San Francisco Shopping Guide


Ab Fits

This North Beach boutique is the premier spot in San Francisco to find denim: Joe's, AG, Rogan, and DDC Lab are swift sellers.
1519 Grant Ave., 415-982-5726; 40 Grant Ave., 415-982-5726

Products: Denim
Type of Store: Boutique


Fabulous ribbons, notions, and paper make this pocket-size shop a destination for gift-givers who know that presentation is priceless. They recommend unusual techniques and tools, such as forming delicate scalloped tissue paper into rosettes and using super-romantic 19th-century letters as wrapping paper.
8 Brady St., 415-864-4048

Products: Jewelry, Books/Stationery, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Boutique