Big City Style: eLuxe Spring Lookbook

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 28 0

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Words can’t express how much I love blogging.  I can’t imagine my life without it, and I never could have imagined the lovely people that I would meet, the awesome opportunities that would come my way, and the wonderful experiences I would have.

 

One such “wonderful experience” happened a couple of weeks ago when eLuxe, Canada’s online source for designer fashion, asked 9 Toronto bloggers to style and model for their 2014 Spring Lookbook.  Shockingly, yours truly was included!  The experience was both thrilling and terrifying.  I’ve never modeled for a professional photographer before, so I’m looking a little stiff and nervous in my photo, but the entire experience was so amazing, and the people I had the opportunity to work with were just stellar.

 

Here are a few behind the scenes photos from the shoot, and be sure to check out the entire eLuxe Spring 2014 Lookbook.

 

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The amazing team at Aveda took on the task of getting us all dolled up.  Kristjan Hayden worked his magic with my glamorous make-up and Benn Hutchinson had the challenge of giving me movie-star hair.

 

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For my outfit, I chose this sweet yet elegant Rebecca Taylor dress, paired with this white ELA leather clutch.  I added my own sparkly jewels and pink pumps to complete this feminine look that felt totally my style.

 

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Our photographer, Vincent Lions, was just amazing.  He made me feel as comfortable as I possibly could in front of the camera, and made the experience slightly less terrifying.

 

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A major bonus was that I got to experience this fabulous day with my girl Gaby (from The Vault Files) who was also selected to style and model for the lookbook.  Doesn’t she look just gorgeous!  Thank you to Gaby for the behind-the-scenes photos of me and the pretty Aveda make-up shots.

 

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A huge thank you goes out to eLuxe for including little ole’ me with such an amazing group of women, for making me look “pretty” for my photo, and for providing me with an experience of a life-time.

 

 

 

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28 Comments
  • Sam
    February 26, 2014

    Such an amazing opportunity! You look gorgeous!

    xo
    Sam

    • Jenny
      February 26, 2014

      Thank you so much Sam! It seriously was such an awesome experience.

  • Elena
    February 26, 2014

    I’m so excited for you Jenny!!! You look stunning and this make up is amazing!!!! I 100% agree with you, blogging world is full of surprises, can’t imagine my life without it!
    Elena

    • Jenny
      February 26, 2014

      Aww, thanks Elena! I really never understand how much blogging would change my life, especially in terms of the friendships I would form. It’s just crazy, and I’m so very thankful.

  • jamie
    February 26, 2014

    you look amazing!! xxo
    Jamie
    http://www.candystilettos.com

    • Jenny
      February 26, 2014

      Thanks so much Jamie!

  • sheree@itsnotthatdee
    February 26, 2014

    This is AWESOME!!!!!!!!! and you look gorgeous, I hope you had a blast!
    Sheree xxx

    • Jenny
      February 26, 2014

      Aww, thanks Sheree! Seriously, it was so much fun!

  • Adrienne
    February 26, 2014

    So awesome!!!
    Congrats girl! Well deserved!
    Love the pink pumps! 🙂
    -Adrienne. xo

    Citizen of the World
    Citizen of the World

  • Gaby
    February 26, 2014

    It was so fun! And you looked gorgeous!! 🙂

  • Jenn
    February 26, 2014

    YAY! Congrats!!! What a fun experience!!!

    XO, Jenn
    The Stylish Housewife

  • Rebecca Lately
    February 26, 2014

    That is so awesome!! What a fun collab!

  • alison*elle
    February 26, 2014

    Congrats on the opportunity, Jenny! You look great!

    xo, alison*elle

  • alexa
    February 26, 2014

    So amazing! You and Gaby look great! 🙂

  • Sarah C
    February 26, 2014

    What fun! You look great, and I love the dress!

  • Annick
    February 26, 2014

    You look GORGEOUS Jenny! I LOVE the makeup they’ve done on you! And you look like such a natural at posing – don’t be silly! I love Eluxe and I’m so glad you got an opportunity to work with them!

    Bold Subtlety

  • Jessy
    February 26, 2014

    You look beautiful! I love the outfit you styled!
    http://www.jessydust.com/

  • Bonnie
    February 26, 2014

    Jenny, you look gorgeous – and as one of the sweetest and most talented bloggers out there, you deserve every opportunity that has come your way!

  • Megan
    February 26, 2014

    Congratulations Jenny! So proud to see a fellow Toronto blogger shine. You look fab and keep up the amazing blogging.

    -Megan xoxo
    http://www.glitterandglasses.com

  • ash
    February 27, 2014

    WOW! These photos are amazing!

  • Alice
    February 27, 2014

    What an amazing opportunity Jenny! Congrats!

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

  • Amanda
    February 27, 2014

    That is awesome. Congratulation on such a wonderful opportunity- glad to see bloggers like you getting Toronto on the map! 🙂 All the best.

    – Amanda xxo

  • Miranda
    February 27, 2014

    Congrats Jenny on such an amazing opportunity, that looks like it was a blast!

  • Donna
    March 2, 2014

    I absolutely love this. You look awesome, I need those shoes 🙂

  • Jessica
    March 3, 2014

    Wow, this is so amazing! I love the world of opportunity that blogging opens up!

    xx
    Here&Now

  • Kacie's Kloset
    March 3, 2014

    What an amazing opportunity! You look fab!

    http://kacieskloset.blogspot.com/

  • Rose
    March 5, 2014

    Congratulations on such a fabulous experience and opportunity, Jenny!! You look so beautiful!! I adore your blog and your style/talent is so inspiring!!

  • thehautecookie
    March 9, 2014

    omgomgomg how did i miss this news?? i am so excited and proud of you jenny! You deserve it!!!!! sooo awesome!!!!!! ps- u look so gorg!!!!