Monday, April 19, 2010

Benetton shoot at Industria, Washington Street

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That's Jackie of Show Me Your Wardrobe, poring over her laptop. I love her outfit. She tells me she started as a stylist before going into photography. Mai, who you've already met shows me something as she bites into her pastry.


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Fellow bloggers Maurizio of Mau Fashion, Chiara of The Blonde Salad, and Laia from Trendencias. (Both photos by Chris Saunders)


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Love Mau's accessories. Even more the ones he was wearing the next day and the ring he got in New York.


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Chiara is right, you now.


At Industria


Here's a snap she took of me. Think I was a wee bit overdressed, but what the hell.


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Susie talking to the winners (Sarah, Tetyana, David, and Gisela). She asked them each to pose for her with their "funny faces".


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Ben doing an interview. Black and white, nice and simple.


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Winners ready for their close-up: Tetyana, Abdou, Lorenzo, and Gisela.


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Kiko and Lorenzo agree on their earrings.


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Soraya and Janelle.


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The twins: Tereza and Patricia.


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Scarves at the dressing room. I am eyeing the one with lots of the colors, to the right.


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The inexhaustible Melanie, sharing a moment with Abdou while waiting for their turn at the shoot.


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A shawl-collared sweater with four pockets.


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The model list backstage.


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One of several rows of shows. Notice the shearling and the leather-and-knit combination.


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Took some time to chat with Elizabeth, with Sumit beside her.


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Janelle with her bright red-orange nails.


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One of the accessories tables.


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This is how you accessorize your dreads, according to Kiko.


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He echoes the color combination with his tangle of bracelets made of wood, rubber, fabric, and stones.


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Abdou prefers to keep it simpler, contrasting his outfit with a single red band. The small white strands you see are for keeping his hair bundles tighter and smaller in width.

What a tiring day it must have been for the models! They continued their shoot the next day, Sunday. Together with some of the bloggers, the winners from Europe are now likewise stranded because of the volcanic ash mishap.

I feel so homesick for New York, that I wouldn't mind being stuck in the city. Thank you Benetton for such a wonderful experience! It was great being part of it and being to able to meet lots of fantastic people.

Till my next trip!

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