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Stephanie Granada

Recent Posts By Stephanie Granada

Win a Brahmin Handbag for Summer

Warmer temperatures mean we’re looking to fill our wardrobes with pieces that are classically cool and easy. Just in time, covetable bag purveyor Brahmin opened a store last week at the Summit in Birmingham, Alabama. Like you, we can’t get enough of the brand’s timeless pocketbooks, so we teamed up with Brahmin to give one lucky Southern lady our favorite […]

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Behind the Scenes at the Kentucky Derby 2015

Derby isn’t the richest horse race (the Dubai World Cup has a $10 million purse compared to Kentucky’s $2 million) or even the biggest (the Royal Ascot in Berkshire draws 300,000 people a year), but it is the most famous. “The whole world stops for the Kentucky Derby,” says Javier Torres, Clerk of Scales for Churchill Downs. “Whether it be Hong Kong, […]

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40 Fabulous Derby Hats 

What they say about Derby and the hats is true: They’re big, colorful, flashy, and plentiful. These race-goers prove no one does show-stopping hats like the South. Check back tomorrow for our behind-the-scenes look at the 141st Kentucky Derby.                 

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How To Be The Best Dressed Lady at Derby—And Everywhere Else

If you don’t have your Derby dress picked out yet, we’re right there with you. But we’re not sweating it. Our style editors have a bit of a secret: We are totally down to Rent the Runway. Meaning that when a big event comes up and we know we need a knockout dress, we go straight to the online fashion lender. […]

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Tips from a Kentucky Style Setter

Lexington-based fashion blogger Beth Parker shares her tricks for looking pretty trackside all day long. 1. “I use an oil-free formula that’s unscented (no mosquitoes!) to protect my skin, even when it’s not sunny out.” Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen, $9.09; target.com 2. “You’ve gotta have a lucky charm. This amulet is made of fluorite, which is said to bring […]

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Jennifer Garner Talks About Her Southern Living Cover on Today Show

We loved seeing our March cover girl on the Today show this morning. Jennifer Garner talked about her new movie with Al Pacino, Danny Collins, and the significance of having her sisters and mom featured in our current issue.

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If You Buy One Investment Piece This Spring…

It’s been a long winter, but we’re in the homestretch. Many of us have even started stashing our heavy-duty gear to free up space for a few new pieces to liven up our spring wardrobes.

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We Want to Shop Miranda Lambert’s New Music Video

Miranda Lambert just stole the spot as our new summer-style icon with the debut of her Little Red Wagon music video. Lambert’s Dukes of Hazzard-meets-Marilyn Monroe getups have us wanting to pull out the cutoffs and cowboy boots for a rambling Oklahoma road trip.

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Road Test: 1 Thrifty Tool; 9 Uses For Better Skin

We all want healthy clear skin; the kind that might even allow us to skip makeup. That’s what makes cleansing brushes so appealing—they buff away dead skin and dig dirt and grime out of pores for smooth skin that glows.

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5 Times Reese Witherspoon Ruled the Oscars

In our book there is no competition, Southern gal Reese Witherspoon was the queen of the Academy Awards. Although the actress, who won an Oscar in 2006 for her portrayal of June Carter in Walk the Line, did not take home a golden statue this year, her grace and humor put her on the top of our list.

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