Meet me in Montauk.

Despite the tremendous winds and misty rain (or maybe because of it), Montauk was lovely. Trite as it may be, Montauk reminds me of two things: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Circa Survive. We didn’t even think to put the old Circa album on, but by coincidence, were listening to the new one. As for the movie: you might not think it just by reading my blog, but Clementine and I have a few things in common. We’re both messes; we’re destructive by defense and afraid of normalcy. I’ve been working on that. Well, the destructive part. Luckily, I have a really patient, supportive guy on my side.

Too many guys think I’m a concept, or I complete them, or I’m gonna make them alive. But I’m just a f***ed up girl who’s looking for my own peace of mind. Don’t assign me yours. – Clementine

Outfit Details:
umbrella – Muji
Tyler moto jacket and purse – courtesy of Coach
light blue jacket thing with crochet details – vintage, from the Fellsmere Inn
bustier – vintage
bb dakota skirt and belt (from another dress)- courtesy of ModCloth
tights – we love colors
Senso shoes – courtesy of Solestruck

Love Love,
Keiko Lynn

p.s. He’s at work right now, but you can see more photos at Bobby’s blog, This Fellow.

p.p.s. Before I forget: My friends at Tweet My Bag are hosting an awesome giveaway for the rest of today and tomorrow. They’re giving away a free Zara Terez bag to one lucky winner each day this week. Obviously I’m a little late on this, but you have today and tomorrow to enter. Just upload a photo of you with *any* handbag and you’re entered in the contest. The odds are very good! Do itttt.

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  2. Ollie Otson says:

    It almost looks like you're standing next to a backdrop, it's so beautiful and foggy there.

    I love this whole outfit. So lovely. I've been following you for years now, and it's amazing to see how your style has progressed and changed.

  3. Jo says:

    "Clementine: You know me, I'm impulsive.
    Joel: That's what I love about you."
    That's one of my favorite movies, and you look gorgeous, that jacket is perfect!


  4. Sini says:

    I love this outfit! I wish I would dare to dress up this nicely, and walk with heels. Any tips how to start with heels? 🙂

  5. Rosa says:

    ESOTSM!!! Oh my lord that film tugs my heart strings beyond belief. You guys both look amazing. xx

  6. Alli XT says:

    these photos make me so happy. Montauk is where I spent all of my childhood summers and I've been in a really nostalgic mood lately. Lots of awesome memories conjured by these gorgeous photos of you both.

  7. HM says:

    You blog title is my absolute favorite line in that movie! It's just so intimate and perfect. Definitely a top 5 movie of mine. 🙂

  8. Lana says:

    I love this post so much, I just had to comment although I usually don't. The only word(s) that come to mind is: jaw-dropping – everything, and I mean everything in this post is so beautiful. Thank you for being one of a kind.

  9. Joanna says:

    Hey, this is my first comment on your blog (been following for a couple weeks now). I had to comment because this shoot is absolutely gorgeous! Love the setting and your outfit. A few years ago I came across your livejournal (think it was) when I wanted to sell clothing and was looking for inspiration. Recently after Coach hosted a contest on polyvore.com, I saw you being featured on their site and was actually kind of excited, haha. You had obviously come far. Even though you're a stranger, it was very cool to see that. I'm really enjoying this blog, the outfits, your stories and insights =)

  10. Caitlyn, Bees with Feathers says:

    Ah! When I saw Meet Me in Montauk, and then that you mentioned Circa Survive and Eternal Sunshine, I knew I was in love. Two wonderful things tha go perfect hand in hand. And you're outfit is so fabulous. Best post!

  11. Anonymous says:

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is my favourite movie 😀

  12. Anonymous says:

    I don't normally comment! But i love you outfit, a leather jacket makes everything look better.

    I also adore Eternal Sunshine!!

    looks like you and bobby had fun inspite of the rain!

  13. allison says:

    LOVE your blog ! This might sound silly, but would you mind doing a "how-to" on your basic high-bun hairstyle? like in this post!

  14. holly wang says:

    Ah! Montauk was the one place this summer I really wanted to go with Alex on a nice getaway but never managed to get to. Maybe some other time. Eternal Sunshine is my all time favorite movie, so I have a very special place in my heart for Montauk.

    Glad to see you and Bobby enjoying yourselves there.

