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A Day in the Life with Leandra Medine / Monday, Jul. 15, 2013
    Leandra The Manrepeller Medine 07.15.08 fashion days in the life yellow popular
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      Leandra Medine (The Manrepeller) can make anything look good. Follow her through 9 outfit changes while she ponders feminism, millennials, and how an animated gif can work for you photos by Ben Fink Shapiro



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      9:33am — Leandra (@manrepeller) has already been up working for an hour. She continues to work on her phone as the team from Vogue Brazil ready her for a photo shoot. Our own photographer @benfinkshapiro captures a day in the life.
      — Bowery



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      9:37am — @manrepeller’s humorous and thoughtful writing on her website manrepeller.com has not gone un-noticed. Hand-written notes from the most significant designers and publications in Fashion overwhelm the pin-board in her office.
      — Office de Repel



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      9:55am — Embrace brights! Some incredible heels for the Vogue shoot. One would never know they’re only shooting 5 looks for the magazine with all this stuff!
      — Bowery



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      9:58am — In between the art and accessories for the shoot is a framed photo from Leandra’s wedding. Family, fashion and funny run deep here.
      — Bowery



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      10:06am — Scene inside the apt.
      — Bowery



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      10:31am — Leandra usually wears little to no makeup, but is getting some done for the shoot.
      — Bowery



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      10:48am — Team headed out for look #1 
      — Saxon & Parole



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      10:52am — Don’t forget it’s 95 degrees out and @manrepeller is wearing a heavy dose of Fall looks for the shoot. Fashion calendars are not kind to the models.
      — Saxon & Parole



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      11:07am — Legs for DAYS (get it?) a floral superwoman look #2.
      — Bowery



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      11:17am — On set for look #2, those boots are amazing. So is this futuristic seating installation.
      — First Street Green Cultural Park



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      11:36am — @manrepeller and the stylist walking out for look #3 (Acne suit). Even though there’s a stylist, Leandra does her best to try and inject personal touches into the looks, like this white muscle tee.
      — Bowery



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      12:12pm — Taking the shoot back inside with look #4.
      — Bowery



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      12:13pm — Those pants are made of all sequins, white t-shirt and metallic tuxedo blazer.
      — Bowery



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      12:35pm — Sustenance in the form of a fresh peach…and look #5 
      — Bowery



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      12:58pm — @manrepeller and her colleague Charlotte discussing “millennials” in preparation for an interview with the New York Times. Anyone who thinks this is all play and no work is deeply mistaken (look #6).
      — Bowery



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      1:51pm — Some gifts arrive in the post from House of Holland and J.Brand! Fashion writing has its perks!
      — Bowery



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      1:55pm — Leandra tries on J.Brand white leather pants for look #7.
      — Bowery



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      2:15pm — Write on @manrepeller. Write on.
      — Office de Repel



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      2:35pm — Leandra styling striped pirate shorts and a pink blazer while in look #8.
      — Office de Repel



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      3:45pm — Off to a late lunch, we kind of look like a band. @manrepeller scored that mustard Chanel clutch from a vintage store.
      — Bowery



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      3:45pm — Our photographer @benfinkshapiro with some selfie action. Thanks Ben — Bowery



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      4:00pm — Dining at one of Leandra’s favorite spots - Lovely Day. We discuss post, post-modern feminism while we order. She considers herself an “equity feminist” both based on principles and because she can joke that she has a “stake” in it.
      — Lovely Day



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      4:51pm — Immaculate conception…. or a full stomach?
      — Lovely Day



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      5:02pm — @manrepeller’s vibrance is contagious. As seen by this shot of her dancing with her doorman with the new bra and underwear she got in the mail…while the doorman puts the packaging on his head.
      — Bowery



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      6:28pm — Getting ready to meet her husband for dinner in outfit #9.
      — Office de Repel



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      6:38pm — Impressive dance number. Moves like Jagger.
      — Bowery



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      6:51pm — The White Tuxedos in BLK DNM catch her eye. She wants to wear a white tuxedo to a wedding this summer…like Jagger.
      — BLK DNM



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      6:56pm — Alas, time for dinner with her main squeeze Abie at one of their favorite spots, Jack’s Wife Freda. FIN..for now
      — Jack’s Wife Freda