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                                                    beauty
                                                    Health
                                                     Fitness
                                                                    ■The Peninsula’s
                                                                    Guide To healThy
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  a n a l m a n a c, m o u n Ta i n v i e w v o i c e a n d Pa l o a lTo w e e k ly P u b l i c aT i o n
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   You shouldn’t
   trust just anyone
   with your face
   Go to Stanford for a specialist
   in facial plastic surgery
   for natural-looking results
     Botox®                        Resurfacing
     Eyelid Surgery                Restylane                  IPL Treatment
     Browlift Surgery              Rhinoplasty                Augmentation
     Facelift                      Septoplasty                Fat Transfer
     Necklift                      Fractionated Laser         Radiesse
     Cheeklift                     Chemical Peels
   all procedures performed personally by Dr. Most                            Not an actual patient




                                          Stanford Facial Plastic Surgery
                                          801 Welch Road, Stanford
                                          650.736.FACE (3223)
                                          stanfordface.com

     .
Sam P Most, M.D.
Chief, Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Specializing in Plastic Surgery of the Head and Neck
Double board-certified in Facial Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology
Elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America 2007-2010
                                                   STANFORD FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY
                         The facial rejuvenation revolution
                                                      Stanford University School of Medicine
                   Sam P. Most, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Chief, Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery




I
     n the past few years we have seen a revolu-      “It’s not your mother’s                                What about surgery?
     tion in thinking about facial rejuvenation.      facelift anymore”
                                                                                                                As you can see, there are a number of op-
     In this space I hope to shed some light on
                                                         As I alluded to above, the old way of thinking      tions available prior to taking the plunge into
this, and what this means when you visit the
                                                      about facial rejuvenation was ‘tighter is better’.     a surgical procedure. Despite all the progress
doctor’s office. In the past, facial aging has
                                                      Given what I discussed above, I’m sure you can         with injectables, there are some results that
been thought of as primarily a battle lost to the
                                                      appreciate that our approach to facial rejuvena-       only surgery can achieve. Surgery of the face to
effects of gravity. We understand now, however,
                                                      tion has likewise changed. While in the past the       reverse aging includes brow rejuvenation (en-
that the process of aging is a complex one, and
                                                      primary approach for facial rejuvenation was           doscopic browlift), eyelid lifts (blepharoplasty),
involves more than simply sagging of the skin
                                                      surgery (a ‘facelift’); we now have many non-          and lower face/neck lifts (rhytidectomy). These
on the face. Recent research has shown that
                                                      invasive techniques that can be used to restore        procedures can be done alone or in combina-
the changes that occur are, to use an oft-used        a youthful appearance to the face.
phrase,‘more than skin deep’.                                                                                tion. Each of these has undergone its own
   For example, we know that what we see in                                                                  evolution, the discussion of which is beyond
an aging face is partly due to changes in the                                                                the scope of this summary (for more informa-
skin at the microscopic level—changes in                                                                     tion, visit www.drmost.com). Suffice to say
pigment cell and collagen fiber organization, as                                                              that the trend is towards more conservative and
well as loss of elasticity (the ability of the skin                                                          natural-looking results.
to stretch and “bounce back”). While in the                                                                  OK, I want to take that first step…
past it was thought that fat should be removed
from the face (especially in areas such as the                                                                 Do your research. Find someone who has
upper and lower eyelids), we realize that one                                                                experience and limits their practice to the face.
of the stigmata of facial aging is loss of facial                                                            Importantly, this person should be familiar
fullness, partially due to fat loss or redistribu-                                                           with the full range of facial treatments (surgical
tion. Finally, we are just starting to understand                                                            and nonsurgical). Finally, it is important to
                                                      Injectables                                            find someone you trust will give you an honest
the interaction of the facial fat and muscle
with the cartilage and bony skeleton, and what          There are 2 main types of injectables.               assessment. The goal of facial rejuvenation in
makes a young face look the way it does. All of       Muscle ‘freezers’ and facial fillers. Botulinum         2010 is just that—rejuvenation. This implies a
these have changed the way we (as facial plastic      toxin type A (most commonly Botox®) is the             natural restoration of facial youthfulness. My
surgeons) approach our patients.                      most commonly used ‘muscle freezer’ and is             goal as a facial plastic surgeon is to achieve
                                                      one of the most common facial rejuvenation             this as a safely and effectively as I can, with as
What can I do?
                                                      procedures in my practice in the San Francisco         minimally invasive a procedure as possible.
  What can YOU do to reduce the effects of            Bay Area (as it is nationwide). The other main
father time? First, take care of yourself. Eat a      category of injectables are the fillers. Classically,   Sam P. Most, MD
healthy, balanced diet. Don’t smoke. Cleanse,         collagen was used to ‘plump’ the face, especially      Stanford Facial Plastic Surgery
                                                                                                             801 Welch Road,
moisturize and protect your skin. Avoid the           the lips. Our repertoire of materials has also         Stanford, CA 94305
sun. Even if you do all of the above, the time        expanded far beyond collagen, and include Re-          (650) 736-3223
may come when you search for ways to rejuve-          stylane®, Perlane®, Juvederm®, and Radiesse®           stanfordface.com
nate your face.                                       to name a few.                                         Practices at Stanford Hospital and Clinics




