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Stephanie Granada

Recent Posts By Stephanie Granada

How to Quail Hunt Like a Virginian

In Richmond—and even around the country—men’s outfitter Ledbury is the epitome of casual elegance. So it’s no surprise that its quail hunt at Orapax Hunting Preserve in Goochland, Virginia, this past weekend was every bit as stylish as Paul Trible and Paul Watson—the Southern-bred, Britain-trained lads who run the brand. Here is what we learned about hosting a Virginia quail […]

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The Procrastinator’s Guide to Southern Costumes

Have your Halloween get-up yet? Don’t worry, neither do I. As you debate between a cop, Katy Perry, or a saucy something or another, look to these Southern characters for inspiration instead. 1. William Faulkner. Though he’s not exactly obscure, I’ve never seen anyone dare go as the literary great. Plus, it’s the perfect excuse to enjoy some out-of-season mint juleps—Faulkner’s […]

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Dickie Brennan’s New Orleans

From James Beard Award-winning restaurants and chefs to new joints fueling neighborhood revivals, there’s no shortage of deliciousness in the Crescent City. One man that has always stood for the city’s rich food culture is Dickie Brennan.

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This Will Become Your New Favorite Jennifer Lawrence Movie

The film rendition of Ron Rash’s novel Serena has all the makings of a home run: Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, period costumes (with all the glamorous wavy hair, fiery red lips, and silky dresses that comes along with that), and intense Depression-era drama. 

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Road Test: This Hair Tool Will Change Your Morning Routine

People always ask about the perks of trying all the market’s new products as a beauty editor. And while the answer is generally, “Yes, of course, it’s great!” there have been more moments than I’d like to remember during which things didn’t go so smoothly.

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Designer to Watch: By Smith’s Southern Road Trip

Many of us dream of hitting the road to explore the nooks and crannies that make our country special. Just you and your closest friends and an Airstream stocked with snacks and refreshments to take you from town to town.

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The Elements of Power Dressing You Need To Be Professional And Chic

It’s back-to-school time for the kids, but for most of us it’s another day at the office. As students dive into courses in arithmetic and geography, we’re offering up a lesson on the elements of power dressing—that is, creating a work-appropriate wardrobe that’s equal parts professional, practical, and chic.

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What to Pack In Your Makeup Bag This Labor Day Weekend

Who better than two beachside-living Florida beauty bloggers to tell you how to have your prettiest Labor Day yet? We asked Beth Beattie and Danielle Norcross of Palm Beach Lately to spill on the essential items they’ll be packing for their weekend getaway.

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Yes, You Can Put a Bow Tie on Anything and It’ll Be Instantly Cuter

This week we teamed up with Southern Proper and Onward Reserve to host a #putabowtieonit challenge for National Bow Tie Day—and y’all, choosing a winner is really hard. From cows in bows to a dapper cast-iron skillet, the entries were too good for us to choose just one (we could have a whole series on all the cute dogs alone!).

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The Best Southern Bow Tie Makers on National Bow Tie Day

We had so much fun with our first-ever National Bow Tie Day #putabowtieonit challenge. Later tonight we reveal our nominees for the winner, but first let’s take a look at some of our go-to Southern (and some honorary Southern) bow tie brands and how they got in on the #putabowtieonit fun.

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