A bow in the hand is worth two in the hairbun

A bow in the hand is worth two in the hairbun

My go-to outfit, as of late, consists of a chambray button down, blacks skinny jeans and black leather slouchy boots with either a messy bun or my hair down and wavy. While I think this look is simple and classic, it can also be sort of… Boring. Yawn. Blah-zay. Dullsville. To liven things up I’ve been throwing in colorful accessories like enamel … Keep reading…

A good suit, a firm handshake

During this weird limbo of post-grad/pre-career I think it’s important that I stay entirely focused on the current goal: find a job. With my notebook full of article ideas, polished resume and freshly-tailored suit, I believe I have most the supplies to gain employment. But, as I remembered this morning, that isn’t all. I started reading informative articles in the “Interview” section … Keep reading…

Learning to travel light(er)

I have no idea why you read blogs (please, do tell!) but I enjoy them for the practical advice. Be it clothing ideas, recipes or lifestyle tidbits, it’s nice to look into the worlds of others and see how they function and maintain. When I stared Oh, Julia Ann, my goal was to make myself write more often and share the handful … Keep reading…

Champagne & confetti for all.

It’s official: 2013 has begun and I am stoked. Like I explained previously, my theme for 2013 is “being on top of shit”; while this can mean many things– in this case, ‘on top of things’ specifically– I’ve decided to explain a few of my ideas to make it seem more legit and less loose and borderless. I’m not explaining this because … Keep reading…

Adding femininity to my wardrobe

In theory, I love the color pink. I’m a female stereotype, whatever, that’s fine– it’s a lovely color, the end. Since I’ve been coloring my hair (am I supposed to pretend it’s natural? Whoops.) orange-red since age 14, I’ve started weeding out shades that clash with the box-dye, and for the longest time I’ve thought that included pink. Hot pink, I still … Keep reading…