Birthday Bash Giveaway | Colorful Summer Outfit + $200 Soft Surroundings Gift Card

Birthday Bash Giveaway | Colorful Summer Outfit + $200 Soft Surroundings Gift Card

Happy August! Things are going to be very exciting this month. Why? Because Oh, Julia Ann turns FIVE YEARS OLD! And one of the many ways I’m celebrating (outside of sappy blog posts, which are certainly coming) is extra giveaways with some of my favorite brands. Up first: $200 to Soft Surroundings, which I think you should use on these spectacular embroidered Ibiza Heels. … Keep reading…

Layered Dresses | Boho Floral Summer Outfit

Layered Dresses | Boho Floral Summer Outfit

I was searching for a slip to wear under this yellow dress when I stumbled upon this black floral frock in my closet. Actually, it’s more of a glorified smock if I’m being honest – I wear it only when I’m feeling confident enough to show off 75%+ of my bra. Since it has so little fabric, I thought perhaps it could be … Keep reading…

Best Neckerchiefs Under $25

Best Neckerchiefs Under $25

As I assume so many others have, I fell for scarves in high school after finding out I wasn’t good enough at makeup to cover a hickey. Personally, I wanted to show the thing off like a first-place blue ribbon, but the public reaction wasn’t as good as I’d hoped, so… scarves. Needless to say, the obsession stuck. Probably the most common … Keep reading…

The 9 Types of Shoes I Can’t Walk In

The 9 Types of Shoes I Can’t Walk In

I never got over my pointe shoes. Not like emotionally, although sort of that too, but I was never good enough at ballet to get ‘over the box.’ For people who didn’t spend their youth in a leotard, if you dance in pointe shoes (the kind you probably visualize when you think of ballerinas) you’re supposed to get the top of your … Keep reading…