Postcards tagged: Shopping Spree
Books, bangles, and bindis to get you in the mood.
FEZ, Morocco – Led by a local friend, expert shopper Joanna Williams navigates the streets, souks, and street foods.
NAIROBI, Kenya – Before the designers are discovered by Bergdorf, Neiman, and Kate Middleton, they're in their ateliers, weaving beads, bone, and horn into stunning clothes and accessories.
ROUND TOP, Texas – The atmosphere is equal parts carnival and commerce, and the variety of items is staggering. It is my favorite treasure-hunting experience in the world.
SEVILLE and LISBON – "When they hear your English, they think 'rich tourist' and won't bargain. Let me talk." When a man's on a mission to shop, he leaves no tile unturned.
Best thing about living in San Francisco? That I can live in the woods in Oakland and be in the heart of SF in 20 minutes. Or in wine country in 30 minutes. Or on a hike in five minutes.
SAN FRANCISCO – As enticing as a cornflower-blue floor-length robe with an embroidered peacock is for my "personal collection," I have to focus on the task at hand: finding inspiration for my clients.
The smell of baking bread fills the air and the scent of spices tickle the nose. Alleys twist and turn in every direction to picturesque mosques and tucked away khans. A reader story.
TOKYO – On a shopping trip in Japan, a stylist finds a little something from a little store forgotten on a block of fashion giants.
SAN FRANCISCO – Dogpatch is proof that good things come in small packages. The The charming microhood is full of start-ups, designers, and artists. Dreamers, really.