Leather and Shine | Pitaya’s Beaded Blouse

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 … Read more

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Leather and Stripes

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 … Read more

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Dear Sweet, New Naya Boots | Coffee with Naturalizer

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 … Read more

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WHAT / WEAR | STLFW Emerging Designer Competition

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 … Read more

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