    Also have you thought of getting disqus? You can add it to your blogspot to handle comments, but it's threaded. Just a thought.

  15. Danielle says:

    I really like that green thing….

  16. Archives says:

    that moto jacket is great!

  17. Sara says:

    Great outfit! And don't worry, we all have a little Clementine in us.

  18. Erin Cathleen says:

    These pictures are unbelievable! I love the lighthouse in the background. Rainy day photos can look so magical. You look gorgeous in your layered look, umbrella and all! I love the mix of black and mint.

  19. genevieve, sandbox romance says:

    Eeek! I LOVE the third picture; so cute! The jacket is pretty awesome, and I love how you aired it with a bustier. Golly, I'm always so impressed by the shoes you manage to wear. I think those would be the death of me.

  20. monkeyandsquirrel says:

    i LOVE montauk! having grown up in long island, it holds a fond little spot in my heart!

  21. Ana says:

    This is a great rainy day outfit. All the layering makes it work for whatever comes your way in terms of the weather. I can only wish I had such great layering skills.

  22. Alice says:

    great outfit, you look very nice 🙂

  23. Addie Marie says:

    Oh, Keiko. You're just the loveliest lady I've ever seen. (& your location is pretty darn gorgeous as well, weather or no!) It's always so fun to read your thoughts & get a peek into your life. You have such a grounded, sweet personality that you convey so well through your writing, & I appreciate that you let us get to know you a little through your blog. 🙂 Keep being the darling that you are.

  24. Venn says:

    lovinggg the mint n blackkk colorrrr duo :DD


  25. Anna Pope says:

    Long time reader, first time commenting I think. I love this look and these photos are really beautiful, especially the third one. You look absolutely adorable when you smile 🙂

    Clementine is a beautifully broken character, but I think that's why I love her.

  26. evey ♥ says:

    You looked fantastic. I loved ur dress, ur shoes is gorgeous. The jacket is nice.. and the place is awesome. 🙂

    I enjoyed this article.

    U and ur man look adorable.

  27. jo_annie says:

    Love eternal sunshine…and Love the outfit!! Especially the SHOES!!

  28. Natalya's Closet says:

    Love this post! you look gorgeous, I love the black and white look on you. XOXO, Natalya

  29. Maggie ☮ says:

    Ahh you look gorgeous and quite refreshed. Your style totally embodies everything I want my closet to have ( i can only hope ).


  30. Mags says:

    WOW ! Like road to Avonlea 🙂

  31. eleanor says:

    I absolutely love that film. And these photos are too gorgeous!


  32. Luinae says:

    The leather jackets and the boots- AMAZING! Especially paired with the softness of the inner layers, and in a monochromatic colour scheme. You are a clothing genius.

  33. dear kate says:

    it's a great misty day look! beautiful!

  34. Becca Jane says:

    These are such lovely photos – the setting is so picturesque.

  35. Jocelyn Garrity says:

    this is 100% my favorite outfit of yours yet!! i love them all, but i LOVVEE this one 🙂 layering genius, you are 🙂

  36. nn says:

    Love how you layer everything! Simply gorgeous.

    p/s: Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind is my all-time favourite movie! 🙂

  37. tina says:

    my first though was circa survive and my second was eternal sunshine. love them both. but not as much as i love that outfit!

  38. Elizabeth says:

    How GOOD is Blue Sky Noise? Seriously.

  39. Rebecca says:

    Montauk is really pretty, and I love these rainy day photos.

  40. libys11 says:

    oohhh gorgeous! 😀 i love how that pastel flowy top breaks the all back ensemble!! 😀

    quite windy here too.. been so hard taking photos. my camera keeps on dropping! hahaha!

    Animated Confessions

  41. eatsleepwear says:

    um HIII i love this post!!! its freaking awesome and i love seeing you with the umbrella so cute! totally diggin the quote. BEST move ever. i want to take a weekend trip there with my bf and this looks PERFECT! Hope u had a great time. that jacket ROCKS.

    xo, Kim http://www.eatsleepwear.com

  42. Every Little Counts says:

    ah, i'm so jealous. i love the beach when it's rainy and gloomy.

    thanks for reminding me, i think i need to watch eternal sunshine of the spotless mind again. it's been too long!

  43. Collette Osuna says:

    LOVE this layered look…those shoes are killer for sure!!! Love everything about this!!!