If Sarah Akhtar Smith has ever had a frazzled, sweats and flip-flops motherhood moment, we’ve never seen it. The North Texas mom to Holt, 7, and Wyeth, 4, and wife to artist John Holt Smith is the poster girl of effortlessly chic, understated style. It’s no surprise that she’s literally the go-to girl in town for closet editing and personal styling. We asked her to let us peek in her own closet and share some of her secrets of staying stylish and put-together while keeping up with two young boys. For more info about her company, Go to Girls’ Closet Edits, visit gotogirls3.com.
Sarah’s Musts for Spring
1 / Colored denim
2 / Floral patterns
3 / Exotic prints: animal prints; Asian- and Indian-inspired fabrics
4 / Pastel and sherbet-colored pieces
5 / Color-blocking