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SactoMoFo Style

Today crowds of people descended on Fremont park with hopes of eating some amazing mobile food items for the Sacramento Mobile Food Festival (SactoMoFo). We arrived around 12:15 and lines were already hours long. Initial twitter reports are around saying there were 10,000 people in attendance. It was crazy.
We didn't eat breakfast, so waiting hours for food was not an option. We ended up going to Nishiki for sushi, right after we started eating that place filled up too. Restaurants around the park saw a 50% to 200% spike in business (also according to tweets).
While the event was a little crazy the attendees were ever so stylish, here's some of my favorite SactoMoFo looks:
Her shoes broke so she threw them away, I love this effortless summery look.
this is the girl at Chocolate Fish's leg, I love how she dressed up her work outfit.
This outfit reminds me of American Girl meets Harajuku. Her hair cut gives this otherwise super sweet look some edge.
Her mom wore this dress in the 70s and she's rockin it today with leather boots and a handmade re-purposed necklace.

Comments

Skyelarkbirdy said…
Oh my god I love those chicks tights!! They're all super cute. I wish I could have gone :( But yeah I heard it was sheer insanity there.
tatsbydjango said…
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Porkchop Rules said…
I stood in line...got chili fries and dropped them in my car.blah. It was cool to see so many people going to the event.
LenaLoo said…
Wish I had the patience to stand in line and try something new, but the afternoon rocked anyway! thanks for hanging with us!
QueenVII said…
That sounds like an amazing event! Hopefully i can make it next year... great pics!
I loved the turnout but no food for me. Too long of a line.
the Citizen Rosebud
Kari said…
Ok, this is random, but I'm a SacConnect blogger too, and I was standing right next to you guys at the Safeway bike racks when you took that last pic, and incidentally, I was on my way to do this photo shoot about a block away. Kinda meta. :-)
readwatchrelax said…
I am all about food trucks so was excited to see this event and would never have thought the turnout would be that great!! but, yeah...no food for me either :(
just came across your site *love* seeing other sac. bloggers!!
Noelani said…
So many stylish people squeezed into one spot- sounds like absolute insanity! I wouldn't have been able to wait out the line either.

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