Wednesday, March 18, 2015

High Cotton

Back in the fall, I had the opportunity to be a part of High Cotton's shoot for their spring collection. High Cotton began as a tie company, but has expanded to include a variety of apparel and accessories for both men and women. I love that High Cotton is a family-based company that supports the textile industry of North Carolina. It truly is made in the South, and brings back a "true Southern accent." They have the most perfect storefront in downtown Raleigh, but their products are sold in a variety of stores as well as online.

The day of the shoot was definitely interesting, as I had never met the two guys who would be modeling the ties, and we only had a few minutes before we jumped right in. I was a little nervous at first, but both of the guys had done this before and were fun to be around, and the High Cotton brothers who were styling the shoot were so friendly and full of Southern hospitality, of course. I also had my friend Shelby there, who works for High Cotton, and she helped in picking out my looks based on what pieces I brought for the shoot. The photography was done by the incredible Anne Rhett, and I have fallen in love with her work. I hope you enjoy these photos and the revival of Southern tradition in this spring-inspired shoot. Be sure to check out their spring collection -- it is amazing!















pink dress: TJ Maxx, purple dress: White House Black Market, mint dress: Vestique
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  1. What a fun shoot! I love that mint strapless dress! You look absolutely gorgeous girl. What a fun opportunity!

    <3, Pamela
    Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  2. First of all you are gorgeous!! And all the dresses that had you wear were amazing on you - loved the peplum little number!! xo, Biana - BlovedBoston

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  3. What a fun experience and such a great southern feel! You look beautiful!! That peplum dress is amazing!

    Xoxo,

    Whitney & Blaire

    Peaches In A Pod

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  4. Great pics!! I love this post *o*
    ♥Kristina
    http://vrgov.blogspot.com

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  5. Oh love it!! Nice looks. Fantastic colors.
    Kisses from Spain.
    Xoxo, P.

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  6. How fun that you got to do this! You look beautiful - love all the photos,

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  7. Oh my gosh you absolutely rocked this photo shoot! Love the pink dress, and looks like you had fun with the tie guys! Great shoot!

    www.tailoredandtrue.wordpress.com

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  8. Great job! Where was the shoot located? Was it in Raleigh?

    xo,
    Sara Kate Styling

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  9. HOW COOL! You look beautiful. The perfect southern belle. I love all the photos.

    Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

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  10. What an amazing opportunity and how gorgeous!!! That pink dress looks amazing on you!!

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  11. You are the epitome of a Southern belle, this shoot is absolutely gorgeous! I mean, you look like a natural model :) I'm loving the wide brimmed hat as well :)

    xoxo, SS

    The Southern Stylista

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  12. This is so cool! You look so pretty and I love these dresses! This makes me so excited for summer!
    ~~Megan~~
    http://www.poshprime.com

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  13. Darling photos! How fun to be apart of the shoot -- I have heard of High Cotton and they have the cutest things! I love the monogrammed hat and your pink dress is the cutest! Happy Wednesday!

    xo, Rachel
    www.ablondesmoment.com

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  14. This is SOOO cool, what a fun shoot to be apart of!! I love all of these photos and the photog captured such perfect moments. I love the pleated mint dress you are wearing and those ties are awesome.

    XO Chelsea www.shesaidhesaidfashion.com

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  15. I just love the photos !
    so cute !
    xoxo,

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  16. I love the hot pink and mint dress! <3

    -Jan
    janmloves.blogspot.com

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  17. You look stunning Zelle!! I love these photos! Looks like such a fun shoot! And that garden is so pretty!

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  18. lovely post! :)

    love your blog!!!

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    XO
    V.

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  19. These are the absolutely cutest!!!! Love the pastel colors and the floppy hat!!
    xoxo
    Brooke|LookBrooke

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  20. What a beautiful post. The photos are so lively and colorful. Those dresses, if they were a dish they'd be delicious. The color & fit are perfect.... on all of them.

    www.stylegonerogue.com

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  21. I am loving all these dresses! Such pretty colors!
    xo,
    Jacqueline
    Stylin In St. Louis

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  22. Your outfits are gorgeous and you look STUNNING! I love the feel of the photos and all of the lush greenery. Great post- thanks for sharing!

    xox. A Peachy Sonder

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  23. Great outfits! I absolutely love that hot pink dress! Also, I really love that picture with the ties hanging.

    Connie | Sponsored by Coffee | Bloglovin’

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  24. Ummm you look drop dead gorgeous!! Love all of these pictures and that hat is fabulous!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

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  25. So gorgeous! All the pictures are amazing1
    xx
    www.theblackblush.blogspot.pt

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  26. So cool that you got to do this photoshoot! The pastel colors look wonderful on you Zelle!

    Tina
    www.justatinabit.com

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  27. Gorgeous! Love how the pictures turned out. I can't wait to stop by their store in Raleigh! Xo, Stephanie

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