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Starting with the goods from our own home turf, heritage prints have exploded in the home-design scene, from Southwestern Navajo blankets to indigo-dyed denim coverlets to tropical Aloha patterns. However, from beyond our borders lies a literal world of prints, and textile expert Soup Home has dedicated its business to bringing the best of the world's folk fabrics to your home. Collaborating for the second time with Urban Outfitters, their union — called Noodle — travels to Japan and Morocco for an organic, sustainable, ethically sourced collection of shibori prints, carpet pillows, and a paillette-covered wedding blanket. The collection will retail for $69 to $799 and will be available online and in stores this month.
Summer flings are the best kind of romance. This is why we suffer through ever other season: for the chance to shed our un-sexy layers and find that perfect partner to share the longer, sunnier days and sultry summer nights. But, while summer lovin’ may be a blast, it can come with its fair share of libido-killers — read
Without sounding like haters, we think it’s necessary every now and again to reflect on the not-so-good attributes of our city, you know, so we can better appreciate the awesome things it offers. Plus, we dote on our hilly hub constantly, so why not take a sec to give S.F. a proverbial report card on those areas that read