If it's a fashionable way to spend, and happening in the Bay Area, we're talking about it in Shop Talk.
Searching for the perfect pair of jeans has the power to drain the psyche of any will to go on. Here are some of our favorites havens that might just lead you to that holy grail pair.
Azalea, 411 Hayes St., 415-861-9888
The denim bar in the back is where it's at. They've got the full gamut of jeans (often on sale) for guys and gals: stretchy, low-waisted, high-waisted, boot cut, skinny, and raw, from designers like Cheap Monday, J Brand, DL1961 and Naked & Famous. Employees will measure and advise you, and if you happen to be too short for your chosen pair, use their hemming service.
Because it doesn’t pay to pay more than you have to.
Gucci arrives at DSW: The Union Square location of this discount shoe retailer is one of 14 stores nationwide to receive shipments of shoes and accessories by Gucci, the latest high-end brand to land in the store. Expect to find items by the iconic Italian label going for up to 60 percent off retail.