Winter is over. Boot weather will soon be a distant thing of the past. It’s damn near time to lose the tights. The humidity will soon return. I might as well crawl under a rock and hide in the shade until September. Booooo, spring. I could sulk about warm weather all day, but Macey of MHK in STL made me snap out of it. … Keep reading…

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It’s sunny and warm and I’m confused. It isn’t shorts-weather, for me anyway, but the parka is definitely on hold for the time being. I wasn’t anticipating it to heat up so quickly, so my closet is still full of sweaters and sweatshirts and sweater-leggings. Not exactly what I need. After a little digging, I found this Lower Class Brats shirt my … Keep reading…

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The hint of warmer days outside is only half-appreciated. As much as I would enjoy not wearing earmuffs to check my mail, the end of winter means the end of boot weather. Kind of. Enter the always-helpful bootie. My trusty brown booties have been a season-less staple in my wardrobe since Brown Shoe Company gave me the gift card I used to … Keep reading…

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This heat-and-humidity combo ruins so many things: lipstick, chocolate, hairstyles, patio dining, outdoor attractions…St. Louis summers (and late springs) are sweltering and sticky, and it’s killing all of my favorite outfits. The thing I miss most when the weather warms up is layering. (And boots, but you know that already.) There’s no need for me to reiterate my love for mixing patterns and … Keep reading…

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Since the Saint Louis Fashion Week Designer Showcase, I have been obsessed with the vintage Neiman Marcus vest. I mentioned before that the vest was part of my childhood dress-up box, but I didn’t really explain what that meant. As a kid, I had the greatest toy a future fashion addict could have: a killer dress-up box full of vintage treasures my mother … Keep reading…

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