Several big, high-end department stores call Union Square  home.
Macy’s (170 O’Farrell St., 415/397-3333, Mon.–Wed. 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Thurs.–Sat. 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.–7 p.m.) has two immense locations, one for women’s clothing and another for the men’s store and housewares.
Neiman Marcus (150 Stockton St., 415/362-3900, www.neimanmarcus.com , Mon.–Wed. and Fri.–Sat 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Sun. noon–6 p.m.) is a favorite among high-budget shoppers and PETA fur protesters.
While Saks Fifth Avenue (384 Post St., 415/986-4758, Mon.–Wed. and Fri.–Sat. 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Thurs 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.–6 p.m.) adds a touch of New York style to funky-but-wealthy San Francisco .