San Francisco Professionals, Part I: the Barber

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One of my favorite aspects of living in a large city like San Francisco has been carving out my little micro-city within it – finding the places that I return to time and again, and getting to know the people that work there. It has a way of making a large, dense city feel much smaller, and I’ve loved forming relationships with many of the talented people here. […]

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J!NS Comes to San Francisco

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to an event at the new JINS store in San Francisco. JINS is an eyewear brand that specializes in glasses that are inexpensive and can be filled with prescriptions quickly, and their new SF store represents their first location in the States. I had heard a bit […]

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SuitSupply San Francisco: Coming Soon…?

At this point, most of you are probably familiar with Suitsupply, the Dutch menswear darling that has been crushing the $400-$700 suit market (you can see my reviews here and here). In the last few years, the company has made serious progress in their plans for world domination; however, their presence in California has been surprisingly nonexistent. A San Francisco store […]

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Out & About: The Alden Shop of San Francisco

There are quite a few clothing stores in downtown San Francisco. Some are common and approachable, like Uniqlo and Macy’s, while others like Nieman Marcus and Wilkes Bashford are only for the true ballers among us. Of course, it should come as no surprise that my favorite store is neither of these things – it […]

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Out & About: A-B Fits

I’ve never claimed to be much of a denim head, but the events at Denim Bruin earlier this month reminded me that San Francisco is one of the cornerstones of the denim industry, and that the products found here are some of the best on the globe. Jeans have been part of this city’s culture […]

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Urban Exploration – the Presidio

I find it very convenient (and surprising) that one of my favorite spots in the city still remains relatively unknown and very empty. San Francisco is a crowded place and it can be challenging to find a location that is both beautiful and tranquil within the city limits. The Presidio is a strange place – for […]

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