com­pany’s de­signer-maker legacy. 1 Ferry Build­ing, 415.399.9284. ; 2900 18th St., 415.361.5552. ; 400 Gate Five Rd., Sausal­ito, 415.332.3732.

MAKER & MOSS

Home to an ar­ti­san- driven, of­ten un­ex­pected col­lec­tion of pro­vi­sions for the home, Maker & Moss is the cul­mi­na­tion of years of ex­plor­ing, un­cov­er­ing and gath­er­ing. Owner and San Francisco na­tive Matt Bissinger has life­long con­nec­tions to the artis­tic and cul­tural life of the city, and the store’s col­lec­tion show­cases his dis­tinc­tive yet ac­ces­si­ble pas­sion for orig­i­nal art and de­sign. 364 Hayes St., 415.928.1287.

NEEDLEPOINT INC.

For the best in hand-painted needlepoint de­signs, visit this shop in the heart of Jack­son Square. Needlepoint Inc. car­ries a wide as­sort­ment of orig­i­nal can­vases, fibers and

stitch­ing ac­ces­sories. M- F 9 am-5 pm, Sa 10 am- 4 pm. 326 Jack­son St., 415.392.1622. 800.345.1622.

SUE FISHER KING

Enter this cozy lit­tle store in Pa­cific Heights and you are bathed in rich tex­tures and col­ors and sur­rounded by the finest in home fur­nish­ings. For 33 years, Sue Fisher King has been a lo­cal trea­sure and is known for ev­ery­thing from light­ing and fur­ni­ture to bed­ding, bath and jew­elry. 3067 Sacra­mento St., 415.922.7276.

JEW­ELRY HUBLOT

Lo­cated in the heart of Union Square in the his­toric 180 Geary St. build­ing, Hublot San Francisco of­fers an ex­ten­sive se­lec­tion of time­pieces for ladies and men. Hublot time­pieces merge clas­sic Swiss horo­log­i­cal com­pli­ca­tions with modern de­sign and ma­te­ri­als, re­defin­ing what a Swiss watch looks like. You’ll also find hard-to-find, lim­ited- edi­tion pieces as well as a small se­lec­tion of ac­ces­sories in­clud­ing cuff links and belt buck­les. The el­e­gant bou­tique fea­tures a dis­creet bar and lounge be­low the sales floor. 174 Geary St., 415.981.2200.

SHREVE & CO.

Founded in 1854 and still one of the city’s lead­ing pur­vey­ors of fine jew­elry, watches and crys­tal, the San Francisco in­sti­tu­tion fea­tures an in-store Miki­moto pearl bou­tique, Rolex watches and many other lux­u­ries. 150 Post

St., 415.421.2600. ; 329 Stan­ford Shop­ping Cen­ter, Palo Alto, 650.327.2211.

LIN­GERIE ALLA PRIMA

Ex­clu­sive lin­gerie and swimwear from top in­ter­na­tional de­sign­ers, in­clud­ing Prima Donna, La Perla, Dolce & Gab­bana, An­dres Sarda and Eres. 539 Hayes St., 415.864.8180.

LES CENT CU­LOTTES

This lin­gerie bou­tique houses silk im­ports from France in­clud­ing Si­mone Perele, Cervin, Huit and Chantelle. 2200 Polk St., 415.614.2586.

MEN’S AP­PAREL THE HOUND CLOTHIERS

A hab­er­dasher of fine cloth­ing for gen­tle­men, The Hound is lo­cated on the ground level of the his­toric glass-front Hal­li­die Build­ing in the heart of the Fi­nan­cial Dis­trict. Known for its ex­cep­tional cus­tomer ser­vice and large in­ven­tory of clas­si­cally styled busi­ness cloth­ing, ac­ces­sories and sports­wear, this shop has been dress­ing pro­fes­sional men for more than 40 years. 140 Sut­ter St., 415.989.0429.

JOHN VARVATOS

Oc­cu­py­ing a unique place in the land­scape of Amer­i­can de­sign, John Varvatos unites Old World crafts­man­ship and re­fined tai­lor­ing with modern in­no­va­tions in tex­tiles and a rock ‘n’ roll sen­si­bil­ity. The brand rep­re­sents an en­tire men’s life­style that in­cludes tai­lored cloth­ing, sports­wear, footwear, bags, belts, eye­wear, lim­ited edi­tion watches, men’s fra­grances and John Varvatos Star USA Col­lec­tion, as well as Con­verse by John Varvatos. 152 Geary St., 415.986.0138.

