You may already be familiar with San Diego’s malls and outlets, but there is also multiple quaint, walkable shopping districts for you to discover. Whether you are cruising our bayside promenades, or a strip of boutique stores in one of our unique neighborhood, you’ll encounter many hidden treasures in San Diego.

Each neighborhood offers it’s own inviting, nostalgic storefront shops where fashionistas can pick up an elegant dress or a casual beach outfit that's fit for all tastes. You may even find fabulous wardrobe additions at one of the selective consignment shops. Or you may choose to take home a one-of-a-kind painting piece oo art to show you've had an unforgettable vacation. 

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Mankind San Diego

1295 University Ave | 619-497-1970

Mankind carries thousands of products, including designer men’s clothing, jeans, sexy underwear, an extensive swimwear collection, edgy or humorous greeting cards DVD’s and more.  We have the largest selection of Andrew Christian clothing south of LA, as well as that of other great designers such as Diesel, Addicted, Timoteo, Cellblock13, Nasty Pig, N2N, Marco Marco, Pump, and more!  Come see our selection of adult novelties for guys, girls, and couples, and Pride merchandise. 

Creative Crossroads

Creative Crossroads is an artist's collaborative and home of the San Diego LGBT Visitors Center. As a marketplace for local arts and crafts, we provide the community with a unique shopping experience.  We strive to bring homemade into the home and culture into the community!

We are located in the heart of Hillcrest at the corner of 5th and University Avenue! Stop by today to expierence the local art and handmade gifts!  And support a store that supports your community!

We offer everything from tourist information, to jewelry, art, gifts, soaps, paintings, photography, fine art, sculptures, apparel, home decor, beauty products and more! Stop by and see us! 




502 University Avenue | (800) 685-2513


Bad Madge & Company

2205 Fern Street | 619-285-1668

Keeping things out of the landfill, one item at a time, Bad Madge & Co. is chock-full of pre-screened treasures hand-picked by San Diego-native Tanya McAnear and members of her team — each one with a different specialty. Eighty percent of the inventory is considered vintage, yet the barware, records, furniture, clothes, books, hats, jewelry, toys, home goods, and art are priced with savings in mind. Bad Madge also carries local San Diego designers and fun “vintage inspired” new items that fill out the stores eclectic vibe. Everything is for sale, which means the display surfaces are constantly changing so you’ll have to come often.

San Diego LGBT Visitors Center

(619) 432-LGBT (5428)

529 University Avenue

San Diego, CA 92103

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