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                                                          LAVANDE NAIL SPA
                                    Get Pampered at the New
                                        Lavande Nail Spa
                                            Now Open at Stanford Shopping Center!



                                  T
                                         he recent opening of              “Best of Silicon Valley: Manicure”
                                         Lavande Nail Spa has cre-         by Mercury News and “Best of the
                                         ated quite a buzz around          Bay: Manicure” by San Francisco
                                  Stanford Shopping Center. After          Magazine, Lavande Nail Spa is
                                  opening its doors on October             the place to relax, be pampered,
                                  23rd, nail treatments in Palo Alto       and look your best for women
                                  have never been the same. Voted          and girls of all ages. Located in
                                                                           Stanford Shopping Center, Suite
                                                                           240, Lavande Nail Spa is open from
                                                                           10:00am-8:00pm Monday to Fri-
                                                                           day, 10:00am – 7:00pm Saturday,
                                                                           and 10:00am – 6:00pm Sunday.
                                                                             For more information, visit
                                                                           www.lavandenailspa.com or call
                                                                           650-289-0533

                                                                           Lavande Nail Spa
                                                                           240 Stanford Shopping Center
                                                                           Palo Alto
                                                                           650-289-0533


                                                          MINDY SKIN CARE
                                                Rodan & Fields
                                                Dermatologists
                                           Independent Consultant, Mindy Moss



                                  T       he creators of Proactiv, Dr.
                                          Katie Rodan and Dr. Cathy
                                          Fields, have launched an
                                  effective, multi-med, clinically-
                                  proven skin care line which is now
                                                                           yourself, having your own flexible
                                                                           work week, establishing some eq-
                                                                           uity in your own financial future,
                                                                           then visit www.mindyskin.biz. We
                                                                           are interviewing for the right team
                                  available through Independent            members to build on our solid
                                  Consultants—no longer sold in re-        foundation of explosive growth.
                                  tail stores such as Nordstrom. Visit     This growth boasts over 400%
                                  www.mindyskin.com and check out          from 2008 to 2009 and projects a
                                  solid skin care solutions for chal-      300% to 400% growth for 2010!
                                  lenges such as sun damage and sun        In this turbulent economy, this
                                  spots; aging and collagen/firmness        opportunity is huge. Just think if
                                  loss; acne; and irritabilities such as   you could have invested in the doc-
                                  rosacea and eczema (redness). Also       tors when they launched Proactiv
                                  offered is amazing powder with           in the early 90’s…they are going
                                  peptides—forget foundation! Mi-          straight to the top, again.
                                  croderm abrasion is also a favorite
                                  in the product line.
                                                                           Mindy Skin Care
                                     This company is already selling
                                  over a million dollars a month and       650-400-3453
                                  is a ground floor opportunity. If         www.mindyskin.com
                                                                           www.mindyskin.biz

