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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WHAT // Saint Louis Fashion Week’s Saint Louis Fashion Fund Emerging Designer Competition presented by Brown Shoe Company There’s something so inherently pretentious about saying you saw something before it “got big,” but the recent Saint Louis Fashion Fund Emerging Designer Competition during Saint Louis Fashion Week was clearly an evening full of designers that will soon explode with success. Pretentiousness be … Keep reading…

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