Felicity Finds Her Bliss in Store Selling Next to Nothing

The store caters to people in the sex trade: strippers, streetwalkers, massage parlor workers and the like. In this case, less is more, and the easier it is to take off, the better.

“I tell my vendors, ‘If it’s tiny and shiny, send it to me,’ ” says Felicity, the owner of Felicity’s Fetiche on Sutter near Polk.

Felicity knows her market well. She spent three years as a stripper in San Francisco, much of it at the notorious Market Street Cinema. When her back went out and she could no longer work the dance pole, she went looking for another profession. She knew strippers and stripper clothing. [more]