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This Presidio Heights boutique is your go-to for luxury bathing suits. Ideal for the pre-resort vacation shopper, Waterlillies is chock-full of the most celebrated names in designer swimwear such as Shan and Mara Hoffman, in addition to those-lesser known like Milan-based Raffaella D'Angelo. A small selection of cover-ups, sandals, jewelry and sun hats further round out their covetable inventory. 3440 Sacramento St. (at Walnut), 415-383-2782"
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This Presidio Heights boutique is chock full of luxury bathing suits from Mara Hoffman, Jean Paul Gaultier, Eres, Etro and more. Plus they carry cover ups, jewelry and other accessories to complete your beach look."
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"Located in the Presidio Heights, Waterlilies is an upscale swimwear boutique and the best spot for those looking for high-quality items. The store carries a selection of designer one- and two-piece suits, as well as a variety of cover-ups, resort wear and accessories. There is an in-house seamstress available for custom tailoring, and there are also personal shopping services . Expect pricing comparable with designer brands and custom fittings."
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"Swimwear: Waterlilies 3440 Sacramento St. (Near Walnut St.), 415-474-9200 Having racked up nearly 20 years in the bathing suit business, Waterlilies co-owners Megan Henderson and Amanda Peters know their way around a bikini. The pair handpick styles by designers from around the world, from Jean Paul Gaultier and Shan to up-and-comers like Australia’s Jets and Italy’s Le Swim. Each suit packs subtle, curve-flattering details: a simple bikini top with taut yoking beneath the bustline, for example, becomes the answer to a D-cup-size woman’s prayers. Seamstress Renata Sottile is on call for custom fittings."