Rich leather… Heavy metals… Chunky heels… Short hemlines… Mixed patterns… Edgy florals… Studs galore… ‘It Girl’ designer Rebecca Minkoff somehow mixed all my favorite subgroups of fashion styles into one cohesive line that maintains femininity while hinting at a “Piss off!”-attitude. I’m crushing haaaard. And here’s the best news: She’s coming to St. Louis! That’s right, Rebecca Minkoff will be headlining Saint Louis … Keep reading…

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I could have spent my January 1st cleaning, exercising, creating a budget, or doing any of the other dozen things I’d like to master in 2014. Did I? HA. Absolutely not. Instead, I spent my day at Saks Fifth Avenue, perusing the racks and designing my dream outfit, and I feel safe saying it was the right choice. Through the new Saks 5 … Keep reading…

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The man who perfected mega-models like Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, and Heidi Klum recently did my make-up. He also explained every step of the process. Obviously, my entire cosmetic kit and morning routine has changed. Let me explain: I was invited by Soft Surroundings, a.k.a. a store that literally rates its textile products by softness (yes, it’s great), to meet Vincent Longo … Keep reading…

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By now we’re all familiar with the syndrome known as resting bitch face, or RBF. I suffer from something quite opposite that, to my knowledge, doesn’t yet have a catchy name. Let’s call it reverse RBF. My relaxed face is smiling, and my remotely happy face is really smiling… Like to the point of ‘Jesus H, Julia, stop smiling or I’m abandoning … Keep reading…

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