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SHOPPING nation for luxury gifts, jewelry and home decor. Find sumptuous pearls, jade, fine jewelry and china on the first floor. The collections of crystal and silver are upstairs. 135 Post St., 415.982.1616. MACY’SCL003512 The flagship store is housed in two buildings between O’Farrell and Geary streets on either side of Stockton Street. Encompassing an entire city block, the west building features womenswear and accessories, watches, cosmetics, jewelry, the visitor center and a post office. Menswear and accessories are located across Stockton Street in the east building. Pick up your visitor savings pass at the visitor center on the cellar level. 170 O’Farrell St., 415.954.6271. NEIMAN MARCUSCL00351 This shopping mecca features couture and accessories departments for men and women, plus excellent selections of high-end lingerie and cosmetics. Enjoy a lobster club sandwich or high tea inside the Rotunda restaurant overlooking Union Square. 150 Stockton St., 415.362.3900. NORDSTROMCL003514 The grand Market Street location occupies four floors of the Westfield San Francisco Centre and features a huge shoe department as well as clothing and accessories, cosmetics and a full-service spa. Westfield San Francisco Centre, 865 Market St., 415.243.8500. Stonestown Galleria, 285 Winston Dr., 415.753.1344. SAKS FIFTH AVENUECL00351 The San Francisco location offers an extensive selection of high-end casual, evening and businesswear for

women. Down the street is the Saks men’s store, located at 220 Post St. 384 Post St., 415.986.4300. WILKES BASHFORDCL0035146 This high-end specialty retailer boasts six floors brimming with men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, jewelry, shoes and housewares. In the city for more than 40 years and owned by the Mitchell Family of Stores, Wilkes Bashford offers truly unique and unexpected style that is San Francisco, with service that’s unparalleled. 375 Sutter St., 415.986.4380.

EYEWEAR JINS This is the first U.S. store of the Japanese eyewear company, which has 350 retail locations in Japan, China and Taiwan. JINS boasts over 1,200 styles—all designed in Tokyo. The Union Square location promises your prescription eyewear in less than 30 minutes thanks to an onsite lens-edging robot, and also offers 15-minute eye exams. 151 Powell St., 415.391.2481. SPECTACLES OF UNION SQUARECL005826 Located on historic Maiden Lane since 1958, Spectacles has always been more concerned with precision and accuracy than the latest gimmicks. With thousands of frames in stock, you’ll find everything from unused vintage eyewear to Cartier. 177 Maiden Ln., 415.781.8556. WARBY PARKER This is the first San Francisco store from the hip and affordable eyeglass retailer. You’ll find library-inspired bookcases, chevron wood floors, periodicals sourced from indepen-

dent presses, banquette seating, San Francisco-inspired murals and limited-edition styles you can’t find anywhere else. 357 Hayes St., 415.906.5313.

GIFTS ELIZABETH WCL003274 After you sample the chocolate at Ghirardelli Square, stop into Elizabeth W for original fragrances, lotions and soaps that will continue to pique your senses. 900 N. Point St., 415.441.8354. HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGNCL00361 The shop offers a unique fusion of education and grassroots advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals; the signature merchandise helps raise funds and spread awareness. 575 Castro St., 415.431.2200. PAXTON GATECL003618 Founded by two landscape designers with a fascination for the natural world, Paxton Gate is a favorite for its beautiful and eclectic array of botany, biology and zoology offerings. Find everything from one-of-a-kind items for the garden to oddities such as insects and taxidermy, as well as furniture, vintage and antique architectural elements, jewelry and a growing selection of books. 824 Valencia St., 415.824.1872. PICNICCL003289 This itty-bitty boutique on trendy Polk Street in Russian Hill stocks romantic frocks, baubles, great gifts, souvenirs and home accessories. 1808 Polk St., 415.346.6556.

HOME & DESIGN 3 FISH STUDIOSCL004509 Founded in 2007 by husband-andwife painters and printmakers Annie Galvin and Eric Rewitzer, this shop in the Outer Sunset showcases the couple’s original and affordable artwork. Find paintings, prints, digital prints of original artwork, hand-pulled linocut prints, works on paper, magnets and postcard sets. 4541 Irving St., 415.242.3474. ALDEA HOME + BABYCL004056 This hip home furnishings store in the Mission District is full of fresh ideas for the home (or apartment). It’s also a great spot for affordable gifts, with lots of little home accessories, dishware and throw pillows. The store also covers all baby and toddler needs, stocking urban chic clothing and cribs. An in-store play area entertains any little ones tagging along. 890 Valencia St., 415.865.9807. ALESSICL0058069 The Italian houseware brand’s flagship Union Square location is filled with an array of products for the home, including iconic 20th-century industrial design masterpieces like the Michael Graves whistling bird teakettle, the “Juicy Salif” citrus squeezer by Philippe Starck and the “Anna G” corkscrew by Alessandro Mendini. Bridal registry, gift certificates, complimentary gift-wrap and shipping are available. 424 Sutter St., 415.434.0403. ANYON ATELIERCL0043971 This interior design shop carries a mix of repurposed antiques; custom upholstery and pillows; and an eclectic collection of art and accessories. The home goods reflect a clean, con-



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WhereTraveler Guestbook San Francisco is the premier travel guide for discovering the best things to do and see in San Francisco, California...