san francisco boutiques
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SET: The spring sale at this locally-based online shop specializing in ethically-traded merch brings discounts of up to 40 percent off apparel, bags and jewelry produced in other countries using socially responsible methods.
Metalista: Geometric brass and vintage-inspired jewelry by this local designer is 15 percent off through Sunday when you use the discount code spring15.
Bloomingdale’s: Through April 3, a friends and family sale offers shoppers 20 percent off sale and full-price items for men, women, children and the home when you use the discount code SITM20 during online checkout.
Marine Layer: The company’s new Retired Styles section in the online store is the place to look for deals on styles that will soon be laid to rest as the shop makes room for its latest stock.
y & i: Through Sunday, the Chestnut Street women’s boutique is offering 20 to 40 percent off select items and a clearance sale with merch starting at $9.99. Bring in this offer from their most recent newsletter to score 10 percent off any full-priced items.
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Harputs Own: Celebrate the local fashion hub’s brand new store space on Sunday with a chance to win an original piece. Every 20th person to stop by the event, which runs from noon to 6 p.m., will be gifted with an item chosen by founder Gus Harput. We wouldn’t blame you if you oh-so-casually faux-loitered outside to count the heads going in and out before making your move.
Nooworks: A Chinese New Year Sale from this Mission boutique means 25 to 75 percent off the local label’s apparel for men and women.
Valentine’s Day Cut-a-Thon for Flynn Elementary: Help raise money for a local elementary school and score a haircut on the cheap during this event on Sunday, when haircuts from Zindagi and Ginger Rubio stylists are $50 (reg. $100) and blowouts are $30.
Sometimes, you just gotta deal...
ModCloth: A sale on “cuddly cute clothes” includes a slew of cardigans, zip-up sweaters, slouchy tops, day dresses and versatile layering pieces at up to 50 percent off.
Wilkes Bashford: A buy one, get one for $1 promotion on already-reduced fall merchandise for men and women is on at the San Francisco and Palo Alto locations of this upscale specialty clothing retailer. Along with the $1 sale, fall apparel from labels such as Oscar de la Renta, Sonya Rykiel and Bogner is discounted up to 60 percent.
ZaZa: Get $50 off eyelash extensions this month at the SoMa nail salon. Depending on how much drama you’re looking for, extensions services regularly range from $135-$195.
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Shotwell: The January sale is still on. Pop into the Union Square destination for hip, edgy fashion for up to 70 percent off select clothing, shoes and accessories, with new markdowns added every day.
Secession: The Bernal flats (Baja Noe? SoCha?) gallery and boutique’s art, clothing and jewelry by names such as Colleen Mauer, Heather Robinson and New Skool will be 20 percent off this weekend. Stop by on Friday evening from 6:30-9:30 p.m. for a happy hour featuring edibles from Casey’s Pizzas.
New Year, new deals...
Coveted cult labels and high-end designer apparel by the likes of Maison Martin Margiela, Proenza Schouler, Alexander Wang and Yigal Azrouel are main attraction at the Carrots winter sale, which starts today and offers up to 60 percent off the posh Jackson Square emporium's fall/winter collections.
A winter sale launched this week by Nasty Gal is sure to send fans of the online shop's of-the-moment vintage and new apparel and accessories clamoring for their credit cards. Among the finds are Jeffrey Campbell boots and apparel by Lovefool, Evil Twin and Blank NYC.
As much as we’d like to be able to regularly browse San Francisco boutiques at a leisurely pace, taking in what’s new and fabulous at each, we’re much more likely to rush out like heat-seeking missiles when we need something specific. Because we suspect many busy readers are much the same, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to do the browsing for you. Below, what’s new at five local boutiques:
What's your deal? Here are ours:
Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Starting today, sale prices are in effect on both men’s and women’s apparel, shoes, handbags and accessories. The sale runs through Aug. 2.
Jimmyjane: The local company’s upscale, design-oriented pleasure products, including toys such as limited edition platinum and gold vibrators, are on sale through July 21 for up to 50 percent off or more.
My Boudoir Lingerie: Stop by during the Cow Hollow boutique’s Bikes and Boudoir happy hour event today for 25 percent off all lingerie.
Self Edge: The San Francisco store will be offering 15 percent off all merchandise on Saturday and Sunday.
Sometimes, you just gotta deal....
Metier: The Sutter Street boutique has marked down spring collections from labels such as Zero + Maria Cornejo by 35 percent.
gr.dano: The San Francisco-based label and 2010 California Design Biennial honoree is having its first-ever trunk show and sample sale. Stop by 440 Brannan Studio, 400 Brannan St., SF today from 4-10 p.m. and Saturday from 10 am-6 pm for up to 80 percent off retail prices.