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Traffic Drives Haight Street One Inch Closer to Peak Streetwear

Traffic on Haight. Photo via <a href="http://hoodline.com/2015/01/traffic-opens-at-1597-haight">Hoodline</a>
Traffic on Haight. Photo via Hoodline

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Do you ever get the impression that someone walked down Haight Street and decided, "Tie-dye is over. Let's get rid of all the tie-dye shops and replace them with streetwear?" Because it kinda seems that way. Yet another urban streetwear outlet has set up shop on Haight Street, ensuring that you have approximately 53 chances to buy a beanie between Broderick and Stanyan. The latest store to enter the fray is Traffic, which takes over the former Touch of Haight space at 1597 Haight Street. The store stocks hats, tees, and hoodies, starting around $30, Hoodline reports. The site adds, "The store has some plainer denim and button-down fare as well, but most of its gear is San Francisco-themed: Giants logos, Haight street art style graphics, tie-dye juxtaposed against city skylines, pot leaves, and the like." At least there's a nod to the tie-dye glory days when you're feeling nostalgic.
· 'Traffic' Now Open at 1597 Haight Street [Hoodline]
· Street Wear Is Overtaking Tie Dye in Haight Ashbury [Racked]


1597 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA