Friday, July 9, 2010

baker beach

baker beach

This is what a beach in San Francisco looks like, where the closer you get to the coast the more foggy and freezing cold it gets. We thought it would be cute but didn't expect this weather in Juky, Still a nice date nevertheless. Brenty made custom sandwiches (mine had smoked salmon, havarti, avocado, and other goodies) and we tried our best to enjoy the scenery while we froze our asses off. The journey to and from there on public transportation was probably twice as long.

(pssssst, a couple random notes: my nails are Chanel Lilac Sky, boater hat is from Forever 21, and the sunglasses are those same vintage ones that I always wear... cheers!)

smoked salmon sandwich
turkey sandwich
date at baker beach
date at baker beach
date at baker beachdate at baker beach
date at baker beach
date at baker beach

I also got new shoes last weekend. Almost bought them on Bluefly the day before for much more but got insanely lucky at the Barneys sale in San Francisco with the LAST ONE in my size. Maybe it was meant to be, as Lulu pointed out. It felt really nice to finally get the shoes that I'd been wanting for so long with money that I made on my own and did a really good job of saving instead of spending it on random clothes. Feels good man.

new shoes
new shoes

Also, my team is in the final! That damn octopus, he was actually right. Thanks to everyone who stuck around for my tweets and obsession, hehe. I never lost hope and it feels rewarding to know that they finally made it. Germany played amazingly throughout the tournament and I was sad to see them go. I'm nervous about Sunday, let's hope I don't have a panic attack like I did during the Paraguay game...

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Vonny said...

i love your clogs so much :D

mon-A-mie ♥ said...

Nice shoes, & the shoes are gorgeous!

Jamie-Lee Burns said...

That's such a sweet idea - I've had the same thing happen when attempting to go to the beach although it's really only ever 5-10 minutes travel where I live.

I have that nail polish and love it, it is one of my faves - and re: the Miu Mius, you're making me regret my decision from Bluefly - I tossed between getting those or the dark brown leather, and got the dark brown on the assumption I would get the suede JC's.. which I have now opted not to! Whoopsies.

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Daphne said...

love the photographs, your blog brightens my days.:) did you see the piece i wrote about you?xx
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SoOhCliché said...

I remember how amazed I was the first time I travelled up the West Coast to San Francisco. Living in France I had always pictures California the L.A. way, sun, palmetos and over tanned California Girls. But there is something much more moving about California. San Francisco and its foggy weather to start with. And Big Sur... Thanks for reminding me of it :)

Unknown said...

i can understand you...two weeks ago it was unexpectedly cold here. however your pics are stunning! i love the first one (and your accessories are to die for!!!)

Anthea said...

Great pics! Adore those shoes. Congrats on having Spain in the final! I live the host country, South Africa and most of my friends are supporting Spain. I was lucky enough to watch the Portugual vs Korea DPR game, so I completely understand your world cup obsession.

Anthea,
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Anonymous said...

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Liss said...

It's funny you know about the octopus. I never knew he was that famous (actually I first heard about him on tuesday). Congrats! Though I'm sad that Germany lost - I would have loved to see them play (well, win!) against the Netherlands.

The shoes are amazing! Can I ask you how much they cost you?

Greets from Germany
- Liss

Unknown said...

I was one of those that was wondering what all the fuss was about with the world cup but got really into it. Unfortunately on my side of the world it was really late (or early) for most of the games so could only watch a few. Germany has been playing tremendously well, I can just imagine how scary it would be to play them!

eleanor said...

Oh my goodness. Those shoes are incredible! I love shopping for myself after working hard and saving money. After 6 months of saving last year I went NUTS when I went to Sydney in January.

The photos of you with your hair blowing are gorgeous!

X

Velvet said...

I love the first photo... mmm San Francisco.

Amazing shoes, you are a lucky girl finding the last ones hehe.

Silkybow said...

The beach loooks really nice and cold!
I love the miu miu clogs and your boater hat (:

Percy Owl said...

Haha I only found about that octopus yesterday - how odd!
Also, smoked salmon + avacado = win!

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Jennifer said...

Paul the psychic octopus has predicted Spain to beat the Netherlands on Sunday!

Shini said...

Ohh best version of MiuMiu clogs ever, it's not overdone and overly trendy, great choiicee! Dood I didn't know a sandwich can look that good. I just ate and now I'm hungry again, you always make me feel like this. I'm so not coming back here anymore.
I love your sunnies, can I have them?
x

Anonymous said...

Nice pictures , and I hope the Netherlands will win on Sunday!
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Secondhand Stella said...

Oooo, I love your shoes!!!!

Amber said...

amazing pictures!
totally love the shoes!
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sib said...

such a gorgeous post..like the pic from you with the hat, you look amazing!

great shoes!


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Sarah Dee said...

holy yum that sandwich looks good! and so do your shoes (yay you!)

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Hanna said...

I love those shoes!

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Michelle / Daisybutter said...

Beautiful photos as always, you look so cute in the 5th photo! I love your food photographs, they always make me hungry haha, and your clogs are just gorge <3

Ella said...

you look adorable!
and those shoes are fab
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LUU H. said...

love the shoes, if they were last in your size, it was meant to be for sure !

Lindsay said...

I love your point of view. I love coming to your blog to see little snippets of beauty; my favorite is always the food shots. Looks like you had a great day!

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Unknown said...

awww yay high five! you got the legit miu miu's instead of the similiar steve madden knock offs! woohooo!! and hehe i love the way your hair is now with the short cut.

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maria carneri said...

great smile and .. shoes!!
have a nice weekend!

Heather Cavanaugh said...

love your clogs! super cute! Also your sandwhich looks yummy! :D

diptea said...

Ah Miu Miu's! Love!

calivintage said...

such beautiful pictures! i love baker beach so much and i miss the days when i used to live in the presidio and would go freeze my ass off on the beach even in the summer. haha!

Gela said...

aww, i'm sure the cold weather made for awesome cuddle time tho!

also, great steal on the clogs! want shoes like those, but can't find a similar style over here. i'd buy online, but international shipping sucks sometimes. :( i love how thick the heels are. actually looks super comfortable to walk around in!

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Romance Is Boring said...

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you look beautiful :) - have a good weekend!

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Arden Rubens (TOPCOAT) said...

Those Miu Mius are unreall
And such a beautiful location..

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Anonymous said...

The Octopus claims that Spain will be winning the World Cup 2010 .
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emily//the lesser panda said...

YAY for awesome new shoes!

Theshinybangle said...

You're so lucky to find those shoes in your size! I'm never graced with such luck, haha. Love the shoes btw, I've been on the hunt for something similar.

Shelby said...

those are pretty amazing shoes. they are soo high too. i'd love them!

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Anonymous said...

I don't know what I likve the most: that amazing beach or your shoes!

June said...

great shoes!

Doremy Diatta said...

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Doremy Diatta said...

you had me at sandwich

Jessica said...

your photography is so beautiful. and your shoeess :) congrats on the big purchase, they look well worth it !

tania said...

Viva España!
In New York we are a mass of Furia Roja supporters, my husband is from Spain and we have been hysterical during the world cup! So fun to see a fellow blogger that is equally nuts about the team.
Love your style girl! Gorgeous shoes!
Salud y suerte!

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Those shoes are lovely! xx

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style-haus said...

so happy u scored such amazing shoes! love em. i know what u mean...def feels good to make a purchase after u've been saving and being "good" (best part is u don't feel guilty afterward!)

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thequietingmuses said...

Love the fist pics, and the shoes are amazing :)

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Anonymous said...

i'd like to add you on twitter. maybe you could put the link in your page? love the hat and the platforms are gorgeous

denise - SUPERWOWOMG said...

yayyy new shoes <3
hahaha your tweets are mostly funny that you're so into football hahaha that darn octopus!!

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Unknown said...

dude that octopus is freaky! but congrats on your team making it this far :)

Megan Hahn said...

I never go to SF without a jacket! Especially when I go to the beach!

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

From the side, your boyfriend looks like Adam Levine from Maroon 5, haha.

brunchatthebeach said...

oooh great shoes! :)

haha and that damn octopus. he's good.

-Jane @ Brunch at the Beach

Abbey said...

the shoes. THE SHOES.

WANT SO BAD. Why do you always buy everything in my internal wishlist? Lovvvve.

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Abbey said...

the shoes. THE SHOES.

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Heini said...
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Heini said...

I love those clogs!

Heini said...

Hahhaa, and your football enthusiasm is so cute :) I´m cheering for España as well.

Anonymous said...

My team didn't make it :( I was so rooting for Germany. Maybe they"ll at least make it ti third place.

Good luck to Spain. And I love your photos and the clogs :)

Lol at the commentor who said that the coldest winter he faced was a summer in Frisco. So true!

Eva said...

What a nice post. I love the "summery" mood of the photos, even if it's not the most summery weather in SanFran.

Those miu mius are my favorite- they'll be classic for a while.

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Zoë said...

i hate when this happens! you plan a lovely picnic, get excited and on the day the skies open above or its just gloomy. bummer. food looks good though! how could you walk in the sand in those babies??

S and O said...

wow what beautiful pictures ;)
the coast looks simply stunning!
love that cute hat of yours!


xoxo
Olivia

Anonymous said...

