Reid was a member of the party. Turns out it was a party--of the birthday variety--for the pretty young woman in the pale purple blouse.
I waited as they blew out candles, opened gifts, and lifted their glasses for yet another toast, for I wanted to take a photograph of Melissa's entire ensemble. It was a wonderful mix, a perfect balance of pattern and detail, of wildness and restraint.
With a leopard print pencil skirt, she'd donned these argyle peep-toe pumps....