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                                                  PALO ALTO MEDICAL FOUNDATION
                                           A New Image
                                    From a Name You Can Trust
      Our approach is tailored to those aspects that make you unique -- your appearance and your sense of self

Five Decades of Innovation                         A Full Range of                                      Clinically Proven Programs For
                                                   Non-Surgical Services                                Healthy, Glowing Skin


S
       ince its founding in 1961, the Palo Alto
       Medical Foundation’s Cosmetic Surgery         At the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, we              The Cosmetic Surgery Center is pleased to
       Department has worked diligently to         believe that non-surgical cosmetic procedures        offer our patients several specially selected
earn its reputation for unparalleled innova-       can positively contribute to your appearance.        skin care programs. Medically supervised skin
tion, service and excellence. Using current and    We recommend these treatments because we             care programs offer advanced, scientifically
emerging surgical technologies, the practice       have found them to be effective and safe. Pa-        proven ingredients and therapies. Our skin
has a distinguished history of meeting and         tients with busy schedules often enjoy having        care programs can enhance and prolong the
exceeding patients’ expectations. Our cosmetic                                                          result of your cosmetic surgery, or offer a non-
surgeons pride themselves on their unwav-                                                               surgical alternative to gently improve skin
ering professionalism and dedication to                                                                 texture and tone. We can customize a skin care
providing high-quality cosmetic procedures                                                              program of in-office treatments and home
in Northern California.                                                                                 care products specifically for you, in response
                                                                                                        to the ways you would like to improve and
Board-Certified, Highly Trained                                                                          maintain your skin.
Cosmetic Surgeons
                                                                                                        We Look Forward To Meeting You
  We understand that the decision to make
changes in your appearance is very personal                                                             Before you have cosmetic surgery it is impor-
and we expect you to do a careful comparison                                                            tant to get all the facts you’ll need to make an
and analysis of cosmetic surgeons before                                                                informed decision about the procedure, the
choosing the one who is right for you. That is                                                          surgeon and the surgical facility. The Palo Alto
why we are dedicated to making your experi-                                                             Medical Foundation is pleased to present in-
ence positive from your initial free consulta-                                                          formation to help you make the right decision
tion through your last post-operative visit.                                                            at pamf.org/cosmeticsurgery. Our Web site
                                                                                                        features comprehensive, physician-approved
  Our philosophy is that you should be as          non-surgical alternatives to maintain their ap-      information on specific procedures as well as
pleased with how you are treated as you are        pearance with minimal down time. BOTOX®              a gallery of “Before & After” photos. We also
with your surgical results. Whatever your          Cosmetic and dermal filler injections can             offer a variety of financing options to make
concerns may be, we will help you to achieve       quickly treat creases and furrows. Skin peels        help you achieve your cosmetic surgery goals.
your goals. Our approach is tailored to those      can be effective in treating fine lines that facial
aspects that make you unique -- your appear-       rejuvenation surgery alone cannot eliminate.         Please feel free to contact our office at 650-
ance and your sense of self.                       Additionally, we offer laser procedures for hair     330-5804 with questions or to schedule your
                                                   removal, fractional skin resurfacing and treat-      complimentary consultation.
  The Cosmetic Surgery Center has extensive        ment of pigmented lesions.
experience with virtually all surgical cosmetic
procedures. Our procedures include:                  • BOTOX® Cosmetic
                                                     • Chemical Skin Peel
  •   Body Contouring                                • Fractional Skin Resurfacing
  •   Breast Reshaping                               • Glycolic Acid Peel
  •   Facial Contouring                              • Obagi Blue Peel®                                 Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  •   Ear Surgery                                    • Laser Hair Removal                               Encina Building
  •   Fat Grafting                                   • Palomar Pulsed Light Photofacial (IPL)           87 Encina Avenue
  •   Chin Implants                                  • Restylane & Perlane                              Palo Alto, CA 94301
  •   Laser Skin Rejuvenation                        • Vein Sclerosing                                  650-330-5804
  •   Nose Reshaping


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                 L A BELLE DAY SPAS & SALONS
          Voted Best Skin, Nails, Spa of 2009
  Now introducing LaBelle Town & Country’s newly opened hair salon!
     Featuring renowned hairdressers from around the Bay Area!


