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Look of the Week: Gift Ideas for the Hip Bay Area Mom

Look of the Week: Gift Ideas for the Hip Bay Area Mom

Whether she's more of a techie, tennis-lover, runner or cheesemonger, we're guessing your mom is pretty awesome. And well, awesome moms deserve awesome gifts. Here are our picks ($13-$198) to help you show your thanks this Mother's Day.

Our Ultimate Holiday Wish List, Part II

Get in the spirit with these 28 gift ideas.

Our Ultimate Holiday Wish List, Part I

Get in the spirit with these 28 gift ideas. Next, we'll reveal our favorite home, design and fashion gift picks.

7 Valentine’s Day Gifts Good for Guys, Gals and Everyone In Between

Gender, schmender. Bucking the trend of super-girlie and uber-dude gift lists that pop up everywhere this time of year, here are seven Valentine’s Day gifts that are as good for the guys as they are for the girls.

7 Not-So-Obvious Valentine's Day Gifts

Skip the cologne, roses and lingerie, and get your sweetie something more creative this V-Day. Here are seven ideas.

Instead of Cologne:
Turn your man into the suave, debonair type you’ve always loved by gifting him with an old-fashioned shaving kit. The straight razor is back in style, but unless he’s a pro, he’ll appreciate this 
compact shaving set with a pure badger brush, stand, and five-blade, nickel-plated razor. $195 at The Art of Shaving, 287 Geary St., 415-677-0871.

We Heart Boys. They'll Heart These Gifts.

If you’re still looking for fashionable ways tell him, “I love you,” we’ve got seven last-minute Valentine’s Day gift ideas for the special guys on your list:

1. Vintage Sunglasses, by Eddy’s Vintage, $45-$150: Currently available exclusively at Collective (1453 Valencia St., SF), this small collection of men’s sunglasses updates old school plastic and metal frames by Ray Ban, Lacoste and others with brand new lenses.

The Ultimate SF Father's Day Gift Guide

If there’s one rule of Dad gift-giving, it’s this: he’s not going to give you any great gift ideas. After all, if he knew he needed it, he’d already have it. We think the best gifts for Dad are the ones he doesn’t even know he needs.

He may not realize it, but his hard work and dedicated dad-ness probably means he needs some serious R&R. For guy-friendly pampering he won’t come up with on his own, whisk him away to Cocoon Urban Day Spa for a Father’s Day Package that includes a dude-friendly sports massage, manicure, pedicure and – but of course – beer.

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