Tuesday, May 1, 2012

A Good Omen

  

Here is just a tiny sneak preview from my shoot with Kenny. The team and I flew out from NYC to beautiful La Quinta, CA.. the location for our campaign shoot. The desert sun was INTENSE throughout the day, making us all sweat like no other...but for some reason, I loved the heat. My skin was turning brown right before my eyes, no joke. I guess growing up in the valley of LA has something to do with it. The liberating feeling of climbing mountains, getting sand in my boots, and doing cartwheels barefoot is indescribable. And oh yeah, done in the most killer little frocks, vintage crochet, and everything you'd see a desert babe roll out of her tent in each morning with, was perfect. You can probably tell, but the shoot was right up my alley and so I felt most at home: earthy, fresh, with a little dust and dirt to it. Who wants to be perfect anyway? Not to mention, we ran into a bunch of insanely beautiful horses. I managed to take the white one out for a little spin! As the designer said, the day was full of good omens. Now, I just can't wait for the final images and video to come out. 

For now, follow all my adventures through Twitter and Instagram (natalieoffduty)... because lord knows I've got a thing for it.
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100 comments:

Tinacious Me said...

You look absolutely stunning in the picture with the horse, Natalie!
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Emmy said...

What an amazing location! You do look very at-home here:)

Emmy
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lifeisamaze said...

It looks like amazing time ! Photos are amazing !

Diane said...

so fabulous! can't wait to see the final shots!!!

annalisa said...

omggg the picture with the white horsiiiieee
so gorgeous!

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amber.thegirlone said...

gorgeous!
can't get over the boots!

-amb

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alessandra nitti said...

can't believe it! amazing!!

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Laura said...

Cute babe!

Xoxo
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Paulina said...

amazing pics!

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Jane said...

In love with the first picture <3
You look amazing, as usual, and you're so inspiring!

Eliška Baťová said...

Ohh nice photos!

Denimtarian said...

Amazing pics how I like.

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Natali said...

Oh wow!! I'm in love with the first photo and you look so adorable in the photo where you're wearing the white dress! You look like a boho princess! :)

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AVY said...

Looking amazing!

/ Avy
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The Fancy Teacup said...

So desert chic! Can't wait to see the results.

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Ksenia said...

Wonderful photos!

monkeyshines ♥ said...

beautiful captures!

Bises,
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Hanna said...

amazing photos! especially love the one with the horse :)

xx, Hanna
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V.days said...

I love these photos!! Seems like heaps of fun doing this shoot and how was the horse? I've always wanted to be close to a horse hahaha :)

xx vacantdays

rococo berry said...

you look stunning, amazing pictures! the one with thw horse is so beautiful!!

kisses

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AgataP said...

looks like fun ,beautiful pictures,love it!

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

you were made to be in the dessert :)
xo,
steffy
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Shybiker said...

Very cool. Very pretty. It's nice to have a chance of place. I went to Arizona recently and the desert was such a contrast to my home in New York. Nice to see your pictures of the desert.

Julie D. said...

Looks like it was a great shoot... and definitely right up your alley. I always love your free spirited, bohemian style.

I really love the dresses in the first & last pictures... where can I get them?

<3 Hudson East
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sincerely darcy said...

I love them all! You look great!

Zlata said...

You are perfect on this picks!!!! :)

menina elegante said...

These photos are awesome. :) Can't wait to see them all. :D

alannah. said...

this would have been such a sick place to shoot! love your last look & the shot with the horse. can't wait to see the end results!x



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SebastianMx said...

the picture with the white horse is so pretty!!! look so beautiful

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Andrea said...

beautiful pictures!

Jenna Hughes said...

so gorgeous! love the vibe and makes me totally excited for summer!

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Christine Kim said...

gorgeous! I love California! Such a pretty background

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Rachel said...

absolutely stunning - especially loving the shot of you and that gorgeous white horse. can't wait to see the results!

x

Eva said...

Great photos! You're really good at modelling!

Eva x

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Shandrese/Natalia said...

Can't wait to see the final images. These look awesome! love the vibe!

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Monse Fuentes said...

love the picture with the white horse!



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Michelleesque said...

Oh you are so stunning! I can't wait to see the results!

Camilla said...

this looks like it was amazing, can't wait to see the finished product

xo Camilla

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Invitation To Inspiration said...

love that picture with the white horse!!!!! so beautiful!!!

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Kenzie and Maddy said...

Beautiful Pictures!

Outside Looking In said...

Ah-mazing! That white lace dress is beyond stunning and you look gorgeous dear! Wow, wow, wow!

GRACE said...

you get to pose with a horse! shut up! seriously though, how awesome is that?!~

xx,
grace

Vasilieva said...

the most awesome pics ever, looking great girl

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x

Collections said...

