Ashley Williams

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Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Chase the rainbow in this chic collection of shamrock-inspired greens. Gradient lenses and matte rubber frames make these retro-inspired shades a spring must-have.  New Youngster Sunglasses, $115, shopbop.com  This cocktail ring will finish a night-out look and make everyone green with envy. Brynn Ring, $195; toryburch.com Shy about wearing green? Sport a tinge on your nails with this polish that also […]

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Atlanta Designer Uses Reclaimed Pieces to Make Must-Have Jewelry

Birmingham native Mark Edge delivers the kind of bold pieces with a vintage feel that make for instant conversation starters. Honing in on his talent since middle school, Mark started making and selling his wares in his hometown where he quickly drew a large following selling at high-end boutiques. These days the seasoned designer is in Atlanta and focusing on […]

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Southern Made Valentine’s Day Gifts & Giveaway!

  Valentine’s day is just around the corner and that means that it’s time to start shopping for your sweetheart. Take a detour from the usual chocolates and bouquets. Surprise him or her with something unique and southern made. Here are a few pieces we know they’ll love. Bonus: You could win this hand crafted roll up shave kit by […]

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What To Wear This New Year’s Eve

Christmas is over and 2013 is coming to a close. For me, that means one thing: it’s time to plan for the New Year’s Eve bash. Whether you plan to celebrate by watching the ball drop at home with loved ones, or you’re  painting the town red and covering it with confetti, here are a few finds that will help you […]

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Throwback Thursday: Wow to Now

Napoleonville, Louisiana native Whitney Bolotte Lee sent us this vintage pic of her mother Deborah and sister Adrienne for this week’s Throwback Thursday. Here are a few things to modernize Deborah’s throwback look and help you get or give holiday pretty. Who: Deborah Edwards Bolotte, with her daughter Adrienne Bolotte Thornton Where: Baton Rouge, Louisiana When: 1976 Get The Look: […]

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Reason #7 We’re Thankful: Our Fabulous Mothers and Grandmothers

We all know no one does style quite like a Southern woman. That’s why today we give our thanks for the wonderful women who not only raised us, but taught us how to be stylish. Here, a few of our favorite reader-submitted images from our new “Wow to Now” column. Who: Gladys Chapman, grandmother of Jerilyn James Lee When: 1925 […]

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Throwback Thursday: Wow to Now

Who: Pauline Weis When: 1932 Where: Near St. Louis, Missouri Pauline’s Pearls of Wisdom: “Always accessorize. A pretty necklace, costume cluster earrings, or a rhinestone brooch on a coat make the outfit.” The bright-eyed subject for this week’s Throwback Thursday is the grandmother of our Homes Editor, Jennifer Kopf.  Ahead of her time—and in true fashion-blogger style—Pauline Weis made sure […]

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Master This Style Moment: Orange

This fall we are seeing everything from vibrant orange peacoats to rust-colored jeans on the racks. While we love orange as a fashion statement, such a bold color can be intimidating to take on. By following a few guidelines, the look can be oh-so-stylish and even easy to pull off. Check out one of our favorite—and foolproof—ways to wear the […]

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Throwback Thursday: Wow to Now

When: 1944 Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana Pearls of Wisdom: “Every woman’s hair is her crowning glory.” This week’s throwback photo comes from the family album of our Assistant Homes Editor, Zoë Gowen. Her grandparents, New Orleans natives Virginia and Buddy Chiapella were snapped honey-mooning in New York City. The couple took a train to the city to get hitched while […]

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Southern Survival Guide: The Playbook for Tailgating in Style

Whether it’s Hotty Toddy, War Eagle, Woo Pig Sooie, or any other battle cry you may be yelling this fall, here’s a game plan to keep your campus Saturday stylish. What you need to survive gameday: For Her: Over-Sized  Tote- This timeless tote carries it all and can  be stocked with a pair more comfortable flats as a backup plan […]

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