Fashion & Beauty

Iconic and of-the-moment Southern style, curated by our editors


SL Exclusive Deal: The Only Statement Necklace You Need

We scored you an exclusive Southern Living reader deal with BaubleBar to get this stunning necklace for just $28.50. The high-impact accessory looks smashing on everyone; is available in five amazing colors; and goes with everything from casual jeans to work suits to cocktail dresses. Enter code SLPROMO to receive 25 percent off at checkout. *Due to high demand, the color shown […]

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SPF-Packed Beauty Products to Save Your Skin this Summer

Whether you’re picnicking in the park or playing in the sand, these beauty picks will keep your skin healthy and radiant. 1. Hydration for your lips: Made with vitamin E compounds and soothing aloe vera, Jouer’s lip balm ($24) with SPF 15 has just the right amount of tint for a pared-down summer look. 2. Allover sun protection: Coppertone’s SPF 50 ($7.59) is lightly scented, has water-resistant formula that absorbs quickly, and […]

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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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Relax With Little Barn Apothecary

You won’t have to worry about reading chemical names you’ve never heard of before with Little Barn Apothecary. Stationed in Stone Mountain, Georgia, creators Joshua and Brad founded Little Barn Apothecary with the understanding that plant based products could have a majorly positive effect on the body. Join in on the plant friendly fun and have a “Me” day this weekend. […]

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Wear This to That: Fourth of July Cookout

1. “Serena & Lily has branched out into fashion. You’ll love this silk-and-linen top.” Ruthie Poncho, $195; serenaandlily.com 2. “Red shoes elevate your look. Go with comfy wedges for height and ease.” Mossimo Supply Co. Novalee Macramé Wedge Sandal in Coral, $29.99; target.com 3. “These slim-cut jeans aren’t too tight, and though the cotton fabric has a little give, they […]

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Summer Beauty: Coral Crush

Celebrate summer with beauty loot under $20. 1. Shimmer Shadow: Apply along lash line for sparkle. Prismatic Shadows in Golden Peach, $6; ulta.com 2. Lasting Blush: Goes on like a powder but sets like a cream. FLOWER Transforming Touch Blush in A-coral-ble, $12.98; walmart.com 3. Ribbon Hair Ties: Snag-proof and pretty. Custom Set of 3, $6; emi-jay.com 4. Floral Perfume: Inspired by 19th-century apothecary […]

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What to Wear To a Country Wedding

Wedding season is a year-round affair in the South. And because we know it’s often more than the main event, we teamed up with our friends at fashion rental site Rent the Runway to bring you a month of setting-specific looks to get you through an action-packed wedding weekend. This week, country weddings.  We’re seeing barnyard nuptials popping up everywhere. While the event calls […]

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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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Why We Love National Seersucker Day

In 1909, Joseph Haspel Sr. changed the way we think about seersucker. The blazing heat of New Orleans, Louisiana convinced this entrepreneur to turn the then-pedestrian puckered cotton cloth into lightweight, tailored Southern suits. His idea took off in the midst of humid Southern summers, and the classic seersucker suit began appearing on U.S. Presidents, Gregory Peck, and Cary Grant. In the […]

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