Home Base: Panama City, Florida Occupation: Owner, Bolt House Textiles Designer Of: Customizable linen and linen/cotton-blend fabrics inspired by the Gulf Coast Her Start Lori began her career in advertising but soon realized her creative temperament wasn’t suited to the corporate world. On a whim, she knocked on the door of Atlanta interior designer Nancy Braithwaite and began work at […]
We have a Coterie Crush on New York City based interior designer, Elaine Griffin. I sat down to visit with Elaine who happens to be from the same area as me– the Golden Isles of Georgia. Despite living up North now, Elaine has not lost touch with her Southern roots. She says, ”True Southerners, like myself, know that if you’re born and […]
The end of summer might mean pulling out cold-weather clothes for most of the country, but for us Southerners it just means a wardrobe refresh with discounted designer dresses and bright threads scored during department stores’ summer sales. Sure, Macy’s might have to clear out the sundress rack in favor of sports coats, but down in Dixie we know we […]
We have a Coterie Crush on Chandos Dodson of Chandos Interiors in Houston, Texas. Her education in interiors started well before she received her Interior Design degree from The University of Texas and has continued well past her experience at Greg Jordan Inc. in New York. She grew up in her mom’s antique store which comes in handy when she’s trying […]
Looking for a monogrammed necklace that’s out of the ordinary? We have one for you. Meet Madeline Smiles. At first glance, when you look at Madeline’s jewelry, all you see are her rustic, earthy designs. But look closer and you’ll notice that her material choice is a bit … unusual.