When I bought this (deeply discounted) leather moto vest from Off Fifth two years ago, I thought it would go with evvvvvverything. That was the plan. That was the justification pep talk. Having a fashion blog means I have documented evidence of my outfits, and the site says… it has been worn two, maybe three, times. Shit. With the season of layers and … Keep reading…

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The holidays quite literally sparkle. And while I play perpetual cynic on a variety of occasions, the holidays are no mocking matter for me. Whether it is the shiny ribbon on the outside of a perfectly-wrapped present or the glisten of just-fallen snow, this time of year comes with a definite (practically blinding) shine, and I love every glitter-covered moment. It only … Keep reading…

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Remember when I mentioned that I was going out of my way to wear my Pitaya tunic? What about when I said I couldn’t stop wearing my new Naturalizer boots? Can you guess what I wore to Blogger’s Night Out when I was too sleep-deprived from Saint Louis Fashion Week to manage matching a dress to tights? Currently wearing… Vest, Saks Gray … Keep reading…

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Boots have been my footwear of choice for half of my life. At age twelve, I found a pair of black leather knee-high boots at my grandparents’ house that I wore obsessively, but only while staying in Denver — for a reason unbeknownst to adult Julia, I was convinced they were too scandalous to wear at home. By age fourteen I found … Keep reading…

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