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Father's Day Gift Ideas

Daisy McClellanComment

With Father's Day around the corner we've rounded up our top picks for your number one dude. 

Chocolate  from Compartes just in!

Chocolate from Compartes just in!

So many good  chocolate  flavors from Compartes!

So many good chocolate flavors from Compartes!

Kiko Wallet, Krista Tranquilla quote keychains, SF Mercantile bear pint glass, and California wooden bottle opener

Kiko Wallet, Krista Tranquilla quote keychains, SF Mercantile bear pint glass, and California wooden bottle opener

Krista Tranquilla key chains

Krista Tranquilla key chains

Kiko Wallet

Kiko Wallet

SF Mercantile beer pint to enjoy a cold one

SF Mercantile beer pint to enjoy a cold one

Don't forget the card!

Don't forget the card!

Photos by Bessie Lacap

Valentine's Gift Guide: For Him

Melody WangComment

Whether you celebrate Valentine's Day, it is always a fun excuse to give your beau a thoughtful gift to express your love and appreciation for him! 

For the outdoorsy guy, check out these soft, lightweight Tank Farm Flannels, featuring a hidden zipper closure that allows for easy layering.  The perfect shirt for hiking, biking, or everyday wear, it is available in-store in brown, or the new featured blue for $89.

For the hipster who likes to cook or has a green thumb, Makers Kit makes an organic herb growing kit that can be conveniently grown indoors in oh-so popular Mason Jars. Their quick and easy system is almost fail-proof, and who knows, maybe the next time he cooks for you, you'll get a taste of freshly grown basil, cilantro, parsley, or mint!

For the trendy guy, we love these wooden tie bars by McAdams Co. available in store for $26 in three shades: cherry, maple, and walnut. Handcrafted in San Diego, California, these water resistant tie bars are sure to serve both function and style!

For the sweet tooth, we recommend our NEW chocolate bar flavor from Compartes Chocolate, Hazelnut Toast! Made from premium Turkish hazelnuts and handmade toasted bread, this milk chocolate bar is the ultimate combo for the perfect man!

Of course, nothing says it better than a few personal sentiments of your own, so don't forget to choose a card and write a little something. We have a wide selection in store, stop by and we're happy to show you around:

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Looking for a gift for her? Stay tuned for our next week's blogpost!

Gift Guide for Him

Melody WangComment

As promised, we're back this week to help you shop for gifts for all the marvelous men in your life! Whether he is looking for new items for the closet, for daily grooming, or to add to the home, we've collected a few of our favorites to assist your various needs:

For your boyfriend/husband:

How about a warm piece of outerwear with a clean look for your main squeeze? This army green puff jacket by San Francisco-based company Alamere is made with Primaloft insulation with a quilted soft interior, providing warmth and performance without the usual puffiness. Available in the displayed army green as well as black in-store and online for $179. 

Could your guy use a t-shirt upgrade? Your can't go wrong with one of our many in the shop. Our current fav is from new vendor Honour Brand who pays recognition to the national treasures and landmarks that helped shape the world as we know it.  Available in store and our online shop for $30. 

 

A staff favorite, this deodorant cream by Fat and the Moon is guaranteed to please the guy who is conscious about his grooming products. All natural and aluminum FREE, it uses coconut oil and baking soda as the bacteria checking dynamic duo. Mixed with moisture absorbing properties of arrowroot and antimicrobial properties of essentials oils, you and your pits will never be happier! And the best part? It doesn't stain, even the black shirts! The absolute perfect stocking stuffer! Available in-store and our online shop for $14.

For your brother:

For the hard core San Franciscan fan, we suggest this black and orange beanie by San Franpsycho. This will surely be pulled out frequently during those oh-so frequent windy days or better yet, chilly ball games at AT&T Park. Available in displayed black and orange as well as grey and orange in-store and on our online shop for $20.

For Dad:

For the fashionable mustache man, we suggest this wood-scented Mustache Wax made by Oakland based company Fable Soap Co. Made from natural oils and locally sourced beeswax, this wax is designed to be sticky and soft for controlling and styling your 'stache to his liking this holiday season!

For your best buddy:

Snag your bud one of our flasks and he'll be sure to give you a high five! Available in store and online for $28

Or give him one of our bottle openers from Fluffy Co. Choose from the four designs above now available in the shop for $34 each.

For Grandpa:

Help gpa define his unique style with these funky Roma Scarf from Preloved! Each piece is made up of a combination of upcycled sweaters, stylishly paired by the Preloved Team, and one of a kind. Come to the store to see the full selection of patterns and colors ($48/ea). 

For your Co-Worker:

Your co-workers could always use a new mug for their morning caffeine fix. We love this one from San Franpsyco for only $15. Makes the perfect secret santa gift!

Don't forget to check out our Gift Guide for Her!

Valentine's Gift Guide: For Him

Sally GallerComment

Valentine's Day is just around the corner but don't worry, we've got you covered! Pop into the shop or browse online and we'll help you'll find the perfect gift. Here are some ideas to get you started:

We think this plaid shirt by Tank Farm & Co ticks all the boxes: cool, cozy, and perfect for layering over tees and under jackets. What's better than buying your guy a shirt that you'll want to borrow yourself? $74. Available in store.

If he loves being outdoors (or is just an adventurer at heart), these 5x7" prints by Small Adventure will bring a smile to his face! They're great for framing and hanging in his home or workplace. $25. Available in store.

All the guys we know love our perfume extracts by L'aromatica. Made from botanical ingredients right here in the Bay Area, the scents are fresh, clean, and long lasting. They're the perfect size for keeping in a washbag or on the go! $30.  Available in a variety of different scents (for guys and girls) in store. 

And don't forget the card. We love this one from new vendor, People I've Loved. It rings so true! $5. Available in store.