glamour chicks

Disclaimer:  If you’re into chicken life updates, then this post is for you.  If not, grab a stiff drink and laugh anyway.

I was flattered when Stephanie asked if my hens could be part of her Deja Vu shoot…and frankly a little curious to see how such a thing would work out.  A chicken fashion shoot was a new one for both of us!  Here we are with our fur and feather babies at her office.


The shoot went well and we all had a lot of laughs.  Stephanie treated them like queens – most of the time they were perched in Louis Vuittons or draped in Chanel necklaces, ha.  It went so smoothly that she had them come back again – this time for a video.  Maybe Chapeau should get an agent.


But before our little ladies leave home for a public appearance, there is always some prepping to do.  They are very, ahem, shall we say,”rustic” in their lifestyle.  So I have to clean them up a bit.  This means shampoo and blow dry – I use a diluted baby shampoo and warm water.  It takes a surprising amount of time.

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They don’t like the getting wet part.  Forgive me if any of these pics are a repeat, I get confused on what I post on the blog versus my IG page!

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But the blow dry is a fave. They coo then nod off to sleep.  I’m using a diffuser here so the warm air is not too direct.

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So what are some things our chickens are up to when they’re not digging for bugs or glamming it up in front of the camera?  I’d say they lead a pretty normal life.

They enjoy regular chicken things…like saddling up and playing with Breyer dolls.

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Riding in the car.

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Hosting a good, old fashioned tuck-in.

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Wearing cloth chicken diapers.  This could be an assumption on my part.

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Lounging on a chaise with bla-blas.  Duh.

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Getting a mani.

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Riding around in chicken slings made from towels.

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Laying eggs in random places.

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Getting rescued from the rain.

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Joining us for afternoon tea.

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And hanging with their guardian, Pippi.  Although Chapeau will charge Pippi on occasion.  

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So there you have it.  A glimpse of our chickens’ lives.  You can see a few more moments of their day to day (yep they even help with homework) and read about how we rescued our little hen, Chatoiement, in this previous post.

Happy Friday!

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  1. Those are quite fortunate chickens.

  2. Nancy says:

    They are adorable!

  3. Kerry says:

    The chickens are adorable but your shoes steal the show. Who are they by?

  4. Seleta says:

    Thanks, Kerry. All info about the shoes is here:


  5. Aunt Pat says:

    In my next life i want to come back as one of your chickens :)

  6. CArolyn says:

    What a fun post! I want to be in your family and hang with chickens who are pets!

  7. Janet Murphy says:

    Good stuff!!

  8. april says:

    You have just, as they say, won the Internet with this post. This is hands down the best thing I’ve ever seen!

  9. pve says:

    you have seriously flown the coop. I now know why I love you so much and your golden glamour chicks.

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