The First Elf - Simon Doonan

“Really no holiday is complete without at least one drag queen and a bunch of elves.”

Photo by Sarah Stacke

The First Elf

by Simon Doonan

A stylist stirs up controversy when called on to decorate the White House for Christmas.

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Hedda Lettuce ornament on The White House tree

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The White House Christmas tree, decorated by Simon Doonan

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Christmas decorations at The White House