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Which Is More Stylish: the Fillmore or Nopa/Western Addition?

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Welcome back to Neighborhood Style Showdown, our quest to determine San Francisco's most stylish neighborhood.

So far we've pitted Noe Valley against the Castro, the Mission against the Haight, and the Hayes Valley against the Marina. Keep those votes coming! Next up is the formidable Fillmore shopping district and relative newcomer Nopa. It's not an exaggeration to say that each has some of the best and most unique shopping in the world. But this competition is about people: which neighborhood boasts the best dressed perusing pedestrians?

Ok no more alliteration, promise, just a little about each hood to help you decide: the Fillmore is home to some amazing shops including Jonathan Adler, Alice and Olivia, Black Fleece, Erica Tanov, Elizabeth Charles, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Alexis Bittar, Scotch & Soda, and the list goes on, way on. It's world class shopping, to be sure, and the folks shopping there are often dressed to the nines. Then again some are in sweats.

Divisadero Street in the more recently-anointed (and named) Nopa neighborhood also has great shopping, but it leans more towards the local and artisan category with Prairie Collective, The Perish Trust, Rare Device, and the Other Shop. And the people filling up the streets reflect that home grown, eclectic style.

Both have their style merits, but which neighborhood is the MOST stylish, the Fillmore or Nopa? It's all up to you, dear readers! Make your choice in the poll below, and stay tuned to find out who will move to the next round.

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