Sleepy shopping for STLFW, part one

I might have mentioned before that anymore, I am exhausted after work. Exhausted in the sense that I have no idea how long I wandered the mall after work or how much I spent on this slice of cookie pie I am currently devouring… nor do I care, as I left the mall with two amazingly-priced dresses and this scrumptious slice of … Keep reading…

Julia and her cat dress wander to Soulard

Julia and her cat dress wander to Soulard

Julia and the Smitten Kitten dress went on an adventure down I-64 through the Saint Louis University campus past the old apartment buidling into Soulard in preparation for– drum roll– Saint Louis Fashion Week blogger weekend. Speaking of which, if you’re in the grand ole’ STL, stop by the CLR-MNSTR X BLUEBIRD: STLFW VIP Blogger Party on Friday! For the sake of … Keep reading…

Cardigans + shift dresses saved my Tuesday

Cardigans and shift dresses may or may not have saved my day. Cardigans and shift dresses and my amazing boyfriend and adorable pets and glorious, glorious coffee… But we’ll focus on cardigans and shift dresses. In case you didn’t see on Instagram, I was really, really awake this morning… and then really, really tired. Lance made the espresso– thanks again, handsome, for … Keep reading…

Lady in black

Spring is in the air, I know, I know, but my wardrobe is trying to enjoy the last bits of winter. Layers, dark colors, thick fabrics… I might have written about wearing more color, but there’s something so sharp about a monochromatic outfit in black. By mixing textures and shapes the outfit maintains dimension, even without the inclusion of excess color. Monochromatic … Keep reading…

Dressing without thinking

Dressing without thinking

Common problem: I’m exhausted (or have a headache, had a terrible day, only want to crawl into PJs and watch HGTV, etc.) and it’s time to go out and be social. In my world, this is the exact formula that leads to the “I have nothing to wear!” panic, which is then followed by the terribly common “I don’t want to go!” … Keep reading…