Shop Local: Unique Father’s Day Finds

Dads are sure to feel the love when you treat them to one of these Father’s Day finds from local shops and brands.

Heroic Times Black Faux Suede Jacket; $180

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Sonas, Fairfax

An everyday essential, this smooth faux suede jacket boasts a flattering tailored fit, notch lapel, side flap pockets and button-front fastening and wears well with denim.

2021 Las Jaras Wines Glou Glou Red Blend; $32 

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Souvenir, San Anselmo

Burgers, pasta and pizza pair perfectly with this fruit-forward red wine blend from Sebastopol-based Las Jaras Wines that’s best served slightly chilled for warm summer days.

Horn Barbecue Recipes and Techniques From a Master of the Art of BBQ, by Matt Horn; $30

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Horn Barbecue, Oakland

Now Dad can fire up the grill and replicate his favorite fare from Oakland’s award-winning Horn Barbecue, with this beautifully photographed cookbook featuring 70 recipes and plenty of tips and tricks from grill master Matt Horn.

Classic Messenger Bag; $79

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Timbuk2, San Francisco

Still a staple more than 30 years after it was designed, Timbuk2’s signature messenger bag has gotten a few upgrades, including an improved shoulder strap, waterproof liner and internal water bottle pocket.

Bradey Sneaker; $180 

Vionic, San Rafael


For weekends spent on-the-go, this active-casual hybrid sneaker looks sharp while delivering on performance, with a leather-and-nylon upper, removable mesh-covered EVA and durable rubber outsole.

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Lotus Abrams

Lotus Abrams has covered everything from beauty to business to tech in her editorial career, but it might be writing about her native Bay Area that inspires her most. She lives with her husband and two daughters in the San Francisco Peninsula, where they enjoy spending time outdoors at the area’s many open spaces protected and preserved by her favorite local nonprofit, the Peninsula Open Space Trust.

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