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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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A quick disclaimer: We hate to idealize. No, really. Even though we have the tendency to get flowery on everything from the mundane (grilled cheese) to the extravagant (hand-beaded couture that requires upwards of 10,000 hours of work), we understand it creates a crushing amount of pressure. But, when someone's résumé read