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Bouquets of Balloons on a Brooklyn Rooftop: A Bushwick Fairytale with Rent Patina {Part Three}

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The view from Rent Patina‘s rooftop was incredible. The Manhattan skyline stretched before us looking just as inviting as ever. When ever I arrive in New York, no matter how exhausted I am from the flight, I get a whole new wave of excited energy as soon as I see that view – the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the Chrysler Building… what’s not to love?

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It’s cheesy as hell but it’s true what Alicia Keys said you know, “In New York, Concrete jungle where dreams are made of, There’s nothing you can’t do, Now you’re in New York, These streets will make you feel brand new, Big lights will inspire you…”

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Disco Balls & Colourful Confetti: A Bushwick Fairytale with Rent Patina {Part Two}

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After lying flat in front of a fan for about 20 minutes straight, we were cooled down enough to get back on the pavement for the next set in our lookbook shoot with Rent Patina. When owner Michelle told Gala, Shauna and I that they’d grabbed a bunch of disco balls, called in some rainbow confetti and balloons, and found some vintage silver roller skates lurking in their collection I had high expectations for what we’d see… but nothing prepared me for this. This set up is literally my dream come true, I’m sure you can see why!

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Flowers & Champagne: A Bushwick Fairytale with Rent Patina {Part One}

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On a hot and humid New York day Gala, Shauna and I headed over (under?) the water to Bushwick to hang out with our friends at Rent Patina. The air was heavy and thick and the heat was stifling but we hopped on the subway with a spring in our step, excited about what they had in store for us. They were shooting their brand new lookbook and we, of course, jumped at the chance to play dress up and get involved.

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Located just a block away from the Jefferson stop, they hire out their vintage and reclaimed furniture, knick knacks and oddities for weddings and events. Their space is a beautiful white-walled loft and is totally worth a visit just to swoon over everything (if you do go, tell them I sent you!)

The sky was perfectly overcast as we started with this first set. After hair and make up from the fabulous Kristen and Regan we walked around the corner to be met by an indoor/ outdoor vignette. Is there anything more decadent than setting up a full living room on the sidewalk?! I think not. In fact if the three of us had our very own Bloft (blogger’s loft!) I’m pretty sure it would be decorated a little something like this…

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