Things we do on the weekend include chores (we try to do this as soon as possible to get it out of the way), take a nap (usually just me), estate sales (still looking for Action Comics no. 1 in mint) and go to farmers markets. Farmers markets are great for people watching, buying fantastic produce and a chance to meet local growers.
After going to so many farmers markets around San Diego county, we noticed not only a trend in typography but also in fashion — some of which I’m guilty of doing myself.
What else is a fashion trend at farmers markets? Am I missing something?
(BTW Graphic is done by this dude that I married.)
My sunglasses are twice that size cause I like to look like a jet pilot. Also I don’t have a dog, but my companion is a crazed child in a Batman shirt.
The only other thing I’d add is a baby/toddler/kid that seems to be more of an accessory than offspring.
That’s funny, I troll estate sales looking for comic treasures too. Shocking.
hahahahahahaha. this is classic. and the “after” one has a massive bag of kettle corn.
Ohhh. How I miss San Diego farmers markets! Sigh. That does look a bit like me…though I’m a rule follower and always left the canine companion at home.
Yeah, I noticed most people disregarded the whole required distance for dogs to be away from any food stand.
I’m not sure about the canine companion, most of the Farmer’s Markets in SoCal I have been to don’t allow dogs due to health concerns… 😉
Yeah, I should have put an asterisk that unless it’s a therapy dog, most animals, at least the ones I’ve been to have to stay a few feet away from any food stand. Most people disregard that.
The canine rule is most definitely ignored at the OB Farmer’s Market. Then again, it’s OB and they tend to ignore rules in general. 🙂
Little Italy Farmers Market too! Every photo I took has someone with a dog.
Ah, I was going to comment that I must not go to farmers markets because I don’t have any of those clothes, but maybe it’s because I can’t bring my dogs. (More like I’m just an idiot).
I’m usually sporting the messy ponytail, but I’ve been trying to avoid wearing yoga pants in public (except for 12-hour plane rides!) We still take the produce bags for some veggies, but then everything gets placed into our reusable bag… isn’t that a required item to even step foot into a farmers market? And there are always dogs at the Poway FM. But not ours. Our dogs are too big!
Great post, you nailed it! I gotta get me some stretchy black yoga pants……
Yoga pants are great because you can eat and eat and eat and eat…. Oh yeah, and do yoga.
You forgot the Ranger Rover/Hummer accessory.
I show up like I rolled out of bed trying to beat the midday crowds so I can go back home and go back to sleep knowing my lovely veggies haven’t been touched all day by people. 🙂
Don’t forget about a baby in sling….which, I’ll be guilty of sporting next season!
hahahahahaha! so true. i’m usually wearing a beanie because i can’t even bother with doing a messy ponytail.
In San Francisco, the outfit is a little different, and there are a few more optional accessories.
For the outfit
– jorts or skinny jeans with the right leg rolled up
– bicycle helmet
– granny cart
– one or two children, ages newborn to three years
– companion, neither male nor female
Oh my goodness, this couldn’t be more true. I’m totally guilty and totally in love with your graphic. I’m ashamed to say that it absolutely never occurred to me to not bring my puppy. She loves all the people and other puppies, and since there are other dogs there I never thought twice about it. I’ll keep her away from the food next time, that is kind of gross.
Oh, how true. Except of course those strollers that are more and more becoming accessories (and of course the darlings inside). Also at ours tons of people have old fashioned wicker baskets which I adore!
OMG. People who dress like other people are so funny! You’d never find this hilarious sameness in any other location. Kudos to you for your insightful social commentary.
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