In New York City, every avenue is a runway. Its denizens flaneurs and fashionistas. Fifth Avenue is chockablock with Chanel. The cobblestones of SoHo rattle with the tattoo of a million Manolos. And the fuzz of the heritage-brand hipster is fast engulfing Brooklyn. As a Bay Area native who’s lived much of the past 25 years in New York, I’ve put in my time at the alleged center of the world. It isn’t always pretty—except when it comes to clothes. So how does my hometown of San Francisco measure up, style-wise?
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