Luxury shopping in downtown San Francisco is both an art and a science, and we’ve developed the perfect formula for your day on the town; snatching up opulent accessories, one-of-a-kind jewelry, custom mens and womens clothing, plus beautiful baubles, accents and home décor without ever stepping foot into Union Square. Discover your exclusive insiders guide to high-end shopping and retail therapy downtown and in historic Jackson Square, San Francisco.
Downtown San Francisco
While downtown San Francisco may be the powerhouse of industry and home to vetted banking institutions, insurance brokerages, investment houses and tons of Silicon Valley style tech companies, we also boast a fine selection of upscale shopping, gifts and more — all within walking distance of some of San Francisco’s premier hotels and attractions.
Alden Shop For Gentlemen — 170 Sutter Street. Born in New England, but thriving in San Francisco, this staple mens footwear purveyor has been selling genuine Shell Cordovan, casual and dress shoes and accessories since 1884.
Judith Poe Design — 580 California Street 12th Floor. From custom pieces to classy accompaniments and accessories, Judith Poe was designed to make women feel beautiful about their bodies. Appointment required.
Nigella SF — 388 Market Street, Ste. 105. This upscale botanical boutique/florist features plants, herbal gifts and workshops. Perfect for weddings and stand-out events, Nigella SF brings homespun charm and elegance to any affair.
The Rafael's — Palace Hotel, 643 Market Street. Wearable art and one-of-a-kind fashion are the hallmarks of The Rafael’s. From handbags and jewelry to legwear and scarves, The Rafael’s has been serving up an unparalleled touch of elegance since 1979.
The Rug Company — 722 Montgomery Street. A visit to The Rug Company is a must for any interior designer, or home décor lover looking to add sumptuous style from a teeming selection of textiles, hand-woven rugs, runners and tapestries — all under one roof.
Wingtip — 550 Montgomery Street. This exclusive and upscale social club is a modern take for those who appreciate the finer things in life. From a world-class wine cellar, main bar and lounge, to hand-rolled cigars, and swanky events in parlor rooms, Wingtip is a welcome respite for men and women after a long day of luxury shopping. Membership required.
Known the world over as a boutique shopping destination, historic Jackson Square is home to more indie and European ateliers, boutiques and retailers per square mile than most of San Francisco combined. The charming neighborhood sports some of the most prestigious and uncommon shops, restaurants and original classical revival and Italianate buildings and residences in the entire city of San Francisco.
Aesop — 445 Jackson Street. This clean and invigorating beauty and body boutique boasts botanical preparations and products for the body, mind and spirit. From fragrance and home décor to travel kits and gifts, Aesop is known the world over for its focus on high-end design combined with something to nourish every part of your person.
Annie Bing — 412 Jackson Street. With complementary styling and shopping services, this San Francisco location features contemporary, stylish and chic clothing, shoes, boots and accessories for the well-heeled woman.
A.P.C. — 407 Jackson Street. Young, hip, modern, vibrant and stylish all come to mind when thinking of A.P.C. On the cutting edge of urban fashion, the seasonal selections and styles guides from A.P.C. include everything from durable denim to Lacoste, to basics, outerwear and footwear for those with an upbeat love of life.
Atelier Lan Jaenicke — 431 Jackson Street. Crafted with simplicity and beauty in mind, this exclusive atelier produces handcrafted comfort and luxury for global brands as well as individual shoppers in an unparalleled atmosphere of elegance.
Daniel George Custom Suits — 515 Pacific Avenue, Floor 2. With locations in Chicago and San Francisco, Daniel George is known as one of the finest bespoke mens’ suit makers in the United States. This custom clothier proffers both on-site and in-house tailoring, with product made right here in the USA. From wardrobe packages, suits, shirts, blazers and sportcoats to outerwear, formalwear, tuxedos, shoes, accessories, fragrance and more, you can never go wrong with a personalized fit and 100% custom attention.
Filson — 722 Montgomery Street. Since 1897, Filson has been known for their style, comfort and quality lines of outerwear, shirts, pants, accessories, watches, luggage, hunting gear and even home and dog goods. You can schedule a personal shopping experience at this Jackson Square, SF location.
Fjällräven — 478 Jackson Street. A little poppy, a little punky and definitely outdoorsy, Fjällräven is for the dedicated outdoors adventurer, and the quality of their materials and lifetime repair guarantee make this purveyor a must for anyone interested in year-round comfort and heritage classics. With mens, womens, gear and more, pop into Fjällräven and treat yourself or grab a gift for your favorite en plein air explorer..
Fritz Hansen San Francisco — 440 Jackson Street. From iconic egg chairs and swan chairs to sleek, elegant and modern home furnishings, lighting and decorative elements, Fritz Hansen has been at the forefront of Scandinavian interior design for decades. Their list of designer inspo reads like a “Who’s Who” among classic Northern European designers including most of your Danish faves.
Goldwin San Francisco — 444 Jackson Street. For over 70 years Goldwin has been outfitting folks who seek unity between human and nature. From outdoor to athletic to lifestyle collections, Goldwin is the gold standard for jackets, tops, bottoms and accessories for an active lifestyle.
Isabel Marant — 455 Jackson Street. Cutting edge and hip without apology, Isabel Marant has been serving street cred realness through her designs since 1989. With fashion for every gender, this matchless “Maison” sets the trend with a catalog of collections including clothing, shoes, bags, accessories, sunglasses and more.
Shinola — 53 Hotaling Place. This Detroit classic is located in the historic Hotaling Whiskey Warehouse which speaks to the embodiment of Shiola’s stylish heritage. Specializing in handcrafted timepieces, watches, clocks, home, paper and leather goods, gifts, bags, straps, wallets and accessories, there are gorgeous little lovelies for everybody on your list at Shinola.
Schott NYC — 619 Sansome Street. The San Francisco flagship of this iconic, century-old boutique is a shopping experience in and unto itself. From classic motorcycle leathers to boots, selvedge denim, demonstrative tees and accessories galore, make your visit to the “City by the Bay’ complete by popping in and picking up a piece of timeless-yet-on-trend Americana that embodies the spirit of riding culture.
The Londoners – 414 Jackson Street. This high-end atelier “Brexited straight to Jackson Square from the U.K.” and features a collective of top British makers and designers from beyond the pond. Their words, not ours. Herein you’ll find a fancy interior design paradise, dripping with gilt, style and panache. With curated brands and curated artisans, find everything you need for turning your home into a palace fit for the monarchy.
Senreve — 441 Jackson Street. A taste of Singapore in San Francisco, Senreve takes accessorizing to new heights with their ageless collections of handbags, tote bags, clutches, scarves, slippers and leather goods through silks, cashmeres and loungewear. It’s opulent and fun at the same time, plus they carry several lines of vegan goods for the eco-conscious accessorizer.
Zimmermann — 458-460 Jackson Street. From frilly frocks to bejeweled headbands, funky tops and elegant sweaters to handbags, sunglasses, accessories and more — Zimmermann boasts a style and flair that jibes with the free spirit of San Francisco. Hippie, fun and downright fashion-forward, the effervescent and enduring nature of their clothing and accessories looks fabulous on everyone from teens and twenties to a glamorous grandma. Wear it to work, the resort or a date night and you’re bound to get stares and compliments for days.
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