It’s Cold in the Shade — Outerwear for Every San Francisco Neighborhood

In the famed city by the Bay, each neighborhood has its own microclimate. Within a few blocks it may feel like a different city altogether — hotter than normal temperatures in the Mission, copious amounts of fog in the Richmond and Sunset, just to name a few.

The weather unpredictability makes getting dressed challenging — it’s not easy to be prepared for all the elements the 7x7 mile city dishes out.

San Franciscans, and even neighboring dwellers, ultimately learn to layer in mid-weight pieces.

No matter what season, it’s always cold in the shade.

Whether you have a basic understanding of the various neighborhoods, here are some ideas on outerwear for the ever-changing temperatures.

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