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…

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There’s something to be said for buying luxury products. They feel so substantial and, when done right, last forever. Why not also support a local business while selecting the shoes or apparel to last a life time? The award-winning St. Louis collection Claire Flowers is here to help — and to offer a seriously exciting giveaway. Currently wearing… Blouse and shoes c/o … Keep reading…

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♪ ♬ ‘Tis the season for boots and booties, fa la la la la, my favorite shoes. ♩ ♫ If you have any question about my favorite type of shoe I’m either failing as a writer or you’re new here. I’ll keep some self-confidence and assume the latter. Hello! I’m Julia, dear new reader, and I’m my happiest when wearing some form … Keep reading…

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My toe is starting to poke through the ballet flats I wore today, and I am beyond bummed. Why must good shoes die so young? IT WASN’T YOUR TIME, TJ MAXX FLATS. I’M SO SORRY. If I have to go shoe shopping, I’ve decided here’s what I need. Check out my favorite lace-up flats at a variety of price points: under $25, … Keep reading…

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