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Eva Chen Reveals the Method Behind Her Signature Instagram Pose

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Today, Instagram revealed that its videos will no longer be limited to a measly fifteen seconds. Instead, you'll get 60! Better yet, you'll be able to stitch together multiple videos from your camera roll to make tiny home movies.

Though it hasn't rolled out to all users quite yet, the social media network tasked a few notable accounts to preview the update. Among them are celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin, whose "day in the life" video included a visit from Kylie Jenner and as-yet-unreleased Puma Fierces, as well as Selena Gomez, who previewed a new song in the studio while wearing a Radarte sweatsuit.

Naturally, Instagram power user–turned–Instagram employee Eva Chen used the opportunity to reveal the method behind her famous back-of-the-cab signature pose, which combines fancy fruit, fancy shoes, and a fancy purse. Below, her guide on creating said elaborate mise-en-scène.

"Step one: Hail a taxi."

"Step two: Just accept that it's gonna be a little awkward."

"Step three: Very carefully place the fruit. It's harder than it looks. Honestly the hardest part is always the fruit balancing — whoops!" (The fruit falls over) "'Cuz stuff like that happens."

"Step four: You always have to wait until the cab is strategically stopped for a second to actually pose your feet, because that actually is always a hard part as well. And I usually cross my feet because I feel like you can see the heel of the shoe a little bit better, and then I angle my foot slightly."

She even offered this bonus tip: "Always ask for a receipt, because I feel like if you lose a bag, it's disaster."

Watch the entire, nearly 60-second video below, then feel free to join the rest of the fashion industry in having precisely zero chill about Instagram's news feed revamp.

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