· Hair Studio
· Makeup Studio
· Clinical & Organic Facials
· Acupuncture
· Massage & Body Therapies
· Couple’s Suites
· Extensive Nail Services
· Pilates Studio

  Hall of Fame Manicure/Pedicure        ·    Best of 2009 Skincare         ·   Best Day Spa of 2009



                                            SanFrancisco
                                                   Magazine




           San Francisco                             Stanford                           Palo Alto
          233 Grant Avenue                   36 Stanford Shopping Center         95 Town & Country Village
       San Francisco, CA 94108                    Stanford, CA 94304                Palo Alto, CA 94301


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            415-433-7644                            650-326-8522                      650-327-6964
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                                                          LABELLE DAY SPAS & SALONS
                Leading the Bay Area in Beauty and Health
                   Guests can enjoy everything necessary for achieving beauty and health under one roof.



T       he award-winning LaBelle Day Spas &
        Salons has been the Bay Area’s number-
        one source for clinical salon skincare since
its inception in 1976 by industry innovator Bella
Schneider, an internationally-renowned skincare
                                                        ates dryness, oiliness and redness; and effectively
                                                        treats acne, hyperpigmentation and wrinkles.
                                                        The result is a fresh, glowing, more youthful
                                                        complexion – something you’ll definitely notice!”
                                                                                                              trademark Balance Body Reformer, Cadillac,
                                                                                                              Stability Chair and Spine Corrector machines as
                                                                                                              well as a spacious area for Mat Pilates exercises.
                                                                                                              Instructors work with each guest to assess body
                                                                                                              movement and personal physical history, evalu-
expert. LaBelle offers traditional spa services         Environmental Focus                                   ate fitness goals, analyze postural alignment, and
plus an expansive array of self-formulated                In 2009, LaBelle re-opened its facility at Palo     ultimately, help craft a wellness program specifi-
beauty products and clinical treatments.                Alto’s Town & Country Village as a “green”            cally designed for each individual’s needs.
   Schneider’s vision is to meet the needs of her       spa. The new spa complies with eco-friendly             “The LaBelle Pilates program is intense and
clients in their competitive work and lifestyle en-     construction standards and sustainable                effective,” said Schneider. “By emphasizing deep
vironments, and therefore LaBelle now provides          design practices, and incorporates reclaimed          breathing and smooth, anatomically focused
cutting-edge health-focused treatments such as          building materials and low VOC paints, floor-          movements as part of a step-by-step workout, we
Pilates, Acupuncture and Thai massage.                  ing and adhesives.                                    help clients improve posture muscle tone to look
   “At LaBelle, guests can enjoy everything               “Our goal for the new spa was to create a           and feel dramatically better!”
necessary for achieving beauty and health               nurturing experience that emphasizes the re-
under one roof,” said Schneider. “From glam-            lationship between personal wellbeing and the         Acupuncture for Wellness
orous hairstyling and indulgent spa services            health of our planet,” says Schneider. “Guests           As part of LaBelle’s commitment to guests’
to cutting-edge clinical services and person-                                                                 overall well-being, an expert acupuncturist and
alized fitness instruction, our all-inclusive                                                                  herbalist was recently brought on board to offer
beauty center is a serene space for relaxation                                                                facial rejuvenation acupuncture, an ancient
and revitalization.”                                                                                          Chinese tradition that addresses the underlying
                                                                                                              cause of aging by treating the whole body. Block-
Simplified Clinical Skincare                                                                                   ages are removed, circulation is increased and
   Schneider’s approach to skincare is direct                                                                 energy flow is rebalanced for healthier, plumper,
and down-to-earth, emphasizing proper home                                                                    tighter skin. Additional benefits are improved
cleansing techniques and targeting trouble spots                                                              digestion; heightened energy; alleviation of
with the help of a qualified esthetician She                                                                   PMS and menopausal symptoms; and reduced
recommends a minimalist yet effective at-home                                                                 headaches and insomnia.
care program that includes all the steps neces-                                                                  General acupuncture for pain management
sary to battle the stressful lifestyles of her clien-                                                         is also available to treat numerous health condi-
tele and take care of their beauty needs with the                                                             tions such as gastrointestinal disorders, allergies,
best ingredients to achieve realistic results. Her                                                            stress, and much more. Treatments include
regime requires just a few minutes of dedication                                                              diverse Chinese medical techniques, such as
a day, and addresses all the essentials – cleansing,    can enjoy beautifying themselves in a luxurious       herbs, electric stimulation, massage, nutritional
exfoliation, antioxidants application, sun protec-      ambiance that embraces our core philosophy of         counseling, cupping, acupressure and gua sha.
tion and hydration.                                     protecting the environment.”
   “It’s important to select the ideal products                                                               Economical Essentials
for your skin, something that is hard to do with        Highlight on Hair                                       Also new at LaBelle is a line of Essentials Ser-
the overwhelming choice in the market today,”              The new green spa showcases a 1,200-               vices: fast, condensed, versions of the spa’s most
says Schneider. “My estheticians are trained to         square-foot, full-service hair salon that features    popular services to fit today’s tight schedules
analyze your skin and recommend beneficial               everything necessary for tending tresses, with        and budgets. Essentials services include Clean,
treatments and products to help you meet your           a complete range of Kérastase at-home and in-         Even-Skin, Lifting Anti-Age and Exfoliation
goals. I believe that less is more – you don’t need     salon deep conditioning treatments and Bumble         facials; Mini-microdermabrasion; Hair removal;
to layer on expensive lotions and creams for your       and bumble haircare and styling products              Makeup; Manicures and Pedicures; Body Slim-
skin to look its best!”                                 plus numerous specialized services. Signature         ming treatment; and Acupuncture.
   Schneider recommends regular professional            organic or all-natural treatments include LaBelle
facials as the most essential step for busy women.      Soy Milk Deep Conditioning Treatment, with a          LaBelle Day Spas & Salons
“Get a facial as often as you can afford it - it will   rich, softening formula that nourishes, protects      Palo Alto, 95 Town & Country Village
always be well worth the investment and will            and detangles dry or damaged hair.                    650-327-6964
ultimately save you money by eliminating the            Body Beautiful                                        Stanford, 35 Stanford Shopping Center
guesswork in choosing what is ideal for your              LaBelle’s team of Master Instructors train          650-326-8522
skin,” she says. “And the benefits are long-lasting      guests in the STOTT PILATES method in a               San Francisco, 233 Grant Avenue
– a good facial rejuvenates tired and dull skin by      state-of-the-art Pilates studio that includes the     415-433-7644

