san francisco shopping
This month, the Earth comes first. Shopping might just be a close second, especially when you can snag a deal.
Yes To: In honor of Earth Day, save 25 percent on online purchases made via the web site of this San Francisco company, known for earth-friendly, paraben-free skin and body products and initiatives like the Seed Fund, supporting gardens in schools. Just enter the code EARTH at checkout to get the discount.
Residents Apparel Gallery (R.A.G.): The Hayes Valley shop has several sales happening at the moment, including 20 percent off all Kayo Anime clothing, Gangs of San Francisco shirts and FluffyCo hoodies. You can also print or mention the coupon at the bottom of this page for 15 percent off regularly priced merchandise through May 31 (excludes purchases made during Capsule fair).
Gilt City: Among many other notable deals on the sale site this week are several style-minded specials that deserve mention, including 50 percent off at local hat label Goorin Bros., 50 percent off and a Champagne toast event at Cow Hollow’s Conifer boutique and a chance to meet Giambattista Valli during an upcoming appearance in San Francisco that coincides with the 30th San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary Fashion Show.
After a week that's been oh-so-taxing, here are some deals for your weekend relaxing.
Seedstore: During the Inner Richmond shop’s Eggs + OJ event on Sunday, shoppers will find 20 percent off all spring merchandise alongside egg-decorating and mimosas.
Gilt City: From this destination for deals come several chances to beautify on the cheap this week, including serious discounts on a 90-minute anti-aging facial and detoxifying full body scrub experience from LaBelle Day Spa, hair and makeup services at Alchemy Salon and entry to an exclusive grooming and pampering event on the horizon at The Barber Lounge. You’ll find the details on each offer here.
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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.
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A Miner Miracle: The nonprofit organization is holding an off-site sale this weekend at the Auditorium of St. Anne in the Sunset (850 Judah St.) on Saturday and Sunday. Check the Twitter feed for more info, but we hear that labels such as Ann Taylor and Michael Kors are among the merchandise.
New People: The goth-minded Black Peace Now collection at this Japantown multiplex for art, apparel and film is 20 to 50 percent off through April 3.
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Revelation by ME: The Bay Area label known for reversible dresses and trend-conscious apparel that can be worn in multiple ways is offering 7x7 readers 20 percent off with the discount code 7X7RBME.
Sean: To celebrate its newest location, at 2163 Union Street, the exclusive U.S. retailer of French menswear label Emile Lafaurie is offering 70 percent off merchandise in its location at 1749 Union Street until the end of April. Also, a head’s up for San Francisco teachers: Bring in your school I.D. between April 23 and April 26, and the store will gift you with a $250 credit towards any Sean purchase.
Benny Gold: A sale in this local skatewear designer’s online shop brings a chance to scoop up the label’s original graphic t-shirts, caps, sweatshirts, button downs and denim at discounted prices. Especially intriguing: selvage denim men’s jeans for $138.60 (reg. $198) and signature tees for $21 (reg. $30).
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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White Elephant Sale: Featuring countless bins and tables laden with secondhand finds, the largest rummage sale of its kind in Northern California is sure to attract crowds this weekend. Go early and plan to stay a while to get the most out of this two-day event benefitting the Oakland Museum and its programs.
It’s an unlikely neighborhood to lay claim to the next hot shopping destination in San Francisco, but, nevertheless, the Dogpatch seems destined for that distinction, thanks to the long-anticipated opening later this month of the new MAC—Modern Appealing Clothing store inside a 170-year-old building renovated to house a collaborative project featuring the aforementioned retailer, Blue Bottle Coffee, Piccino Restaurant and DIG wine bar.
Scheduled to open on the 14th, the Minnesota Street complex is one we’ve been eyeing for so very long now.
A fashion-minded addition to Noise Pop, Sunday’s Pop ‘n Shop at Public Works is likely to be music to many stylish locals’ ears. Over 30 vendors will be selling handcrafted apparel, accessories and giftables during the event, which is part of the music festival’s Culture Club line-up of arts-minded workshops, talks and D.I.Y.-driven events.
Here are five reasons to go (other than the free admission, of course):