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Stephanie Granada

Recent Posts By Stephanie Granada

The Best Shoes For Game Day

Comfort and style from the tailgate to the stadium The Flat Don’t let the pointed toe and pretty kid suede fool you. The squishy sole on these ladylike flats massages tired feet with every step. CC Corso Como Mystic in Wine, $118; nordstrom.com The Wedge More supportive and casual than a heel, these cork wedges visually lengthen legs and won’t […]

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Beat-The-Heat Secrets From a D.C. Beauty

Girl about town and owner of D.C.’s Salt & Sundry shops, Amanda McClements, shares the best buys that keep her fresh through the Capital’s sweltering summer. 1. An exfoliator that gives back: “This Salt Sugar Scrub ($24) leaves hands supersoft. Plus, when you buy a product, the brand donates a bar of soap and a month of clean water to kids in […]

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Reese Witherspoon Narrates First Chapter of Harper Lee’s New Novel in Exclusive Debut

In February, celebrated Alabama author Harper Lee’s publisher announced the 89-year-old would debut her first novel in 55 years. Go Set a Watchman, a follow-up to her famous To Kill a Mockingbird, hits shelves Tuesday, July 14, and already it’s said to be the second most pre-ordered book since the Harry Potter series.

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Bold Jewelry to Revamp Your Wardrobe

Lately, I’ve been on a mission to simplify: Buy less stuff and get more use out of the things I already have. When it comes to style that means shopping for less clothes and spending my pennies on a few great pieces of jewelry that can transform my existing inventory.

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Tips From an Austin Style Setter

Wardrobe stylist Cristina Facundo shares the products she uses to beat the Texas heat. 1.Glasses Carrier: “Austin’s Noah Marion makes cool leather pieces that are also functional, like this case that’s slim enough to fit in my bag.” $50; noahmarion.com 2.Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15: “I have Fresh’s tinted lip balms in four shades. They don’t cake, and you don’t […]

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Easy to Wear Seersucker Pieces Under $100

Seersucker is practically synonymous with summer in the South, and in honor of National Seersucker Day we’re rounding up some of our favorite lightweight finds that won’t break the bank. Although the sweet nature of this heat-beating fabric can be hard to pull off as a grown woman, with a little attention to cut, color, and styling, you can keep things modern […]

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Get Your Summer Golden Glow Look

Get that “post-vacay” radiance at home. 1. Bronzer: Made with argan oil to illuminate and hydrate. Argan Wear Bronzer, $13; amazon.com 2. Shadow Palette: Ten earthy tones to flatter all. LORAC Unzipped GOLD Eye Shadow Palette, $42; ulta.com 3. Shadow Pencil: Comes in eight shades tailor-made to enhance natural eye color. Colour Chameleon Pencil, $27; nordstrom.com 4. Sunless Tanner: Mix a […]

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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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