Top 12 most worn spring & summer items

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Happy Wednesday, my friends! I feel like things are slowly getting back to normal – hallelujah! My family and I went out to dinner this weekend for Mother’s Day at a new place in Memphis called Porch and Parlor. If you’re in town, you need to try it, and I suggest ordering the fontina and truffle mashed potatoes, delish!

Today, I wanted to share my top 12 most worn spring and summer items from over the years. Most of these pieces are classics and go together, nothing too trendy you’ll feel silly wearing seasons to come. Some are splurges, but like I said, you will be wearing these items over and over again. When trying to decide if something is worth splurging on, I look at cost per wear. The more you wear the item, the lower your cost per wear will be.

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white straight leg jeans: a year-round staple

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rockstud crossbody: perfect for concerts, errands, nights out; tan version

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tinted moisturizer: get the perfect glow

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red scalloped one piece: great coverage, flattering and good tan lines

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distressed denim shorts: high waisted and not tight on the thighs, just bought in white

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matching pajama setcoziest jammies all year long

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denim jacketthe perfect layer for cool summer nights

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low top sneaker: pair with white jeans, denim shorts and flowy dresses, dupes: 1, 2, 3

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white vesta great layer over tees and flowy dresses, touch of sophistication

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floral headbanda pop of color that will keep you hair out of your face

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circle straw baga keepall for the beach or around town

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white high neck topthis top goes with everything, need I saw more

Transition your winter pieces into spring

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| similar sweaters: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | jeans | jacket | loafers: splurge and save |

An easy way to transition your wardrobe from winter to spring is by pairing your favorite sweaters with your go-to white jeans. White jeans brighten up any look especially on a cold dreary day. Keep things simple with a bootie or add a pop of color like I did with a bright loafer. Spring and summer clothes are my favorite pieces to buy and wear, so any chance I get to pull them out, I do!

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The weird things I do when I feel awkward taking photos…

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Cheetah Girl, Cheetah Sista

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| sweater | jeans: 1, 2 | coat | booties | headband |

I’m sure you’ve noticed that leopard and snakeskin have been huge trends this season, but not everyone wants to wear bold animal prints. I have a solution for you: choose softer colors or monochromatic prints for subtle yet trendy looks. Take this sweater for instance… Yes, it’s leopard print, but it doesn’t scream “I’m on a safari!”

I hope you have a wonderful Monday! Eight days until Christmas!!!

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White after Labor Day

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| top | jeans | sandals | bag | sunglasses |

Y’all have seen me style this striped top with the matching pant here, so I wanted to show you another way to wear it especially since it’s on clearance right now! Because the top is slightly cropped, I styled it with my high waisted white jeans. Don’t let anyone tell you you can’t wait wear white after Labor Day because you CAN! Imagine these jeans with a cozy sweater and an ankle bootie in the fall! Cute, right?! If you follow me in the liketoknow.it app, then you also saw that my sandals are on sale too! Get these deals while they are still available!

Happy Humpday!

xo, MS

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Liberty London Blouse

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| top | jeans | flats | clips |

It’s me wearing my favorite pair of white jeans AGAIN, but this time I styled them with a smocked blouse, a trend you’ve seen everywhere this summer. This Liberty London blouse offers a feminine and figure flattering style. It’s also cute paired with denim shorts or a flirty white skirt! I have loved wearing this top all summer and plan on taking it to Chicago with me this weekend! Get it now while it’s on sale and sizes are available.

Another trend I’m testing out is the clip trend. Aren’t they cute? I was worried these wouldn’t hold back my thick hair, but they do! I love this trend, like the headband trend, because you can incorporate it into your wardrobe without breaking the bank! Click the link above to see all the color options.

Happy Humpday!

xo, Mary Sanford

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Handmade Blouse

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| blouseinstagram | jeans | sneakers | earrings | bag |

This Yvonne S blouse has brightened my closet and has brought me great relief during these hot summer days. Each blouse designed by Yvonne Sporre is handprinted on eco-friendly fabric that couldn’t be any breezier. Not to mention, because every blouse is handmade, no two garments are the same! If you’re looking for a new summer statement piece, check out the links above and click here!

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Summer Tops

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Summer staples include white jeans, denim shorts and tops you can style with both! Y’all liked the round up I did a few weeks ago of fun summer tops, so I decided to share a few of my new favorites. Above is a photo of one of my go-to white jean looks from last summer.

For my current white jean and denim short favorites, click here and here. Get to shopping, ladies!

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16 tops to wear with white jeans

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We all know that white jeans are a staple for the spring and summer, so I’m highlighting some of my favorite tops to style with them. You can wear almost anything with your white jeans. Just think of them as a blank canvas! You can style an all white look, pair them with your brightest floral, your softest pastel or a structured black blazer for four completely different outfits. As you can see, I love a feminine blouse, so that’s what is mainly shown below!

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Gingham Style

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| blouse | jacket | jeans | flats |

If you’ve been following along for a while now, you’ve probably figured out how I love gingham. Tops, dresses, ribbons… You name it, and I’ve worn it. When I stumbled upon this detailed gingham blouse, I knew I had to have it. Not to mention I got it for a serious deal! Now you know two things I can’t resist: gingham and a deal. Get spring ready by recreating my look from the links above!

Here are a few other times I’ve worn gingham over the years: 1, 2, 3, 4.

You may have also noticed that I’ve been wearing my hair like this a lot lately. I’ve been French braiding it half way down by head and then putting it in a ponytail. My hair will stay out of my face all day, and it looks cute! No slicked back pony for me! It also holds everything back when working out.

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