Long Weekend is a highly curated retail and gallery space featuring home goods, fine art supplies, and all the comforts a person would need for a long weekend. With keen eyes and style, owners Courtney Cerruti and Chrisina Diaz have filled their store with an eclectic but connected inventory that includes stationery, vintage textiles, art books, handmade Spanish sandals, Oakland-made jewelry and fragrances, and more. Long Weekend is only open on weekends. 5636 Shattuck Ave., 510-858-7111, LongWeekend.virb.com.
Hide behind a pair of cat eye sunnies, after an evening of too much summer rose wine.
Check out Cuyana's looks for fall. Beautiful totes and sweaters - not time for fall yet, but you do want to be prepared with a few, better things.
Esqueleto in Oakland is one of the lovely stores in Temescal Alley in Oakland. Filled with unique gifts, think jewelry and home decor, there are lots of nice pieces. Right now for the holidays they have sorted their best gifts into price ranges for easy shopping. They also have a "Stack of the Week" on their website - showing the perfect way to stack your rings.