Candystore is havin’ a salie sale. Not sure exactly what’s on sale and how good the deals are, but if you’re in the Mission, you should swing by this lovely little store. The last time I was in there was a few weeks ago, and I was lamenting to my companion that I loved so many things, but could not afford them. Well, dahlings. Voila. The answer to my little prayers. Funny story: When I had to write the blurb about this shop that appears on Citysearch (’cause that’s what I do in my free time), I went to the web site and was like,Read More →

Sadness. National Product – a really cool indie store at 1845 Market St that sells art, tees and funky this & thats – has announced plans to close on Aug. 7, 2006. According to the SF Gate Culture blog, the owner Doug Domonkos has been pushed out by his landlord. Should you want to snag National Product, uh, products before the shop vacates the store space, stop by for the closeout sale happening there now. Apparently, there are deals to be had… National Product

Stickycard. You want to get one of these things. It’s a card (shock of the century) that you can use to accumulate points at independent SF retailers like My Roommate’s Closet, Wink SF, Mingle, Tate & Kennedy, The Urban Nest and sumbody. There are plenty of other participating merchants, but these are the fashion- and accessories-related ones. So what’s in it for you, huh? You can trade your points in for gift cards and discounts at any of the Stickycard merchants. You also get the head’s up on sales and events, as well as special offers like freebies. For example, I got an email thisRead More →

Nisa just opened a new store on 24th St in Noe Valley. The spring/summer ’06 collection is there now, but they tell me they will be bringing in the new Fall ’06 collection sometime in mid August. I was just glad to see an indie designer hit such a popular shopping corridor. Very cool.

I read today that Stitch Lounge is looking for volunteers to staff the store – especially on Sundays. If I could sew, I would jump at the chance to hang out at the lounge and get involved with all the cool sh*te that goes down here…Check out the posting on Craigslist.