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Seven Favorite Things: Women's Spring/Summer Footwear from Gimme Shoes

Last week, we brought you our men's picks from the legendary SF boutique, Gimme Shoe  -- this week, it's all about the ladies. (Trust us, it was hard to pick only seven.) 

Seven Favorite Things: Men's Spring/Summer Footwear from Gimme Shoes

Since opening the first Gimme Shoes in 1984, co-owners Jared Warwick and Leigh Stackpole have and continue to feed the constant cravings of San Francisco's shoe obsessed (and they've converted a few along the way, too). We're certainly believers. Gimme is, without fail, well stocked with everything from intellectual British to funky-forward Euro footwear. Here are our seven summer favorites, for the boys.

Women's Look of the Week: 10 Bold Loafers for Bay City Walking

This season, color, texture and embellishments transform the classically androgynous loafers into strong, feminine footwear. With prints, patent and pony-hair, these 10 tradtionally preppy flats are SF-perfect and anything but boring.

Men's Look of the Week: 9 Go-Sockless Loafers, Perfect for This Weekend

While it's become an increasingly popular trend for stylish summer menswear, foregoing socks can be scary for a lot dudes out there. Fear not. Save the flip-flops for the beach, and don't fuss over clunky man sandals -- instead, look to one of these sunny-day loafers and check out our tips for going sockless:

Look of the Week: 6 Men's Oxfords with Contrast Laces

With overcast skies rolling in, add a little kick to your step with a pair of bright laces. These six classics with a twist range from business casual (subtle blue-on-black action), to dramatic, head-turning laces for the more daring San Francisco man. For an easy alternative, try switching out the laces (and resole, if needed) to updated your favorite pair.

SF Street Style: Vintage Jeanne-Marc Reversible Top + Dries Van Noten Shoes at Ver Unica in Hayes Valley

Vintage buff Cindy Spade owns the Ver Unica boutiques in Hayes Valley with her husband, Steve Bell. And with Ver Unica's selection as indication of her tremendous taste, I wasn't surprised to catch Cindy in this fabulous vintage-meets-contemporary outfit, rings by Lila Rice and vintage.

This Week in Fashion: Our Top Picks From Summer Sales Around the City

This week, we thought we'd help scour the SF sale scene and pick out the best markdowns from some of our favorite local boutiques. Check out these fabulous pieces -- for 50+% off -- from Conifer, AzaleaAcrimony, BellJar and Gimme Shoes. Cheers to summer markdowns and happy shopping, SF!

Look of the Week: Spring Essentials from Local Boutiques

Everyone shops online these days, but that’s no excuse to not shop local. We pulled from six local boutiques' online couterparts and found some excellent spring essentials

Known for their edgy-meets-minimalist aesthetic, Acrimony has a very established online boutique. It’s hard to resist their new stuff, but their online sale is a must-browse.

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