9 ways San Francisco created hippie–then hipster–fashions for the world to enjoy

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How did paisley, bell bottoms, and flower-headbands become the uniform of the sixties hippie? Well, you can thank San Francisco and the Summer of Love for that. To this day, the look is endlessly recreated everywhere from fashion runways to Hollywood films. How did that look emerge, evolve and influence the hipsters of today? Check out this list of inspirations that helped define an era. See if you can capture the spirit on your next visit to San Francisco.

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3 Ways To Relive San Francisco’s "Summer Of Love" In the Haight-Ashbury

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San Francisco's iconic "Summer of Love" had its beginnings primarily in one neighborhood: Haight-Ashbury. The free love movement that started in the Haight in the 1960s also paved the way for the area becoming a bohemian gay enclave. The free love philosophy wasn't discriminatory and the sexual revolution swept us all.
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Best Food Tours for Exploring All of San Francisco’s Most Delicious Locales

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One fabulous way to get out and about in San Francisco is to try a food tour. You can sample a wide variety of treats, plus go behind the scenes to learn a bit more about the folks making that perfect doughnut or incredible sandwich.

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