Articles about Standard Style

  • C.A.B. Brings Chic Bags to Standard Style

    Meet Carly Beck, the brains and talent behind C.A.B. handbags. Native Wichita, Kansas, gal Carly Ann Beck isn’t your typical local designer. Not only does she have years under her belt… more

  • On Location

    The season’s must have shoes, bags and more get their own street style moment. Photos by David Allison BELOW: MZ Wallace butterfly print “Chelsea” tote, $295, from Miriam Garvey. BELOW: Tory Burch “Robinson” woven small… more

  • 5 Booties to Rock This Season

    The search for the perfect bootie ends here. It’s time to switch out the sandals and wedges for the autumn-appropriate bootie. Ranging in all shapes, styles and colors, this fancy footwear shows how to… more

  • There Will Be Oxblood

    Set red aside for fall and walk on the dark side with its very of-the-moment relative, oxblood. BELOW: Red Haute ruched jersey dress, $120, from Feng.; Dr. Martens lace-up shoes, $100, from Bunker.; Louie et Lucie… more

  • 1920s-Inspired Looks to Wear to the ROAR Gala

    Sleek bobs, flattering fits and pretty embellishments—what’s not to love about the flapper fashions of the 1920s? We think these modern takes on the era’s looks are the cat’s… more

  • Magnificent Metallics

    Metallics have made the leap from closets and jewelry boxes to makeup bags, and we couldn’t be happier. Apply a pigment-packed formula for an edgy look or opt for softer shades to get a pretty glow. RGB nail colors… more

  • Anchors Aweigh!

    Perfect for those last summer weekends at the lake, the anchor trend is unsinkable. Clockwise from top left: Enamel earrings, $19, from Tulip on the Country Club Plaza. Sloane Ranger weekender bag, $110, from O’Home in the… more

  • The Emerald Effect

    We first became obsessed when we we’re told to “follow the yellow brick road” to the Emerald City. Put the ruby red slippers aside because it’s time for emerald to have it’s moment. One of the hottest colors… more

  • Shape Shifters

    From triangles to trapezoids, geometric jewelry has been angling for our attention in some of our favorite local shops. With their gleaming metallic finishes, these bold designs are anything but square. Clockwise, from top left:… more

  • What to Wear This Football Season

    It’s time to trade out your baseball caps for football jerseys (or something a little more stylish). Tis the season where Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays (and the occasional Thursdays) are spent on… more

  • Nail the Boho Look With These Pretty Peasant Tops

    The floaty, folksy style of peasant tops makes looking boho-chic a breeze. It’s a great go-to for brunch on the patio, picnics in the park or wherever your day takes you.… more

  • Day Dresses That Impress

    There’s no easier way to get out of the door in a hurry than with the one-step wardrobe essential that is the casual day dress. Pull one on, throw on a few accessories and a cute pair of flats or wedges… more

  • 3 Things You Need: Bags to Keep You Organized

    Organization cannot only help keep your sanity intact but also help you keep everything together on the go or at work. Stash these three different sized bags to keep your life… more

  • Jump To It

    Love them or hate them, jumpsuits are back. Nearly all the top designers featured at least one in their resort and summer collections for 2014, with styles ranging from sleek, silky silhouettes to roomier printed jersey rompers. If you… more

  • A Vested Interest

    When your plate is full and you’re constantly on the go, there’s nothing more frustrating than the age-old problem of nothing to wear. That’s why we love on-the-go pieces that you can throw on and run out the… more

  • 3 Things You Need This Week: Back to School

    It’s tax-free weekend in Missouri, so that means it’s time to make your supply lists and check them twice. But back-to-school shopping doesn’t always have to be all about the… more

  • Lily Dawson Dazzles With Her Jewelry Designs

    Hailing from Columbia, MO, the now Kansas City-based designer Lily Dawson didn’t always know she’d be a hit in the jewelry world. But after only a few months in Kansas City and a… more

  • This Grown-Up Backpack is a Class Act

    Time for a style lesson with a little help from Standard Style. This month we’re stealing a page out of the back-to-school fashion books and swapping our usual shoulder bags for luxe… more

  • Your New Wardrobe Workhorse: The Slouchy Pant

    Business, or pleasure? Meet your new wardrobe workhorse: the slouchy pant. The style has been popping up all over town in a variety of fun prints and winning fans with its relaxed… more

  • Our Summer Fashion Shoot is Postcard Perfect

    Picturesque summer fashion perfect for all your adventures. Photos by Aaron Lindberg  |  Hair and makeup by Heidi Bowles  |  Talent from Voices& BELOW: Tory Burch dress, $392,… more

  • Kansas City Jewelers Want You to Stay Golden

    All that glitters is not gold; that’s because some of it is rose gold, the precious metal’s close cousin. A combination of gold and copper, the super trendy, soft hue lends a… more

  • White-Hot White Party Outfits

    Ditch the little black dress—this time of year, it’s all about the LWD (little white dress, that is). No other color looks quite as crisp and fresh against summer’s green grass and blue skies. We’re… more

  • Perfect Your Summer Pout With Orange Lipstick

    Who knew that watching countless episodes of “Orange is the New Black” would help prepare us for summer beauty? That’s right, orange lips are essential for the perfect… more

  • Fashions With All the Trimmings

    Decorative embellishments are clearly having a moment this summer with pom-pom trim and tassels popping up on everything. We think they are the perfect warm weather detail, bringing a playful summery… more