UNIONMADE

Voted one of the coun­try’s 10 best in­de­pen­dent stores by GQ mag­a­zine, this highly ac­claimed menswear mecca houses an im­pres­sive se­lec­tion of well-made, Amer­i­cana-style ca­sual and fine cloth­ing, shoes, new and vin­tage books and groom­ing prod­ucts. 493 Sanchez St., 415.861.3373.

WEL­COME STRANGER

Find only the coolest work­wear-in­spired pieces from brands like Top­man, Pendle­ton, Burk­man Brothers, Rag & Bone and more at this Hayes Val­ley bou­tique. 460 Gough St., 415.864.2079.

SHOES THE ALDEN SHOP

Es­tab­lished in 1884, this shoe com­pany of­fers clas­sic men’s footwear that rep­re­sents New Eng­land’s tra­di­tion of old­school, cus­tom boot-mak­ing at its finest. Find a com­plete line of shoes, from wingtips to slip- ons, care­fully hand­worked with painstak­ing at­ten­tion to de­tail us­ing pre­mium calf­skins, lux­u­ri­ous suedes and gen­uine shell cor­dovan. 170 Sut­ter St., 415.421.6691.

FREDA SAL­VADOR

A duo of lo­cal de­sign­ers sells their fash­ion-world lauded line of boots and other footwear at this Union Street bou­tique. The well-made styles, from rocker- chic to clas­sic, are all made in Spain and de­signed for walk­ing. 2416 Fill­more St., 415.872.9690.

SHOP­PING DES­TI­NA­TIONS AN­CHOR­AGE SQUARE

This is the bik­ing, tour­ing, shop­ping and din­ing hub of Fish­er­man’s Wharf, with more than 35 ac­tiv­i­ties, stores and restau­rants to ex­plore. Val­i­dated park­ing is avail­able at An­chor­age Square Garage on Beach Street. 500 Beach St., 415.673.7762.

EM­BAR­CADERO CEN­TER

The of­fice tow­ers stretch­ing west from the foot of Sacra­mento Street, known as 1, 2, 3 and 4 Em­bar­cadero, also house more than 100 re­tail­ers, 30 restau­rants and a movie the­ater. Restau­rants in­clude Sens for Mediter­ranean fa­vorites and Osha Thai for some of the best curry around. 415.772.0700.

FERRY BUILD­ING MAR­KET­PLACE

Lo­cated within the his­toric Ferry Build­ing at the foot of Mar­ket Street, this mar­ket­place is home to shops large and small that cel­e­brate food in all its forms, of­fer­ing ev­ery­thing from ar­ti­san cheeses to hand­made choco­lates to the best spread­able sa­lumi you’ve ever tasted. You’ll also find ex­quis­ite ce­ram­ics, gar­den­ing sup­plies and skin care. A great place to find lo­cal sou­venirs and gifts. 1 Ferry Build­ing, 415.983.8030.

WEST­FIELD SAN FRANCISCO CEN­TRE

This nine-story shop­ping mall fea­tures Nord­strom, Bloom­ing­dale’s and more than 200 shops and restau­rants, in­clud­ing the fine- din­ing Restau­rant Col­lec­tion Un­der the Dome. 865 Mar­ket St., 415.495.5656.

SPE­CIALTY FOODS CAL­I­FOR­NIA CAVIAR COM­PANY

Founded by “The Caviar Queen” Deb­o­rah Keane, this shop part­ners with the na­tion’s top farm­ers, im­porters, pur­vey­ors and chefs to source an im­pres­sive col­lec­tion of sus­tain­ably-har­vested caviar from around the world. 302 Cale­do­nia St. #6, Sausal­ito, 415.332.0822.

DANDELION CHOCO­LATE

Dandelion is a bean-to-bar choco­late fac­tory. The tast­ing bars are a la­bor of love, and con­sec­u­tive Good Food Awards serve as proof of con­cept. They are made of two in­gre­di­ents, beans and sugar, and do not con­tain the fillers like vanilla, co­coa but­ter or lecithin found in most for­mu­las, even pre­mium bars. The beans are metic­u­lously sourced from farms that are se­lected for qual­ity and com­mit­ment to the environment and to the work­ers. The Mis­sion Dis­trict fac­tory fea­tures a cafe that serves hot and cold choco­late bev­er­ages and mochas as well as a bak­ery. 740 Va­len­cia St., 415.349.0942. Map 2, I6; 1 Ferry Bldg.

