Ashley Williams

Recent Posts By Ashley Williams

Brandshop: A Stylish—and Shoppable—Women’s Roadtrip

Virginia natives and long-time friends Laura Martin Mills and Hillary Crittendon each spent years learning the secrets of the retail industry while working for independent designers. Through their work, they realized that in order for small brands to thrive, they needed visibility. Being equal parts passionate consumers and savvy business women, they wanted to use their insight to bring small […]

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Celebrate Memorial Day with These Deals!

All product featured in this content was editorially selected. We may receive commission from links in this article. Memorial Day is right around the corner and we can’t decide if we’re more excited about firing up the grill or taking advantage of the overload of online sales. On second thought, we can—it’s the sales. Definitely the sales. So, we’ve rounded […]

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The Perfect Beach Festival Ensemble

All product featured in this content was editorially selected. We may receive commission from links in this article. Among the many outdoor events warm weather brings, beach-front music festivals might be our favorite. They have all the necessary elements for a perfect day in the sand—fresh Gulf seafood, crisp ice-cold beer, gorgeous ocean views and, of course, non-stop music. Whether […]

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A Taste of The Hangout Music Festival

If you’re familiar with The Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama—happening this weekend—you know that neither the artist lineup or scenery ever disappoint. What you might not know, however, is that the menus are catching up with the music. This year, organizers have called on some of the South’s most renowned chefs to up the festival’s food ante. They’ll […]

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Forever Classics

From a monogrammed bracelet to a leather drawstring tote, these accessories will stand the test of time. “I’m inspired by how my sister wears my horn and gold bangles in a way I would have never thought to wear them: paired with our mom’s delicate vintage watch.” —Ashley Pittman, jewelry designer, Dallas 1. Pegasus Revolving Cuff, $255; julievos.com 2. Bulletproof Pearl […]

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5 Tips for Getting the Perfect Photo for Your Holiday Card

1. Forgo a photo uniform. The days of dressing your whole family in head-to-toe white for the family portrait are far behind us (thank goodness!). Instead, ask everyone to wear colors that fit a basic color scheme and seasonality. Let the memo go something like this: “Put on your favorite jeans, boots and dark colored shirts —navy plaids to green […]

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Your Fall Must Have: Blue Suede Shoes

We’re crushing on the Splendid Murietta Boot ($168) to compliment your apple picking, leaf crunching, and sweater wearing this fall. We have three reasons why this cobalt bootie will be your favorite autumn staple. New neutral: Navy is softer than black, more unexpected than brown, and gives jeans and dresses a rock “n” roll edge. Walkable fit: The 3-inch heel is stacked for balance, the […]

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My Mom the Natural Beauty

October is high time to be outdoors. Here, we celebrate the natural beauty (and a few basic tricks) of a former Avon lady and night cream devotee through the lens of her daughter, Molly Cummings. Her all-time favorite: “I remember Mom going to Line Avenue in Shreveport, Louisiana, to buy her Elizabeth Arden cream.” PREVAGE Anti-aging Neck and Décolleté Firm & Repair […]

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Winning Game-Day Looks

 In the South, tailgating is a social affair worthy of a stellar outfit. We have you covered, from the balmy early season to the play-offs.   Early Fall Calls For A Simple Shift Leather details channel the season without the weight. A nubby bouclé fabric, leather trim, and styling options make this dress versatile. When temps dip, swap the bare […]

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Show Your School Pride With These Nail Shades

You’ve got the t-shirt, the pom-poms, and even the face paint in your favorite team’s color, from Ole Miss red to Carolina blue; we found the perfect polish shade so you can show team pride down to your fingertips. Burnt Orange for Auburn and Virginia Tech: Marc Jacobs, Snap! Mandarin Orange, $18. Emerald Green for Baylor: Nails Inc., Bruton Mews, $14. Tangerine […]

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