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Charlotte Brings the Drama of High Fashion with the Pretty Elegance of Southern Style

Guest post by writer Adam Rhew  What sets Southern style apart is our commitment to the classics, blended with a fearless spirit to push boundaries. Few people strike that balance better than Laura Vinroot Poole, owner of Charlotte’s impeccably curated boutique Capitol, and one of the Southern Living’s 75 Most Stylish Southerners. So, I was hardly surprised when I heard she was planning to show Giambattista […]

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Southern Snapshot: Let it Snow

From the mountains in West Virginia to the (usually warm) bayous of Louisiana, many Southerners are seeing unexpected flurries this week. But before your sweet tea freezes, we want to see your snow angles and Southern snowmen. Snap shots of your winter wonderland and tag us on Instagram and Twitter using #southernsnowday

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Reason #28 We’re Thankful: You!

Dear Southern Living Readers, Thank you for an amazing 47 years. Whether you’ve been flipping through our pages since day one in 1966 or you’re a second (or third!) generation reader, we wouldn’t be here without you. Every month, you earmark our recipes, travel tips, gardening secrets, and decor details. Your passion for the region and the Southern Living lifestyle makes our jobs a […]

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Welcome Back Big Tex!

You’ll find us front and center for opening day at the State Fair of Texas tomorrow as the new Big Tex is unveiled.

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Summer 2013 Southern Playlist

We asked music writer Rachael Maddux to curate a playlist of Southern-bred tunes that you’ll want to listen to on repeat all summer. From upbeat rock songs to play while cruising around town on a sunny day to melodic ballads for kicking back on the porch, these songs will be your soundtrack for the season. Turn it up. By: Rachael […]

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Where The Locals Go In Athens, Georgia

Southern Living writer David Hanson spent a day in Athens, Georgia, asking the locals where he should go. Each person led to a great discovery that led to another. He tells us how it played out. Here, he tells us how it played out. 

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Must Not Miss: Antiques Roadshow Comes to The South

In the South, we take our antiques seriously. Family heirlooms are proudly displayed in our homes and whole weekends are devoted to scouring local shops for the most unique finds. But did you ever wonder what your own piece of history is worth? Our friends at Antiques Roadshow on PBS can help you find out this summer, when they kick off their […]

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The Secret to Healthy Frying: Norman King on The Today Show

Test Kitchen Professional Norman King, R.D., did us proud this morning on The Today Show, demonstrating a healthier way to fry. (Yes, it is possible.) The recipes, featured in his new book “Southern Living: The Way To Fry,” include Cajun-seasoned pan fried pork and deep fried bananas foster. And in true Southern style, of course Norman showed Al Roker how […]

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A Song for Gulf Aid

Although there has been a lot of controversy and finger pointing over the Gulf oil spill, it's nice to see that some individuals are trying to raise awareness and funds for Gulf Aid. And who better to get the word out than a group of A-list celebrities? Check out this video Time Inc. recently shot with Lenny Kravitz, Mos Def, […]

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