Funny story: The name Oh, Julia Ann came from one of my old AIM screen names. I picked it back then because of the sort of annoyed way someone might say my name when baffled or peeved. It’s heavy on the “oooh,” you see. “Oh, Julia Ann, don’t say that!” “Oh, Julia Ann, get your hair off your face.” “Oh, Julia Ann, that skirt … Keep reading…

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Is there anything a sheer floral kimono doesn’t go with? Apparently not, as it seems to be one of the most worn apparel items on my blog. With steamy summer weather ahead, add light layers and visual interest without overheating by throwing on a translucent topper. Check out five ways I have styled my black-and-blush floral kimono below. Floral Kimono + Dressy … Keep reading…

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I am cold all of the time. I’m guessing this isn’t blowing your mind — the perpetually cold female is a pretty common gal. And as one of the few women in my office, you can bet your buns the thermostat isn’t set to comfortable lady temps. The solution? Sweaters in summer-appropriate colors. Currently wearing… Boxy Turtleneck Sweater, Free People [HERE on sale] … Keep reading…

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Working for a tech company has me in a jeans-and-pullover rut. On one hand, a casual office is the greatest; instead of ironing fancy dresses in the morning, I can do yoga. (Or, more realistically, fight the alarm clock. But sometimes I do yoga! Honest!) On the other hand, I’ve gotten so comfortable I pretty much wear the same five outfits every week. … Keep reading…

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