Articles about Standard Style

  • 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

  • Patriotic Party Fashion

    We combed KC shops for some star-spangled style.  Nothing gets us more excited about the 4th of July than spending time with friends, family and fireworks. Whether you’re headed to an outdoor BBQ or a fancy… more

  • Get the Skinny On Your New Favorite Accessory

    Bigger isn’t always better these days when it comes to earrings. Make a statement by wearing less of a statement with the latest trend of skinny, dangling earrings. Hometown… more

  • Lace It Up

    A little bit of lace can make a really big statement. Incorporate this pretty texture into your summer wardrobe and we promise you won’t be sorry. This gorgeous tan dress with blue lace accents ($63, from KC Garment Collective) is… more

  • Our Summer Fashion Shoot: Grand Slam Style

    Don’t break a sweat when it comes to sporty fashion. These effortless looks score big every time. Photography by Aaron Lindberg  |  Hair and makeup by Heidi Bowles  |  Shot on… more

  • Carry-On Vacation Essentials

    Only one thing stands between you and tropical bliss: packing. We’ve curated some of the best travel size products to pack in your carry-on to combat that voice in the back of your mind warning you that you… more

  • Philanthropic Accessories That Look Good, Do Good

    We all love donating for a good cause, but what about showing your humanitarian spirit with accessories? That’s right, a variety of items with philanthropic backgrounds have… more