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2017 Gift Guide: Lisa Wong Jackson & Lisa Fontaine

Longtime friends Jackson and Fontaine have spent the past year shopping together for gifts to fill the shelves of their brand-new East Bay shop.

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The Giver:
Lisa Wong Jackson & Lisa Fontaine, Owners of Morningtide. Longtime friends Jackson and Fontaine have spent the past year shopping together for gifts to fill the shelves of their brand-new East Bay shop. Morningtide 847 Cornell Ave., Albany 

Words of Wisdom: “Pay extra attention if your friend or family member mentions something they want but would never buy for themselves, and, of course, shop small and local.”

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For: My vegan sister who loves to entertain. –Jackson
Smith & Daughters: A Cookbook (That Happens to Be Vegan)$35, Chronicle Books

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For: My super-hip sister. –Jackson
Aliya Wanek Noemie jumper, $210, Morningtide 

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For: Old family friends with young kids who just moved to the area.
Family membership to the San Francisco Zoo$130, S.F. Zoo 

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For: My entrepreneurial young son. –Jackson
$25 to make a loan through Kiva at kiva.org 

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For: My stargazing son. –Fontaine
Greaterskies poster of how the stars were aligned on the day he was born
$95 at greaterskies.com 

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For: My husband, who goes shepping once a year. –Fontaine
Saltura Aitstream zipped hoodie, $150, Morningtide

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For: My work husband.
Glerups wool slippers, $95, Astrid's Rabat 

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For: The friend who always brings the best potluck dishes.
Culinary tote from Aplat, $50, Morningtide 

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For: Close friends who just bought their first home.
Slowdown Studio’s Otis Throw, $230, Morningtide

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For: Our pals who are groggy new parents.
Ohm Coffee Roasters Rollin’ Stone subscription, $16 Per Bag, Ohm Coffee Roasters

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Check out the gifts in the slideshow above, and read more with the links below.

Catherine Bailey, co-owner, Heath Ceramics
David Barzelay, chef and co-owner, Lazy Bear
Emily Holt, owner, Hero Shop
George Revel, owner, Lost Coast Outfitters
Ray Signorello Jr., owner, Signorello Estate
Sherri McMullen, owner, McMullen Boutique
Lisa Wong Jackson and Lisa Fontaine, owners, Morningtide
Natalie Bowen Brookeshire, owner, Natalie Bowen Designs
Jay Jeffers and Michael Purdy, interior designer (Jeffers) and co-owners, Jay Jeffers—The Store

 

Originally published in the December issue of San Francisco

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