The Scene

A lot of people think San Francisco Bay Area is all hipsters who drink too much tea and sit around playing guitar. There are definitely a lot of those people, but SF style is more than that. It is driven by this stereotype and beyond.

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Photo by Heather Perry

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9 Things Midwesterners should know before moving to the Coasts

“Midwest kindness” is definitely an active term on the East and West Coast. I moved to the West Coast three years ago, and I quickly learned that these people live a bit differently. Everyone has somewhere to go, and no one will stop them from getting there. It sounds a bit intimidating, but once you get into the swing of things, it turns into adrenaline.

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Photo by Sofía Hernández

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White on what?

I am usually not a white denim person. It is such a bold material, and if it’s not used correctly it can ruin an entire look. Here are a few ways to wear those white skinny jeans or old white denim jacket that has been collecting dust in your closet.

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Photo by Lauren Bayless

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Miniest of Mini’s

Never be afraid to venture to other departments while shopping. Sometimes I can’t find exactly what I’m looking for, so I search the men’s or plus size section. This button down mini is a 1X and lightly sewn to fit my body better.

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Photo by Miranda Berggren. Shirt found at TJ Maxx.

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Downtown bliss

An outfit that makes you feel a bit more confident is something to learn from. Find out what elements make you stand taller, and incorporate them into other outfits! For me, it has always been having extra fabric flowing behind me. I love a little pop of color. This is how I incorporated both of those styles into one outfit.

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Photo by Miranda Berggren

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