I don’t have the equipment or talent to do runway in limited lighting justice, but this was my best shot of my daughter strutting her stuff at Kansas City Fashion Week last Fall.  She’s wearing a design from the young and incredibly talented Kate Walz.  Maybe I’ll be lucky enough to have a bigger, badder […]

This image was captured on March 13th when my daughter and three other young models showed off a few designs that debuted at Kansas City Fashion Week on Kansas City Live. On Today’s Date in the Past: Gorgeous Green Eyes Mama Duck Egg Hunt:  A Week and a Half Later You Might Also Enjoy: Other […]

Lederhosen, or leather breeches, were originally designed for physical work.  Made from leather, they are more durable than fabric garments and easier to clean. A dirndl consists of a bodice, blouse, full skirt, and apron.  Like lederhosen, the dirndl was designed for work.  It was commonly worn by servants and maids in the 19th century. […]

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Gretchen had a wonderful time walking for three designers in her first experience with Kansas City Fashion Week.  Here she is at the final show on Sunday, strutting her stuff in a beautiful, yellow dress designed by 16-year-old Elda Doamekpo of Elle Inspired. You Might Also Enjoy: Kansas City Fashion Week:  Andrea Marie Long Designs Other […]

What sort of model doesn’t let you take photos of her?  The model whose mom is behind the camera! While Gigi posed like a pro for all the real photographers and strutted her stuff down the runway as part of Andrea Marie Long’s collection on the opening night of Kansas City Fashion Week, she wouldn’t let […]

Kansas City Fashion Week is less than two weeks away.  This weekend was packed full shuttling my daughter to fittings and rehearsals for the big event.  I love this shot I snuck as she sat sitting in the Grand Hall of Union Station, waiting for the final rehearsal to start.  This photo was taken with […]