★★★ Wilkes Bashford UNION
SQUARE SF's best-known men's
clothing store. SF resident and
comedian Robin Williams is among
the high-profile customers who
shop here for the finest European
fashions. 375 Sutter St. (at Stockton
St.) y 415/986-4380. www.wilkes
bashford.com. AE, DC, DISC, MC, V.
Bus: 2, 3, 4, 30, 45. Map p 69.
www.gimmeshoes.com. AE, DISC,
MC, V. Map p 69 & 70.
Shoe Biz HAIGHT Teens and 20-
somethings will appreciate the
funky shoes—like tennis shoes,
skate shoes, and bright red leather
boots—at moderate prices. 1446
Haight St. (between Ashbury St. &
Masonic Ave.) y 415/864-0990.
Bus: 6, 7, 66, 71. 3810 24th St.
(between Church & Blanche sts.)
y 415/821-2528. Streetcar: J. BART
to 24th St. then bus 48. www.shoe
bizsf.com. AE, DISC, MC, V. Map
Shoe Pavilion UNION SQUARE
This West Coast chain sells discon-
tinued or overstocked designer
and brand-name shoes at big dis-
counts. 838 Market St. (between
Stockton & Powell sts.) y 415/834-
AE, DISC, MC, V. Cable car: Powell-
Hyde or Powell-Mason. Streetcar: F.
Map p 69.
Brook's Shoes for Kids PRE-
SIDIO HEIGHTS Stylish European
and American brands sold by a
knowledgeable and friendly staff.
3307 Sacramento St. (at Presidio
Ave.) y 415/440-7599. www.brooks
shoesforkids.com. AE, DISC, MC, V.
Bus: 1, 3, 4. Map p 70.
★★ Gimme Shoes UNION
SQUARE, HAYES VALLEY, AND
PACIFIC HEIGHTS This über-fash-
ionable, sparse store has the
coolest designer shoes in town. 50
Grant Ave. (between Geary & O'Far-
rell sts.) y 415/434-9242. Cable car:
Powell-Mason or Powell-Hyde. 416
Hayes St. (at Gough St.) y 415/
864-0691. Bus: 21. 2358 Fillmore St.
(between Washington & Clay sts.)
y 415/441-3040. Bus: 1, 22.
★ MAC Modern Appealing
Clothing HAYES VALLEY Hip,
affordable clothes—including tailored
suits and fashionable separates—
from designers like Paul Smith and
Did you wear out your shoes hiking up a Nob hill? You'll find a new pair at Gimme Shoes.