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For the rest of the country, flipping to September on the calendar indicates that summer has officially fizzled out. But for us San Franciscans, putting Fogust behind us means it’s finally time to shine! And, now that we can rejoice in all things bright and sunny — like dining alfresco or indulging in gourmet ice-cream binges — it's time to shed the layers, too.
Another plus? Our late-summer spike comes right in time for end-of-season sales, letting us snag stylish gear on the cheap. To help you get outfitted for the rays ahead, we’ve scoured the web and rounded up 18 wares fit for hot S.F. days (finally!), all for under $100 a pop. From ultra-breezy dresses and leg-baring skirts to print-tastic shorts, our guide will have you feeling and looking mega cool throughout what we're hoping will be a scorcher.
Last month, The Daily Beast published an article called "Why the Upper East Side Is Now Cooler Than Brooklyn," which argued that the land of lavish doorman buildings has become the latest retreat for hipsters looking to escape Brooklyn's rising property costs. While more affordable rents and a surge in trendy eateries and read
Admit it. At this point, you're watching Downton Abbey more for the property porn than whatever is going on in Lady Mary's bedroom. That staircase, that wainscoting, those gardens... it's almost as exciting as finding a handsome Turkish man in your boudoir.
Of course, you can see all this in the flesh with a visit to read