Cover2 Summer Story

and all that jazz

The Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governor’s Island bookends the New York City summer every year.  Check out the fun we had putting the season to bed!

my friend tatyana gershkovich always looks stunning & so authentic at the lawn party!




For the first day of the two day weekend event, gal pal Tatyana was good enough to lend me this incredible late 30s/early 40s vintage novelty print dress.  I love it so much I’m having it made for me in more prints!


posing for dave on the outskirts of the event on governor’s island


HAT: Gretchen Fenston | DRESS, HANDBAG & GLOVES: Vintage | SHOES: Poetic License | PHOTO CREDIT: David DeNee


greeting partygoers at gretchen fenston’s millinery booth


HATS: Gretchen Fenston | PHOTO CREDIT: David DeNee


sitting pretty




my accessories are ready for their close-up


HANDBAG & GLOVES: Vintage from Pin Up Queens | SHOES: Poetic License | PHOTO CREDIT: David DeNee


For day two, I wore my beloved gramophone print dress from Charlotte Taylor.  It was such a big hit even Elle Magazine took notice!


wistful in wonderland


HAT: Gretchen Fenston | DRESS: Charlotte Taylor | GLOVES, HANDBAG & NECKLACE: Vintage | SHOES: Pink Studio | PHOTO CREDIT: David DeNee


sharing the spotlight by the st. germain truck


PHOTO CREDIT: Mikaila Brown


the fenston models: sarah, gretchen & patricia


HATS: Gretchen Fenston | PHOTO CREDIT: David DeNee


wait! that’s not dave! it’s gramophone aficionado & retro hair stylist to the stars michael haar

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Gretchen’s booth made a big splash at the event again!  These are just a few of our clients sporting their new Fenstons…


burlesque darling grace gotham loves her gretchen fenston!

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HEADPIECE: Gretchen Fenston | PHOTO CREDIT: David DeNee


rebecca kleinberg took home my personal favorite piece of the day! i’m a sucker for cherries…


 HAT: Gretchen Fenston | PHOTO CREDIT: David DeNee


With every exhausted step back to the ferry at the end of the day, Dave and I said our taciturn goodbyes to the summer.  It was a magical whirlwind and all that jazz.


dapper three

tatyana sarah and gretchen FIX


1 Comment

  1. Looks like an amazing event and so much fun! Congrats on Elle featuring you.

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