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Welcome back to Neighborhood Style Showdown, our quest to determine San Francisco's most stylish neighborhood.
To recap, we've already pitted the Mission against the Haight, and Hayes Valley against the Marina. There's still time to vote in those races, by the way! And the latest rivalry is between Noe Valley and the Castro. Clearly, both stylish neighborhoods. But only one can win!
If we're going to acknowledge stereotypes, Noe Valley is known for copious baby strollers, and the Castro for its fabulous male population. However, we locals know there is much more to each neighborhood when it comes to style. Noe Valley recently added Mill to its ranks, which is Unionmade of the Castro's sister store. Both up the stylish foot traffic in their respective neighborhood.
Noe Valley is also home to must-shops Two Birds, Ambiance and Rabat, plus restaurants Eric's, Alice's and Incanto that keep the fashion-conscious coming. Plus we must say the moms and dads pushing said strollers tend to be quite well dressed.
In the Castro, Sui Generis, Crossroads and Ixia, not to mention the Castro Theater, Starbelly and other entertainment and foodie draws that have the aesthetes flocking.
So which will it be? It's all up to you, dear readers. Vote in the poll below for the most stylish neighborhood!
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