West Elm recently invited me to preview their new Missouri store. That’s right, Midwesterners– interior design powerhouse West Elm has opened its first Missouri store at the Saint Louis Galleria, a.k.a. the most conveniently located mall in the city, a.k.a. the only one I don’t find daunting to visit. And guess what? It was a loft-living, mid-century-modern-loving, interior-design-junkie’s dream. Check out a … Keep reading…

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Nordstrom invited me to preview their Anniversary Sale over happy hour and to blog about my experience. Often a bummer, with July rolls in humidity, bug bites and the reminder to renew my cat’s vaccinations… Dullsville, I know. Like during any other slump, something always pops out of the woodwork to brighten things up. In this case, the scorching summer has been … Keep reading…

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Saint Louis Fashion Week is on the horizon! Anyone else excited? Not only will this be the longest STLFW yet– 10 days, eek!– but they are awarding the first St. Louis Fashion Blog Awards. If you like Oh, Julia Ann, make sure to nominate me, as well as your other STL favorites, by clicking on this link: STLFW Fashion Blog Awards Nominations. … Keep reading…

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Allergy season knocked me square on my ass, but I’m back and ready to go. Every spare bit of energy has been used to survive prior, and fun, commitments– and I’m glad I drug myself out of the house. Let’s re-cap on the last amazing, busy, occasionally nap-filled handful of days, all spent at some amazing St. Louis hot spots. ALIVE Magazine … Keep reading…

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My air conditioner is turned off and I’m still cold. I guess I’m just one of those girls– always chilly. While I love layers, parties and events, with their extreme air conditioners and crowded rooms, are frustrating times to freeze. That perfectly-picked dress is covered by a blazer; as if that isn’t enough of a bummer, the bulk makes weaving through the … Keep reading…

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