BARE was out n' about in Rockridge

Today's Out and About in Rockridge street festival was quite a rockin' change of pace for what are usually quiet Sundays here around Cal. The Rockridge shopping district was shut down to all traffic except pedestrians; hundreds of them, from kids to grannies, came out to try foods, shop (everything from bags to art to pottery to underwear), and... watch fashion.

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There were two runway shows featuring clothing and styling by various Rockridge boutiques and salons, including: Dapper menswear, Crush on College, Alexander Pope salon, Tootsies shoes, Crossroads Trading Co., Seven 7 Salon, Inamorata, Sahaira, and others. Here are a bunch of photos I snapped at the event!

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Above: it was a full house when I arrived at the runway show on the corner of College Ave. and Kales

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Above: Cal junior Jesekah Odom walks the runway in Inamorata-styled outfit

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Above: Cal senior and BARE model Justin Hinton, also Editor-in-Chief of Cal's Onyx Express magazine, struts on the runway; BARE's Layout Director Marcus Leung who is also of Dapper, Rockridge's one and only menswear boutique, styled.

Below: Cal senior and BARE model Andrew Rogers joins Justin on the runway

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Above: Andrew walking the runway; dressed in Dapper

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Above: We catch up with Cal sophomore and BARE model Elane Roepke after she walks the first show; gorgeous styling by Inamorata and Seven 7 Salon; after I took this photo, one of the festival-goers asked Elane if she was a celebrity

Below: Catching up with Jesekah after the first runway show; also styled by Inamorata

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Below: looks presented by Crossroads Trading

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Below: a look from Crush on College

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Above: another Cal student (whose name is slipping my mind!) rocks the runway; styling by Crush and shoes by Tootsies

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Above: a look by Inamorata

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Above: another Cal student walks; styling by Inamorata

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Above: the ladies who walked for Inamorata pose together backstage

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Above: Inamorata owner Arabella strikes a cute pose for a photo opp after the show; with her Inamorata t-shirt AND a copy of the latest BARE mag

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Above: Our BARE boys who walked four looks from Dapper pose together backstage

So it was an awesome and beautiful day in Rockridge. We can't wait to see/do another fashion show soon!

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