Flashback: Chanel F/W 2010 Ad Campaign– Behind the Scenes

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The past few weeks after NYFW ended, I’ve been sick more days than not. (Really sick.) Due to feeling so under the weather, some of my recaps have been delayed a bit. So what better time to do a flashback Friday post celebrating the four-year anniversary of one of my favorite shoots ever: Behind the scenes of the Fall/Winter 2010 Chanel Ad Campaign shoot, on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

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The original post is still to this day my highest viewed blog post ever. The photos went on to be featured in a handful of international fashion magazines, which, to put it simply– paid my rent for a few months that year. I’ll never forget my day on set, and how it ended with me meeting the man himself, Karl Lagerfeld. If only more brands did such fun ad campaigns right on the streets in NYC!

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Jazz Age Lawn Party 2012

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One of my favorite bi-annual NYC events happened last weekend— The Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governor’s Island!

I harass my friends about going every year. They always debate whether or not it’s really as awesome as I make it sound…and then they see my photos, and regret not going! Never fear though: if you missed it, it happens again in August.

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For this year’s June weekend of festivities, I attended the party on Saturday. A first, and honestly, not something I’m sure I’d do again. The past two years, I’ve gone on Sunday, which always seems to be more lively, and full of more dressed up, dedicated party-goers.

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Either way, it was still fun, drinking in the sun, taking photos, and making some new friends. I don’t, however, recommend attending after you’ve had a late night out with friends. I was a bit late heading out, and only caught the last 2 hours of the event. (I won’t make that mistake again!)

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Photographed by Zak Knudsen.

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Zak

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Me, looking a little kooky.

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Menswear! So cute.

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I saw this adorable little girl everywhere that day.

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A familiar face from last year.

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Too much fun in the sun?

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More menswear!

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Zak and the tower o’ beer!

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These two win best dressed couple of the day!

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New friends I made on the ferry ride over!

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Creeeeepy.

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Watermelon love.

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The Jazz Age Lawn Party official website.

See the full photo set here.

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Best of 2011 Street Style

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The new year is here, and what better way to look back than featuring some never before seen images from my street style archives. If you’re like me, you’ll definitely be longing for warm summer days after seeing most of these!

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Chelsea Leyland

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Show Style: Tony Wang at NAHM

Show Style: Tony Wang at NAHM
Shirt: Christopher Kane, Clutch: Fleet Ilya, Shoes: Jil Sander, Gauntlet: Custom Made by Madeline Hart

Not only is Tony a good friend of mine, but he’s probably one of the most stylish men I know. His blog Post.Fashionism features the best of womens (and men’s!) fashion. Check it out for endless sartorial inspiration.

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Show Style: Tony Wang

®2011 Rachel Scroggins/The Greyest Ghost