Meetings with Alice


At Caffeine Dreams at 46th & Farnam for a meeting with Cassandra from the Douglas County Historical Society. I got to see the long gold lamé dress I’ll be modeling in the third annual DCHS Fashion Show, a fantastic showpiece first worn in in the 1931 Aksarben Coronation Ball by that year’s queen, Lida Whitmore Crawford. Alice ate the top of her muffin with no hands and ignored her “spicy” Izze juice.

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    MEGAN! I love the headshot on your blog homepage. How awesomely vintage and fierce! You are gorgeous.

    • http://about.me/meganhunt Megan Hunt

      thank you! it was taken by the very talented Daniel Muller for The New Revolutionists–once that feature goes up I’ll be sure to link it here. I love Daniel’s work. http://dpmuller.com/

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