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Elizabeth Weil

Dressing the Part: Why I’ll Never Look My Best in This Town

For years—13 of them, to be exact—I’ve been trying to become a San Franciscan. Or really I should say, for 13 years I have been trying to look like a San Franciscan. Every season or two, I think I make some headway—a streamlined brow, boyfriend jeans, a perfect pair of wedge-heeled boots. But I never quite pull it off, and at long last I think I understand why.

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