WOMEN’S AP­PAREL AMOUR VERT

Founded by a hus­band and wife team in 2010, this eco-fash­ion brand is now sold in stores world­wide. Based in the Dog­patch neigh­bor­hood, the com­pany opened its first free­stand­ing bou­tique in Hayes Val­ley and is gear­ing up for a rapid ex­pan­sion that will set a new stan­dard for so­cially re­spon­si­ble cloth­ing. 437 Hayes St., 415.800.8576.

CUYANA

Mean­ing “to love” in Quechua, Cuyana cel­e­brates a phi­los­o­phy of fewer, bet­ter things. The brand cre­ates pre­mium ap­parel and ac­ces­sories, de­signed with a clas­sic, modern aes­thetic, sourced from the world’s high­est qual­ity ma­te­ri­als and crafted to last a life­time. The pieces com­bine time­less de­sign with pre­mium ma­te­ri­als to tell unique sto­ries of her­itage, crafts­man­ship and travel. 291 Geary St., Ste. 201, 844.326.6005.

ERES

Trend­set­ting and dar­ing, Eres has been a force in the world of swimwear for over 40 years thanks to its iconic style and tech­ni­cal flair. The lin­gerie col­lec­tions, al­ways an el­e­gant bal­anc­ing act be­tween style and tech­nique, re­veal another facet of cre­ativ­ity. 471 Gough St., 415.757.0781.

THE GRO­CERY STORE

No or­di­nary cor­ner mar­ket, this is a hip Euro­pean fash­ion oa­sis fea­tur­ing cool cloth­ing with a rock-star twist. Jeans and more jeans and a world­class se­lec­tion of tees hang on sim­ple rolling racks lin­ing both sides of the huge space. De­signer shoes and jew­elry round out the mer­chan­dise mix. 3687 Sacra­mento St., 415.928.3615.

LE­GION

The shelves of this small bou­tique are lined with SF-made trea­sures like jew­elry by Kate Ellen Me­tals, Scents of San Francisco can­dles and Etta + Bil­lie soaps. Owner Syd­ney Pfaff hand­picks styles with clean sil­hou­ettes and in­ter­est­ing de­tails each sea­son from

her eclec­tic sta­ble of brands and works with many of them to cre­ate ex­clu­sive pieces. 678 Com­mer­cial St., 415.733.7900.

SU­SAN

This el­e­gant store­front of­fers fine Euro­pean and Ja­panese ap­parel, shoes and ac­ces­sories, in­clud­ing the lat­est styles by Comme des Garçons, Si­mone Rocha, Junya Watan­abe and other avant- garde de­sign­ers. 3685 Sacra­mento St., 415.922.3685.

BAY AREA BAY AREA PRE­MIUM OUT­LETS

Save 25- 65 per­cent ev­ery day at five Pre­mium Out­let lo­ca­tions through­out the Bay Area: Gil­roy, Liver­more, Napa, Pe­taluma and Va­cav­ille. The in­door and open-air cen­ters are home to im­pres­sive col­lec­tions of de­signer and name-brand out­let stores. 681 Leaves­ley Rd., Gil­roy, 408.842.3729; 2774 Paragon Out­lets Dr., Liver­more, 925.292.2868; 629 Fac­tory Stores Dr., Napa, 707.226.9876; 2200 Pe­taluma Blvd., North Pe­taluma, 707.778.9300; 321 Nut Tree Rd., Va­cav­ille, 707.447.5755.

DFS, SAN FRANCISCO IN­TER­NA­TIONAL AIR­PORT

Lo­cated in the San Francisco In­ter­na­tional Air­port, DFS of­fers a se­lec­tion of fash­ion prod­ucts and ac­ces­sories, in­clud­ing watches and jew­elry, spir­its, food, fra­grances and a va­ri­ety of other gifts. You’ll find the duty free stores in 17 in­ter­na­tional air­ports across the world. San Francisco In­ter­na­tional Air­port, 100 In­ter­na­tional Loop, Coun­course G, Gate 91, 650.444.1878.

PRE­MIUM OUT­LET LOOP

This shut­tle ser­vice pro­vides hourly round-trip ser­vice from down­town San Francisco to San Francisco Pre­mium Out­lets in Liver­more. 415.299.5595.

Bay Area Fig­u­ra­tive Art. Closed Su, M. 201 Post St., Ste. 1000, 415.362.3377.

HAINES GALLERY

Ch­eryl Haines, the owner of this gallery at 49 Geary, has a sharp eye for new tal­ent and re­la­tion­ships with ma­jor mu­se­ums that al­low for sig­inif­i­cant ex­hi­bi­tions. The space show­cases di­verse con­tem­po­rary works, in­clud­ing min­i­mal­ist, ab­stract, con­cep­tual and mul­ti­me­dia. Closed Su, M. 49 Geary St., 415.397.8114.

