Floral patchwork top: wear now and later

| top | denim shorts | straight leg jeans | ballet flats: 1 & 2 | sneakers |

| denim jacket | headband | bag | earrings |

Goodness, it’s been awhile! The wedding, the move and a new job have gotten me out of my posting routine, but I’m happy to be back.

Today, I want to introduce you to my new favorite blouse. I’m sure I’ve told yall this before, but I often think about cost per wear when shopping. While this is an expensive blouse, there are a variety of ways to wear it. I decided to show you two of them! How cute is this blouse tucked into denim shorts with a pair of flats or sandals? The perfect spring and summer look! As the weather cools off, I’ll be wearing this blouse with jeans and a sneaker or a bootie. You can even layer a vest on top and still show off the fun sleeve. I also want to style this top with leather shorts, overalls and blue jeans!

I hope this post encourages you to expand the life of some of your pieces!

XO, MS

Floral Embroidered Top

| blouse, others: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 | jeans (a favorite) |

| espadrilles | bag | earrings | sunglasses |

Let me introduce you to my new favorite top! I haven’t shared anything new with you guys in awhile for a few reasons including I haven’t bought much lately (saving for wedding purchases) and haven’t been super inspired to create new outfit combinations either. I’m starting to pick up a few spring and summer pieces, and I’m feeling inspired by the beautiful sunshine we’ve had, both here in Dallas and in Memphis.

This blouse is one of my latest purchases, and of course it’s already almost sold out. Apparently other people love it too! I’ve linked some of my other favorite floral tops above, so you can recreate my look. Many have ruffles and fun collars – a Sanford Standard staple.

I styled this top back to my go-to straight leg jeans. If I haven’t convinced you to get these jeans yet, now is the time. I’ve worn them over the last year on a weekly basis. Check out other ways to wear them here and here. I rounded out the outfit with these comfy espadrille wedges, a statement earring and a small bag. Spring, I’m glad you’re here!

Thanks for stopping by! XO, MS

Medium wash straight leg jeans

| top | vests: 1, 2, 3 | jeans | loafers: 1, 2, 3 | headband |

Everyone has their go-to pairs of jeans. The ones that are the most comfortable, you feel the best in and are super soft from all the washes. These are one of mine. Y’all see me wearing the lighter washed distressed version of these often, but for whatever reason, I haven’t shared these much. I used to only wear skinny jeans, but after introducing the straight leg into my wardrobe, they have quickly become a staple. I feel like the straight leg is the skinny jean’s casual cousin. The skinny is still my go-to when dressing up, but there is something great about a straight leg jean, a cozy sweater and sneakers or loafers. Effortless yet still put together. I recommend trying a straight leg if you haven’t already!

Thanks for stopping by, and as always, recreate my look by shopping the links above!

XO, MS

Tie dye puff sleeve sweatshirt

| sweatshirt | jeans | bag | headband | sneakers |

Happy Monday, friends! Did you watch the Super Bowl last night?! Henry and I picked up Houston’s spinach artichoke dip and chilled on the sofa – ’twas a good night!

Today, I wanted to share one of my go-to sweatshirts. I love that it’s so comfortable yet feels fashionable and put together! Of course I styled it with a headband and my favorite jeans. If you only buy one thing from me ever, it needs to be these jeans. I swear I wear them at least 3 times a week. They run true to size but give a little as you wear them, so I occasionally dry them.

Hope you have a great week! XO, MS

White eyelet blouse

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| blouse: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 | jeans | headband | bag | twilly | earrings | wedges |

I hope you had a great weekend! I was back in Memphis for a few days with extended family, and we had a blast. After celebrating the life of my great aunt, we were able to enjoy time with cousins, aunts and uncles and grandparents. Circumstances weren’t ideal, but it was special being with people we don’t see often.

Today, I’m highlighting a summer classic: eyelet. Specifically a white eyelet blouse. This is a piece you can wear every summer for years to come. I bought this blouse at a Houston boutique, but I linked similar options for you. Style one of these blouses with your denim shorts, white jeans or a colorful skirt – such versatility!

Thanks for stopping by! XO, MS

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