Tag Archive: local

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Oak Common

Recently discovered this great men and women’s boutique in the Grand Lake area of Oakland. The atmosphere and style—from the space to the selections—just feels cool, comfy and cozy. Makes me want to… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Homestead Apothecary

I actually don’t frequent herbal shops much, as I have very little knowledge about herbal varieties, but this one particularly drew me in. It’s a beautiful space filled with jars of all sorts, but they… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Marion & Rose’s Workshop

I’m really enjoying my trips to Oakland, as I’m discovering so many amazing gems I never knew existed—like Marion & Rose’s Workshop in Old Town. Sweet shop owner, Kerri, has been working with… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Marisa Haskell

I’ve admired Marisa Haskell’s pieces since I first visited Temescal Alley a few months ago, then even more so as I’ve seen them featured at some of my favorite boutiques in SF. Her… Continue reading

Favorites @ Renegade Craft Fair San Francisco

I look forward to the Renegade Craft Fairs held summer and winter time each year. Last weekend’s event in San Francisco was held at Fort Mason and over 250 makers filled up the… Continue reading

Spotted / New York / Brooklyn / EAT

What I thought was a pottery shop in Greenpoint also turned out to be a sweet little restaurant specializing in simple, healthy, and delicious farm-to-table meals. After days of indulgent eating, this was… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Crown Nine

I recently stumbled upon jewelry designer Kate Ellen’s boutique as I was exploring Old Oakland. A pretty sign with a crown caught my eye and led me down a quaint alley into this… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Aggregate Supply

Cool spot in the Mission carrying a unique collection of well-designed home goods, accessories, clothing, jewelry and beauty products from around the globe + some local SF brands, including Turk + Taylor fashion… Continue reading

Spotted SF / NOPA / Rare Device

Fantastic spot filled with unique and nifty gifts for big people and little ones, too. Many local and independent designers are featured + some international ones, including a few favorites of mine from… Continue reading