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                                                                                                                     THE BAR METHOD
      THE BEST WORKOUT IN THE BAY AREA           – As seen in GLAMOUR PREMIER and LA Times
                                                                                                  get in shape at the bar
                                                                                                            Bar Method Sweeping the Country




                                                                                             T
                                                                                                     he Bar Method, named              workouts are so effective that
                                                                                                     “Best Workout” in every           the term ‘bar butt’ has entered
                                                                                                     major city where it oper-         the local dialect”; EXTRA called
                                                                                             ates, leads the new                                      it, “The best of
                                                                                             genre of ballet bar                                      the best when
                                                                                             exercise systems                                         it comes to star
                                                                                             sweeping America.                                        workouts”; and
                                                                                             Fueled by the                                            The San Francisco
                                                                                             enthusiasm of its                                        Chronicle wrote,
                                                                                             students, including                                      “The Bar is the new
                                                                                             many celebrities,                                        Pilates”. The Bar
          FIRST CLASS FREE WITH THIS COUPON!*                                                and excellent press,                                     Method will open
 IN SAN MATEO OR AT OUR NEWEST LOCATION IN PALO ALTO (OPENING IN APRIL)                      it has spawned                                           its doors in Town
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                    FOR MORE INFORMATION:
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    CALL 650.573.3330 OR VISIT US AT WWW.BARMETHOD.COM
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               *Only 1 complimentary class per person, valid until 5/15/10                   New York, and Chicago.                    San Mateo. Visit our web site at
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San Mateo                                                                       Palo Alto    much praise. In fact, The New             650.573.3330 for more informa-
128 De Anza Blvd.                                                      855 El Camino Real
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                        HOPKINS MANOR
                 Just like family
       We treat our residents just like a loving family.



