Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to Marin Magazine's 2008 Holiday Gift Guide!

The holiday shopping season is here.  We have teamed up with a few of our favorite local merchants to take you on a virtual shopping trip!  Our Holiday Gift Guide has unique and special items for everyone on your list….no matter if they are naughty or nice.

Check out the listings below, and start browsing for that perfect gift. Who knows, you may even find a little something for yourself.

For more gift ideas—stop in and visit these stores in person

Solarium is Northern Marin County’s “Go To” store for fun fashion jewelry and gifts; featuring national brands such as Brighton and CRISLU, as well as work by many local artists such as Becky Kelso.

815 Grant Ave.                                    415.897.7556
Novato, CA                                 

Champagne Salon & Day Spa is Marin’s Premier Full Service Luxury Day Spa.  Hair, Nails, Facials, Air Brush Spray Tanning, Skin Rejuvenation, Massage, Wax and Tint, Hair Extensions.

1 Blackfield Drive                                        415.380.9111
(Cove Shopping Center)
Tiburon, CA     

Evo Spa • Give a gift that shows you really care. An EVO Spa Gift Card Renews, Rejuvenates and Nurtures Body, Mind & Spirit.


216 Strawberry Village                       415.383.3223
Mill Valley, CA                           

New York Life Insurance Company This holiday season, give your family the most selfless gift – the financial security and protection that life insurance from New York Life can help provide.  It comes with 163 years of financial strength and ensures they will always be taken care of.  That’s the true spirit of giving.

51 Madison Ave.                                       866.NYL.4YOU
New York, NY 10010

Ladies,  shopping is easy at Green Apples!  We have everything for your holiday events.  Great lines, great selection, great customer service.  DVF, Theory, Milly, Trina, Velvet…

110 Caledonia Street                          415.331.8227
Sausalito, CA            

In business for over 24 years, Julianna’s offers a wide selection of fine gemstones, unique fancy cut diamonds set in one-of-a-kind designs and fine watches from Europe and beyond. Come visit us in The Village!

The Village                                                   415.924.9711
Corte Madera, CA         


The best things in life are delivered.

Babies, roses and now dinner!  Give the perfect gift – world inspired cuisine made with the freshest of ingredients delivered to your home.



The Write Gift
Personalized, rich leather journals keep schedules, meeting notes, to-do lists or special secrets under lock and key. Available in scarlet, lime and fuchsia with lined-pages and elegant gold leafing.


Join Koze as we celebrate the Season of Giving. A beautiful holiday collection awaits, including a fabulous selection of winter accessories. Gifts starting at $49, FREE Gift Wrapping and lots of holiday cheer. Gift Cards available.

16 Main Street                                  415.435.1916
Tiburon, CA                            

Give the gift of a Marin getaway. Gift certificates for Marin’s finest boutique hotel collection: Waters Edge Hotel, Mill Valley Inn and Acqua Hotel are available. Call or visit any of the hotels for details.


Acqua Hotel, Mill Valley                              415.380.0400
Mill Valley Inn, Mill Valley                           415.389.6608
Waters Edge Hotel, Tiburon                       415.789.5999


Old Gold Featuring classic hand fabricated and die struck jewelry, as well as the work of contemporary masters in jewelry design and technique……two romantic locations, Tiburon and Mendocino.

17 Main Street                                 6 Albion Street
Tiburon, CA                                     Mendocino, CA
415.789.9583                                       707.937.5005

Fine wrappings and embellishments. Holiday cards, gifts and amusements. Calendars, journals, party favors and more. Find a little something for almost anyone on your list and find the wrappings too!


42 1/2 Caledonia Street
Sausalito, CA                                               415.332.0650

Ruth Livingston Studio – is located in Tiburon’s Ark Row. On display there are items from our award winning furniture collection, unique decorative objects, gifts, and jewelry by international and Bay Area artists.

74 Main Street                                     415.435.5264
Tiburon, CA                  

The Sanctuary Spa – Reward yourself with the gift of relaxation and renewal. Ease into the holidays with a luxurious massage, body wrap and facial. The Sanctuary Spa at Bay Club Marin.  Pamper yourself, you deserve it.


Sanctuary Spa at Bay Club Marin              415.945.3030
220 Corte Madera Town Center


Stellar Spa is Marin County’s premier day spa, offering many innovative, relaxing and luxurious products and services. Gift certificates and spa packages are available for the holidays and any occasion!


26 Tamalpais Drive                             415.924.7300
Corte Madera, CA                  


Dazzle with diamonds! It is the season to sparkle. An alternative to the malls, we offer an extensive collection of carefully chosen designer jewelry from Europe, as well as One-Of-A-Kind pieces designed “in house”.


1226 Fourth Street                                       415.459.5808
San Rafael, CA                             


Swing a kid’s storeThis holiday season join us at Swing and step into a magical winter wonderland with clothes, toys and accessories in downtown Larkspur.  Our knowledgeable staff will help you select the perfect holiday gifts.

467 Magnolia Avenue
Larkspur, CA                                       415.924.2500

The Bar Method Revitalize your spirit and stay fit this holiday season with our challenging one-hour class that will strengthen and stretch your body and refresh your soul. Clothing, DVDs, and childcare also available.


208 Bon Air Center                                      415.461.4461
Greenbrae (behind Mollie Stone’s)

Union Street Goldsmith – The Client + The Design Team + The Craftsman.  It all happens here.  This collaboration facilitates the creative atmosphere.  The result is evident in our work.


1909 Union Street                               415.776.8048
San Francisco, CA