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The Face of Tech Gets A Boost from Botox

Save for the Hollywood casting couch or Disney Channel upfronts, nowhere does youth matter more than in the ostensibly egalitarian Bay Area tech industry. A lack of youthful insouciance could cost your average techie important VC funding and/or the perceived respect of the aforementioned techie’s fresh-from-Stanford employees. Enter—or inject, as the case may be—Botox. Lots of it.

How To Wear Your Backpack On Public Transit

Now that backpacks are en vogue and thus de rigeur on all forms of public transportation, your fellow passengers might want to pummel the living merde out of you should you wear one on a crowded Muni without adhering to these helpful tips:

Gucci To Launch First Cosmetic Line In October

Plan on ditching your Cover Girl addiction, folks. Gucci is set to launch a beauty line this October, their first brush with the makeup market in the Italian brand's 93-year history. 

SF's Best Fried Chicken Sandwiches, Ranked

Eat this chicken sandwich!

Somewhere in between San Francisco’s overwrought burrito worship and our love for all things hamburger, we allowed the fried chicken sandwich to fall through the cracks. Blame it on Chick-fil-A, blame it on Rio. But there are a bevy of choice crispy fowl sandwiches from which to choose. Here are a few of our favorites, ranked by worthiness in the canon of fried chicken sandos: 

Editors' Picks: A "Mean" Shirt, Remembering Robin Williams, MAC, & More

Here's what the 7x7 editors were thinking about this week when they should have been at work. 

Footwear Gets an Artsy Makeover in New 'Shoerageous' Exhibit

Shoemakers are, of course, artists in their own right. For proof, take a look at your nearest pair of Stuart Weitzman, Jimmy Choo, or even a simple Converse. Local artist collective Creativity Explored gives us their take on sneakers, slippers, clogs, boots, pumps, and other footwear this month with their newest exhibit, Shoerageous, running from August 14 through October 1.

Breaking: Gavin Newsom Gets Hair Wet For Charity

In a shocking move today, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, he of the noted slicked-back coif, allowed a bucket of ice water to dampen his famous locks. Not all of it, of course, because god forbid. But he did manage to get some of his hair wet. 

Tech and Fashion Collide at Autodesk Runway Show

On Thursday night, scores of local techies, downtown workerbees, and fashion sect members gathered at Autodesk to catch a special runway show. Models donned looks using technology ranging from 3D-printed accents to LED lights, and more. 

Vanessa Getty Lands On Vanity Fair's International Best Dressed List

Joining the likes of Cate Blanchette, Pharrell Williams, Benedict Cumberbatch, and H.R.H. the Duchess of Cambridge (a.k.a. Kate Middleton), San Francisco style icon Vanessa Getty landed on Vanity Fair's International Best Dressed list. It's easy to see why.

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