The Definitive Black Friday + Small Business Saturday Guide 2011

The Definitive Black Friday + Small Business Saturday Guide 2011


Black and Plaid Friday Sales:

440 Brannan(440 Brannan St.):  Stop by, enjoy complimentary drinks and bites, and mingle with designers from 3pm-10pm. New garments for men and women will be available for purchase. 

Cary.Lane(560 Laguna St.):  With loads of new merch for men and women, enjoy an extra 40% off the already discounted prices.

Gilroy, Napa & Petaluma Premium Outlets (681 Leavesley Rd., Gilroy):  Talk about getting an early start! Select stores will open at 9am on Thanksgiving Day -- stock up on brands like Adidas, Banana Republic, BCBG Max Azria, Coach and Michael Kors.

AllSaints (140 Geary St.):  Enjoy 25% off select merchandise from the British brand. 

Macy's (170 O'Farrell St.): Attend the first ever midnight opening and get the first look at sales across all departments. 

Rare Device(1845 Market St.):  This Friday through Sunday, enjoy a special Prismera Design and Set Boutique Apparel trunk show, along with a Black Friday sidewalk sale.

Rue Atelier(2981 College Ave., Berkeley):  Enjoy 15-20% off regular priced items, all weekend long.

RGB Gallery(3024 Fillmore St):  Spend more and save more this Friday through Sunday -- spend $75 and receive $15 off; $150 gets $30 off, $250 for $60 off, and take $150 off of purchases over $500. As an added bonus, receive a raffle ticket every purchase. 

Azadeh Couture(110 Geary St.):  This Wednesday-Sunday enjoy 10-50% off select items.

Jeremy's (2 South Park and 2967 College Ave., Berkeley):  Jeremy's legendary after Thanksgiving sale details are being kept tightly under wraps, but should come out tomorrow or Thursday in their email newsletter. We know this though -- doors will open at 7am.

Luna(3615 Sacramento St.):  This chi-chi boutique will have amazing sale racks with 30% off new fall pieces and 50-75% off pre-fall collections (which will include shoes!).

Westfield San Francisco Centre(865 Market St.):  Various stores will hold individual sales, but head to Level 3 for Pink Friday, a free massage and manicure event (score a free tote, too!), courtesy of FOX's new series "I Hate My Teenage Daughter."

Goorin Bros. (1612 Stockton St.):  This Friday through Monday, recieve 10% off when you spend $75+, 15% off purchases of $125+, and 20% off when you spend $175 or more. The discounts are good in-store and online, plus enjoy complimentary shipping on all online orders of these locally designed hats. 

Viv&Ingrid at Oxford Hall (2142 Oxford St., Berkeley):  Take 20% off Viv&Ingrid jewelry, plus 10% off all other products when you mention the Plaid Friday discount. 


Small Business Saturday Sales:

ATYS(2149 Union St.):  Geek out on high-end gadgetry and pieces from Japanese and European designers. Enjoy 20% off purchases of $200 or more, plus free gift wrapping and free ground shipping on all online purchases. 

Aquarius Records(1055 Valencia St.):  Snag a free tote from the oldest indie record shop in SF, with purchases of $30 or more. 

The Common(383 Valencia St.):  Take 10% all purchases from this local menswear purveyors and home of Taylor Stitch's custom-tailored shirts.

Candystore Collective(3153 16th St.) and Hello by Candystore Collective (2226 Bush St.):  Modern meets vintage and local at these darling shops. The first 50 customers will receive a free "Heart SF" tote, and everyone gets 15% off purchases of $100 or more. 

The Curiosity Shoppe(855 Valencia St.):  Enjoy 10% off on this wealth of knick-knacks, books, jewelry, artwork, crafty kits and more.

Department Seventeen(1218 Pacific Ave.):  This tucked away Nob Hill menswear outfitter with house label designs is offering 10% off all in-store purchases. Tip: take an additional 5% off by liking them on Facebook.

Double Punch(1821 Powell St.):  Enjoy 10% off on this nerd-loving boutique full of fun figurines and hard to find memorabilia.

Freewheel Bike Shop(914 Valencia St.):  Get those pretty little wheels you've been eyeing and receive a free helmet ($40 or less). 

Green Apple Books (506 Clement St.):  Everyone knows a good book makes a great gift. Stock up and receive a free tote from this Richmond district landmark with any purchase of $25 or more. 

Harputs(2 Maiden Ln.):  Splurging hurts less when you get 25% off! Enough said. 

International Orange(2044 Fillmore St.):  With everything from zen yoga and massage services, to their own Organic Body Care line, receive 15% off your entire in-spa purchase. 

Karikter (418 Sutter St.):  For the home, stationary, and children's books junkie (The Little Prince makes a great gift for all ages!), stop in and take 20% off all purchases. 

Mike Page Style Lab(664 Post St.):  After the shopping craze, relax and treat yourself to a new 'do with 20% off all services and products. 

Modern Appeal Clothing(387 Grove St.):  Stop by this family-owned, contemporary boutique (with coveted labels like Comme des Garcons, Jil Sander, and Maison martin Margiela!), and receive a custom designed t-shirt with purchase. 

Monument(571 Valencia St.):  With such beautifully refinished furniture, home accents, and 10% off all purchases -- it's time to start redecorating.

New People (1746 Post St.):  Take 10% off any one item -- with multiple levels of kitschy Japanese finds, the problem will be choosing just one.

public barber salon(571 Geary St.):  Sweet, resonably priced cuts from badass barbers, a free PBR while you wait, and 15% off cut and color on top of that? You had us at free PBR.

Park Life(220 Clement St.):  This iconic gallery and shop with head-turning t-shirts, quirky home furnishings, and limited edition books is offering 10% off all items. 

Public Bikes (123 South Park):  There's a reason everyone loves Public Bikes, and chances are you've been eyeing one or two. We're thinking 10% off in-store and online (promocode: PAPER) will help you decide. You have time on this one, too -- the special runs from Saturday through Friday, December 2nd.

Seedstore(212 Clement St.):  Enjoy 20% off all full-priced pieces from their men's and women's classic Americana-vintage selection. 

SenSpa(1161 Gorgas Ave.):  Think ahead and take 10% off gift certificates in store and online (promocode: AMEX). It'll be the perfect gift or self treat for post-holiday maddess.

SFO Snowboarding(1630 Haight St.) and FTC Skate Shop(1632 Haight St.):  With Tahoe abuzz and skateboarding deep in SF's roots, stock up on all of your gear. Go ahead and take a nice 20% off while you're at it. 

Upper Playground(220 Fillmore St.):  Receive a complimentary book by local artist, Jeremy Fish ($30 value), with any purchase at this bold streetwear mecca. 

Zinc Details (1905 Fillmore St.):  This quirky-chic housewears den is offering 10% off all purchases (excluding Knoll, De la Espada, Nespresso or FLOR). 

Viv & Ingrid (2014 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley):  Enjoy 20% off all Viv&Ingrid jewelry and 10% off all other products.



Lily Ko (lily.7x7 @ studied fashion design and merchandising at Central Saint Martins and the Academy of Art University. In addition to writing for 7x7, Lily is an editor at SF Station, works as a freelance stylist and covers food, fashion and fun on her blog, Curated SF.

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