Kristin Gallegos x So It Goes: Julia S

Kristin Gallegos x So It Goes: Julia S

Originally from Baltimore, Julia S (@itsblitzzz) relocated to New York City on a (sort of) whim and was a bartender in some of the biggest bars and clubs in the city for 4 years. Having previously worked for super cool jewelry designer Pamela Love, she counts herself a jewelry aficionado as well as a dabbler in floristry. Since our original interview, Julia has moved once again - this time to Los Angeles to pursue filmmaking.

Where do you currently live?

Brooklyn, NY

Where are you originally from?

Baltimore, MD

What do you do?

Bartender, Cat Whisperer, Occasional Floristry

Any upcoming projects?

Relocation to the West Coast

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Reaching a state of full self awareness; Having total control of your destiny. Also eating pizza in my bed.

What is your greatest fear?

Fear of the unknown; sudden death

Jacket, Shirt, Trousers: BLK DNM
Jacket, Shirt, Trousers: BLK DNM
Jacket, Shirt, Trousers: BLK DNM

Which historical figure do you most identify with?

The ones that were tight

Which living person do you most admire?

Mike Skinner

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

Anxiety without probable cause; Occasional apathy

What is the trait you most deplore in others?

Judgement procured from ignorance; lack of humanity

What is your greatest extravagance?

A day without modern technology

What is your favorite journey?

One that I have not yet experienced

What do you consider the most overrated virtue?

Loyalty without commitment

On what occasion do you lie?

When I sleep through important events; why I keep forgetting to save your number

What do you dislike the most about your appearance?

Chipped front tooth; scars; tiny ear lobes

Which living person do you most despise?

Kim Kardashian's butt

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

Incorporation of Drake lyrics in real life conversations

What is your greatest regret?

Losing closeness to my parents in my adolescence; Not being able to exchange final words with friends who have died

What or who is the greatest love of your life?

My cat, Hannalee.

When and where were you happiest?

My first semester of college; 4th of July on a roof my first summer in New York; spontaneous trips to the west coast as an adult

Which talent would you most like to have?

The ability to play any instrument without learning

What is your current state of mind?

Imprisoned by winter in New York

Jacket, Shirt, Trousers: BLK DNM
Jacket, Shirt, Trousers: BLK DNM
Jacket, Shirt, Trousers: BLK DNM

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

More patience

If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?

Something without human awareness.

What is your most treasured possession?


What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?

The inability to feel passionate about people, places and things that move you

Where would you like to live?

In a small house with lots of windows and a backyard; closer to the sun

What is your favorite occupation?

One where I don't have to report to anyone else

What is your most marked characteristic?

Extreme honesty/bluntness that sometimes comes off as being abrasive

What is the quality you most like in a man?

Honesty/physical and emotional monogamy/hands

What is the quality you most like in a woman?

The line that runs between the shoulder blades to the lower back; closeness unlike a man

What do you most value in your friends?


Who are your favorite writers?

Bret Easton Ellis, Daphne Du Maurier, Edgar Allen Poe

Who is your favorite hero of fiction?


Who are your heroes in real life?

My parents

What is it that you most dislike?

Newspaper/germs/wet shoes

Jacket, Shirt, Trousers: BLK DNM
Jacket, Shirt, Trousers: BLK DNM
Jacket, Shirt, Trousers: BLK DNM

How would you like to die?

Without fear or pain

Your favorite musician?

Mike Skinner; Dolores O'Riordon

What is your favorite color?


What is your favorite flower?

Peonies, garden roses, jasmine, blushing bride....preferably all at once

What natural gift would you most like to possess?

Better singing voice

What is your present state of mind?

Contemplative; bored; perpetual awareness of being cold

What is your motto?


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Photographer: Kristin Gallegos (@kristingallegos)
Fashion Editor: Liz McClean (@lizmcclean)