HASHIMOTO CON­TEM­PO­RARY

Lo­cated in Nob Hill, Hashimoto Con­tem­po­rary is home to an eclec­tic blend of new con­tem­po­rary artists. With monthly ro­tat­ing ex­hi­bi­tions, the gallery fo­cuses on a range of paint­ing, sculp­ture and in­stal­la­tion-based work. 804 Sut­ter St., 415.655.9265.

JENK­INS JOHN­SON GALLERY

Fea­tures con­tem­po­rary pho­tog­ra­phy, paint­ing, video, per­for­mance and glass sculp­ture by emerg­ing, mid- ca­reer and es­tab­lished artists. With an em­pha­sis on con­tent- driven art, in­ter­na­tional artists chal­lenge the tra­di­tional use of ma­te­ri­als to pro­duce work that fo­cuses and re­flects on so­ci­etal is­sues. 464 Sut­ter St., 415.677.0770.

MARTIN LAWRENCE GAL­LERIES

Founded in 1975, Martin Lawrence Gal­leries spe­cial­izes in orig­i­nal paint­ings, sculp­tures and lim­ited- edi­tion graph­ics. The gallery fea­tures works by Pablo Pi­casso, Marc Cha­gall, Rem­brandt, Andy Warhol and Keith Har­ing along with the best emerg­ing artists. 366 Geary St., 415.956.0345.

MEYEROVICH GALLERY

One of the coun­try’s lead­ing gal­leries, spe­cial­iz­ing in Amer­i­can and Euro­pean paint­ings, works on paper, graph­ics and sculp­ture by modern and con­tem­po­rary masters such as John Baldessari, Guy Dill, Alex Katz, Roy Licht­en­stein, Robert Mother­well, Robert Rauschen­burg, Frank Stella, Don­ald Sul­tan, Bernar Venet and Rus­sian artist Gr­isha Bruskin. Closed Su. 251 Post St., Suite 400, 415.421.7171.

MON­TAGUE GALLERY

The only gallery of its kind in San Francisco, Mon­tague Gallery fea­tures an ex­pan­sive ros­ter of re­spected and sought-af­ter names in the con­tem­po­rary fine art glass world, in­clud­ing Lino Tagli­api­etra, Dante Mar­i­oni, Hiroshi Ya­mano and Chi­huly Work­shop. The gallery also show­cases jew­elry and paint­ing. 445A Sut­ter St., 415.964.4978.

SAN FRANCISCO ART EX­CHANGE

San Francisco Art Ex­change is a world­wide leader in art and pho­to­graphs from rock ‘n’ roll and pop cul­ture. The gallery fea­tures orig­i­nal pho­to­graphs, paint­ings, draw­ings and lim­ited- edi­tion prints of The Bea­tles, Rolling Stones, Jimi Hen­drix and more. Open M-Sa 10 am- 6 pm. 458 Geary St., 415.441.8840.

MU­SE­UMS ASIAN ART MU­SEUM

Home to more than 18,000 ex­quis­ite art ob­jects span­ning 6,000 years of his­tory and cul­ture through­out Asia, this mu­seum is one of the largest in the West­ern Hemi­sphere de­voted ex­clu­sively to Asian art. Free first Su of each month. Closed M. 200 Larkin St., 415.581.3500.

CHI­NESE CUL­TURE CEN­TER OF SAN FRANCISCO

This cen­ter fos­ters the ap­pre­ci­a­tion of Chi­nese and Chi­nese-Amer­i­can art, his­tory and cul­ture. 750 Kearny St., 3rd fl., 415.986.1822.

CON­TEM­PO­RARY JEWISH MU­SEUM

Lo­cated in a stun­ning Daniel Libe­skind- de­signed build­ing, the CJM en­gages au­di­ences of all ages and back­grounds through dy­namic ex­hi­bi­tions and pro­grams that ex­plore con­tem­po­rary per­spec­tives on Jewish cul­ture, his­tory, art and ideas. Closed W. $8 Th af­ter 5 pm. Free first Tu of the month. 736 Mis­sion St., 415.655.7800.

DE YOUNG MU­SEUM

Founded in 1895, the im­pres­sively var­ied mu­seum is cur­rently housed in an ar­chi­tec­tural mas­ter­piece de­signed by the Swiss firm Her­zog and de Meu­ron. It show­cases col­lec­tions from the Amer­i­cas, Pa­cific Is­lands and Africa and fea­tures a tower ob­ser­va­tion deck. Free gen­eral ad­mis­sion first Tu of each month. Closed M. 50 Hagi­wara Tea Gar­den Dr., 415.750.3600.

