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Because we would be infinitely less stylish without our neighborhood boutiques, we'll be showing them mucho love today for Small Business Saturday. You should join us. It's a cinch: Just hit up some (or all) of the spots listed in this handy guide to our favorite indie San Francisco/Bay Area stores. And S-H-O-P. A lot.

Have a favorite to add to the list? Let us know in the comments below. Or send us an email.

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Convert Man

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Randy Brewer ensures that everything in his new men's-only shop—and in his Berkeley-based shoe and clothing stores—is eco-friendly and stylish. The manly whiskey bar is also pretty dope.

Hawthorn

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This East Bay gem stocks the super hot local brands you love, plus some you've never heard of including Feral Child, The Podolls, Ali Golden, Marisa Haskell, Voce Keen, Micaela Greg, Curator, and Sarah Tejada.

Ali Golden

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Ali Golden designs her jewelry and clothing locally, and she's curated a gorgeous shop in the ultra-hot Temescal Alley in Oakland. Welcome to the epitome of urban-girl cool.

Freda Salvador

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Shoe designers Megan Papay and Cristina Palomo-Nelson moved to their fab and funky new retail digs earlier this year. Same gorgeous, well-made shoes that will have everyone asking where you got 'em.
If you need a hostess gift, this Russian Hill shop is your perfect place to find one. But don't be surprised if you leave with something for yourself as well. Picnic carries apparel, home goods, and gifts.

Erica Tanov

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With roots in lingerie, Erica Tanov is a Bay Area designer whose store will make you feel romantic, happy, and comfy. Especially if you buy things at her minimalist-boho Berkley shop. Also check out her store in Marin (Larkspur Landing).

Welcome Stranger

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Men's clothes that are stylish and never twee: APC Jeans, Filson, Woolrich, lots more. And they have an awesome couch for your lady friends to relax on while you shop.

Rand + Statler

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Rand + Statler is one of those rare stores that will keep both men and women happily shopping for Vena Cava, Wren, Paul Smith, Timo Weiland, and tons more. It's also the sibling to nearby shops Welcome Stranger and Azalea—run by partners Catherine Chow and Corina Murimba-Hambali.

826 Valencia

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How could we compile an Indie 38 list without a nod to San Francisco's only independent pirate supply? While the pirate store may not stock anything that you need, it's one of the city's true retail gems. It's almost impossible to walk out of the store in a bad mood.

General Store

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This partnership between Serena Mitnik-Miller and Mason St. Peter covers men, women, and children, plus you'll find rare magazines and great books. Lots of goods from local craftspeeps, and don't forget to check out the sunny (really!) backyard.

Self Edge Denim

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Self Edge is a denim snob's dream. The men's store features Iron Heart, Strike Gold, Real Japan Blues, Dry Bone, and many other brands that die-hard selvedge denim aficionados can't get enough of. It also carries leather accessories, and offers denim repair.

Paxton Gate

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Whether you're landscaping your outdoor area or looking to bring the outdoors in with plants or a taxidermied chipmunk, this place has you covered. It also carries an assortment of unique and gift-worthy books and jewelry.

Eden & Eden

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This Jackson Square shop carries unique French-made pillows and other home goods, clothing from SF's 2x3, jewelry by Sabrina Dehoff, and many other items you won't find anyplace else.

Aggregate Supply

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Check this Valencia boutique for brands like Turk+Taylor, Levis' Made & Crafted, The Portland Collection by Pendleton, Hentsch Man, Drifter and Manastash, and vintage Heath Ceramics.
Jenny Chung, the mastermind behind Acrimony and the now-closed Acre/SF, owns this petite Russian Hill jewelry shop. Stop here for gorgeous pieces by brands like Bing Bang, ManiaMania, Vale, and the No. 3 house line.
This beautiful Noe Valley shop is the go-to for playful, tomboy-chic clothing and accessories, with an emphasis on quality and one-of-a-kind-ness. Think must-have Gitman Bros. button-downs, striped tops by Saint James and genius jeans by Raleigh Denim, Imogene + Willie, and Levi’s Made & Crafted.

