Tag Archive: vintage

Spotted / London / Labour and Wait

I saw this shop in a magazine so many years ago and I was thrilled that I finally had a chance to stop in. The concept is simple, classic, quality, well-designed and functional… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Cole Valley / Tantrum

What a BRILLIANT name for a children’s shop!!! This circus and carnival-themed store carries a fun and colorful mix of kid-centric mid-century toys, clothing, jewelry, kitchenware, decor and other goodies and gifts—both new… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Potrero Hill / Big Daddy’s Antiques

I’ve admired the collections offered by this dealer ever since I first visited the Alameda Flea Market a few years ago. And it just so happens that my sweet neighbor is the stylist… Continue reading

Spotted SF / TenderNob / Lotta’s Bakery & Sweet Antiques

I stumbled on this gem on a random walk down lower Polk Street. I saw the striped pink awning and immediately thought: just another bake shop. Boy was I surprised! This shop was… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / BellJar

A lovely mix of all things vintage, whimsy, and pretty for your wardrobe and your home. BellJar 3187 16th Street San Francisco, CA 94103 tel: 415 626 1749 site: belljarsf.com blog: belljarsf.com/blog *… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Paxton Gate

A delightfully bizarre space filled with skeletons, fossils, taxidermy, carnivorous plants, terrariums, insects, minerals, and other random curiosities. It’s so creepy and cool at the same time. You can easily spend hours inspecting… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Accidents & Artifacts

What a delightfully odd little shop I stepped into! Sheer curiosity lured me into a space full of found items, artist pieces, knick-knacks and curios of all kind. Feeling fortunate I happened upon… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Pot + Pantry

  Note: As of the end of March 2013, this physical shop was closed and will soon be operating completely online. Love the concept behind this quaint and cheery little boutique: buy, sell… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Union Square / Industrie Denim

I was absolutely thrilled when I heard this was the sister shop to the old American Rag in SF. I’ve missed that store! They’ve done a great job with this new space—still offering… Continue reading