Shannon and I are actually pretty new friends. I met her on the job (kinda), while I was scouting the streets of Little Rock for Sync photos. It was my very first trending article, and I was writing about capes. Problem was, I couldn't find anyone wearing one! That's when I found Shannon wearing a vintage knit poncho/cape. We've been friends ever since.
The day of the shoot, Shannon text to say that she was worried about modeling because her knees were covered in bruises from a show the night before. I thought, 'oh, I'm sure they're fine', and told her to come anyway. I had a cute floral dress and the most summery accessories picked out for her. When she arrived and showed me her knees, I realized that she was serious. She couldn't model with those bruises! They were the kind that go through every color of the sunset before they finally fade away. Apparently, she was in the front row at the show, getting shoved against the stage (which happened to stop at the knees). Her polka dot dress was cute anyway, and I liked that it was a spitting image of Julia Robert's 'day at the races' dress in Pretty Woman. Ironically, it kinda matches the last post, too.