Printed Dress + Snakeskin Boots

| dress: 1, 2, 3, 4 | boots | earrings: 1, 2, 3 | curling iron |

Dresses might be my favorite piece of clothing to wear, and this one is no exception. I love the colors, the pattern and of course, the puffy sleeves. It also comes in two other color-ways (linked above). You don’t have to wear a tall boot either, though these are on major sale! A flat bootie or a sneaker will look great too.

I hope this post inspired you to pull something out of your closet that you haven’t worn in awhile! Thanks for stopping by! XO, MS

Keeping things cozy in the New Year

I’m going to keep things cozy this new years weekend, so I wanted to show you some of my go-to items to do just that. First, of course, is the matching lounge set. These make me feel pulled together while remaining oh so comfy! Next, you have to have some fuzzy slippers and a super soft blanket. Lastly, you need some clean beauty products to take care of your skin while you’re taking a day or two to slow down. Click the links below to shop!

| set 1: top & bottom | set 2: top & bottom | set 3: top & bottom |

| set 4: top & bottom | slippers 1 & 2 |

| set 1: top & bottom | set 2: top & bottom | set 3: top & bottom |

| gray hoodie | sherpa pullover |

| set 1: top & bottom | set 2: top & bottom | set 3: top & bottom |

| skincare set | blanket | set 1: top & bottom |

| set 2: top & bottom | slippers |

| sweatshirt | cable knit blanket | ivory blanket | slippers |

| blue joggers | blue leggings |

Thanks for stopping by! XO, MS

Sweater dress + slip skirt

| dress: 1, 2, 3 | booties | headband | earrings: 1, 2, 3 | curling iron |

Happy Wednesday and Happy Christmas Eve Eve! I can’t believe we are just a couple of days away from Christmas.

I feel like I haven’t shown y’all many styled looks recently, so I was glad my girl, Allie, could take these photos for me! I love that this dress gives the illusion of a sweater and skirt but is in fact one piece. It’s super comfortable and can be easily dressed up and down. I’ve worn it with heels, booties and sneakers! Click the links above to see this dress and a couple of similar options that would be great for a low key New Year’s Eve!

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you have a Merry Christmas! XO, MS

Engagement Photos + Outfit Details

MS: | dress | boots: 1, 2, 3, 4 | earrings | curling iron |

H: | sport coat | shirt | jeans | boots |

Henry and I took our engagement photos in early November at SMU and Lakeside Park – both places we love and have spent a lot of time. We used Perez Photography, and we are so glad that we did. These photos turned out beautifully, and you would have never known Henry and I felt super awkward half the time! I don’t know about you, but I’m not used to being lovey-dovey in front of a camera.

I put a lot of thought into what I wanted to wear for these photos, and I purchased this dress with them in mind. On a typical day, I probably would’ve worn big earrings, a headband and maybe even layered a fur vest on top, but I knew I wanted something a bit more classic and clean for photos we would have forever. This dress felt feminine without being too overwhelming or detailed, and I love how the boots added texture.

MS: | sweater | shorts | earrings | booties |

H: | sweater | shirt | cords | shoes |

I knew we would have two outfits each, and I wanted one set to be a little more casual than the other. Here I chose to go with an all white theme, but I didn’t want to look summery. This ivory sweater with the lace sleeves was the perfect piece for the occasion, and I found a simple short to match. I completed the fall appropriate look with these suede booties I wear all the time.

If you are taking professional photos soon, whether they are engagement or for something else, choose an outfit that isn’t too busy and that complements you, not distracts. You will be the focus, not the clothes!

Thanks for stopping by! You can recreate our outfits by shopping the links above! XO, MS

photos: Perez Photography

Puff Sleeve Sweatshirt

| sweatshirt | jeans | sneakers | headband | sunglasses | earrings |

There are a few great Christmas gift ideas in this post including my new favorite sweatshirt! I’m especially obsessed with the puff sleeves. I feel like I’m wearing a blouse, but it’s really just a cozy sweatshirt with some style. This will make anyone’s work from home life feel a little more elevated.

Headbands, statement jewelry, sunglasses and sneakers also make great Christmas gifts!

I hope you had a great weekend! XO, MS

A few of my favorite accessories

| sweater | plaid shirts: 1, 2, 3 | jeans | booties | bag |

| earrings | sunglasses |

I’m highlighting a couple of small businesses today that I love. First up is The Pink Reef who designed the most fabulous turquoise earrings I’m wearing. They are super lightweight and perfect for any season. I can definitely see myself dressing them up with a cocktail dress too. Check out her site and the other beautiful earrings she has created. You may find a Christmas gift or two!

Next, I wanted to highlight this camo Parker Thatch tote that Henry gave to me for Christmas last year. It is such a useful bag – great for traveling, toting a laptop or just everyday use. It’s made of canvas too which makes it very durable! If you are looking for a great Christmas gift for a girl who loves purses, look no further than Parker Thatch!

I hope this post helped you with Christmas gifts this holiday season!

