One of the local favorite vintage/secondhand clothing stores in the Mission  is Schauplatz (791 Valencia St., 415/864-5665, daily 1–6 p.m., closed Tues.). It might be a bit more expensive than your average Goodwill, but you’ll be wowed by the fabulous and unusual apparel at this unique vintage shop. Surf the racks for everything from 1940s dresses to vintage sunglasses.
Need shoes? One of the few honest-to-goodness local, family-owned shoe stores, De La Sole (4126 18th St., 415/255-3140, www.delasole.com , daily 11 a.m.–7 p.m.) in the Castro  proffers both men’s and women’s foot fashions. You’ll find the shop friendly to all shoppers.
The shoes shine with the latest fashions, from sneakers to formals. Even the shop’s interior carries on the theme of fun, fashinable modernity, making visitors feel hip just by walking in the door.