Districtt: where your furniture dreams come true

I can’t believe I am now in my 4th year out of college. Honestly, it feels like just yesterday I was in high school but at the same time, a lifetime ago. Anyway, here I am – officially an adult and booted from my parent’s health insurance. Sigh.

It’s hard to get settled in the early years out of college. Roommates change, jobs change, cities change. I am now in my third home since graduating, and every apartment/duplex has looked very different. 

The first year and a half out of college I had two roommates, and we lived in your typical young people’s apartment building. Pizza and beer always in the hallway. One roommate moved to a different part of town to be closer to work, so then my roommate, Margaret, and I were on the hunt for a two bedroom apartment. We were tired of the “lively” apartment scene, so we found ourselves living in a complex full of people over twice our age. Sounds lame, but it was the best! Just a couple of months ago, we moved for the third time because the owners of our place wanted to move back in. We packed up our things and moved into this adorable duplex near SMU. We are enjoying our new home and making it our own with the help of Districtt.

Districtt is a home furnishing subscription service tailored to young professionals who want the freedom to move frequently. Currently they serve Atlanta and Dallas with the hopes of expanding. As I’m sure you know, it can be hard to commit to purchasing furniture when you don’t know if it’s going to work in your future spaces or if you will even like it years to come.

This is where Districtt saves the day! They offer premium furniture that can be rented for however long you need, and friends, this is high quality stuff! I’m obsessed. I love that Districtt has such a curated selection of furniture and accessories. No matter what you choose, you will have a cohesive look that can turn a blank apartment into an elevated home.

Once you’ve submitted your order, Districtt will arrive on your specified day with white glove service to make sure all furniture is assembled and just the way you envisioned. They do the heavy lifting, hanging and debris removal too. And when the time comes to move again, Districtt will be there to remove your furniture, extend your subscription or swap it out for something different. You can even buyout the pieces you love without paying more than retail!

Margaret and I chose three Districtt pieces to complete our home. First, we chose the Malley Bar Cart because we had a goal of entertaining more. We’ve already put it to great use and look forward to many more parties! 

Next we chose the Zana Loveseat because we wanted to round out our study. It’s the perfect place to drink your coffee in the morning or read a book. The room has so much natural light, so we are definitely drawn to sit here. 

Lastly, I needed a new full length mirror, so I chose the Elaina Mirror which is super sleek. I love the gold trim and the light that bounces off of it from the windows in my room. Of course working in fashion, I need a space to review my outfits before leaving each day. 

All in all, Districtt gives you the flexibility that most young people desire! We move, needs change and styles evolve. That is why I am so excited to share this company started by two fellow SMU alumni. If you head to their website now, you can get $100 off your first month of furniture!

I can’t wait to see what you choose! XO, MS

Linking my outfit details here: top, jeans, booties, headband, lipstick

Most used items during quarantine

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| leopard blanket | books: 1 & 2 | wine glasses | star leggings | tie dye sweatshirt |

| fuzzy socks | sneakers | wireless headphones | yoga mat |

I hope you all are doing well! Today, I want to share some of my most-used items since all of this craziness started. I’ve spent a lot of time outside, whether that’s working out or reading. These plastic wine glasses have been perfect for our neighborhood walks and time spent on the screen porch. On rainy days, I’ve stayed cozied up under this cashmere blanket and in these fuzzy socks.

Let me know what you’re loving right now!


Headband Promo Code


| sweater others: 1, 2, 3, 4 | skirt | headband | booties |

Over the last six months, I’ve found a way to wear a headband with almost every outfit in my closet! Thanks to Tinsley Allison Designs and their promo code, SanfordStandard20, I added another, AND YOU CAN TOO! They are also having a holiday sale right now if you want to add a headband to your wardrobe or get one as a Christmas gift for a friend!

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! It sure was nice being home.


Flow Hydration


Today, I want to share Flow Hydration with you! I try to drink a lot of water each day, and I feel best on the days that I do. I keep a large Yeti water bottle at my desk and fill it twice throughout the day. I also drink water before I go to work and of course after – while exercising and with dinner.

I’ve added Flow Hydration to my morning routine, and I LOVE it! Flow is mineral-rich spring water that is delivered in a sustainable container. You can say goodbye to plastic bottles! They offer flavored water options too! If you’re interested in trying it out, use the code SanfordStandard15 for 15% off your order!

Thanks Flow for the delicious water!


Wearing summer tops in the fall


| top | jeans | sneakers | headband |

Who watched the SMU game this weekend?! Oh my mercy! That was scary but so proud of our boys! The team deserves a much needed week off. I started the game in the stadium and finished it eating ice cream in a bar with my friends as we cheered them on in overtime! If you haven’t been to a game yet this year, you must! You won’t regret it.

I am transitioning my summer tops with darker jeans and a bootie or fall sneaker. This is how I create more mileage in my wardrobe, and you can too! I love when friends send me photos of their outfits when they need guidance, so feel free to do the same!

Happy Monday, and thanks for stopping by!

xo, MS


Black + White Combo


| dressmaxi version | vest | slides | bag |

Black and white – a classic combo that you can dress up or down! I don’t have this exact dress linked because I purchased it a year or so ago, but I linked a dress by the same designer in the same fabric! Slip dresses are everywhere, so recreate my look with some of the others I found! Don’t forget to layer the white vest on top for a day to night look.

 Slip dresses: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5


Friday Finds: Workout Gear edition


HAPPY FRIDAY!! I “graduated” from physical therapy this week, so it’s only fitting that this week’s Friday Finds highlights my favorite workout gear. After a year or so without running, I’m slowly building my endurance back up. Sometimes we just need a new pair of leggings to get us excited about working out again (maybe this is just me)! I own and love all of the items listed below!

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Friday Finds: Golden Goose



“Are those the sneakers that come dirty and cost a lot of money?” Why yes, they are. My roommate’s boyfriend asked this, and I get his point. I exclaimed, “Do you see these details?” It seems a little ridiculous that these sneakers are distressed and dingy before you even wear them, but I love them even still. If you don’t want to pay full price (and I understand why), consignment is a great option for you. And to be honest, they already look worn, so no one will even know you weren’t the first to wear them. I linked lots of options below!

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Hope you have a great weekend!!

Canadian Tuxedo


| chambray | bf jeans: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | sneakers |

Happy Monday! It can be hard getting dressed in the morning, especially Monday mornings, when all you want to do is sleep another hour. When you’re stuck, grab your favorite jeans and chambray top. It sounds risky, but when done right, you can look effortless and cool. I like a darker bottom with a lighter wash top. Not only is it slimming but looks intentional.

I hope you have a great week!


Red Hot Sales

Once again there are some great sales going on this weekend from some of my favorite retailers! Don’t miss out!

Bloomingdales: up to 30% off with code SAVEMORE, ending 10/22.

All Saints: extra 20% off.

Madewell: extra 30% off.

Anthropologie: extra 25% off.

TOPSHOP: up to 50% off sale.

Pottery Barn: up to 40% off select items.

West Elm: up to 40% off select items.


Click the bold retailers, and link will take you right to site.