Lucky Magazine: 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.
600 Divisadero St (at Hayes St), San Francisco, CA
Gift Shop · Alamo Square · 12 tips and reviews
Lucky Magazine: The colorful selection of initial pillows, forget-me-knot rings and Bourbon perfume oil means you never have to give another boring housewarming (or hostess, or just-because) gift again.
728 Divisadero St (btwn Fulton St & Grove St), San Francisco, CA
Antique Shop · Alamo Square · 17 tips and reviews
Lucky Magazine: Picture a turn-of-the-century Oxford professor’s study (antique typewriters and books, plus vintage-inspired leather armchairs—all of it for sale) with a back room full of Warby Parker glasses.
1543 Haight St (btwn Ashbury & Clayton St), San Francisco, CA
Thrift / Vintage Store · Haight Ashbury · 5 tips and reviews
Lucky Magazine: When the flower-power-ness of Haight-Ashbury makes you crave a ’60s tee and cutoffs, head to this huge, affordable vintage mainstay for flowy ’70s dresses, shredded Levi’s and tie-dye tops.
Arts & Crafts Store · Mission District · 7 tips and reviews
Lucky Magazine: Its famous boob-print tote is an epic SF souvenir, but this mostly artisan shop’s tamer picks—Maria Schoettler calendars, Echo Park ceramics, craft-making classes—are equally memorable.
2408 Fillmore St (at Washington), San Francisco, CA
Boutique · Pacific Heights · 4 tips and reviews
Lucky Magazine: No one captures San Francisco’s boho-chic aesthetic like this celebrated local designer. Her metallic-thread sweaters, flowy dresses and vintagey quilts perfectly blend free-spirited and luxe.
Lucky Magazine: British owner Rachel Eden packs the best of London into her Jackson Square shop. Find Tatty Devine Lucite necklaces, Donna Willson printed pillows and Mimi English schoolgirl-style satchels.
Lucky Magazine: Former Built by Wendy sales director Amy Mautz fills her airy Cow Hollow shop with relaxed, on-trend clothing from Lauren Moffatt and Ace & Jig and the Rachel Comey boots you want to wear with them.
Lucky Magazine: The coastal drive to this North Shore contemporary clothing boutique is as mesmerizing as the Gypsy 05 maxi dresses, Posh Pua bikinis and house line of tie-dye shorts you’ll find when you get there.
Design Studio · Nuuanu - Punchbowl · 3 tips and reviews
Lucky Magazine: We promise your souvenirs don’t have to involve macadamia nuts: This shop sells equally indigenous gifts like Jewelry by Justine beaded necklaces, Saffron James body oils and Nele K leather wallets.