Julee A. Wilson
Staff Fashion Editor Julee Wilson can trace her passion for fashion all the
way back to second grade, when she often attempted (always unsuccessfully)
to sneak her beloved tutu and princess dresses to school. Fast forward a few
decades and Julee now gets to, essentially, play dress-up everyday!

In her current role, Julee writes fashion stories and oversees the
contemporary clothing and accessories markets while also extending Real
Simple’s ever-growing brand on national TV and at events around the country.
Before landing in the fashion department, Julee served as an assistant to
the managing editor, Kristin van Ogtrop.

Prior to joining Real Simple, Julee completed internships at Bergdorf
Goodman, Vibe, Condé Nast Traveler, and Parenting. She has a B.A. in
Leadership Studies from the University of Richmond (VA). Julee lives in
Manhattan with her soon-to-be husband and a massive shoe collection!

Recent Posts By Julee A. Wilson

Friday Find: Marais Shoes (Under $100)

Ok, so not all the adorable shoes in the Marais collection retail under $100. BUT all the ones I have included in this post do!


Feast your eyes on these beauties…are your toes tingling with excitment? Mine are.


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Spend Earth Day With Matt & Nat And Naya

Double-whammy Earth Day shopping!


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Friday Find: Goldenink

I absolutely love the whimsical and artistic jewelry by Goldenink. They remind me of tiny works-of-art…which they basically are.



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Converse + Marimekko Collection

Your favorite sneakers just got a Finnish facelift.


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Friday Find: Augden

It doesn’t feel quite like Spring here yet (ugh), so it’s no wonder that these sumptuous sweaters by Augden are calling my name.


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Go “One-Day-Without-Shoes” Tomorrow

I can’t help but get all warm and fuzzy inside when I think of Toms shoes. The wildly successful company founded by (super cute) Blake Mycoskie is known for its buy-a-pair-give-pair program–where with every pair of Toms shoes sold the company donates a pair of shoes to a child in need somewhere in the world. Amazing and inspiring!

But it doesn’t stop there.


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Friday Find: PONO by Joan Goodman

In celebration of the Spring (although it’s sadly still cold here in the northeast), I want to share with you one of my favorite jewelry collections…PONO by Joan Goodman. Anytime I see..hold…or wear one of these stunning Italian resin pieces it instantly puts a smile on my face. Checkout the items below and you’ll see why.


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Wedding Shoes Galore & More!

I want to thank everyone who weighed in on whether I should wear a short wedding dress or keep traditional with a long gown (most of you were pro-short). In the end, I decided on a long dress (thanks partly to my mother who would have died if I–her first born daughter–was given away in a “sundress”).



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Friday Find: Adjustable Totes By Fabric & Handle

I wish everything in life was as cute and functional as these totes by Fabric & Handle.


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Show Some Hometown Pride: Homage, State Of Mine & Maptote

Thanks to my alma mater–The University of Richmond (VA)– men’s basketball team making it to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen this past weekend, I have been feeling a lot of pride for my good ‘ol school! I think I’ve worn my favorite “U of R” sweatshirt every other day for the past week (after work, of course).

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