Nineteenth-century engagement rings and ’70s Mexican tunics mingle with modern CP Shades linen tops and Clare Vivier bags at this enchanting, souk-like vintage-and- new boutique. 537 Octavia St., 415-431-4000, reliquarysf.com
The heritagey selection—Dear Creatures smock dresses, Yuketen fleece backpacks, faded Denham jeans—is as coolly timeless as the Beatles album this boutique’s named for. 136 Fillmore St., 415-578-3363, revolversf.com
The Americana-varsity look extends from this new Inner Richmond boutique’s school-locker and American-flag decor to piles of Golden Bear baseball jackets and Pendleton knits. 212 Clement St., 415- 386-1600, seedstoresf.com
If Land of the Lost featured a general store, it would be this woodsy, otherworldly space offering A-line Japanese coats, topaz knives and an octagonal surf-shop nook. 365 Valencia St., 415-779-2712, thevoyagershop.com
The global mix at this sunny Cow Hollow/Marina boutique— colorful Thai tribal pouches, Italian ballet flats, a house line of made-in-Nepal knits—looks like the haul of a glam world traveler. 2254 Union St., 415-561-9551, workshop-sf.com
It’s eensy, but we spent an hour in this quirky, gifty shop, exploring gallery-style displays of stick-on mustaches, Lego-like zip drives and DIY terrarium kits. 855 Valencia St., 415-671-5384, curiosityshoppeonline.com
This recent arrival occupies a former video store, but the owners reimagined the entire space, creating a tunnel-like passageway and intentionally off-kilter shelving units. It's a fittingly offbeat backdrop for the unusual goods, which include antique Native American blankets and bright, handpainted doorstops.
Lucky's favorite stores in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood!
This famed retailer's Los Angeles outpost may get most of the accolades, but the San Francisco shop is the original—it's the same size as its neighboring car dealerships, offering a compendious assortment of vintage dresses and tops (all arranged by era) along with new talents like Monrow and Humanoid.