The Carefree Kimono

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 … Read more

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Lions and stripes and cut-offs, oh my!

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 … Read more

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The Top 15 Runway Looks from Saint Louis Fashion Week

I learned a few things at this season’s Saint Louis Fashion Week. First, I need a pair of pointy-toed d’Orsay flats immediately. I shouldn’t even be typing this—I should be out there hunting for them. Next, I need to do more yoga so I can start wearing more mini skirts, ideally with loose, graphic sweaters. … Read more

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Bulldogs in Bow Ties

Ah, early spring. The birds have just started chirping, the grass is starting to grow back, the sun is out longer…. Excluding allergies, it’s simply the best. Yesterday was the perfect outside day—low wind, mild temperature, and high sun—so I grabbed my boys and headed to the courtyard. In case I never made the formal … Read more

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Springtime Chills | Floral Sweatshirt + Skinny Jeans

I don’t understand what is happening with the weather. It’s hot, it’s cold, it’s hot, it’s snowing… I’m like ten miserable days into an allergy attack and it’s lousy. Since I can’t leave the house in pajamas—and FYI, short of five or six solid reasons, neither can you—I’ve been spending every off-the-clock minute in skinny … Read more

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