Classic Uptown Oakland Style
Uptown is Oakland's hottest neighborhood, featuring new restaurants, indie boutiques, bars opening all of the time. Famous First Fridays offers Uptown an opportunity to show off Oakland's artistic and entertainment sides. From the most famous of Oakland's Art Deco buildings like the Fox and Paramount theaters to the new, hip art galleries opening in side-street brick warehouses, Uptown has energy and positivity abounding.
So when you want to put your best foot forward with a dash some avant garde attitude, the Uptown blow out might be what you are looking for; confidence and class meet edge and bounce!
The oak tree and its roots are Oakland's classic icon and its meaning was born downtown. Less daunting than San Francisco and with more heart-downtown Oakland is no longer just about big business. Instead, this area is now a true melting pot where all cultures meet, eat and express themselves.
Express yourself with an Art Deco hair look that suggests elegance associated with the past but in our own modern expression.
Whether you are heading down to the water front for a view of the Bay, to hear live music at a chic venue, to eat an excellent meal at the latest eatery or to bowl a strike while cheering on the Warriors- - Jack London district has something for everyone.
If you are headed out for an evening of glam meets fun, this blow-out might be just the ticket; big statement to match your big personality.
At the base of the Oakland hills lies a quieter, residential stretch with a refreshingly unpretentious vibe. Dimond has a pleasant urban yet natural feel due in part to the 94-acre Dimond Canyon. Historically, this area's layered history includes timber groves and fruit orchards. Today you’ll find taquerias, mural art and good Oakland people.
If diamond's are a girl's best friend, then you might want to class it up a little with your historically traditional but ever popular up-do, fashion braid or bun.
Edging into the Oakland hills, is a small Oakland district with a big personality. The campy village has everything you need with a low-key friend vibe. Up some of those hairpin roads, exists the opportunity for some of Oakland's best views coupled with amazing hiking trails in the Regional Parks.
The Montclair is an effortless, natural look to match your inner zen. Loose and easy waves reminding you to take things as they come.
The neighborhoods at the foot of the Oakland hills surround the model main street drag of College Ave. Rockridge is a coveted neighborhood for its convenience (all freeway access and BART) and its down to earth vibe. Shopping abounds for foodies and ice cream lovers, not to mention all of the indie shops where you could literally find absolutely anything.
Calm any frizz in your life with our smooth and unpretentious Rockridge do.
Grand Avenue and Lake Merritt offer a host of opportunities and the 3 mile walk around the lake will have you waving at the geese, considering taking up rowing, or laughing to yourself as you people-watch. Looking for inspiration like Walt Disney himself, Fairyland reminds you not to take life so seriously.
Whether you want some nostalgia or a youth-ing change of pace, the Fairyland will offer you oodles of curls, ringlets and bounce reminding you that you are only as old as you want to be!