LE­GION OF HONOR

High on the head­lands above the Golden Gate—where the Pa­cific Ocean spills into the San Francisco Bay—stands this grand mu­seum, the gift of Alma de Bret­teville Spreck­els to the city of San Francisco. A three- quar­ter-scale adap­ta­tion of the 18th- cen­tury Palais de la Lé­gion d’Hon­neur in Paris, the mu­seum was built to com­mem­o­rate Cal­i­for­nia sol­diers who died in World War I. The col­lec­tion in­cludes works by Euro­pean masters and ma­jor hold­ings of Rodin sculp­tures. The grounds of­fer spec­tac­u­lar views of the Pa­cific Ocean, Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco. Closed M. 100 34th Ave. in Lin­coln Park, 415.750.3600.

MU­SEUM OF CRAFT AND DE­SIGN

One of the few mu­se­ums of its kind in the coun­try, MCD de­vel­ops and presents un­con­ven­tional and com­pelling ex­hi­bi­tions of con­tem­po­rary work in craft and de­sign. The ex­quis­ite Mu­seum Store fea­tures jew­elry, toys, ce­ram­ics and more. Its full cal­en­dar of pub­lic pro­grams is part of the blos­som­ing Dog­patch neigh­bor­hood’s art scene. Closed M. 2569 3rd St., 415.773.0303.

MU­SEUM OF THE AFRICAN DI­AS­PORA

This re­cently ren­o­vated cul­tural in­sti­tu­tion re­minds vis­i­tors that Africa is the birth­place of hu­mankind and cel­e­brates the global con­tri­bu­tions of peo­ple of African de­cent. 685 Mis­sion St., 415.358.7200.

SAN FRANCISCO MU­SEUM OF MODERN ART

SFMOMA is the largest modern art space in the na­tion, eas­ily hous­ing en­tire floors of ab­stract Amer­i­can art and min­i­mal­ist and pop art. There’s an en­tire gallery de­voted to Alexan­der Calder, with a fo­cus on his work be­tween the 1920s and 1960s. The Pritzker Cen­ter for Pho­tog­ra­phy ded­i­cates about 15,000 square feet to pho­tog­ra­phy, more than any other U. S. art mu­seum. The open- ceil­ing sev­enth floor houses noth­ing but con­tem­po­rary art. Nearly 45,000 square feet of the mu­seum’s ground floor gal­leries are free and open to the pub­lic, and ad­mis­sion is free for vis­i­tors 18 and un­der. 151 3rd St., 415.357.4000.

YERBA BUENA CEN­TER FOR THE ARTS

This con­tem­po­rary art cen­ter high­lights mul­ti­cul­tural is­sues through the art­works dis­played in its two main gallery spa­ces, high-tech gallery and video screening room. Past ex­hibits have fo­cused on the Dalai Lama, Anna Hal­prin and the po­lit­i­cal na­ture of con­tem­po­rary women’s art. 701 Mis­sion St., 415.978.2787.

BAY AREA BAMPFA

UC Berke­ley’s vis­ual-arts cen­ter re­opened early 2016 af­ter a $112 mil­lion ren­o­va­tion by the firm Diller Scofidio + Ren­fro, known for NYC’s el­e­vated High Line park and LA’s Broad Mu­seum. The 83,000 square-foot mu­seum in­cludes an ex­pan­sive per­ma­nent col­lec­tion with ro­tat­ing art ex­hi­bi­tions that range from clas­si­cal Chi­nese paint­ing to ab­stract ex­pres­sion­ism to provoca­tive mul­ti­me­dia work. 2155 Cen­ter St., 510.642.0808.

GALLERY SAUSAL­ITO

Lo­cated in the heart of down­town Sausal­ito, this con­tem­po­rary gallery en­com­passes the work­ing stu­dio of artist and owner Sue Averell. Vis­i­tors can see her works-in-progress, pur­chase com­pleted 2D and 3D pieces, or commission cus­tom pieces for a home or busi­ness. 28B Princess St., Sausal­ito, 415.706.5051.

OAK­LAND MU­SEUM OF CAL­I­FOR­NIA

The OMCA brings to­gether col­lec­tions of art, his­tory and nat­u­ral sci­ence un­der one roof to tell the ex­tra­or­di­nary sto­ries of Cal­i­for­nia and its peo­ple. 1000 Oak St., Oak­land, 510.318.8400.

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