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Stephanie Granada

Recent Posts By Stephanie Granada

How to Spot a Southerner at the Oscars

It’s Oscars week, and a whole lot of the who’s who of the night are from the South. It’s no surprise considering the range of characters our region produces. But because not everyone comes with a visible “Made in Mississippi” sticker, we came up with a foolproof guide to help you spot a fellow Southerner at the awards show (or any other event […]

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Trending Now: Pearls for Valentine’s Day

We know you love pearls, but did you know just how many different forms your favorite strand could take? This vintage advertisement got us thinking about pearls’ diversity and the many modern styles we’ve been seeing lately that take the classic beyond its usual prim-and-proper territory.

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Southern Soul Is Alive in Texas

I was skimming Instagram this morning, when I came across this photo from Cecilia Márquez, the owner of Saint Cloud boutique in Houston. I know Ceci, and have been to her shop, so I know she has great taste. I had to check out the guy who blew her and her friends away playing at The Continental Club last night.

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Instant Classic: Lipsticks

 What’s the one beauty item a Southern woman never leaves home without? Lipstick. Around the office, we’re all abuzz over Louisiana’s Kismet Cosmetics and its vibrant range of eight hues. The formula goes on smooth, and colors are blended to suit various skin tones—Burnout, a red, is particularly flattering. Shades range from the wear-anywhere Naked Gypsy (a nude color with […]

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10 Southern Bands to Listen to Today

It’s time to refresh your music queue, and Corey Flegel from This Is American Music is here to help. The indie record label, which launched in 2009 as a platform and support network for emerging Southern artists, has worked with bands like The Pollies from Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and Hurray for the Riff Raff from New Orleans.

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Target Taps Queen of Southern Prep, Lilly Pulitzer, for its Next Collaboration

Since Target launched its first, limited-edition designer collaboration with Isaac Mizrahi in 2003, we all anxiously await the announcement of the high-low retailer’s latest partnership. This next one has us especially tickled.

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DIY Down South: Papaya Face Brightener

My mother always has a rotation of DIY beauty tricks up her sleeve. The latest wonder food she is lauding over is papaya. The beta-carotene-rich fruit has enzymes (papain) and vitamins (A and C) that brighten and exfoliate skin, boost collagen, and reduce inflammation.

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12 Beauty Resolutions for the New Year

We all have grandiose ideas of reshaping our lives on January 1, but we also know it’s the little habits we incorporate into our day-to-day that make the biggest impact. To help, we break down 12 easy tips and tricks (one for each month) to reboot your beauty routine in 2015. 

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Tips for Holiday Dressing from a Style Blogger

As we hustle through end-of-year deadlines and gear up for holiday merrymaking, we chatted with Nashville-based lifestyle blogger Lauren Zwanziger from The Transatlantic about how she gets dolled up this time of year. Today, Lauren will be at Soca Clothing in Birmingham dispensing fashion advice to Magic City shoppers, but for those of you who can’t make it, here are […]

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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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