Haute Couture: The Haute 5 Fashion Boutiques in San Francisco

The best way to stay trendy in San Francisco is to shop at independent stores. Anyone can pick up fashions at a department store. Try these locations out for upscale clothing a bit outside the box.

My Roommate’s Closet

This adorable Cow Hollow boutique offers high end, girly clothing. They carry designers such as Phillip Lim, Tory Burch, and Nanette Lepore. They also carry shoes and accessories including jewelry and handbags.

My Roommate’s Closet is located at 3044 Fillmore St., San Francisco. Visit their website at www.myroommatescloset.com.


Boutique Harajuku

For those who aim to be a bit more adventurous, you should check out Boutique Harajuku. Named after the Harajuku fashion in Japan, this store stocks a variety of the newest Japanese trends. This store is located in the New People building in Japantown, which also hosts a Blue Bottle coffee stand, an independent movie theater, and an art gallery.

Boutique Harajuku is located at 22 Peace Plaza, San Francisco. Visit their website at www.boutiqueharajuku.com.



Quickly tucked away in the Financial District, this designer boutique is no stranger to upscale shoppers. It has been featured in a wide variety of magazines and is known for its gorgeous emporium, friendly staff, and it’s luxurious variety of designer frocks. They feature designers such as Yigal Azrouël, Proenza Schouler, and Kaufamn Franco.

Carrots is located at 843 Montgomery St., San Francisco.  Visit their website at www.sfcarrots.com.


The Archive

This Union Square boutique makes it all about the males. They have a wide assortment of men’s fashions and accessories. They have everything a guy would need to look trendy and fashionable in San Francisco.

The Archive is located at 317 Sutter St., San Francisco.  Visit their website at www.archivesf.com.


Self Edge

This Mission boutique is focused on one task; finding the world’s finest denim. Beyond their wide assortment of jeans, they also do denim hemmed and repaired on site.

Self Edge is located at 714 Valencia St., San Francisco. Visit their website at www.selfedge.com.