We're shoe twins! Yay! Y arriba España!!!

Anonymous said...

Ah, I'm so jealous. I love San Francisco! I wanna live there so bad...and from the look of those photos, makes me want to grab my bags and go.
I'm also VERY excited for the World Cup final. Best of luck to Spain and Netherlands.

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@nnoushka said...

This is the weather in San Fransisco in July? come to Paris!!!!! And enjoy the final game Espana><Netherland today!

Zuleika Mohammad said...

shoes I want!!!
lovely pictures!

JessS said...

The game's starting. Vamos Espana!!

Unknown said...

Oh wow, this first picture of the beach looks like it was taken in a dreamland. Well, not a candycotton butterflies dreamland but in one like from these independent movies, foggy and dull, but still beautiful.

Haha it's so funny how all the world knows our German octopus oracle! I'd never thought an octopus could get this famous :)

Anonymous said...

See, Spain won in the end, CONGRATULATIONS! :)
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Melanie Montgomery said...

That sandwich looks soooo good!



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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Woa i love the clogs and the nail polish colour!

YUS Spain won!

XX

donna said...

Lovely photos. I always wonder what it would be like with that kind of cold in the beach. Beaches here in the Philippines are just too darn hot. Loving the sandwiches. I'm happy for you and Brent. I will miss having dates with my boyfriend. :[ Mine died last June 13th. Stay in love!

And, yeah! Hurray for Spain!

Dana said...

You must be so excited that Spain won yesterday!! Yay!!
On a different note, I love the shoes and the color is divine. Great find and I guess it paid off not buying them from Bluefly.
Thanks,
Dana

Mars said...

I shouldn't have dragged down to see the other pictures. Now I'm craving for a sandwich at 3:30 in the morning.

Though I must say that the quality of your pictures are superb :)

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Jen Hammer said...

I can't believe I still haven't been to SF! It's one of my top places to visit in the US. Anyway, the sammiches look yummy and you look great as always. I miss you on LJ lady!

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Serena said...

Gorgeous photos! What a lovely beach. I love your hair by the way. What did you tell them (the people who cut it) to get those bangs?

Ashley [Free Honey] said...

I love your shoes! These pics have such a cool feeling to them, so mellow and calm.

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butterfly307 said...

I love San Francisco and I love this post! Looks like you had fun regardless of the weather.
The first picture is really cool! <3

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I love those shoes!

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these shoes are really wonderful and you`ve made a great choice to invest in them. lovely photos. you`re so cute. food looks yummy :D

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Coco said...

Your blog is amazing, love it! It looks so natural! Are you spanish or something? I am! We won :) im soooooo happy

Janice said...

I love those shoes! Where can I find a pair like them?

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Macy said...

those clogs are perfect, love them! And such a cute little hat too :)

Macy said...

those clogs are perfect, love them! And such a cute little hat too :)

sally said...

love the sandwich + clogs! haha <3


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fake_community said...

omg i love this beach!! is amazing.
and you take very nice photos!

Rossi said...

Those are some cute shoes! Your way is reaaaally nice, love it :)

I miss san francisco! I was there a couple years ago, amazing place to be.

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samantha duenas said...

your miu miu's! i love!!!!

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Emily and Abigail said...

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Ella said...

totally salivating over those miu miu's!

Lenine said...

Beautiful photos as always, you look so cute in the 5th photo!

Kat said...

Annabel! For your airline situation you should check out JetBlue for weekday trips! Last time I went from SF to Long Beach airport for only $29 one way!!! LB is only a little further away but totally worth the price!

Jess the Chipster said...

i want a sandwich. specifically, YOUR sandwich.

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lu said...

GASP. LOVE. THE SHOES!

rachel said...

those shoes are the cutest <3 <3 LOVE THEM!

Anonymous said...

i adore the shoes!! they are just adorable. i also have the biggest love for your hair, it just always looks so perfect! xx

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great shoes!!!!

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Chloe Tweeny said...

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Helena said...

¡Viva España! I am also over the moon that they won! I share your passion lol and trust me cried many tears during the world cup! xx

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zahira said...

are those miu miu shoes?

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Anonymous said...

Love your platforms!<3

Mary Lee said...

really lovely photos!

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Maria said...

Would love to visit SF one day, though I saw a traveling show where those beaches were described indeed as chilly haha!

Jace said...

those shoes are gorgeous. i'm really short, so i need heels like those... or platforms.

i've just stumbled on your amazing blog and i think it's... amazing.

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enterrement de vie de jeune fille said...

J'adore les chaussures elles sont terribles.

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you're so adorable and always inspiring me with your style and your food always looks so yummy! i've followed you since you started out on chictopia and i hope you keep blogging! you seem like such a genuine and sweet person

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