Clog lovers will be storming Dogpatch on Saturday to get their feet in Bryr's handcrafted shoes for up to 70 percent off.
Plus, Hayes Valley stores Clare V. and Parachute are hosting a Thursday night soiree with free monogramming on their respective essentials (handbags and bedding); ClassPass enters the wellness and beauty space; Rebag moves into Maiden Lane; and Hill City opens its very first store.
Clare V. and Parachute are hosting a shindig.
Attracting a similar hipster-slash-cool-girl customer isn't the only thing L.A. brands Clare V. and Parachute have in common—their Hayes Valley outposts share a fabulous courtyard. On Thursday, October 23rd, that very courtyard, and both stores, will be in serious soirée mode. Sips, snacks, tunes, and free monogramming are on the agenda. CV will be offering gold-foil stamping with any handbag (or small leather goods) purchase, while Parachute has employed Lot Stock to create hand-stitched monograms on their sheets, shams, etc. The best part? Both founders, Clare Vivier and Ariel Kaye, will be in da house. // 6pm to 9pm, Oct. 23; Clare V, 344 Linden St.; Parachute, 445 Hayes St. (Hayes Valley), clarev.com, parachutehome.com
Clomp Alert: Bryr is hosting a sample sale in Dogpatch on Saturday.
It's all about clogs, glorious clogs at Bryr's fourth annual sample sale on Saturday, October 26th, at Dogpatch WineWorks, just a few doors down from the studio-cum-store of cobbler extraordinaire Isobel Schofield. Shoppers will find hundreds of pairs of handmade and swoon-worthy clogs at 20 to 70 percent off regular prices (around $270). The inventory's a mix of seconds (with minor flaws) and styles in never-seen-before colors. Gently used clogs will also be available, and proceeds from those sales will be donated to the Pawsitive Change Program and Caravana Canina. We'll be on the lookout for the new Emma T-Strap, in any color. And, yes, you should expect a long queue. Guess it comes with the territory when living in Fog Clog City. Follow Bryr on Insta for updates the day of, and beyond. // 10am to 4pm, Oct. 26; Bryr sale will be held at WineWorks 2455 3rd St. (Dogpatch); bryrstudio.com.
ClassPass flexes its muscle, expands into the SF wellness game.
Commitment-phobes who have enjoyed playing the field at San Francisco gyms with their ClassPass memberships can now do the same re: their wellness routines, including fitness recovery and beauty treatments. Use credits to book a cryotherapy sesh, massage, acupuncture, or facial thanks to the easy-to-use app's new local partners. Just a few that have us, err, pumped are: Anchor Meditation, Reboot Float & Cryo Spa, Ohm Thai Massage, Modern Acupuncture, Cocoon Urban Day Spa, Drip IV Therapy, ZaZa Nail Spa, and the list goes on. // Get more deets on monthly memberships at classpass.com.
Gird your loins, and shoulders—Rebag just opened on Maiden Lane.
Enter Rebag's first SF store on tony Maiden Lane at your own risk...like, only if you can handle the retailer's signature wall of Birkins. Along with the elusive and covetable Hermès satchels, the beautifully appointed, 1,450-square-foot boutique is stuffed with second-hand luxury caryalls and crossbodies from top designers like Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Chloe, Balenciaga, etc. All the bags—from teensy to giganto—are in stellar condition. IRL shoppers also have Rebag's entire online collections at their fingertips. Plus, it's the place to go when you want to sell a well-loved bag from your own closet. Welcome to handbag heaven. // 50 Maiden Lane (Union Square), rebag.com
Hill City opens its first brick-and-mortar store in SF's Hayes Valley.
Gap Inc.'s menswear brand landed in Hayes Valley just in time to blow out the first-birthday candles. (Obvi, Hill CIty's wish came true). Its first foray into real-life retailing is a yearlong pop-up that's minimal and sleek in design, and features a curated selection of pants, hoodies and outerwear known for their versatility and hidden technical innovations. Think water-repellant pants, sweat-wicking tees, temperature-regulating shirt-jackets and more. We hear older sis Athleta is beyond proud. // 522 Octavia St. (Hayes Valley), hillcity.com
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