A
        t Hopkins Manor, we
        treat our residents just
        like a loving family. It’s
something that comes naturally
because Hopkins Manor is fam-
ily owned and managed, and is
staffed by an extended family of
employees, many who have been              Services and Amenities
with us over 10 years.                    � Long-term or short-term care
     Heartfelt Professional care          � Temporary and respite stays
            for the elderly               � Private or shared rooms
With over 20 years of experience          � 24-hour assistance
in elder care, we are proud of            � Medication supervision
Hopkins Manor’s reputation for            � All meals, snacks and
caring for frail seniors in an active       special diets
home-like setting. We select our          � Assistance with personal care
staff members for their compas-           � Dementia and
sion, work ethic and dedication             Alzheimer’s care
to the elderly. Our management is         � Activities with full-time
educated in gerontology, hospital-          activities director
ity, nutrition, and the culinary arts.    � Transportation arrangements
      Welcome to our Home                          Peace of Mind
As soon as you walk into Hop-            Hopkins Manor is in the heart of
kins Manor, you can see and feel         Redwood City’s professional medi-
that it is truly a home. Built in        cal and healthcare district and a
the 1920’s the halls of Hop-             10-minute walk to Redwood City’s
kins Manor are accented with             historic and dynamic downtown.
antiques, comfortable furniture,         We are also conveniently located
and art created by residents and         just five minutes from Kaiser and
staff members.                           Sequoia Hospitals.
        Special Events and                   We’re Here for Your Family
           Special Treats                You’ll discover that the inviting and
From the annual summer Hawai-            active environment at Hopkins
ian Luau to a special Dickens            Manor encourages residents to
holiday season each winter,              continue to enjoy life, make new
Hopkins Manor is alive with              friends, and become a vital part of
activities and special events.           the nurturing community.
     Preferred Services and              We are proud of what we created
        Personalized Care                here and we invite you to visit
Our unique family atmosphere             and see for yourself. Please call us
allows us ultimate flexibility in         at (650) 368-5656 to arrange a
services and care for our resi-          consultation and tour.
dents. We do our best to accom-
modate personal preferences and          Hopkins Manor
are open 24 hours a day, every day       1235 Hopkins Avenue
of the year. We offer the services       Redwood City, California 94062
our residents need, whenever they        650-368-5656
                                         Fax: 650-364-5150
need them.                               www.justlikefamily.com

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                        151 BOUTIQUE.COM                                                                       YUM YUM TREE
    Personalized Shopping                                                                     Inspired woman’s
        by Appointment.                                                                   clothing and accessories
 Giving Savvy Style Seekers a Unique Shopping Experience



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             ith its recent move from      fashion forward eye to ensure that


