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 […]

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 […]

At the historic Hotel Phillips, where Harry S. Truman once ran the haberdashery, my daughter participated in model castings for the Fall 2013 Kansas City Fashion Week this afternoon.  I wanted to empower her to do this by herself, but needed to remain close since she is a minor.  From where I waited across the atrium, […]

The view from the base of the Liberty Memorial is one of the best in the City.  In the distance on the left are the four artistic pylons designed by R. M. Fischer atop Bartle Hall with the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts lit up directly in front.  To the right of those landmarks, […]

Kansas City’s Union Station is a beaux-arts-style building built in the early 1900s at a cost of $6 million.  From its opening in 1914 until air transportation picked up in the 1950s, Union Station was one of Kansas City‘s most critical transportation hubs for more than 40 years, with especially strong rail passenger traffic years […]