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. Also, why is my closet so seriously … Keep reading…

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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 introduction, please meet my American bulldogs, Cap’n … Keep reading…

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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 jeans and cozy tops. My favorite? A … Keep reading…

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I keep being asked how I describe my style. Am I edgy? Am I trendy? Am I glamorous? Do I utilize some classic prep tailoring, then pair it with a bit of boho-chic flair? While it’s a totally valid question, it’s not an easy one; I’m a damn writer, and even I think there’s the occasional adjective overload when it comes to personal … Keep reading…

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Okay, okay, it isn’t technically spring yet. But it was 80 degrees today, so I say it’s totally acceptable to call it springtime. Here’s the problem with Midwestern seasons: they get a little out of whack. Case in point, they’re calling for snow tomorrow. There will be plenty of time for exposed legs and pedicured toes during the scorching summer; for now, … Keep reading…

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