Hannah Norling

Recent Posts By Hannah Norling

Two Moms Designing For Moms

If you’re a new mom, you’ll love the new collaboration between Hatch and  BURU. The Hatch designer, Ariane Goldman, came to the realization that women wanted pregnancy clothing that was more stylish. Morgan Hutchinson, of BURU, saw a need for fashionable and functional clothing for the new mom. Together, the two curated a collection that gives women the confidence to tackle the daily duties of motherhood […]

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Hot List: April is All About New Orleans

John Fluevog Opens in NOLA: In honor of his line’s 45th anniversary, John Fluevog will be opening his first Southern store in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Famous for his quirky and stylish footwear, Fluevog has been featured on the feet of celebrities like Jack White, Madonna, and most recently Beyoncé in her recently released Formation video. Enjoy cocktails with the designer himself April 7, […]

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Two Looks, One Dress

Getting ready for a casual day out or a night on the town is a lot easier when you don’t have to change your outfit. Just switch up your accessories for a brand new look, in the same day. The Dress: This simple cami style black dress will transcend day to night easily. Madewell Silk Trapeze Cami Dress, $150 Daytime Accessories:  Enjoy cool spring days […]

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The Northern Southerner: Pearls, Manners, and Charm, Oh My!

I’ve never really considered myself polished. I mean, I learned how to say please, thank you, and how to eat spaghetti with a spoon and fork. You know, fancy American-Italian family stuff. The South had rules of its own, and the women are charming as all get out. I wanted to find out more about the sweet, sweet life of a Southern Belle. […]

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Get Spring Ready With These Beauty Buys

Start your spring off right with beauty buys that embrace the return of sunshine, welcome the smell of blooming flowers, and compliment the pastels in your wardrobe.     Get Floral: Florals for spring? Well, in your perfume of course. Notes like ginger and star anise give this perfume a woody undertone, while lily of the valley, rose, and jasmine create a feminine […]

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How These Boutique Owners Do SXSW

In between the films, exhibitions, and musical performances that pack the days of South by South West, getting a feel for the beautiful city of Austin, Texas should also be on your agenda. We’ve got the insiders’ guide to navigating the city in between the craziness of SXSW. Austin Boutique owners Rebecca Yanoff of COVE and Jessica Conaway of DYLAN WYLDE give […]

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Hot List: Valentine’s Day Special

Every month we bring you the SL Hot List, a round up of the latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your monthly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news. Become your own sommelier…Sort of. The new Grand Bohemian Hotel in Mountain Brook Alabama offers wine blending classes for the couple who wants a romantic and […]

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Swoon Worthy Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Presents for Valentine’s Day that include chocolates, flowers, and teddy bears are things of the past. Surprise her with thoughtful gifts from some of our favorite Southern artisans and watch her fall in love. If She’s Looking for Luxury: Grab this rejuvenating scrub for the girl who loves to pamper herself. The coffee exfoliates and revives the skin, while the mint gives […]

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The Northern Southerner: There’s a Plastic Baby in My Cake

Raised in Washington state, Hannah Norling has never lived in the South before. Now habituating to Alabama, she is experiencing the South for the first time as a resident and documenting the whole thing. Welcome to the Northern Southerner.  I bit into a baby this weekend. A small plastic, little baby. You read that correctly. I tried king cake for the first time this […]

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5 Ways to Refresh Your Beauty Routine

Dull skin, damaged hair, and boring nail polish shades are a thing of the past. Ditch the bad beauty habits; these products will change the way you get glam in the new year. The Brightening Solution:  Panda’s Dream White Magic Cream This facial moisturizer is loaded with naturally hydrating ingredients like bamboo extract and comes in the most adorable packaging. Apply […]

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