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             downtown Los Altos            you look great, feel your absolute best          ocated in the heart of           tunity to create a new interior.
             to a showroom space           and leave with a purchase that truly             charming downtown                We worked with a designer who
in Mountain View, 151 Boutique is          reflects your individual style.                   Los Altos, the Yum Yum           specialized in utilizing recycled
reinventing the shopping experience.         The showroom is inviting and            Tree is sure to satisfy the most        and natural resources to create a
Committed to providing the highest         effortless, offering a skillful blend     discriminating shopper. Our             warm and inviting space where
level of personalized service, custom-     of breezy dresses, stylish sepa-          team of fashion experts is at your      friends can meet.
ers are invited to shop online or          rates, accessories and gifts from a       disposal to help you carefully se-        Our store has a constant flow
contact the showroom for a private         range of designers that span the          lect body-flattering clothing that       of intriguing new merchandise
appointment. Once a month the              globe. Unique and feminine pieces         you can mix and match and wear          which draws both old and new
showroom will be open to the public        combine sophistication and comfort        with confidence. A hallmark of           customers. The sales staff pride
for trunk shows, events and promo-         to fill a space where customers can        the store is to help you create an      themselves on being the masters
tions. Personalized styling as well as     enjoy the intimacy of boutique            effortless style that defines your       of personalized service and love
free alteration services are always        shopping.                                 individuality. Woman know that          to make shopping fun.
available at no extra cost.                   Call us to set up an appointment or    they can get anything from a
  151 Boutique is not just another         shop online anytime.                      complete season’s wardrobe to           Yum Yum Tree
clothing store. It is a fashionably chic                                             that “special piece” that will pull     165 Main Street
destination where emerging design-         151Boutique.com.                          an outfit together.                      Los Altos, CA 94022
ers meet classic lines and modern          725 N. Shoreline Blvd,                                                            Hours: Monday through Saturday
                                                                                       Moving to Los Altos two years
trend-setters convene with up and          Mountain View                                                                             10:00 to 6:00
                                                                                     ago from Town & County Village
coming professionals. All items are        (650) 938-7151                                                                    650-917-8900
                                                                                     in Sunnyvale gave us the oppor-
hand selected with a discerning

                              SHADY LANE                                                                        OZ BOUTIQUE
                       Trollbeads                                                          The Woman Behind a
       The original Danish Add-A-Bead bracelet line                                    Successful Los Altos Boutique
                                                                                                 Oz Boutique owner Ozar Abdollahi


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       hady Lane is very proud to          you choose. These exquisitely
       introduce in our store Troll-
       beads, the wonderful artisan-
designed line from Denmark. Just
as Shady Lane originated over
                                           crafted treasures are a lovely addi-
                                           tion to our extensive selection of
                                           artisan-designed gift offerings that
                                           will be cherished.
                                                                                     S     ince childhood I’ve always
                                                                                           had a passion for great style.
                                                                                           Never once in my wild-
                                                                                     est dreams did I ever think that
                                                                                     I could or would own my own
                                                                                                                             collections. I also travel to shows in
                                                                                                                             New York, Las Vegas, and Los An-
                                                                                                                             geles bringing back American and
                                                                                                                             Canadian designs to complement
                                                                                                                             the European collections. Another
thirty years ago to sell our own              We are always in gratitude to our      boutique. I graduated with a            unique development of my bou-
designs, so did Trollbeads –with           customers who not only shop our           Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and        tique is the service provided. My
generations of the same family of          store, but who also bring in family       was expected to help my father          manager, Margaret has been with
artists involved to this day! The          and friends to share their pleasure       manage his companies. Moving to         me over 20 yrs. She knows the cus-
beautifully designed beads make it         in the Shady Lane experience. We          California while at a bank, I started   tomers, the inventory, and provides
easy to create a custom, heirloom-         are generations of artisans and           planning about starting up my           excellent help and advice. Our
quality bracelet or necklace to            customers sharing our lives!              own business. In 1983 I opened          customers come from all over the
tell your personal story. You can             Please view our new website to         up a boutique in The Old Mill Mall      Bay Area. I’m very happy to be a
                                                                                     in Mountain View and in 1987 I          part of this wonderful community
choose from more than 500 Italian          see why we are better than ever.
                                                                                     relocated to Los Altos. I have had      and hope to be of service many
glass, sterling silver and 18K gold                                                  the pleasure of serving my great        more years to come.
beads so you can design your own           Shady Lane                                customers ever since!
unique piece. The “Trollbeads              Gifts From The Heart                         While growing up and traveling       Oz Boutique
Story Book” lists the beads, their         441 University Ave.                       throughout Europe, I had the op-        203 Main St, Los Altos
story and the different European           Palo Alto                                 portunity to shop at the fashion-       Come see us today
artists who designed them so that                                                    able hot spots in Paris and Milan.      Hours: Mon- Sat 10am – 6pm.
                                           650-321-1099
                                                                                     Even today I return to those cities     Closed Sunday
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                                                     Free sterling silver chain bracelet
                                                     with purchase of upgraded clasp.


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