Happy Monday! xo, MS

Small Businesses I Love

It’s a great time of year to support your favorite local and small businesses and even more important this year as over 100,000 have closed their doors since January. Below I’ve listed a few that I love and have personally shopped with or received a gift from. Some businesses are local to Memphis and others are local to Dallas, but they all have a way to shop online or via Instagram. Join me in supporting these or ones you love this holiday season!

Hazen & Co

Taylor Turner, the owner and designer, has been designing and selling jewelry since she was a young girl!

Created by Eliza

I live in my embroidered tie dye sweatshirt.

Joseph

If you call, ask for Cameron Zellner, and follow her on instagram for their latest arrivals!

20Twelve

You can find the most unique clothing, accessories, shoes and home decor here.

James Davis

Get Warner Gregory to help you with the men on your list!

Luxury Garage Sale

They have a beautiful selection of consigned designer goods.

Oak Hall

Another go-to place in Memphis that will suit the guys and girls.

Rhoback

Henry LOVES his Rhoback polo – super soft and comfortable.

Parker Thatch

My camo Parker Thatch tote is a go-to all year long.

Lady Kennedy

Ann Carolyn Williams, the mastermind behind Lady K, is the funniest and most creative human I know.

Districtt

Started by two SMU graduates!

Carly Creative Company

Carly made the cutest SMU cups for my parents!

Onward Reserve

Create a classic men’s look here.

Consign of the Times

Another great option when buying consignment plus her videos on Instagram are hilarious.

Inslee Fariss

I have two Inslee prints on either side of my bed!

The Mended Company

The women who make these beautiful table linens are survivors of bonded labor slavery in India, and by supporting their business, you help them support their families.

Ellis Hill

A great gift shop in the heart of Dallas.

Saint Bernard Sports

This is a one stop shop for anyone on your list.

Falling into Place

They have the best Memphis mementos.

Social

Henry and I registered here for our wedding!

Anthropologie 30% off sale

Almost everything on Anthropologie’s site is 30% off!! That’s huge! They have everything from loungewear and cozy sweaters to the best home furnishings and holiday decor! Many of the items I linked below come in a variety of colors, so be sure to check those out.

| cable knit set | hoodie set | v neck set: sweater & joggers | crew neck set |

| color block set | slippers | sneakers |

I’m ALL about loungewear when it cools off. Every night of this holiday week I’ve ended up in a matching loungewear set, watching a holiday movie and eating something sweet. Being cozy is a must, and you can get cozy in these sets above!

| ribbed sweater | tie dye sweater | leopard sweater |

| seamed sweater | sherpa hoodie |

Style all of these sweaters back to your go-to straight leg or skinny blue jeans. Front tuck to accentuate your waist, and throw on your go-to booties.

| puff sleeve top | metallic jeans | leopard heels | metallic heels |

| suede moto jacket | blue jeans | ankle strap heels |

This collage includes a few of my favorite things: puffy sleeves, straight leg jeans and metallic heels. These heels look great with both jeans and cocktail dresses.

| red floral dress | puff sleeve dress | striped sweater dress |

| gingham dress | ruffle dress | fringe skirt |

I could wear a dress everyday! They require little thought when getting ready and you easily feel put together.

Stocking Stuffers

Who needs stocking stuffer ideas?! I included everything from fuzzy socks and printed face masks to silk ties and a diamond necklace. I hope these make your Christmas shopping just a little bit easier!

Women’s Stocking Stuffers

| headband | printed masks | fuzzy socks | diamond necklace |

| wrist weights | face roller | sunglasses |

Men’s Stocking Stuffers

| tie 1 & 2 | sunglasses | personalized golf balls | masks |

| accessory travel case | AirPod case |

Gift Guide for the Girls

Need gift ideas for your girls? Mamas, friends, girlfriends? I picked out everything from home decor to beauty depending on what your best gal loves!

| headband | stemless glasses | tiger coasters | pictures 1 & 2 |

| bow heels | leather bag |

Well, you know I love a headband. They are the best accessory and add such a fun pop of color and texture. They also make a great stocking stuffer! If your girl loves to host a get together, stemless wine glasses, colorful coasters and a print on the wall are perfect.

| pajamas | round brush hairdryer | face roller | beauty set | leggings |

| silk pillow case | wrist weights | hoodie & joggers | sneakers |

My new favorite thing is this set of wrist weights! I love a power walk, and these are the perfect addition. Add these leggings and funky sneakers to complete your workout look. Because many of yall are still working from home, shop this loungewear set to make working from home a little more fun and comfy.

| floral dress | eyeshadow palette | shawl | puffer jacket | sunglasses |

| jewelry case | headband | ginger jars |

I’m obsessed with this metallic bomber. How great would this be paired with jeans and a sweater or your go-to workout gear?! You could even layer it over the floral midi dress. One day I hope my home is accessorized with a few ginger gars, and maybe your girl does too.

I hope this post filled with a few of my favorite things helps you shop for your girls this holiday season! XO, MS