Sunday in the Mission

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In an ongoing effort to see everything this city has to offer, Joe and I have attempting to spend time in different neighborhoods each week. This Sunday, we found ourselves in the Mission District, an area that is definitely the Williamsburg of San Francisco. Although, I have to say, Williamsburg has nothing on these incredible Victorian homes…

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In our wanderings, we stumbled up on Dog Eared Books, a great used & new bookstore full of variety and character. It instantly reminded me of NYC’s Strand, but smaller.

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Just a few blocks from the shopping and restaurants on Valencia Street is Dolores Park, a grassy expanse with great views of the city. I’ve come to realize and appreciate that San Francisco is a city full of parks, often located at the crest of a hill and with a view (but really, what in SF isn’t on a hill?)

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Also like Brooklyn, the Mission is definitely not lacking in street art. The weather was gorgeous but typical for a San Francisco summer- mid to high 60’s- hence the jacket.  To be honest, I prefer this kind of weather; there’s nothing worse than dripping in sweat on a hot NYC summer day.

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Mission 7Jacket: Kensie (love this blue one and would kill for this designer version) | Shirt: Uniqlo | Jeans: Gap |Bag: 3.1. Phillip Lim for Target | Necklace : H&M

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