My fashion story…


Wearing Flynn Skye
Photo by: Olivia Radziszewski

“Whoever said money doesn’t buy happiness didn’t know where to shop.” ~Blair Waldorf

I have always loved fashion, and as a result of that love…shopping. In high school, I worked at a clothing store in the mall (Gadzooks, please don’t judge me!), strictly for shopping funds.  My college schedule was packed teaching fitness, attending sorority functions, and last but not least, being a student;) However, this dedicated fashion junkie squeezed in a waitressing job on the side, again strictly for shopping money. I certainly have had a consistent priority. Moving to Chicago, I began to face the struggle of small apartments/small closets. I realized I had been shopping my whole life, only to have no where to put all my clothes. My bedroom looked more like a store, filled with clothing racks and shoes.  I also never had anything to wear.  My fashion mantra had always jammed like, “if I’m not wearing spandex, I’m wearing a party dress.”  Cute, but not when living in a casual city like Chicago.

Since then I have wised up and embraced the casual chic city style. While I still adore a party dress, I have learned the importance of investing in everyday staples. My style continues to be all over the place…feminine, glam, rock n roll, boho….I love it all!  And my sweet husband built me a large enough closet to hold it all:)

Stay tuned to catch my favorite places to shop in Chicago, as well as my favorite online sites for unique gems.

Julz Chez

“My favorite emails are ones that let you know your order has been shipped”~ me.


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