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from left: Joe Budd; Robin Jolin; Joe Budd Before You Leave the 510... 28 theberkeleyoaklandbook.com If you only have time to hit a handful of shops, here are our favorites. 1 Castle in the Air This Fourth Street stationery store stocks vintage craft supplies and offers an array of quirky art classes. Berkeley, 204-9801, castle intheair.biz. 6 Manifesto Bicycles Staff will help you find and outfit the perfect twowheeler from its stock of new and rebuilt singlespeed bikes. Oakland, 595- 1155, wearemanifesto.com. 2 Atomic Garden The ever-changing handcrafted wares range from maple wood teethers to beeswax gnome candles. Oakland, 923-0543, atomic gardenoakland.com. 7 Slash Denim Denim lovers flock to this jeans mecca, which boasts one of the best selections of vintage Levi’s in the Bay Area. Berkeley, 665-5994, slashdenim.com. 3 McMullen Expect a curated selection of high-end clothing from top designers such as A.L.C., Derek Lam, and Rag & Bone. Oakland, 658- 6906, shopmcmullen.com. 8 Dress: Luxury Attire on Loan Dress lets you peruse its selection of designer gowns, try on your favorites, and rent the winner. Oakland, 428-2208, dress-sf.com. 4 Mr. Mopps’ This 50-year-old toy store specializes in children’s classics, including wooden block trains, hand puppets, and yo-yos. Berkeley, 525- 9633, mrmopps.net. 9 Crimson Horticultural Rarities You’ll find spiky succulents and terrariums, glass beaker vases, and other oddities. Oakland, 992-3359, crimsonhort.com. 5I ssues Stop by this tiny shop for an exhaustive selection of magazines from around the globe, plus small gift items and vinyl records. Oakland, 652-5700, issuesshop.com. 10 Convert Eco-conscious fashion gets an upgrade at this boutique, which spawned a shoes-only spin-off down the street. Berkeley, 649- 9759, convertstyle.com. top ten »


The Oakland Berkley Book March 2013
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