L.A. Street Fashion: Rose Bowl Flea Market

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Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 10:25 AM

click to enlarge ELISE MONTECASTRO
  • Elise Montecastro

Every second Sunday of the month in Pasadena is the famous Rose Bowl Flea Market, one of L.A.'s longest-running flea markets, featuring tons of vendors selling their goods, from vintage and period clothing to antique furnishings.

Something about outdoor flea markets always attracts people with amazing and eclectic sartorial taste. I saw so many trends all in one place yesterday -- brightly colored denim, floppy Western fedoras, studded loafers -- everything under that hot blazing sun.

The outfits that stood out the most yesterday actually came in groups. Friends and couples with like-minded tastes in dressing made for amazing compositions of colors, textures and proportions. Click through to see what I mean.

click to enlarge ELISE MONTECASTRO
  • Elise Montecastro

These girls have layering down pat. They were the first set of people I saw when entering the market, and they all had such a cool vibe sitting together, chatting about their finds while smoking on their stogies.

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