Three ways to wear knee high snakeskin boots

| my boots & others: 1, 2, 3 |

When I purchase an item that’s an investment piece, I want to make sure I have a variety of ways to wear it. I often think of this as cost per wear. The more often I wear the item, the more I get for my money. These boots were an investment, so I wanted to share a few ways I plan on wearing them this season.

Skinny Jeans & Boots

| sweater | jeans | headband | bag | boots |

Tuck your go-to non distressed or distressed skinnies into these snakeskin boots. Add a cozy chunky sweater and of course a headband to complete the look!

Cotton Poplin Dress & Boots

| dress | headband | bag | boots |

Elevate these boots with a fun and festive dress – you know I love a statement sleeve. The color is perfect for the holidays too! Add a printed headband or a fun earring to complete this Thanksgiving outfit.

Sweater Dress & Boots

| dress | coat | boots | bag |

A sweater dress is always in style for the fall and winter. I love the look of this dress layered over the tall boots. When it gets a little chilly, layer this shearling teddy coat on top.

Sweater + Shorts

| sweater | shorts | booties | sunglasses | headband | earrings | bag |

This is what I wear when it’s 80 degrees in November – YES you read that right. It pains me to wear a summery blouse this far into the fall, so I styled this lightweight cotton sweater with my go-to boyfriend jean shorts and my favorite new booties.

This sweater comes in over 10 colors, so you’ll be able to fill just about any gap you may have in your wardrobe! The slightly cropped length is perfect for front tucking, my number one styling tip, which was a huge plus, too. I also CAN’T STAND an itchy sweater, and because this sweater is 100% cotton, you can wear it all day without your skin reacting. I can’t forget to mention the amazing price, $78! Overall, I give this sweater an 11/10 and think it would be the perfect addition to your fall wardrobe!! Can you tell this is my new favorite sweater?!

Hope you have a great week! XO, MS

Prints + Croc + Fur

| dress | vest | booties | headband | earrings |

I loving mixing textures and patterns, and in the fall, it’s so much easier to do this! We are naturally wearing many layers with more ways to mix and match.

These booties were a fan favorite last year, so the designer released them again this year – you’re in luck! I’m on my feet most of the day, and these pass the all day comfort test!! Super important in my book as I’m sure in yours. This dress is a new piece I picked up recently from an unexpected retailer. I decided to play with texture and color and layered this fur vest on top!

What unexpected combos can you create this week?! Combining different textures and patterns add interest to any look.

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you had a fun Halloween weekend!

XO, MS

Ruffle Front Dress

| dress | booties | headband others: 1, 2, 3, 4 | earrings |

You know I can’t turn down a good ruffle, and on top of that, this dress reminds me of a Sea New York piece but for a third of the price! This is a great dress to wear now through the fall but to bring back out for spring and summer. The sleeves, fabric and color make it a versatile piece!

You also need to check out my fabulous new earrings by Hazen & Co! These earrings are another piece that can be dressed up and down and worn all year long. I find myself investing in items that I can get the most mileage out of, and these earrings are definitely worth the investment! Not to mention the designer and owner of Hazen is the most wonderful human.

Thanks for reading! XO, Mary Sanford

A Pink Printed Dress for Fall

| dress other color ways: 1, 2 | headband | sandals | earrings |

I envisioned wearing this fall dress with camel booties (these, these or these), but because it was 80 degrees in Houston the night I wore this dress, I opted for sandals. We got a glimpse of chilly weather yesterday, so I hope that means boots are in my future!

Do you prefer fall or summer clothes? I think I typically prefer summer because clothes are designed with such happy patterns and colors, but for some reason, I’m really itching to wear fall gear this year and leave the summer clothes behind.

P.S. You can grab these sandals on sale right now!!

Thanks for reading and happy weekend! XO, MS

Plaid dress for fall

| dress | similar espadrilles | headband | similar earrings |

| bag: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 |

This is the perfect transitional dress to have in your closet! Wear it now with espadrilles and then with booties and a fur vest as temps drop. It has surprisingly been nice here in Dallas, and I sure hope this fall like weather continues. What are you most looking forward to wearing this season?! I can’t wait for all the boots and booties!

Thanks for stopping by, friends! XO, Mary Sanford

White ruffles and distressed denim

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| blouse | denim | heels | clutch: 1, 2, 3, 4 | headband | earrings |

A white blouse and jeans won’t ever go out of style. I snagged this top over a month ago, and it’s quickly become one of my favorites. In my opinion, you can never have too many white blouses, so if you have room in your closet, this might be a great piece for you. I wore it here with shorts for a more casual look. Dress it up, dress it down and wear it year round!

Happy Monday, friends! XO, MS

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A Neutral Look

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| dress | espadrilles | bag | earrings | headband |

similar espadrilles: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

When I think of summer outfits, I usually think of bright colors and patterns, but every once and awhile it’s nice to break out a more neutral look. I love this dress because while you can wear it now, you can also wear it this fall with cognac booties and a denim jacket or moto jacket.

My mom bought this dress for herself, but lucky for me, it didn’t work for her. You can snag it on sale using the link above!

I hope you have a great weekend!! XO, MS

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Smocked Top + Distressed Jeans

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| smocked tops: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 | jeans | white sandals: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | bag: 1, 2, 3 |

headband | twilly | sunglasses |

Happy Thursday! This is one of my favorite tops from last summer! Although it’s not available anymore, I found similar tops, so you can recreate my look. These jeans have the perfect amount of distressing, a great relaxed fit and the works for all seasons! Give them a try!!

Thanks for stopping by to see today’s post! XO, MS

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