Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Robyn Hagan Cain shares the top fashion, beauty and fitness news of the week.
826 Valencia. Photo via Patricia Chang.
MISSION—Talk Like a Pirate Day is Friday. We're getting into the swing of things with a pirate store tour.
PAC HEIGHTS—After months of hearings and construction, Rag & Bone is finally open on Fillmore.
SAN FRANCISCO—It's almost officially fall, so let's buy boots! Here are fifteen of the best boot-buying spots in the area.
BAY AREA—While on the topic of shopping guides: A map of nine stores where you can nail your bondage look for the Folsom Street Fair.
SOMA—We staked out the Altuzarra for Target launch Sunday morning at the Metreon City Target. Shoppers were not impressed.
EVERYWHERE—So much store news! Martin Mattox opened in Noe Valley, Bloom Blow Dry Bar set up shop in West Portal, Loved to Death is expanding in the Upper Haight, and Academy of Art University is opening a store in Union Square.
UNION SQUARE—Stop wearing the same Jimmy Choos as everyone else at the Battery. The brand's Made to Order service lets you customize your perfect pair.
EVERYWHERE—This San Francisco shopping startup wants to bring the thrill of the 90s mall trip to online shopping. Can it also bring back Wet Seal?