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Ever wonder where Vogue Creative Digital Director Sally Singer shops when she comes home to the Bay Area? Vogue.com's new Like a Local series—featuring different cities through the eyes of the Fashion Bible's staffers—has the lowdown. Though Singer admits that she doesn't shop for "designer fashion" in San Francisco, she does stock up on gifts at "one of the most exquisite stores in the world."
Singer's store of choice is Berkeley's Tail of the Yak, where everything is "interesting and lovely and maddeningly must-have." (It actually gets two nods in the interview, which gives you an idea of how much she likes the place.)
The Voguette's tchotchkes of choice are handmade surprise balls shaped like fruits and flowers, but she also buys chocolate bars and candles for presents, and searches through "amazing" antique jewelry and artisanal embroidered smocked dresses.
If you dream of living like a Vogue staffer in the Bar Area, you can check out Singer's recs for yoga studios, hotels, and eateries—including places that serve carbs—at Vogue.com.
· Like a Local: Sally Singer Maps Her Hometown, the San Francisco Bay [Vogue.com]
· The 38 Best Home Goods Shops in San Francisco [Racked SF]