Great photos.

Collections

The Factory said...

Beautiful, we want that white dress.

xoxo

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Adele said...

oh! loving all your photos. there's a carefree-feel to it! <33



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Le FreakS said...

wooow,the mood of these pics is amazing! :)

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WMBG said...

great photos!

XXX,

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Czmiel said...

Gorgeous!
You look wonderful.
+following!

MONI said...

Nat that picture with the white horse is amazing!

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Ms.Fashionista said...

looks like such a fun shoot! great and interesting place to shoot everything. very indie/boho.


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xo

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anyway, thanks for visiting my blog and comments on my post. keep in touch dear :)

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Amanda said...

oh looking forwar to see the pictures =)

Cindy said...

so so gorgeous. this might be the best fashion shoot i've seen you in. def. the perfect setting to inspire wanderlust and all things summer. xxc.

Beatrice Balaj said...

Loveeee the looks!
You look doll.



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Closet Fashionista said...

I love all these shots! You look so amazing :)
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Emily Ulrich said...

Such an eclectic vibe to these preview shots. Can't wait to see the rest :)

Aleksa Marić said...

Lovely photos!

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LOre said...

just perfect.
xoxo

Tecumseh said...

amazing photos!!!!

Adeola Naomi said...

Fabulous pictures!!!

Lucia said...

oh my gosssssh the setting for this shoot is absolutely breath taking. cannot wait to see more!

JO said...

GORGEOUS! love your picture with the horse! Xx

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Audrey said...

Lovely pictures ! ;)

xoxo
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Aubrey and Melissa said...

Really cool shoot, love the kind of rustic feel to them. Gorgeous looks too!

nowojorskaa said...

you are soo beautiful <3 ;D

Tara said...

Hi there :)
You allways look so great :)
I love this pictures, too much!

Especially the 3th one :)

Greetings from Serbia,
Tara ♥

Mica said...

Great photos! Love to see the behind the scenes pics :) Looks like a lovely and fun shoot :)

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leyla. said...

oh, the photo of you in the white dress next to the white horse is quite magnificent. i love it!

thanks for the visit and i'm glad you liked my little snaps :)

leyla.

His Little Lady said...

oh goodness, these photos are a dream!! especially that one with the horse. in love!
xo TJ

Nathalie St-Pierre Roths said...

Just love that photo with the white horse!

Nathalie

Piel del Cosmos said...

You look really beautiful in all the photos! specially on the last one!
Good Luck
We love your blog!!

- besos!
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Lizzie said...

So stinkin pretty lady, esp. the photo with the white horse! <3!

xo
Lizzie
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Gabriella Olivia said...

you look stunning!
omg <3


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Helen said...

gorgeous photos darling!

helen xx

FashionFlirt said...

WOW! STUNNING photos!! :)

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Jasmin

Christina Wonsbeck said...

cool photos! love the settings and I'm looking forward to see more ! :)

Lauren said...

This looks like so much fun! I can't wait to see the finished product! xo

-Lauren

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Elise and Margot said...

Looks really great!
xo For Happy Days

Adrianna said...

You look amazing!!! Great photos!!!!!!!

Yuliya ♥ said...

So fabulous !
Bisous
Yu'

Evi said...

Lovely photoshoot! You look gorgeous!! :)

Evi xoxo

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SACRAMENTO said...

Thank you so much for your kind comment, Natalia.
You are a true queen of kindness.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Letasha said...

Wow, i love that places!!! And You, amazing.;&

Mira said...

wow awesome pics :-)

xo

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Jaeger said...

love these shots!

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xx

Wild Flower said...

Looks like an incredible shoot, you and that white horse....WOW!

Rosalinda Tjioe said...

Stunning shots! Can't wait to see the pictures =) X

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Rosa and Carlotta: Illustrated-Moodboard said...

amazing location and styling!
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Misha said...

I adore the snap with the white pony!

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beautiful photos!!

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Hip&Chips said...

THIS POST IS GREAT!
BELLA NATALIE

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THRIFTED.net said...

wow, these pictures are awesome! can't wait to see more!

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Seeking Style said...

These are breath taking! I cannot wait to see the final images!

xo Jennifer

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Naomi Rose Mintzer said...

I love reading about how you've spent your day, and what's it's like behind the scenes as a model. Thanks for sharing!! XOXO

Camille Marie said...

i love la quinta. and was at coachella 2nd weekend so completely get you on the heat! it was a brutal 106F!!

the dreamer said...

Love it ALL!

Sarah x
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Yingying Xue said...

Really nice!

alice san said...

You look absolutely stunning in the picture with the horse and i really look the spirit of freedom of you! :)

Suz said...

You look amazing, really nice pics!! :)