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Every young buck dreams of the day she'll receive her distinguished diploma and launch that cap high into the blue sky, but we all know it’s the post-graduation activities (read: the gift-getting) that really sweetens the deal.
So, rather than celebrate a grad's academic achievements by picking up some last-minute tchotchke at the drugstore, why not opt for something special and homegrown? From a singular paper rabbit bust perfect for that new adult abode, to a beautifully constructed leather dopp kit ideal for promising career travels (it’s time to ditch that ragged plastic baggie of toiletries!), we’ve scoured the streets of San Francisco to bring you the best graduation gifts crafted with local love.
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Flannel button-downs are the kind of closet essential it’s easy to collect. There are the ones you’ve owned for years and years, the one you’ve only recently picked up thanks to ‘90s nostalgia, and the collection you’ve thrifted, inherited, and/or pretty much stole from your S.O. (or ex-S.O.).
But, in there read