Stay Home and Shop Local: Items We’re Ordering Right Now from Marin Stores

The county’s best brick-and-mortar clothing shops have gone digital.
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Getting mail — that didn’t consist of unsolicited junk and credit card offers — was always exciting. Packages equaled double excitement. But after more than a month of shelter-in-place, receiving items from the outside world can make you feel downright elated. In a previous post we suggested some comfy yet professional things to wear while working from home, but wanted to highlight local brick-and-mortars that have pivoted in the wake of the current restrictions that are doing just that — and more.

All across the county, shops are offering virtual styling, same-day delivery, curbside pick-ups and a host of other services to customers. So if you’re looking for a little treat or want to change things up on Zoom for yourself and your co-workers, here are some places throughout Marin that are now selling online.

Ac-cents

 

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This downtown Novato boutique features women’s clothing, accessories and gifts and is currently including these face masks as a gift with purchase. You can also buy the masks directly from the site. Use the code MISSYOU! for 20% site wide.

Baba Yaga

 

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Located on Caledonia Street in Sausalito, Baba Yaya sells amazing vintage and upcycled statement pieces. Longing for far-away cities? Satisfy your craving with this one-of-a-kind dress. But don’t worry fellas, all items in this family-owned shop are genderless. Order online or by phone At 415.595.2334.

Bella

 

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Bella’s selection of affordable fashion-forward women’s clothing, jewelry, gifts, and home decor is now available to order by phone. The boutique is also offering virtual and personal shopping services.

Blanc

 

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Blanc’s features items from some of the best European, Japanese and local designers, with styles ranging from edgy to sophisticated. Contact the shop for a virtual appointment by email or text Nancy at 415.497.2217.

Carolina

 

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Find pieces that evoke “California cool” from some of the leading contemporary clothing and jewelry designers at this Mill Valley boutique. Carolina is offering free shipping and local delivery during shelter-in-place.

Erica Tanov

 

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Erica Tanov moved to New York in the 1980s to study at Parsons School of Design and returned to the Bay Area open her first brick and mortar in the building where her grandfather once ran his laundry business. In 2010 Erica opened her store in Marin and lives in the area til this day. Shoppers receive a free mask made from previous season print sample fabric with a purchase of $50 or more. Use the code ETMASK.

Haven

 

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Featuring labels like IRO Paris, Vanessa Bruno, Jerome Dreyfuss and NSF Clothing, this downtown Larkspur shop aims for “city fashion in the heart of Marin” and doesn’t miss. Nab some of its winning styles at a discount, as they are offering 40% off on all purchases with front door drop off until shelter-in-place is over.

Hero Shop

 

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Hero Shop offers a mix of ready-to-wear, jewelry, shoes, bags, home, gift and tech items from labels such as Tibi, Levi’s, and Ganni as well as local brands like Stevie Howell, MMClay and Culk. Hero Shop is donating a portion of its proceeds to SF-Marin Food Bank during the time of shelter-in-place.

Hudson Grace

 

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Hudson Grace crafts and sources original and vintage designs which make homes cool, classic and comfy. Transport yourself to a different world by simply lighting one of its signature candles — they’re all delightful but it’s hard to go wrong with the original.

Karl the Store

 

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Featuring both contemporary and vintage furniture, home goods, jewelry, clothing, art and more, this downtown Sausalito shop always proves to be a treasure trove. Shop for classy-yet-kitschy items, soft tees, or even vintage Levi’s for kids.

Kismet

 

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Labels like Theory, Velvet, and Rebecca Taylor are a constant at this boutique, which has been in business for 14 years. Curbside pickup available on Fridays and Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Select the pick up option at checkout.

Koze

 

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Margaret O’Leary

 

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In business for over 25 years, Margaret O’Leary has searched the world for the most sumptuous cashmere, finest Merino wool, as well as the softest linen and organic cotton available. Wrap yourself up in these fabrics, 20% off is currently being offered site wide.

neve & hawk

 

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This San Anselmo boutique is offering 20% off offline orders in the hopes that you “either save that money or donate it to someone in need.” Additionally, neve & hawk is donating 20% of its second spring launch locally to those that need help for food, for childcare, or for basic needs that many will not have.

Poet and the Bench

 

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In addition to selling gift cards, Poet and the Bench has set up the first phase of its online shop. You can still call or email, and Jeffrey and Bonnie will be there to help you purchase a unique gift or do a virtual curation as well.

Proof Lab

 

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This beloved surf shop is selling online for the first time due to covid-19, so only a portion of its in-store inventory is available now, but more styles are being added daily. Proof Lab is doing free local delivery on anything from any of its stores — buy online or call 415.380.8900 to reach them from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

Shoe Stories of Sausalito

 

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Shoe Stories of Sausalito has plenty of spring and summer 2020 merchandise in stock with more arriving weekly. Please contact Wayne directly via email at wayne@shoestoriesofsausalito.com for a virtual shopping appointment. Buy a gift card and 10% will be donated to first responders and healthcare workers.

The Store

 

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This downtown Mill Valley boutique offers contemporary women’s fashion with an easy, California vibe. Call or text 415.686.0011 to set up a virtual shopping appointment.

Viva Diva

 

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Viva Diva is all about sexy contemporary fashion. Styles here range from to bohemian to beachy, to rocker and relaxed. The boutique is currently offering curbside pick up or delivery.


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