Betabrand

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Quintessentially San Francisco, this quirky crowd-sourced clothier features an ever-rotating collection of its own Mission-hipster-y men's and women's clothing. The extra-large space also serves as an office/photo studio.

Convert Man

Randy Brewer ensures that everything in his new men's-only shop—and in his Berkeley-based shoe and clothing stores—is eco-friendly and stylish. The manly whiskey bar is also pretty dope.

Hawthorn

This East Bay gem stocks the super hot local brands you love, plus some you've never heard of including Feral Child, The Podolls, Ali Golden, Marisa Haskell, Voce Keen, Micaela Greg, Curator, and Sarah Tejada.

Ali Golden

Ali Golden designs her jewelry and clothing locally, and she's curated a gorgeous shop in the ultra-hot Temescal Alley in Oakland. Welcome to the epitome of urban-girl cool.

Freda Salvador

Shoe designers Megan Papay and Cristina Palomo-Nelson moved to their fab and funky new retail digs earlier this year. Same gorgeous, well-made shoes that will have everyone asking where you got 'em.

Picnic

If you need a hostess gift, this Russian Hill shop is your perfect place to find one. But don't be surprised if you leave with something for yourself as well. Picnic carries apparel, home goods, and gifts.

Erica Tanov

With roots in lingerie, Erica Tanov is a Bay Area designer whose store will make you feel romantic, happy, and comfy. Especially if you buy things at her minimalist-boho Berkley shop. Also check out her store in Marin (Larkspur Landing).

Welcome Stranger

Men's clothes that are stylish and never twee: APC Jeans, Filson, Woolrich, lots more. And they have an awesome couch for your lady friends to relax on while you shop.

Rand + Statler

Rand + Statler is one of those rare stores that will keep both men and women happily shopping for Vena Cava, Wren, Paul Smith, Timo Weiland, and tons more. It's also the sibling to nearby shops Welcome Stranger and Azalea—run by partners Catherine Chow and Corina Murimba-Hambali.

826 Valencia

How could we compile an Indie 38 list without a nod to San Francisco's only independent pirate supply? While the pirate store may not stock anything that you need, it's one of the city's true retail gems. It's almost impossible to walk out of the store in a bad mood.

General Store

This partnership between Serena Mitnik-Miller and Mason St. Peter covers men, women, and children, plus you'll find rare magazines and great books. Lots of goods from local craftspeeps, and don't forget to check out the sunny (really!) backyard.

Self Edge Denim

Self Edge is a denim snob's dream. The men's store features Iron Heart, Strike Gold, Real Japan Blues, Dry Bone, and many other brands that die-hard selvedge denim aficionados can't get enough of. It also carries leather accessories, and offers denim repair.

Paxton Gate

Whether you're landscaping your outdoor area or looking to bring the outdoors in with plants or a taxidermied chipmunk, this place has you covered. It also carries an assortment of unique and gift-worthy books and jewelry.

Eden & Eden

This Jackson Square shop carries unique French-made pillows and other home goods, clothing from SF's 2x3, jewelry by Sabrina Dehoff, and many other items you won't find anyplace else.

Aggregate Supply

Check this Valencia boutique for brands like Turk+Taylor, Levis' Made & Crafted, The Portland Collection by Pendleton, Hentsch Man, Drifter and Manastash, and vintage Heath Ceramics.

No.3

Jenny Chung, the mastermind behind Acrimony and the now-closed Acre/SF, owns this petite Russian Hill jewelry shop. Stop here for gorgeous pieces by brands like Bing Bang, ManiaMania, Vale, and the No. 3 house line.

Mill

This beautiful Noe Valley shop is the go-to for playful, tomboy-chic clothing and accessories, with an emphasis on quality and one-of-a-kind-ness. Think must-have Gitman Bros. button-downs, striped tops by Saint James and genius jeans by Raleigh Denim, Imogene + Willie, and Levi’s Made & Crafted.

Betabrand

Quintessentially San Francisco, this quirky crowd-sourced clothier features an ever-rotating collection of its own Mission-hipster-y men's and women's clothing. The extra-large space also serves as an office/photo studio.