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Banana Republic Holiday 2016 Campaign

Photographed by Gregory Harris at Blairsden Mansion in Peapack, N.J. on one of the hottest days of the year.

What didn't make it into these pictures were the 4 foot-tall croquembouche and the 300-macaron tower in shades of grey, blush, black currant and hyacinth. And a thousand dollars worth of cheese.

Four of us worked in a windowless butler's pantry without a.c. or refrigeration, surrounded by piles of lobster, prawns and king crab claws festering in the suburban New Jersey heat.

Who says I don't have a glamour job?