Nooworks is a boutique located in the Mission district, selling 100% American-manufactured products since its establishment in 2004. The store dedicates its clothes ‘to having fun, to fresh perspectives, to laying low and getting cozy, to going out and getting crazy.’ Here, you can find something to wear for every occasion, with a collection featuring dresses, jumpsuits, tops, bottoms, accessories, and even children’s clothing. The shop is best remembered for its flattering dresses in fun and quirky prints that can easily transition from the office to the bar.
Nooworks, 395 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 829 7623
Kisha Studio Fashion Boutique
Kisha Studio is an Inner Richmond boutique opened in 2008 with a mission to ‘make women feel confident and sexy, whether it’s for a night out with the girls or simply something to slip on for that special date.’ The studio carries a variety of designer styles, including dresses, tops, and accessories, aiming to provide beautiful pieces that are still affordable. The service is super friendly and welcoming. Plus, if they post something on social media that you like, you can comment to have them reserve your size for you until you can come to the shop and try it on.
Gather is a boutique in the Hayes Valley neighborhood, boasting a curated collection of whimsical clothing, home goods, and gifts. Everything offered at the shop is hand-crafted locally, so you can leave knowing you’re supporting local craftsmanship. The shop aims to ‘create an engaging shopping experience that provides a meaningful connection to the craftsmen and women whose creations we offer.’ What really makes this shop stand out is the fact that it doubles as an event space, hosting workshops, trunk shows, and seasonal gatherings onsite.
Gather, 541 Octavia St, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 799 7130
Located in the Lower Haight, Wild Feather is a boutique showcasing local and independent San Francisco designers. The store is intimate but vibrant, filled with original, funky, and sparkly gems. Jewelry is one of the main things sold here, in addition to a variety of clothing and other accessories. You’ll find fabulous furs, oversized sunglasses, and even sexy lingerie here. The staff is attentive and helpful without being pushy – and sometimes you may even discover that the person making recommendations is actually one of the designers themselves.
Capulet is a Russian Hill boutique stationed on popular Polk Street. The store is known for finding a balance between high-end style and affordable pricing, filling its shelves with unique pieces of excellent quality, often adorned with intricate details. Styles here are elegant but slightly edgy, and most pieces are versatile enough for a multitude of occasions. The collection is updated weekly, featuring pieces including dresses, tops, jumpsuits, rompers, pants, shorts, skirts, swimwear, activewear, lingerie, sleepwear, sweaters, and outerwear. Plus sizing is available, as well.
Capulet, 2354 Polk St, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 796 2489