Abbot Kinney Festival 2011 - AA Maxi Skirt

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

I can't believe it's already been a year since our neighborhood was taken over by the masses for the annual Abbot Kinney Street Festival. Despite it being difficult to push our way through the crowds (don't worry, we knew side street cut-arounds) we had a great time last weekend, and it's always nice to be reminded of how cool our neighborhood is.
The hubs and I got into a discussion on how he thought it felt more like a walking fashion show than a festival, and how it's a bit unrealistic for standards of the rest of the world. I had to remind him that this is LA, that we both decided to move here, and that I'm rather inspired by this "walking fashion show" every day.
 I mean, just look at how cute and creative this girl is! Walking art, more like it.
It's become a tradition in our family to buy one item from Timbuctu State every year. (Those super cool "True Beauty is Within" tees you see everywhere - see Etsy shop here) The hubs got his fave sweatshirt from them a couple years back, and I found this amazingly soft, asymmetrically cut tee this year that I just LOVE.
There's always time for some vintage window shopping. This gorgeous necklace below reminded me so much of a line I'll be collaborating with for a giveaway soon... I can't wait to share it with you guys!
  We found the cutest little vintage book that monkey just adored...
 And some other gorgeous goodies that I had to pull myself away from...
After all, a certain somebody needed to take her new itsy bitsy spider for a walk.
 I'm wearing an American Apparel Maxi Skirt & Vintage Scarf
See last year here

11 comments:

  1. Wow T, the scarf,the sunnies, the maxi skirt = LOVE! :) Great weekend look!

    xx
    Jen

    p.s. still haven't received the swap item.. it's on it's way right?! Cannot WAIT!

    http://belledecouture.com

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  2. perfect outfit for the festival!i love abbot kinney!

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  3. These are beautiful photos! It seems to be a great festival!
    Have a lovely week!

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  4. You and your daughter are so cute! I really liked the girl you called walking art...great style!

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  5. You are super cute! Love the skirt! Stella is just too cute! Love her!

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  6. Nice outfit!

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  7. Looks like you had lots of fun at the festival! Love your headscarf, it's a perfect look on you!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

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  8. I can't believe it's been a year, either. You, Stella and the hubs look so happy - and that's why I love this post. :)
    xo,
    sylvie
    silver lining

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  9. Ah... thanks, Sylvie! And all my other ladies too! xx

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  10. Love Abbot Kinney...there is a lovely french restaurant that I love to go to for brunch on it and this festival is lovely! Glad you had fun and I'm loving your skirt!

    Liesl :)

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  11. Love the laid back style here...and it looks like a cool festival:)
    We have a seafood festival here at the shore...it seems pretty comparable...alot less fashionable...but still loads of fun, great food, music and energy.
    C

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