Freshman year of high school I only wanted one thing for Christmas: a black leather jacket. My spectacular mother obliged and we found an affordable option at the mall that I instantly found an excuse to wear. Unbeknownst to me, however, the stitching was a bit subpar and the seams tore out after the first use. I was devastated—and, after we returned … Keep reading…

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Tell me I’m not alone here, guys. Have you ever seen something in a store and known that younger you would love it, so you’re more inclined to buy it now? In this line of work, I think about shopping a lot—and I’m nostalgic as all hell— so maybe this isn’t a frequent problem for other people; but, I often see an … Keep reading…

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Liquor.  Lipstick. Instagram-ready snacks. These are the things my girls night out dreams are made of. Lucky for me (and fellow blogger babes and friends Yasmin, Elena, and Mattea) that’s exactly what we found during our recent trip to the CWE. We were invited by one of the area’s prettiest hotels to head to St. Louis’ Central West End for a special, … Keep reading…

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This post is brought to you in partnership with Chase. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Oh, Julia Ann possible! St. Louis is home to plenty of “firsts.” From cultural mainstays like the Rockettes, which actually started as the Missouri Rockets, to fashion must-haves like dresses made in “juniors” sizes, the Gateway City has launched some pretty great things. The … Keep reading…

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