Shopping in Castro, CA


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Unionmade

Unionmade

San Francisco, CA

You won't find any bargains, but this is truly one of the few temples to contemporary men's style. If I could afford to shop here all the time, I would.

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Shopping in Castro, CA
Notorious for Hair

Notorious for Hair

561 Castro St, San Francisco


This was the best haircut I have ever recieved since moving to San Francisco in '99. Ten years later I finally got an INCREDIBLE haircut from CJ, the manager of this salon. I am…
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Church Street Flowers

Church Street Flowers

212 Church St, San Francisco


Church Street helped me order flower from across the country, to be delivered to a local hotel. They were friendly and helpful. I couldn't be happier and would give them my…
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Hair Play and Joe Hamer Academy

Hair Play and Joe Hamer Academy

211 Church St Ste A, San Francisco


I have been going to Amy for my extensions and Keritan straightener for more than 3 years. She is so good I followed her across town to a different salon. She does an amazing job…
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Cliffs Variety Store

Cliffs Variety Store

479 Castro St, San Francisco


There's such an odd -- and oddly interesting -- selection of items here, it's almost dangerous for crafty people.
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Books Inc

Books Inc

2275 Market St, San Francisco


Despite the chain feel, there's a smart selection of fiction and non-fiction.
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Does Your Mother Know

Does Your Mother Know

4141 18th St, San Francisco


In ShortThis small Castro stationery store showcases bawdy cards for every occasion. You'll find gay-themed invitations, thank-you cards and 3-D birthday greetings, along with…
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De La Sole Footwear

De La Sole Footwear

4126 18th St, San Francisco


I bought 2 pairs of shoes/sneekers in the store while on my honeymoon from England. One pair of the shoes I have no complaints about. However one of the shoes of the other pair…
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Aardvark Books

Aardvark Books

227 Church St, San Francisco


If you have patience, you can find good half off deals.
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Ensemble Personal Image Consulting

Ensemble Personal Image Consulting

4583 18th St, San Francisco


A few years ago, I got tired of watching What Not to Wear and decided I wanted my own wardrobe consultant. An Internet search netted me Rachel Fauman at Personal Image Consulting.…
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Doyle McCullar Fine Interiors

Doyle McCullar Fine Interiors

60 1/2 Yukon Street, San Francisco


Sophisticated interior and landscape design, offering consultation, project management, even custom furniture for corporate or residential clients.
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Cliffs Variety Store. There's such an odd -- and oddly interesting -- selection of items here, it's almost dangerous for crafty people.… read more


Modern Times Bookstore. This bookstore has moved to 2919 24th St. between Florida & Alabama, deeper into the Mission. 888 Valencia now houses a place that sells, among other things, high-end eyeware, custom made salvage-wood countertops and tables, bespoke hats, and some jewlery. Crazy!… read more


Unionmade. I read about Unionmade in a retail trade magazine and was very impressed. Selvedge denim, skincare and books made this mens shop a must when in Castro.… read more