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As we promised last month, Piper's Shoe Parlor has been resurrected. After the previous owners announced the shoe store would go out of business, new owner Kipling Rowe bought them out and saved the Haight Street favorite at the last minute before the shoe store's inventory was completely liquidated. But since so much of the stock was gone by the time Rowe stepped in, she has had to bring in almost entirely new merchandise. Piper's re-opened on May 2, and Rowe has stayed loyal to the first model in many ways, including re-hiring two original employees and stocking brands its customers have come to expect and love (Filson, Wolverine, Miista, and Red Wing, to name a few). There are new arrivals almost daily, so stop by soon—and often!—Darcy Boynton
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· Piper's Shoe Parlor Prepares to Re-Open [Hoodline]
· Piper's Shoe Parlor Bids Adieu in the Haight [Racked SF]