Sets the bar for independent shoe shops with a stellar selection of brands including Aerosoles, Born, Diesel, Simple, Wanted, and Dansko.
After you splurge on strappy shoes and vintage handbags, stay for a hot stone massage at Aja Fonte's spa.
A beautifully laid-out fashion emporium, Anthropologie is aimed at the stylish thirties-and-up woman with an equal eye for whimsy, sophistication, and professionalism.
A truly unique boutique stocked with a small but exquisite selection of casual clothing and accessories made from organic, recycled, and sustainable materials.
Has fedoras, Panama hats, Stetsons, fancy felt church hats, Kangol caps, hats especially for big heads, and more.
Whether you're a serious skateboarder or a curb squirrel, Bows & Arrows is your one-stop shop for Nike, Vans, Converse, and the like for men and women. Also carries accessories like sunglasses, hats, and backpacks.
At this used clothing store you'll find a mixture of vintage items, stuff from overseas, and, yes, barely worn H&M and Forever 21 clothing.
An urban art pop-up shop and gallery.
Has fabulous and hard-to-find flats and heels by European and domestic designers.
Housed in a gorgeous old building next to the Alameda Museum, the sleek specialty sneaker boutique carries Vans, Nikes, Keds, Converse, and more, along with a curated selection of clothing.
Dr. Wong will give you a thorough eye exam and afterward help you pick the ideal frames for your look and your pocketbook. Styles start at $42 and stop at, well, Moschino.
The "optical boutique" supplies quality eyewear for children and adults, and makes custom lenses on site.
The shoe store has a small yet refined selection of stylish, comfortable shoes for men, women, and children (and incredibly attentive customer service to boot).
This owner-operated shop carries a wide selection of eyewear designers, including Oliver Peoples, Paul Frank, Ray-Ban, and Chanel.
A sumptuous shoe and handbag boutique that specializes in high-end labels like Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Valentino, and Alexander McQueen.