The Potentate of Pumps | Q&A with St. Louis Designer Claire Flowers

Claire Flowers Heels St Louis Outfit Free People Dress Shoes STL - OhJuliaAnn.com

Slipping on a slippery lobby floor, catching your heel in a crack in the sidewalk, scuffing the leather while driving… These are my real issues with stilettos, the ones that make me reach for flats when heading to the office or getting ready for a night out. Outside of the rare super-formal event, I primarily … Read more

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M-I-C-K-E-Y-M-O-U-S-E

Today was a blustery spring day. The word blustery reminds me of Winnie the Pooh, which makes me think of the Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh ride at Walt Disney World, which obviously meant I needed to wear my new Mickey Mouse tank. Remember how I’m mildly obsessed with Disney? Yeah, it’s an addiction, and … Read more

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Black & White & Rad All Over

In the ever-wise words of Barney Stinson, it’s time to suit up! The perfect blazer is an investment; it deserves more time off the hanger. But… I find my suit to be a little more interview-esque than out-and-about, so I swapped my trousers for skinny jeans and my dress shirt for a sheer, striped blouse and … Read more

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Current Obsession: Peep-Toe Pumps

Strappy sandals and round-toed Mary Janes are great, but I’ve decided to (finally) branch out into other forms of heels. First up? Peep-toe pumps– specifically these Nine West retro-inspired peep-toes in Robin’s egg with cream detailing. Perfect for showing off a cute pedicure, no? This was the ideal end-of-summer outfit: breezy, but covered. (What? You … Read more

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Neon + Taupe Stilettos by Betseyville (for the price of a sandwich)

I found them. Well, I found my first pair anyway. These show-stopping stilettos were a mere $7 after coupon at JCPenney. That’s right– crazy cool Betseyville heels (because of course Betsey Johnson would think to make the shoe soles floral) for $7. More about my amazing JCP discount hunt soon! Enjoy the last bit of … Read more

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