Date: Apr 10 2012

Filed Under: Fashion

Oh man I’m still a tizzy over the awesomeness that was Hampden Clothing’s 5 year anniversary extravaganza. To celebrate the achievement Hampden’s owner, Stacy Smallwood, invited Rag & Bone’s designing duo David Neville and Marcus Wainwright to Charleston for a little 2 day part-ay!

Why Rag & Bone? Because Stacy’s been carrying them since the beginning of Hampden’s days. And they are her most popular brand among her loyal shoppers. I’m not surprised. So it was a real treat to have them in town for a few days. And following a private shopping day with the designers, Stacy threw a beachside bbq at her family home on the Isle of Palms with Marcus and David as the guests of honor. Every detail was considered from the Firefly vodka (a local favorite) to the live music down to the parting gift bags.

{All photography by Sully Sullivan Photography}

 You know, just hanging with David Neville…

Trust me, the party was so good that nobody wanted to leave. But there was an important show to put on the next morning. The re-staging of Rag & Bone’s Spring 2012 runway show. At Westbrook Brewery no less. Very cool location. And I arrived early to snap some behind the scenes shots for you all.
{images directly above by Cyle Suesz}

{{image by Cyle Suesz}
And I had to get some street styles for ya’ll. Because the Charleston ladies brought it!
Gorgeous, right? And then there was the show. 
{runway photography by Cyle Suesz}
It was incredible. And it was followed by shopping (the entire spring collection) with the designers. I scored some gorgeous mustard zipper capri jeans. Loves. (Hampden still has some Rag & Bone jeans in store, but not the mustard, all sold out folks).
Like I said, it was an incredible celebration and I’m so fortunate to have been a part of it. Congratulations on 5 successful years of outfitting Charleston’s (and beyond) hippest ladies, Stacy. What a moment you’re having! Enjoy every second of it! xoxo


Comments: 27

27 Responses to “Hampden + Rag & Bone Celebration Recap”

  1. Alicia xoxxo says:

    Gorgeous! Love all the photos! Looks like a great time!

  2. I wish we were going to that show today. Pure awesomeness. You did a great job with the photos!

  3. That’s awesome! Looks so fun! Those two designers are amazing and your photos capture all the amazing moments. X

  4. Oh my goodness, what fun! What an honor to have received an invite! You look gorgeous and stylish as usual!

  5. oh my goodness, What a treat to see that gorgeous picture of you and Natalie and then another beautiful picture of my friends Amanda and Lauren! What fun you girls are always having down there!

  6. Looks like so much fun! Such stylish ladies down there in Charleston!

  7. Deanna Pai says:

    Ahhhh, so, so jealous! I just got my first pair of Rag & Bone jeans last week, and I don’t think I’ll wear any other brand ever again.

  8. This looks like so much fun! Love seeing the behind the scenes pictures – so glad you shared these!!

  9. Shan says:

    Great photos! This look like such a fun night. The ladies of Charleston did bring it with their fashion too! All there outfits were so awesome.

  10. I swear…you have more fun than anyone I ‘know’- always going to such fabulous events and looking gorgeous while doing it I might add:)

  11. love the reminder of how fun it was!!! Great post, my dear!

  12. what a fun event! great recap, for those of us who missed :( Thanks, Chassity!

  13. 17 Perth says:

    Glad you ladies had a great time—the charleston ladies certainly do have style. I also love that black clutch in one of the above photos….

  14. Amanda Hill says:

    I can see why no one wanted to leave! And you look adorable!

  15. How do I sign up to be Chassity for a day? Is there a form to fill out?

  16. Wow, what an event!!! So wish I had been able to go!!! Charleston ladies have some style, right?!!!!! Thanks for the awesome recap!!!

  17. Jane Craske says:

    Looks like way, way too much fun C:

  18. Kristen says:

    Such great photos!! I love your shorts in the above pics. Would you mind telling where they’re from?

  19. Daydreamer says:

    Great post, looks like a fabulously fun weekend! And you look so adorable!

  20. All of this Rag & Bone fun is too much for my small brain to take in. OH. MY. GAH!!!!! I’m living vicariously through you right now. Love those guys and love Hampden Clothing. Stacey did it up RIGHT! WOW!

  21. I am loving everything about your look, and these amazing shots!!

  22. Morgan says:

    Awesome recap! Looks like so much fun!

  23. MFAMB says:

    for someone who just had a look pretty awesome.

  24. So fun Chassity!!!! Love the behind the scenes shot!

  25. You are so adorable. Love the shot with Natalie, as well. Wish I were a Chas girl still so I could come hang out!!!

  26. Unknown says:

    street style, 3rd grouping, first image (from left)…that maxi is amazing. any clue where its from??

  27. Bud and Leo says:

    Can I be you for a day? Seriously I love this – that beach BBQ looks like it’s straight out of a magazine. And then the show the next day?? Dying. Sorry I’m just now catching up if you can’t tell :) xo Lisa

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